Poinsetta-Washcloth-by-American-CrochetELK Studio CAL Project #3

Christmas Present Crochet-Along 2015 Project #3

It’s time for another Christmas Present Crochet-Along!  I know many of you had suggested a washcloth as one of our “quick” gifts and this one is perfect!  You may decide it looks to pretty to use as a washcloth but even using it in the kitchen as a decoration is a great idea!  My good […]

Lookin Lovely Beanie by ELK Studio!  Free Crochet Beanie Pattern You will love it!

Lookin’ Lovely Beanie!

If you loved how easy the Lookin’ Lovely Cowl was to crochet….you’ll love the matching beanie. I considered how a few of you had a hard time with the brim of Project #2 in the Christmas Present Crochet-Along and decided to do this one a little different. Honestly though, you could easily adapt to use […]

Let's Talk About Gauge by ELK Studio

Let’s Talk about Your Crochet Gauge!

I asked my ELK Studio Crocheter’s Group if they would be interested in a live chat on gauge.  The response was overwhelming!  So….if you aren’t in the group, join today!  Our next topic will be “Substituting Yarn” and you won’t want to miss out! (I haven’t set a confirmed date yet!) There were great questions […]

Flash blog Hop 24 hr Giveaway

Flash Giveaway Blog Hop!

I hope you are having a fantastic time with our Flash Giveway Blog Hop! If you are going in order, you’ve probably started drooling over all the goodies you’ve gotten so far right? If I’m your first stop in the blog hop….well you are in store for some wonderful treats! (See below for the next […]

Lookin Lovely by ELK Studio Featured Image

Lookin’ Lovely Cowl!

If you are in my ELK Studio Crocheter’s Group, I showed you this fun cowl a week or so ago that I made using the new Lion Brand Landscape yarn that I received at the CGOA conference!  Well, I thought it was time to make it a FREE pattern for you!  It’s a fun and […]


It’s Time for Summer!

Vintage Violet

Vintage Violet Shawl

How can you love one project more than the other? It’s getting really tough because I’m in love with this shawl. It’s my first “lacy” type of project, and it turned out just how I had in my mind.  If you know how to use the single crochet and double crochet stitches…..you can make this […]

Just to be Cute Slouchy Beanie by ELK Studio

“Just to be Cute” Slouchy Beanie

Please place in your Queue or Favorite on Ravelry! Some of the things women go through just to be cute.  I mean…. we wax our eyebrows, upper lips and other various places that I won’t even mention!  We wear high heel shoes that after 2 hours are killing our feet.  We spend countless amounts of […]

Free Pattern!

It’s Time for Summer!

Ocean Splash Wrap

Ocean Splash Wrap!

Hello everyone!  I hope you’ll love my latest pattern called Ocean Splash!  The wonderful yarn is Cascade Ultra Pima Cotton!  You’ll love the softness and it really has a great shimmer too.  The yarn allows for great stitch definition and there are certainly enough different stitches in this pattern to keep you on your toes […]


Making it thru Monday Review #93 by ELK Studio Featured Image

“Making it thru Monday” Crochet Review #93

Hello all!  I want to welcome you to the “Making it thru Monday” Crochet Review!  I have a great time see the creativity of other people and hope you do too!  I would love to see what you’ve been making lately…..so link it up!  See all the “official” rules below! You will have 2 weeks to […]

Free Patterns!

Hounds Tooth Hat

Free Crochet Hounds Tooth Hat Pattern

Before my computer crashed earlier this week, I had almost completed the free pattern of my Hounds Tooth hat.  I picked up the computer and thankfully the data was saved and placed on an external hard drive.  Because of the delay, I has some time and decided to play around with some different yarns.  Here […]

Southern Sweetness by ELK Studio

Southern Sweetness – A Free Crochet Hat!

Please Favorite or Queue in Ravelry! I’m so proud to once again partner with Crochet for Cancer and design this hat in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness this month.  Southern Sweetness has great texture which is perfect for the chemo patient needing something to keep them warm in the winter months that are soon approaching. […]


My Latest Crochet Project!

I’m still working on the Seasonal Bliss patterns but decided to “take a break” from them.  Sometimes leaving the pattern alone for a couple of days gives you a fresh perspective when you pick it back up. Anyway, remember the free cowl pattern I posted yesterday by Beatrice Ryan Designs?  The pattern is free for […]

Hint of Spring Crochet Beanie by ELK Studio #beanie #freepattern

Hint of Spring!

The Hint of Spring beanie pattern is all about trying out a new stitch!  Have you ever used the Herringbone double crochet stitch?  It’s basically just a different way of double crocheting but the added hint of texture and definition of the stitch is amazing!  Plus…the Red Heart soft yarn is wonderful to use for […]

Handcrafted Elegance Beanie - A FREE Crochet Beanie by ELK Studio #crochet #beanie

Handcrafted Elegance Beanie by ELK Studio

Please Favorite or Queue in Ravelry! If you love beanies…you’ll love this one!  It’s a really quick hat to work up and with the little added texture is just nothing more than Handcrafted Elegance at its best!  The best part is I made a scarf that matches the hat too!  Yep…..it’s an accessories galore party […]