Indian Summer Lace Top - free crochet pattern from Make My Day Creative

Indian Summer Lace Top

I thought it was about time I made an item of clothing since it has been a while since I did my Chevron Sweater.  This one is called Indian Summer Lace, because I’m hoping for an Indian summer especially so I can wear it more this year before the weather cools off! This is quick…

Pacific Rim Crochet Shawl - free pattern from Make My Day Creative

Pacific Rim Shawl

I’m interrupting my series on How to Design Crochet Patterns to bring you my latest project.  Don’t worry though, I’ll be continuing this next time, I just thought it was time for a new crochet pattern! Following working on my Atlantic Lace Shawl I thought it would be fun to work on some more ocean…

Free crochet scarf patterns for autumn from makemydaycreative.com

Scarf and Cowl Patterns

As you may remember from my earlier post on bracelet patterns, I’m currently going through my old posts and adding pdf downloads to my patterns (in both US and UK crochet terms). As the weather seems to have turned chilly recently, I thought I’d move on to these scarf patterns instead.  And I included the…

Multiplicity Shawl by Make My Day Creative - Why not commission a similar pattern?

Multiplicity Buttoned Shawl

I’m so excited to share this latest pattern with you all! I love it for its versatility – and possibly even more than my shooting stars cowl… It’s called multiplicity because there are so many ways to wear it.  So far I have counted about 10!  The other awesome thing is that this can easily…

Ways to wear it 2

Summer Sprigs Lace Scarf

I have wanted to try crocheting with some lace weight yarn for a while, and since it is nearly summer and I found a single ball of Rowan fine lace yarn in the sale bin I thought I’d go for it. I didn’t think working in lace weight would really be much different to working…

My Avalon top

My Avalon Top

As I mentioned last week I am currently working on a crochet blanket.  It is taking a while because it is so large… and also because I get bored quite easily!  I am the kind of person who likes to finish what I’ve started rather than put things down and start a new project, but…

Shooting Stars Cowl - a Free Crochet Pattern by Make My Day Creative

Shooting Stars Cowl

This project is finally finished after having restarted it several times.  I am really happy with the result though so it was worth persevering!  The final pattern is actually very simple and quick to work up thanks to rows of broomstick lace. I am in love with this beautiful yarn which I treated myself to back…

Butterfly hat - quick and cute attern

Slouchy Butterfly Hat

Happy New Year to you all!  I’ve been looking forward to getting back into my normal routine of making and blogging, especially with my fractured elbow now fully healed up.  I’ve got a tricky project on the go at the moment (much frogging and sad violin music) so here’s one I made earlier… This one…

Butterfly scarf crochet pattern

Butterfly Scarf

Those of you who “like” my page on facebook will know that last week I had the misfortune of fracturing my elbow.  (It was a bike/ice/corner combination of events resulting in me now needing to wear a sling for 4-6 weeks.) So I haven’t been able to do much crafting recently! :( Fortunately I had…

Love a matching set! :)

Easy Textured Cowl

As promised, here is the matching Cowl to my Easy Textured Fingerless Gloves, which I posted last week. Once I had decided what to do with this yarn this set worked up nice and quickly, and are keeping me lovely and warm this November.  I’m actually wearing them indoors to save putting on the heating…

Nice and warm!

Easy Textured Fingerless Gloves

I love this textured yarn!  However, it took me a while to figure out what to do with it.  I guess I have a tendency to want to try elaborate stitch patterns, but with a textured yarn fancy stitches just don’t show very well.  Added to which they were not so flattering to showing the…

Sweater & skirt :)

Chevron stripes 3-season sweater

I used a lovely soft merino wool to add warmth to this lightweight sweater, which will be worn spring-autumn.  Yes, unfortunately British summer nights often require sweaters, but I will not be sorry now I have this zigzag striped one to snuggle up in! I really liked the simple stitch on this chevron stitch cardigan,…

A themed gift

Diamond Scarves

I mentioned in an earlier post about my grandparents upcoming diamond wedding celebrations.  Not being able to afford a gift of real diamonds, I’ve made diamond themed scarves instead! The heather coloured one is for my Nanny (who my shop is named after).  I used this diamond trails pattern, but made it longer and repeated…

Triangular Cowl

I’ve made a few of these multi-yarn cowls recently so wanted to go for something a bit different.  I made this as a Christmas gift for my brother (who writes awesome music, check it out on youtube here).  I like the texture of the post stitches and the colour combination. The pattern starts off in the…