Horizon Shawl - Textured Crochet Pattern by Make My Day Creative

Horizon Shawl

I’ve had this one under wraps (haha) for ages and ages, so it’s great to finally be able to share it with you! I was commissioned by Yarnbox to design for their October 2016 yarn collection, which was a lovely way for me to be able to try this yarn. I have not worked much…

Arrow Tails Fingerless Gloves and Shawl - Free crochet patterns from Make My Day Creative

Arrow Tails Fingerless Gloves

Arrow Tails Fingerless Gloves and Shawl – Free crochet patterns from Make My Day Creative I was so excited to be asked to publish a pattern as part of the National Crochet Month blog tour (facebook link) – if you’d like to see more then please check it out, it’s running for the whole month…

Arrow Tails Shawl - A free crochet pattern from Make My Day Creative

Arrow Tails Shawl

I’m really excited about this design and so I hope you like it as much as I do!  I had a bit of a delay in getting it to you, having run out of yarn for the fringing with only 2” to go…  It’s worth the wait though, as this shawl is so lovely and…

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Linen Stitch Cowl Mk 2

I have been wearing this Linen Stitch Cowl and Linen Stitch Gloves set a lot so far this winter.  It seems to go with a lot of things in my wardrobe and is snuggly and comfy to wear.  I’ve been getting annoyed when the weather is too warm to wear them! I really loved the…

Simple Origami Baubles - free crochet pattern with video from Make My Day Creative

Christmas Crochet

Isn’t it great how so many Christmas projects lend themselves to stash busting?  I think it’s because Christmas items tend to be smaller and involve using lots of colour.  It’s great because we can keep crocheting away even though we are spending on all those Christmas gifts (which we aren’t making) and festive food and…

Plaid Cowl - A super easy free crochet pattern from Make My Day Creative

Plaid Cowl

I’m glad to be back in blog land after a few weeks away on holiday – more on this later! I’ve seen a few plaid or tartan effect blankets done using this technique and I really like the effect.  This is a great way to try it out and make a great guy gift at…

Linen Stitch Gloves and Cowl set - Free crochet patterns from Make My Day Creative

Linen Stitch Fingerless Gloves

I had quite a bit of left over yarn from making my Linen Stitch Cowl so it clearly was meant to be a matching set! These fingerless gloves are made in the round starting with the arm and increasing over the hand before splitting for the thumb and finger holes. You can adjust the pattern…

Linen Stitch Cowl - a free crochet pattern from Make My Day Creative - so easy, no ends!

Linen Stitch Cowl

I have had these two yarns in my stash for a while.  I wanted to use them together but have spent a while thinking it through because the red and white/cream colour combination can look very Christmassy.  Although I love Christmas, I wanted whatever I made to be wearable the rest of the year! I…

Moroccan Hexagon Motif - Free Crochet Pattern by Make My Day Creative - use this to make a cushion or blanket or scarf

Moroccan Motif Cushion

Do you find Arabic geometry as interesting as I do?  It fascinates me how a minor change in a repeat pattern can give a whole different look and feel to the resulting effect. The repeats of Moroccan style tiles have an affinity with crochet motifs and I’ve been wondering if I could recreate the effect…

Nautical Hat - a free crochet pattern from Make My Day Creative

Nautical Baby Hat

Items for babies are so quick and easy to make.  Which is fortunate because  it seems like all my friends are having babies at the moment! I’ve been feeling nautical recently (as you’ll see again in another project soon).  White and blue stripes just feel lovely and fresh after being huddled in dark colours all…

Honeycomb Pop Basket - a free crochet pattern from Make My Day Creative

Honeycomb Pop Basket

If you follow me on facebook, you’ll have seen that this project has been near completion for a while.  One of the problems I often come across is running out of yarn.  I really don’t like to overbuy and of course when you are making something up as you go it is hard to gauge…

Love Hearts - Free Crochet Patterns from Make My Day Creative - just in time for Valentine's Day!

Hearts Round-Up

I’m continuing to update my archive of patterns with pdf downloadables.  This time around I’ve focussed on my heart containing patterns – just in time for Valentine’s day! One of the best things about all of these projects is that they are great for stash-busting those scraps you just don’t want to waste – and…