About TurquoizBlue

About TurquoizBlue

For several years I dreamed of being a crochet designer, and one day I took a leap of faith and submitted my designs for publication. I was fortunate to have my very first submission accepted. I create designs for books, publications, and direct sale. I am a professional member of the Crochet Guild of America, and I love to design crochet fashion, accessories and home décor using traditional techniques to create modern, contemporary designs.

This Is Crochet features my unique crochet designs and patterns. My work has been featured in publications such as Interweave Crochet and Crochet World, in addition to designs and projects that are available only at the This Is Crochet.  Visit the Shop page for the my latest offerings.

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Bombe Crochet Hat Pattern (FREE)

Bombe Crochet Hat Pattern (FREE)

Bombe Crochet Hat Pattern

Crochet Hat PDF Pattern #TICah003/14/fr

FREE

A slouchy hat that’s big enough to cover all your hair and your ears. Special chainless beginning double crochet stitch technique means there’s no visible seam. It’s the Bombe!

TECHNIQUE

Crochet

SKILL LEVEL

Easy

FINISHED SIZE

Adult: Fits heads 20-21” circumference (opening diameter 22”)

MATERIALS

Hamilton Yarns Heaven’s Hand “Silke” (100% mulberry silk, 251 yd/230 m, 3.5 oz/100 g, CYCA #4 Medium) Brick, 1 skein

Size I/9, 5.5 mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

Yarn needle

GAUGE

7 sts and 7 rows = 4” (10 cm) in bobble st pattern

 

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Chrysanthemum Cardigan Crochet Pattern – $4.99

Chrysanthemum Cardigan Crochet Pattern – $4.99

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Crochet Cardigan PDF Pattern #TICca001/13/s

$4.99*

Chrysanthemum is a full-length crochet cardigan that moves effortlessly with you as you move through your day. Wear it with a bright belt as an unexpected punch of color. Wear it as an extra layer as you head to an early morning yoga class. Wear it as a light coat throughout the transitional seasons.

Featuring long sleeves and an open front, this cardigan is crocheted from the shoulders down and joined at armholes to complete the remainder as one piece. Alternating groupings of double crochet and chain stitches create an elegant rippled pattern. Size increases are made in the dc sections, and the edges are finished with a reverse single crochet stitch border.

TECHNIQUE

Crochet

SKILL LEVEL

Intermediate

FINISHED SIZES

Finished Bust: 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64)”

MATERIALS

Knit Picks “Palette” (100% Peruvian Highland Wool; 231 yards/50g) color used in sample #24563 Hazelnut (8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16) balls

Size E/4, 3.5 mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

Yarn Needle

Stitch markers

Scraps of yarn or stitch holder

GAUGE

22.9 sts = 4” in dc st, blocked
32 sts = 4” in Chrysanthemum st (without dcs), blocked
10.25 rows = 4” over Chrysanthemum stitch pattern, blocked

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Seven Free Patterns for Crochet Gifts

Crochet Me! Free Crochet Ideas: 7 PatternCrochet Me! has put together a free e-book collection of seven crochet patterns that are perfect for handmade gifts.  The collection includes a hat, juggling balls, hat & scarf set, market bag, baby cardigan, lace bracelet, and nesting dolls.

Visit Crochet Me! to download your free book.  Interweave does require free registration to the Crochet Me! membership community which allows you to access the blogs, forums, videos, and galleries. Plus, you can share your work with the other crochet community members.

Flit Scarf Crochet Pattern – $4.97

Flit Scarf Crochet Pattern – $4.97

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Crochet Scarf PDF Pattern #TICas003/13/s

$4.97*

Flit is an airy, lightweight scarf that is perfect to wear as the seasons change. It can be worn as a fashion accessory to compliment an ensemble or with outerwear as an additional warming layer. Flit’s lacy interior is constructed using a combination of Tunisian simple and knit cluster stitches, and it is surrounded by a border of Tunisian knit stitches.

TECHNIQUE

Crochet

SKILL LEVEL

Intermediate

FINISHED DIMENSIONS

85.5″ long x 7.75″ wide

MATERIALS

Knit Picks “Shimmer Hand Dyed Lace Yarn” (70% baby alpaca, 30% silk; 1.76 oz/50 g , 440 yd/402 m, CYCA #0 – Lace) color used in sample #E766 Eucalyptus (1 skein)

Size H/8, 5.0 mm Tunisian hook (minimum 6″ long) or size needed to obtain gauge

Yarn Needle

GAUGE

Blocked
5 sts = .75″ in Tks
5 rows = 1″ in Tks
25 sts = 5.5″ in Stitch Pattern
13 rows = 4″ in Stitch Pattern

*A version of this pattern is also available through Knitpicks Independent Designer Program at a reduced rate.

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Flourish Skirt Crochet Pattern – $6.97

Flourish Skirt Crochet Pattern – $6.97

Crochet Skirt PDF Pattern #TICfs001/12s

$6.97*

A delicate, lacy floral skirt that also looks beautiful as a beach coverup. The skirt is made of individual motifs that are joined as they are worked.

TECHNIQUE

Crochet

SKILL LEVEL

Intermediate

FINISHED SIZES

Finished Hip: 33.5 (38, 43, 47.5, 52)
Finished Length: 22 (22, 22, 27, 27)

MATERIALS

Knit Picks “Comfy Fingering” (75% pima cotton, 25% acrylic; 1.76 oz/50 g, 218 yd/199.3 m, CYCA #1 – Superfine) 4 (4, 4, 6, 6 skeins). Not recommended for 100% synthetic yarns. Color used in sample #8979 Planetarium.

Size E/4, 3.5 mm hook or size needed to obtain gauge

Yarn Needle

GAUGE

Blocked
1 flower motif = 4.75″ x 4.75″

*A version of this pattern is also available through Knitpicks Independent Designer Program at a reduced rate.

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New Spring/Summer Crochet Patterns from This Is Crochet

 

Look for new Spring / Summer #crochet patterns on ThisIsCrochet.com and Ravelry this weekend #ThisIsCrochet

For those of you who cannot wait until the weekend, a little birdy says try KnitPicks.

Crochet Bags and Purses: 7 Free Crochet Bag Patterns

Crochet Bags and Purses: 7 Free Crochet Bag Patterns is another free e-book from Interweave that is available as a free download. You can crochet your own market bag, messenger bag, cell phone case, and more. Some of the techniques included are felting, crocheting motifs, embroidery on crochet, making tassels, and crocheting chevrons.

Interweave Crochet Bags and Purses: 7 Free Crochet Bag Patterns free download

Waffle Crochet Headband Crochet Pattern (FREE)

Waffle Crochet Headband Crochet Pattern (FREE)

Waffle Crochet Headband Pattern

Crochet Headband PDF Pattern #TICas003/13/s

FREE

Simple extended single crochet and chain stitches are combined with a stretchy yarn to make this versatile headband. Instructions are included for both the narrow and wide versions of the headband. The wide headband can also be worn as a crown-less hat, neck covering, or ear covering.

TECHNIQUE

Crochet

SKILL LEVEL

Beginner

SIZES
Infant: Fits heads 13-14” circumference
Child: Fits heads 16-18” circumference
Adult: Fits heads 20-21” circumference

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
Infant: 9.75” circumference/1” narrow (2” wide)
Child: 11” circumference/1.5” narrow (3” wide)
Adult: 13” circumference/2.25” narrow (4.5” wide)

MATERIALS
Cascade Yarns “Fixation” sport weight yarn (98.3% cotton, 1.7% elastic; 1.75 oz/50 g, 100 yds/91 m – CYCA #3 light) – Color used: #8797
[alternate yarn option: Elann “Esprit” sport weight yarn (98.3% cotton, 1.7% elastic; 1.75 oz/50 g, 100 yds/91 m – CYCA #3 light)]

Narrow headband requires approximately 8.5 (14, 25) yds (unstretched) and wide headband requires approximately 17 (28, 50) yds (unstretched)

Size H/8, 5.00 mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

Yarn Needle

GAUGE
24 sts [6 (2 escs, ch-2)] = 4”
16 rounds = 4”

waffle crochet headband free pattern

 

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