We LOVE Dr. Seuss so when I first started designing crochet patterns I knew I needed to make a top hat for his birthday. I wanted to put my own spin on it and added the cat's head too. You can make it as shown or just the top hat. I recently updated the pattern to make the shape even better and added more sizes. It doesn't need to be blocked. It just holds its own shape! I had so much fun ... [ Read More ]
Free patterns to crochet unique things for your family and home: beanies, sunhat, whimsical hats, baby, blankets, decor, pillows, scarves, stuffies, seasonal and more.
Each pattern has been tested and most are easy enough for beginners with basic crochet skills. Help is always available through email or in our facebook group, Totally Snappy.
A friend of mine recently fell and broke her hip. Several people sent her "square cards" (card with a crocheted square inside) to wish her well and also give a fun project of making a blanket full of love from friends. I wanted something unique and special for her so I designed a 6" square. I hope she will love it. In our "Snappy Peeps" facebook group (open to everyone who loves to crochet in a ... [ Read More ]
There are many wonderful novelty yarns available and furs are some of my favorites. Many people hesitate trying these whimsical yarns, but the finished product is worth the adventure. I have tried many different brands of fur, creating over 100 hats, bags and stuffies that I have loved. No need to be intimidated if you follow a few helpful tips. Tips for working with fur When working with ... [ Read More ]
This was one of my first animal hats. I LOVE his spots and curly legs. Ribbitz the frog Materials: Worsted weight yarn in two shades of green, yellow, white, black, red (optional) Hooks: G, H, I Yarn needle For smaller sizes, an F hook may be used for the polka dots. Finished length: Newborn: 5-5.5”; 3-6 mths: 6.5”; 6-12 mths: 7”; 12-24 mths: 7.5”; Child/preteen: 7.5”; Adult: 8.5” (or ... [ Read More ]
Ever make something that is not only cute, but fun to make too? I LOVED making these hats. The nubby texture is created with basic stitches and looks wonderful inside and out. I hope you will enjoy this quick and easy hat. Perfect for your Valentines and year round too. Jellybean Slouch An ad-free, downloadable PDF which includes all of the photos and instructions is available for only ... [ Read More ]
Dangling Heart Strings I have been making lots of hearts lately and thought a quick and easy pair would be fun. Tie these on gifts, bag or even around a ponytail for a touch of Valentine's Day love. Materials: Worsted weight yarn, H hook A variety of yarn weights and hook size could be used. Ch 60 (start with longer chain if desired), sl st in 4th ch from hook to form a small loop. Ch 3, ... [ Read More ]
Last fall we went to Yellowstone and took my daughter's boyfriend with us. They wanted matching hats, but they both wear their hats differently. We wanted something that would be cute on boys and girls, be soft and warm, plus look great together. I love making hats with repeating front post stitches. Plus, it creates a squishy soft and warm hat. Included in this pattern are two similar hats ... [ Read More ]
We are big football fans (Go Broncos!) and I love seeing all of the striped ski hats the players wear on the sidelines. There are lots of knitting patterns for this style, but I couldn’t find a cute crochet one. I LOVE seeing people get excited about a new hobby and wanting to learn. Many people learn to crochet by making scarves or wash cloths. I like beginners to make something for themselves ... [ Read More ]