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I love crafts and DIY. Hobbies help me unwind, give me something to focus on when I’m depressed, and give me a sense of satisfaction at having accomplished something with my own 2 hands. I’ve enjoyed scrapooking, making cards, knitting, jewelry making and bead work, and sewing. With the colder weather, I’ve been working on projects to keep myself warm. Today I would like to share some of my favorite crochet projects from around the web, along with pictures of my finished projects.
You can find the pattern for these socks here. I added three rows of crocodile stitch to the top. I love to wear these with boots. My feet are perpetually cold in winter. With these socks they are so warm and cozy. This pattern would also be pretty in a variegated yarn.
I love how that rhymes! Find the pattern here. The great thing about this pattern is how versatile it is. It works up quickly, too. I think it took me about 2 hours to finish this one. You could add a crochet flower to make it a little more feminine, something like this.
Fingerless Iron Man Gloves
These have got to be the coolest pair of gloves ever! The pattern is here. The website also includes a free printable version of the pattern. Iron Man is my husband’s favorite Avenger, so I knew as soon as I saw it I would have to try out this pattern. This isn’t the best picture, but they turned out awesome.
Crocodile Stitch Fingerless Gloves
The pattern I used is no longer available for free, but this one is pretty similar. I LOVE these gloves. It did take a few tries to get the hang of the crocodile stitch, but the results are worth it.
Crochet Ruffle Scarf
What winter project list would be complete without a scarf? I love the ruffle scarves that have become popular in recent years, but the special yarn is a bit pricey. I came across this pattern that uses regular yarn, and was very pleased with the results.
My current project is a blanket made from African flower hexagons. It’s a great project for using up those last little bits of leftover yarn. It’s going to take a while, though. I need about 200 hexagons. I’ll share more as I make more progress on it. What are your favorite winter crochet projects? Let me know in the comments below!