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Christmas gnome crochet pattern. This 2-in-1 free amigurumi crochet pattern is for a Tomte (Nisse) and a gift box. Often referred to as Christmas Gnomes, Tomte (in Sweden) and Nisse (in Norway) aren't actually gnomes but according to Scandinavian tradition, tiny men who come bearing gifts.
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Free amigurumi gnome crochet pattern - Beardsley the woodland gnome is one of the first amigurumi I designed and one of the first patterns I published. I started writing my own patterns because I always found trouble finding patterns for exactly the kind of amigurumi I enjoy making.
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 Easy crochet headband pattern free - There's a million crochet ear warmer patterns out there already so why did I design another one? In this blog post I outline 5 reasons why I designed the lemon peel stitch headband.

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Granny hexagon crochet pattern free - I love the granny hexagons that everyone was making a while back that use puff stitches but I found puff stitches were really tricky for me when I was a beginner crocheter - which is why I designed this granny hexagon hot pad using a 3 double crochet cluster stitch instead!
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Mug rug crochet pattern - Day 5 of the 12 Days of Hookmas free crochet patterns is a 3-in-one pattern. All three versions of this mug rug are made with single crochet - regular single crochet, crossed single crochet and single crochet alternating in the back and front loop only
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