Last Updated on December 19, 2018 by Gwen Bautista
Our Christmas Countdown is starting to come to a close. December is flying by! Can you believe that Christmas Eve is in one week? Each day until Christmas we are releasing a free pattern from Mary Maxim. It’s ONLY Free for 24 Hours! For this countdown, we have partnered with some wonderful independent designers who are also releasing free patterns on the blog. Today’s featured artist is Ellen from Crochet by Ellen.
Make sure to check back to previous posts and visit some of our favorite independent designers, we’ll be featuring another artist tomorrow! Make sure to visit each day because all patterns will be removed from the blog on January 7th, 2019.
We are also hosting a fabulous giveaway, read more about how to enter at the end of this post.
Hello! I’m Ellen, the maker behind the scenes of Crochet by Ellen! Visit my crochet blog where you have access to tutorials, free patterns, and insight into my journey as a maker mama. After having an Etsy Shop for about a year, I’m excited to share more about my journey as a shop owner and maker with you.
I started my business as a crochet artisan in 2017 after my oldest daughter started preschool and I found that I had more time at home to indulge in the things that I love. Truth be told, creating a business that fulfills my soul is one of the best decisions I ever made.
I’m obsessed with anything crochet related whether its yarn, hooks, patterns, other makers in the community, and so much more. I’ve caught the design bug! You can find my patterns and other items in my Etsy Shop and on Ravelry.
The Serenity Beanie
Crochet Cables? Yes please!!! And how about those puff stitches? I’ll take it!
This beanie is a compliment catcher. Treat a loved one with a gift of this beautiful beanie pattern using Mary Maxim Alpaca Tweed yarn.
Free Pattern – 24 Hours Only
Cabled Scarf and Headband
This is a great knit pattern for anyone who wants to learn how to knit cables. Use Caron Simply Soft Quick or another Chunky weight yarn like Mary Maxim Marvelous Chunky, or Studio. You’ll also need a US size 10 1/2 (6.50 mm) needles and a cable needle or any size needle to achieve gauge. See our post on gauge here.
We joined together with some amazing Makers to bring you 3 fantastic giveaways. Each giveaway lasts a week and includes unique prizes from talented makers. This is sure to be an event you won’t want to miss. Come back each day for another chance to win! This week’s giveaway is valued at $60
This Week’s Giveaway Includes:
- Mary Maxim – $25 Gift Card
- Miramar Woods Pattern and Custom Hook
- Good Knit Kisses – Rolling Waves Cowl for Knit and Loom it.
- The Crochetproneur – Pattern
- Meghan Makes Do – Pattern
- Coco Crochet Lee – Pattern
- Life and Yarn – Pattern of your Choice
- Keep Calm and Crochet On – Gnorman the Gnome Pattern