3,000 FAN CELEBRATION | 250 Free Patterns!

Salena Baca Crochet | 3,000 fan celebration | 250 free crochet patterns

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I’m celebrating a huge milestone this week: 3,000 Facebook fans for Salena Baca Crochet!

I always celebrate with my subscribers first, and have already given away 250 free patterns earlier this week via email!

This is part two, to celebrate my 3,000 fan milestone, and I’m celebrating it right here!

I’m giving away 250 more patterns today!

Click on over to my ravelry store and get 1 pattern of choice for free when you use coupon code THANKS at checkout.

Only 250 uses will be available, and they will go quick!

If you get a free pattern, please come back here and comment to let me know which one you got for free! When I get at least 100 comments, from different fans, then I’ll choose one of you to win 3 new skeins of yarn from my stock!

Ready, set, go get your free pattern right now!

Your friend,

Salena 😉

The Pattern Pack| Spiked Glasses Case

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Salena Baca Crochet Pattern | Spiked Sunglasses Case

 

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Laurie’s Lid | Free Crochet Pattern

Laurie’s Lid – Crochet Hat Pattern

Materials

Yarn: Weight 4, Worsted. Examples made using Hobby Lobby I Love This Yarn, Lion Brand Worsted Wool-Ease, and Vanna’s Choice.
Hook: I, or size needed for specified gauge.

Sizing: Measurements are approximate,  actual subjects may vary. Measure head for best size and fit.

Gauge: 10 HDc rows = 4.5”, 4 Dc Sts = 4”

Pattern Sizes (around x long): 24”x9.5″,  21”x9″, 18″x8″, 15″x7″, 12″x6″

Pattern Key
St/Sts: Stitch / Stitches
Sl St: Slip Stitch
Ch: Chain
Sc: Single Crochet
HDc: Half Double Crochet
FPDc: Front Post Double Crochet
HD2T: Half Double Crochet two Sts together (decrease)

Salena Baca Crochet | Free Crochet Hat Pattern | Laurie's Lid Easy Hat Cap Toddler Child Woman Teen

Adult Hat: 24″x9.5″
Round 1: Form a magic loop, Ch 2 (not a St, now and throughout), work 10 HDc into loop, Sl St to join. (10 HDc)
Round 2: Ch 2, [FPDc, HDc into same St] around, Sl St to join. (20 Sts)
Round 3: Ch 2, [FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HDc into same st, HDc into next st] around, Sl St to join. (30 Sts)
Round 4: Ch 2, [FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HDc into same st, HDc into next 2 Sts] around, Sl St to join. (40 sts)
Round 5: Ch 2, FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HDc into same St, HDc into next 3 Sts] arond, Sl St to join. (50 Sts)
Round 6: Ch 2, [FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HDc into same st, HDc into next 4 Sts] around, Sl St to join. (60 Sts)
Round 7: Ch 2, [FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HDc into same St, HDc into next 5 Sts] around, Sl St to join. (70 Sts)
Round 8: Ch 2, [FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HDc into same St, HDc into next 6 Sts] around, Sl St to join. (80 Sts)
Rounds 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19: Ch 2, [FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HDc into same St, and into next 5 Sts, HD2T] around*, Sl St to join. (80 Sts)
Rounds 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20: Ch 2, [FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HD2T, HDc into same St, and into next 5 Sts] around, Sl St to join. (80 Sts)
Rounds 21-23: Ch 1 (not a St), Sc into each St around, Sl St to join. (80 Sc) Fasten off after last round.

Teen Hat: 21″ x 9″
Round 1: Form a magic loop, Ch 2 (not a St, now and throughout), work 10 HDc into loop, Sl St to join. (10 HDc)
Round 2: Ch 2, [FPDc, HDc into same St] around, Sl St to join. (20 Sts)
Round 3: Ch 2, [FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HDc into same st, HDc into next st] around, Sl St to join. (30 Sts)
Round 4: Ch 2, [FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HDc into same st, HDc into next 2 Sts] around, Sl St to join. (40 sts)
Round 5: Ch 2, [FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HDc into same St, HDc into next 3 Sts] around, Sl St to join. (50 Sts)
Round 6: Ch 2, [FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HDc into same st, HDc into next 4 Sts] around, Sl St to join. (60 Sts)
Round 7: Ch 2, [FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HDc into same St, HDc into next 5 Sts] around, Sl St to join. (70 Sts)
Rounds 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18: Ch 2, [FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HD2T, HDc into same St, and into next 4 Sts] around, Sl St to join. (70 Sts)
Rounds 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19: Ch 2, [FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HDc into same St, and into next 4 Sts, HD2T] around, Sl St to join. (70 Sts)
Rounds 20-22: Ch 1 (not a St), Sc into each St around, Sl St to join. (7 0 Sc) Fasten off after last round.

Child Hat: 18″x8″
Round 1: Form a magic loop, Ch 2 (not a St, now and throughout), work 10 HDc into loop, Sl St to join. (10 HDc)
Round 2: Ch 2, [FPDc, HDc into same St] around, Sl St to join. (20 Sts)
Round 3: Ch 2, [FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HDc into same st, HDc into next st] around, Sl St to join. (30 Sts)
Round 4: Ch 2, [FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HDc into same st, HDc into next 2 Sts] around, Sl St to join. (40 sts)
Round 5: Ch 2, [FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HDc into same St, HDc into next 3 Sts] around, Sl St to join. (50 Sts)
Round 6: Ch 2, [FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HDc into same st, HDc into next 4 Sts] around, Sl St to join. (60 Sts)
Rounds 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17: Ch 2, [FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HDc into same St, and into next 3 Sts, HD2T] around, Sl St to join. (60 Sts)
Rounds 8, 10, 12, 14, 16: Ch 2, [FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HD2T, HDc into same St, and into next 3 Sts] around, Sl St to join. (60 Sts)
Rounds 18-20: Ch 1 (not a St), Sc into each St around, Sl St to join. (60 Sc) Fasten off after last round.

Toddler Hat: 15″x7″
Round 1: Form a magic loop, Ch 2 (not a St, now and throughout), work 10 HDc into loop, Sl St to join. (10 HDc)
Round 2: Ch 2, [FPDc, HDc into same St] around, Sl St to join. (20 Sts)
Round 3: Ch 2, [FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HDc into same st, HDc into next st] around, Sl St to join. (30 Sts)
Round 4: Ch 2, [FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HDc into same st, HDc into next 2 Sts] around, Sl St to join. (40 sts)
Round 5: Ch 2, [FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HDc into same St, HDc into next 3 Sts] around, Sl St to join. (50 Sts)
Rounds 6, 8, 10, 12, 14: Ch 2, [FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HD2T, HDc into same St, and into next 2 Sts] around, Sl St to join. (50 Sts)
Rounds 7, 9, 11, 13, 15: Ch 2, [FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HDc into same St, and into next 2 Sts, HD2T] around, Sl St to join. (50 Sts)
Rounds 16-18: Ch 1 (not a St), Sc into each St around, Sl St to join. (50 Sc) Fasten off after last round.

Infant Hat: 12″x6″
Round 1: Form a magic loop, Ch 2 (not a St, now and throughout), work 10 HDc into loop, Sl St to join. (10 HDc)
Round 2: Ch 2, [FPDc, HDc into same St] around, Sl St to join. (20 Sts)
Round 3: Ch 2, [FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HDc into same st, HDc into next st] around, Sl St to join. (30 Sts)
Round 4: Ch 2, [FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HDc into same st, HDc into next 2 Sts] around, Sl St to join. (40 sts)
Rounds 5: 7, 9, 11: Ch 2, [FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HDc into same St, HDc into next St, HD2T] around, Sl St to join. (40 Sts)
Rounds 6, 8, 10, 12: Ch 2, [FPDc around FPDc from previous round, HD2T, HDc into same St, HDc into next St] around, Sl St to join. (40 Sts)
Rounds 13-15: Ch 1 (not a St), Sc into each St around, Sl St to join. (40 Sc) Fasten off after last round.

Salena Baca Crochet | Free Crochet Hat Patern | Laurie's Lid Easy Hat Cap Toddler Baby Child Woman Teen

 

Textured Washcloth | Free Crochet Pattern

Textured Washcloth

These Textured Washcloths are a great stash-buster; using simple stitches, and just a handful of yarn, you can make a stack in no time at all!

Materials
• Yarn: Medium, Weight 4; Example made with Lion Brand Yarns Kitchen Cotton
• Hook: H, or size needed to meet gauge

Sizing
• Finished washcloth measures approximately 6″ wide x 6″ long

Pattern Key
Ch: Chain
St / Sts: Stitch / Stitches
Sl St: Slip Stitch
Sc: Single Crochet

Special Technique
Sc2Tog: Single Crochet two stitches together (decrease)

Pattern Notes:

  • Color Changes are not indicated; please use your favorite methods to change color.
  • This pattern can be made in a size of your choosing; chain any multiple of 2 + 1 , then assure your rows end on an even number. For a perfect square, assure length is the same measurement as width.

Textured Washcloth | 6″ x 6″ Pattern Instructions

Ch 23

Row 1: Skip 1 Ch (skipped Ch does not count as a St), [Sc2Tog, Ch 1] across length of Ch – 22 Sts.

Row 2: Ch 1 (not a St), turn, [Sc2Tog, Ch 1] across length of Ch – 22 Sts.

Repeat row 2 until 18 rows complete, fasten.

Border: Attach yarn into any corner of washcloth). For each corner: Work 3 Sc. For first and last rows: Ch 1, skip 1 St, Sc. For each side: Ch 1, skip 1 row, Sc. Sl St to top of first Sc to join, fasten.

Flash Sale | Jolly & Bright Christmas Stocking

Friday Flash Sale!

Today only, get my Jolly & Bright Christmas Stocking pattern for only $2.00 in my ravelry shop – no coupon necessary!

This pattern includes 3 festive sizes; Large, Medium and Skinny. Each are perfect for decoration, they make great gifts, and you can even stuff gifts in them, too!We still have more than enough time to get ready for the holiday season, and this is a great project to pick up on the weekends in the mean time! Get started now, and you’ll have a pile of them before November!
Enjoy this flash sale, and have a great weekend!
Your friend,

Salena

Chunky Shell Cowl | Free Crochet Pattern

Chunky Shell Cowl

Materials
Yarn: Weight 5, Bulky Weigh yarn. Example made with Lion Brand Yarn Wool-Ease Chunky in Silver Grey
Buttons: Two, at least 1”
Hook Size: K, or size needed for specified gauge

Gauge: 1 shell = 3”, 4 shell rows = 3”

Size Chart: For the best possible fit, please assure you follow the circumference and length of your subject. Please note that this chart is approximated, and actual subjects do vary.

Size by Age Length Width
24 Months – 5 Years:  18” 4”
5 – 8 Years:  20” 4”
Young Adult:  22” 5”
Adult:  24” 5”

Pattern Key
Sk: skip
Sts: stitches
Ch: Chain
Sl st: Slip stitch
Sts: Stitches / St: Stitch
Sc: Single crochet
Dc: Double crochet

Pattern Notes:

Finish: After last row worked, cut 10” from loop on hook, fasten. Weave tail ends together, knot and fasten to conceal, cut excess.

Buttons: Place buttons on one side end of cowl. Place first button 1” from border, space buttons 1” apart (shells = button holes!).

Adult
Row 1: Ch 68, Sc into second Ch from hook, [Sk next two Sts, work 5 Dc into following St, Sk next two Sts, Sc into following St] Across (11 shells made)
Rows 2, 4, 6: Ch 2 (First Dc), turn work, work 2 Dc into first St, [Sc at top shell from previous row, work 5 Dc into Sc St from previous row] Across. Work 3 Dc into last Sc St at end row (10 shells, 2 half shells at end rows)
Rows 3, 5, 7: Ch 1 (Not a St), turn work, Sc into first St, [work 5 Dc into Sc St from previous row, Sc at top shell from previous row] Across (11 shells made)

Young Adult
Row 1: Ch 62, Sc into second Ch from hook, [Sk next two Sts, work 5 Dc into following St, Sk next two Sts, Sc into following St] Across (10 shells made)
Rows 2, 4, 6: Ch 2 (First Dc), turn work, work 2 Dc into first St, [Sc at top shell from previous row, work 5 Dc into Sc St from previous row] Across. Work 3 Dc into last Sc St at end row (9 shells, 2 half shells at end rows)
Rows 3, 5, 7: Ch 1 (Not a St), turn work, Sc into first St, [work 5 Dc into Sc St from previous row, Sc at top shell from previous row] Across (10 shells made)

5 – 8 Years
Row 1: Ch 56, Sc into second Ch from hook, [Sk next two Sts, work 5 Dc into following St, Sk next two Sts, Sc into following St] Across (9 shells made)
Rows 2, 4: Ch 2 (First Dc), turn work, work 2 Dc into first St, [Sc at top shell from previous row, work 5 Dc into Sc St from previous row] Across. Work 3 Dc into last Sc St at end row (8 shells, 2 half shells at end rows)
Rows 3, 5: Ch 1 (Not a St), turn work, Sc into first St, [work 5 Dc into Sc St from previous row, Sc at top shell from previous row] Across (9 shells made)

2 – 5 Years
Row 1: Ch 50, Sc into second Ch from hook, [Sk next two Sts, work 5 Dc into following St, Sk next two Sts, Sc into following St] Across (8 shells made)
Rows 2, 4: Ch 2 (First Dc), turn work, work 2 Dc into first St, [Sc at top shell from previous row, work 5 Dc into Sc St from previous row] Across. Work 3 Dc into last Sc St at end row (7 shells, 2 half shells at end rows)
Rows 3, 5: Ch 1 (Not a St), turn work, Sc into first St, [work 5 Dc into Sc St from previous row, Sc at top shell from previous row] Across (8 shells made)

Flash Sale | Favorite (mini) Slouch Hat!

Monday Flash Sale!

Today only, get my Favorite (mini) Slouch Hat for only $2.00 in my ravelry shop – no coupon necessary!

Available in 7 individual sizes, this hat is slightly over-sized for ages 6 months to adult!

Enjoy this flash sale, and have a great weekend!
Your friend,

Salena

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Flash Sale | Goods For Gals eBook!

Friday Flash Sale!

Today only, get my Goods for Gals eBook for only $2.00 in my ravelry shop – no coupon necessary!

eBook Sampler - Goods For Gals Crochet Patterns Salena Baca Crochet

This eBook includes 4 fantastic designs, included in my most popular sizes for teen girls and women.
Enjoy this flash sale, and have a great weekend!
Your friend,

Salena

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Flash Sale | Worthing Hat + Motif

Friday Flash Sale!

Today only, get the Worthing Hat + Motif Pattern for only $1.50 in my ravelry shop – no coupon necessary!

The Worthing Hat uses simple increases to create a classic, grown-up sun hat. I created this for Inside Crochet 2 years ago, and it even made their cover!

This design was created specifically for Rowan Wool Cotton (which is a DK weight 3 yarn), but other yarns of similar weight will work nicely, too.

Click here to get this pattern today for only $1.50! No coupon is necessary, and your discount will be automatically applied at checkout.

Enjoy this flash sale, and have a great weekend!
Your friend,

Salena

Bow Headband| Free Crochet Pattern

Bow Headband

Headband Crochet Pattern Free Crochet Pattern

Materials
• Yarn: Medium, weight 4. Example pictured with Martha Stewart Cotton Hemp.
• Hook: H, or size needed for specified gauge

Sizing
• These measurements are approximated, and actual subjects may vary.
• Gauge: 4 Sc Sts = 1”, 3 Sc BLO rows = 1”

Newborn 13”
3-6 Months 14.5”
6-12 Months 16”
12-24 Months 17.5
2-5 Years 19”
5-8 Years 20.5”
Adult 22”

Pattern Key
• St / Sts: Stitch / Stitches
• Sk: Skip
• SlSt: Slip Stitch
• BLO: Back Loop Only
• Ch: Chain
• Sc: Single Crochet

Headband: All Sizes

Ch 5
Row 1:
Sc into second Ch from hook, Sc into each Ch across, Ch 1, turn work (Ch 1 does not count as a St, now and throughout) 4 Sc

Follow according to intended size:

(Newborn) Rows 2-40: Using BLO Sc into second Ch from hook, Sc into each St across, Ch 1,  turn work – 4 Sc
(3-6 Months) Rows 2-44:
Using BLO Sc into second Ch from hook, Sc into each St across, Ch 1, turn work – 4 Sc
(6-12 Months) Rows 2-48:
Using BLO Sc into second Ch from hook, Sc into each St across, Ch 1, turn work – 4 Sc
(12 – 24 Months) Rows 2-52:
Using BLO Sc into second Ch from hook, Sc into each St across, Ch 1, turn work – 4 Sc
(2 – 5 Years) Rows 2-56:
Using BLO Sc into second Ch from hook, Sc into each St across, Ch 1, turn work – 4 Sc
(5 – 8 Years) Rows 2-60:
Using BLO Sc into second Ch from hook, Sc into each St across, Ch 1, turn work – 4 Sc
(Adult)Rows 2-64:
Using BLO Sc into second Ch from hook, Sc into each St across, Ch 1, turn work – 4 Sc

Finishing (all sizes): Hold first row together with last row worked, Sl St together to join. Note: turn band inside out so that Sl Sts are on inside (conceals seam). Fasten.

 

Bow (one size)

Ch 9

Row 1: Sc into 2nd Ch from hook, Sc into each Ch across. Ch 1 (not a St), turn – 8 Sc

Row 2-6: Using BLO Sc into second Ch from hook, Sc into each St across, Ch 1, turn work – 4 Sc

Finishing:

  • Cut 12” from loop on hook, weave tail ends to center (shown).
  • Pinch center of square, wrap longest tail around 10 times.
  • Tie tail ends together on one side (to conceal knot), fasten.
  • Using long tails, tie bow to band at the seam (to conceal), cut excess.