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Simply Made Beautiful

Welcome to ChristaCoDesign, where I share free crochet patterns, knitting patterns, stitch tutorials and helpful videos. I enjoy creating patterns for crocheters and knitters that are simple to make and easy to love.

You’ll find patterns from accessories to garments here. Many of my crochet and knitting patterns are beginner friendly. I love including photo and video support whenever it’s possible.

Free Crochet + Knit Patterns

All of my knitting patterns are beginner friendly. These free knitted patterns use simple stitches and techniques for a relaxing knit.

My crochet patterns are either beginner or easy for the most part, with a sprinkling of intermediate level patterns. I aim to include photo and video support for these so adventurous beginners can give them a go!

Afghan + Blanket Patterns

Some of my favorite patterns to design are crochet blankets and easy, chunky knit blankets. Often the simplest techniques result in a gorgeous piece.

Crochet Garment Patterns

Do you crochet garments? I love designing sweaters and cardigans that are made simply, with easy stitches. You can crochet them too! I design garments for all seasons.

Crochet Hat Patterns

Crochet hats are also a favorite. Fast, functional and fun to gift hats are some of the best makes. Browse hat patterns by how they’re constructed-top down or bottom up.

Featured Crochet Patterns

You’ll find a variety of crochet patterns including cowls, scarves, shawls, and tote bags. These free crochet patterns are written with beginning crocheters in mind.

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Knitters Favorites

Here are some of my reader favorite beginner friendly knitting patterns. I hope you will enjoy browsing and find a fun and relaxing project to knit.

Seasonal Crochet Favorites

These crochet patterns are popular this season. Light and airy crochet shawls and lightweight cardigans make the perfect accessory for spring.

Popular Crochet Patterns

Trending now! These top crochet patterns are reader favorites. Some new and some old, but all loved. Check out these popular crochet patterns.

Stash Busting Crochet Patterns

These crochet patterns work up quickly with less than one skein of yarn. Wondering what to crochet with yarn from your stash? These small and fast crochet projects are perfect for stash yarn.

Tutorials + Stitches

Learn crochet and knitting stitches and techniques in these tutorials. Tutorials include written instructions, photographs and often a video tutorial as well.

PDF Pattern Shops

My crochet and knitting patterns are available free here on the blog. But if you prefer the pdf format they are also available in one of my shops.

What are the benefits to buying the PDF Pattern?

  1. It’s ad free!
  2. The pdf version is well formatted for mobile and tablet viewing.
  3. You are able to easily print the PDF Pattern.
  4. If the pattern is a multi-size pattern the PDF it’s color coded by size, making it easier to read your size. Plus you can highlight your size if you also print it.
  5. The PDF Pattern includes an easy to read chart with the pattern information by sizes (and color coded).
  6. There is a schematic included that illustrates the dimension of each piece, and seam lines on garments.
  7. The PDF Pattern includes extra progress and finished pictures.
  8. Your purchase helps support my work, which allows me to continue designing and publishing more crochet + knit patterns for you!


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Hi I’m Crystal, the designer and blogger here at ChristaCoDesign. I enjoy creating crochet and knit patterns that are simple to make and easy to love. You can read more on me in my About page.

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