This cute crochet plaid camper pillow features a retro trailer parked in a pretty winter mountain scene. You will love adding this to your holiday decor! The post is brought to you by LoveCrafts. All creative, opinions and content are 100% my own. This post included affiliate links which means I get a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you for your support!
This plaid crochet plant basket is lovey way to gift a beautiful poinsettia this holiday season. It would also look beautiful around a tabletop-sized evergreen or Christmas tree. The post contains affiliate links which means I get a small commission at no extra cost to you.
Add some handmade crochet plaid to your Christmas decor. This crochet plaid wall hanging is a simple crochet item with added heat transfer vinyl to make a crisp holiday greeting. This fun project is much easier than you think and you will love bringing together the two crafts. This post contains affiliate links, which means I get a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thanks for your support!
Looking for a quick stocking? This plaid topped chunky crochet stocking is a fun, quick project for Christmas! Make a whole set to use or just for display. This post contains affiliate links, which means I get a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thanks for your support!
Bring a little rustic, wintry holiday to your kitchen with a Plaid Crochet Towel Topper. This towel topper is easy to make and has a modern look. It makes a wonderful handmade gift to someone or yourself. This post contains affiliate links, which means I get a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thanks for your support!
This darling crochet plaid bandana bib is perfect for your drooling, messy bundle of joy. Baby will also enjoy mouthing the squishy fabric, which is totally fine because this bib is made from cotton. This post contains affiliate links which means I earn a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thanks for supporting Whistle and Ivy!
This darling family of little snowmen will be your favorite winter decor! Donning their plaid accessories, this adorable little sheepskin and crochet snowman family will love living on your mantle or tabletop. Make these snowmen and give away as cherished, handmade Christmas gifts, or sell in your winter shop!
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Welcome to Day Five of our Plaid Blanket CAL! Today’s square is a lovely crochet plaid mountain square, featuring a modern mountain shape in plaid colors. It brings together a rustic shape with the buffalo plaid color work. This CAL is brought to you by Red Heart, all creatives, patterns and opinions are 100% my own. This post contains affiliate links, which means I get a small commission at no extra cost to you, thanks for your support!
Today’s square is a new spin on crochet buffalo plaid: crochet tartan! Tartan is worked similarly to crochet buffalo plaid with a few changes in the color work. These crochet tartan blanket squares are just as easy with a new look. This CAL is brought to you by Red Heart, all creatives, patterns and opinions are 100% my own. This post contains affiliate links which means I get a small commission at no extra cost to you, thanks for your support!
This crochet plaid patchwork blanket is made up five different squares that come together into a beautiful patchwork blanket. Mix and match the different squares to customize this blanket just for your tastes. This CAL is brought to you by Red Heart, all creatives, patterns and opinions are 100% my own. This post contains affiliate links which means I get a small commission at no extra cost to you, thanks for your support!
Take crochet plaid up a notch and make a crochet tartan hat! This new technique is only slightly different than the original plaid technique, but creates a whole new plaid look. By changing your color changes a bit you can create this tartan plaid effect. This post is brought to you by WeCrochet, but all opinions, techniques and creatives are 100% mine. This post also includes affiliate links, which means I get a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you for your support!
Did you know you can create crochet that looks like buffalo plaid? You can! With simple crochet stitches and strategic color changes, you can create beautiful crochet buffalo plaid. This post will teach you how to crochet buffalo plaid basics, gives you free crochet patterns using the buffalo plaid technique AND if you are ready to take your skills up a notch, you can enroll in the Learn Crochet Plaid online course! This post includes affiliate links, which means I get a small commissions if you make a purchase using one of my links (with zero cost to you!). Thanks for your support!
You love crochet plaid, now learn a new variation: Crochet Tartan! With just a few color stitch and count tweaks, you can change the technique to traditional tartan plaid. The pattern is similar to my original crochet buffalo plaid technique with some slight changes. You will love working older buffalo plaid patterns with the new crochet tartan color work! This post contains affiliate links, which means I get a small commission if you make a purchase as no extra cost to you. Thanks for your support!
With Cubbie’s addition to our family, it’s been a pretty crazy year. I was working on fall projects through the spring and summer, and when I started work on Plaid, I knew I wanted to bring something fresh this year. We love traditional buffalo plaid, but I wanted to create something different. This crochet tartan plaid technique came together much easier than I thought and I love the finished result.
One awesome thing as well is that this crochet tartan plaid technique uses the same stitch count as my original buffalo plaid technique (multiples of 6 for turning rows, multiples of 6 minus 1 for joined rows) so you can convert many of my older patterns to this color design easily.
The technique is slightly different so I have included a photo tutorial.
CROCHET TARTAN JOINED ROUNDS:
What I’m working on: Crochet Tartan Plaid Hat
ROW ONE: Begin with a project that is in multiples of 6 minus 1. Start your crochet tartan project with your red and wine color. Using your red color, ch Dc in same st and dc in next 2 sts. This is only 3 sts, but the chain makes it look like 4 sts, so this makes the seam look much nicer.
Switch to your wine color. Dc in the next 2 sts.
Switch back to your red color. Dc in next 4 sts.
You will repeat this color work all around. Join with the first st, not the ch 2.
ROW TWO: You will repeat row one. The main squares of the crochet tartan will be 4 dc wide and 2 rows tall, with the thinner stripes running through it.
ROW THREE: Pull up your wine color. Ch 2. Dc in same st. Dc in next two sts. This counts as the first 4-st block. Join your dark/black color. Dc in next 2 sts. Switch back to your wine color. Dc in next 4 sts. Repeat the pattern of working 2 dc with your black and 4 with your wine color all around the project. Join with the first st (not the ch 2).
(If you were working in turning rows, you would need to carry your red color through this entire row)
Repeat the three rows respectively until your project is as tall as you would like. That’s it!
The turning rows technique is similar when working turning rows, you just want to make sure that you are carrying your red yarn on row 3 so you have it when you need it the following row. In joined rows, you will just drop the yarn and pick it up at the beginning of the next row.
(turning row photo)
Isn’t crochet tartan fun?! You can change all the designs from the first Plaid Week to tartan, and most of them from the following years. I can’t wait to see what your crochet tartan projects!
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This collection of beautiful crochet plaid patterns includes 12 projects for your holiday decor, home or for your closet! You will love wearing the sheepskin cowl and if you love a plaid Christmas, you will enjoy the four Christmas decor patterns that are included. This ebook includes all 7 of the Plaid Week patterns, plus 4 extra patterns.
This crochet buffalo plaid scarf is a classic look for fall, winter or the holidays! Perfect for both men and women, this simple scarf uses The Plaid Technique for changing colors and achieves the look of buffalo plaid. Enjoy making this fun and timeless scarf with this free crochet pattern.
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This lux crochet plaid sheepskin wool features a large 4-color buffalo plaid check pattern, but it’s also lined with buttery-soft faux sheepskin, making it so warm and cozy! You will love how beautiful the soft and squishy Chic Sheep by Marly Bird works up into the darling cowl and you will love how easy the pattern is to make! It’s even one of those rare projects that would be a great crochet item for men. The post is proudly sponsored by Red Heart Yarn, who is a big supporter of Whistle and Ivy and Plaid Week!
Learn how to make this trendy buffalo plaid triangle bunting, perfect for a holiday mantle, your rustic cabin decor or even a lumberjack baby shower. This post is proudly sponsored by Red Hearts Yarns, please consider using Red Heart Soft Yarn for your project, they are a huge supporter of Whistle and Ivy!
This luxuriously crochet buffalo plaid blanket is my new favorite thing! The soft, chunky plaid blanket top works up quickly and the back is made of plush faux sheepskin. This blanket is perfect for snuggling under by the fire with your currently project or WIP. The post contains affiliate links, thank you for your support.
These darling crochet plaid mini stockings make a cute advent calendar! This article includes a free crochet pattern for the cute plaid mini stockings and also a printable for the little numbers (if you decided to turn your stockings into a Christmas countdown). The post also contains affiliate links, thanks for your support.
This cute and comfy crochet plaid hat has a bit of snark, as it reads “Not Knit”. This not knit crochet hat is dedicated to anyone who has ever been working on a crochet project and been asked, “what are you knitting?” This post contains affiliate links, thank you for your support!
This classic crochet plaid ornament is perfect for your traditional and rustic Christmas tree decor. You can make them in varied yarns and hooks to make different sizes. Add a bit of embellishments to make the perfectly fit your style. The post contains affiliate links, thanks for your support!
This pretty and modern collection of crochet plaid patterns includes all the patterns from Plaid Week 2017 plus four bonus patterns only available in the book. If you love these, you may like the Vol. 1 ebook, too!
For the last three years I have promised myself that I will start designing for Christmas and Fall in the spring and summer so there is no rushing and no stressing when Crochet Season and the Holidays roll around…So I guess I will add another year onto the pile. Maybe next year, right? I am relieved to finally get this book put together because I hit a few snags, one being that I could NOT get the counts and shaping right on one of the patterns I intended to include in the Crochet Plaid Collection Vol. 2 Book (Get it on Etsy and Ravelry). So, despite my promises, it only includes 4 bonus patterns instead of 5. I hope you love it anyway!
These are the 4 bonus patterns that are included in the book:
1. Plaid Clutch
I based this clutch on my very beginner-friendly wrap clutch. I just love the boho look of it. And of course, faux fur goes perfect with buffalo plaid so I made a small pom-pom to go on the end of the wrap. I would suggest using short pile fur, so it’s not too bulky.
2. Buckled Neck Warmer Scarf
The scarf turned out so cute! It’s simple to make, and has a unique look to it. I was originally going to put this pattern up for Plaid Week, but decided to focus on reader suggestions instead. I haven’t done too much with hardware, but I think I will change that, because it certainly adds a nice touch and it is simple to attach.
3. Market Tote
I designed this market tote with #6 bulky, the same yarn I used to make the Plaid Tree Skirt, so it works up quite fast and is thick and durable. I might line it and add some pockets. It’s the perfect size to take shopping, but it would also make a lovely yarn tote.
4. Moose Lovey
Oh plushies! I am not so good at designing them. This guy almost didn’t happen because I about threw in the towel. I decided to persevere, but he looks a bit like a caribou, and could possibly be a deer as well. You know how you say a word over and over and it loses it’s meaning? That might be my problem here…does it look like a moose?
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These cute crochet woodland animal hats feature a cute plaid and gingham color scheme! They are worked from the bottom up and forming the ears is simply done by closing the top flat and cinching the ears a bit. The pattern includes sizing for the whole family
One of my favorite patterns from Plaid Week this year was my Plaid Fox Hat. It was a vision that came together beautifully and I was so happy with how the pattern turned out. When I shared in on Facebook, I had a few people throw out ideas for other animals. I loved the idea of a whole woodland animal set, so I got to work designing other Plaid Woodland Animal Hats. The Raccoon and Deer were simple enough, but the Bear was a bit tricky. Bears have roundish ears so I had to do a bit of experimenting. Luckily, and idea of how to make the ears round came to me, and it worked out beautifully!
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Plaid Week turned out wonderful this year (mostly due to YOU). I hope you enjoyed all the new patterns because I had so much fun designing them. Due to your enthusiasm, I have decided to do Plaid Week for the next few years! At least for the foreseeable future while both you and I are excited about it. Or until I run out of ideas…That being said, I have written quite a few crochet plaid patterns to date and I decided to compile them all in one place for easy access.