Lori Stade is an accomplished designer of crocheting and knitting patterns. She also teaches Spanish and Russian language at her local high school. The art of crocheting and knitting was passed down to her by the maternal side of her family. Her great-grandmother, grandmother and mother always involved her in needlework as she was growing up. They were a wonderful inspiration to her and today, whenever she has a spare moment, you can find her with some kind of needlework project going.
This is a dish cloth knitting pattern with a large owl design. The dish cloth instructions are written with step-by-step instructions. Cotton worsted in solids show the design best. The finished measurements are approximately 10” by 10” when size 6 needles are used.
Sometimes you need a go-to pattern for a quick last minute gift. The Whip It Up Quick scarf is knitted on a circular needle with bulky yarn. The model was made with SMC Tweed Montage but any comparable.bulky weight #5 will be fine to use. It is an easy pattern, the most difficult part is not twisting your stitches. on the first few rows! So treat yourself or a friend to a nice comfy, warm scarf!
This is a knitting pattern for a fashionable slouchy hat that teens and adults will love! It is called an Arrowhead Slouchy because the pattern design looks like multiple rows of arrowheads. The design is easy to remember once you get going and looks good in any nice worsted weight yarn.
Here is a fun pattern to crochet for teens or adults called the Basketball Net Hat . It is crocheted using worsted weight yarn. You can finish one in a few hours!
Pattern is easy to read, with step by step instructions. Size Teen and Adult. Hat measures 23 inches (medium size) and 25 inches (large size) around head when finished.
Knit this beehive shape cover for hand soap or hand sanitizer. It knits up quick if you need a gift for a teacher, housewarming, wedding shower or just for a friend. Use any worsted weight yarn.
Finished size: The directions are for both a small (approximately 7.5 oz., 4” tall) or large bottle (10 oz., 7” inches tall).
Start a trend when you model this hat in front of family and friends. The hat has a fluffy loopy brim, knitted with the loop or fur stitch. The rest of the hat is simply knit in the round. I have included a link to my first online tutorial of the loop stitch in the pattern. Although I suggest Malabrigo Worsted, any worsted yarn may be used.
Crochet this pretty hat and scarf set with floral granny square motifs. It is made with worsted weight yarn. Skill level - intermediate. The crochet instructions are step-by step with photo illustrations.
Hat has 22” brim and scarf measures 68”.
This is a crochet pattern for making sock monkey baby booties. They are crocheted using worsted weight yarn.
Pattern is easy to read, with step by step instructions. The booties will fit a 3 to 9 month old baby. The sole of the bootie measures approximately 4 inches.
This is a holder for a candy cane that can be either a Christmas tree ornament or a package decoration. It makes a nice last minute gift for a co-worker or friend. Size when finished: height 7”, width 2”. You will need worsted weight yarn, size H US, 5 mm or 6 UK/CAD hook, silk ribbon and 8mm to 14mm faceted beads.
Pattern is easy to read, with step by step instructions.
Knit a pretty door decoration for the holidays! The Christmas tree lights up with small strands of battery operated LED lights. Their battery packs are tucked away in the pocket of the tree trunk. The tree is knitted in garter stitch, using two strands of yarn. The pattern is easy to read with step by step instructions.
Create a lighted Christmas tree door decoration to greet your guests as they arrive to share the holidays. Battery operated LED lights provide the sparkle and worsted weight yarn provides the colors of Christmas.
This pattern uses a stitch called a popcorn stitch to create texture in the tree. You may decorate your tree with Christmas bulbs of colorful yarn or use purchased trims. Intermediate.
Store your kitchen scissors in this cute Fat Carrot Scissor Holder. It is easy to crochet using worsted weight yarn. The inside of the carrot has an insert made from the sides of a plastic milk jug, which holds a pair of scissor securely any place you wish to hang it. It also makes a great gift!
The pattern instructions are step-by-step with photo illustrations.
This is a crochet pattern for making a pretty holiday Christmas tree skirt. Any type of worsted weight yarn may be used. Vary the colors for different striping variations. The pattern is easy to read with step-by-step written instructions. The tree skirt measures approximately 50 inches across when finished. For beginner to Intermediate crocheters.
Delight your little girl with this adorable dolly hat. The hat is crocheted with worsted weight yarn and has step by step instructions in American crochet terminology. Great Britain crochet terms are included. It fits a child 1 to 3 years old and is 16 inches around the brim. It is for intermediate crocheters.
Teenagers and little girls will love wearing a Flower String in their hair! This is a crochet pattern for making pretty hair ornaments. There are six flowers and 4 stems to mix and match as you wish. They are made with #10 thread. This pattern is rated for intermediate crocheters.
The Food Snood Hairnet Hat crochet pattern is a great hat for your favorite lunch lady. It replaces the traditional plain hairnet with a stylish hair covering. It is crocheted using 100% cotton yarn. It has an elastic brim to keep hair secure under the hat. This model is called the "Swirl." The hat is also useful for people working in any medical or food service profession. Easy to crochet!
This is a cute pattern to crochet. You need small amounts of worsted weight yarn and a size G hook. The chicken's body has two parts making it very padded for holding hot pans. It makes a great last minute gift because it only takes a few hours to crochet.
Pattern is easy to read, with step by step instructions.
Crochet this pretty hat with an interlocking circle of rings. The hat can be worn with the brim up or down. It will fit teens or adults. It is made with worsted weight yarn. Skill level - intermediate. The crochet instructions are step-by step with photo illustrations.
This is a crochet pattern for either a baby boy hat or a baby girl hat. Just change the edge. The boy's version has a brim with a button or pompom on the top. The girl's hat has a pretty edging with a little flower on the top. They both use baby or fingering yarn and crochet up quick. They make great baby shower gifts.
Crochet this turtle dish soap bottle cover, which may also be used as a dish cloth or hot pad. Yarn used is the worsted cotton you make dish cloths out of. The crochet instructions are step-by step with photo illustrations.
Here is a fun pattern to crochet for teens or adults called the Cyclops Monster Hat with Earflaps and Braids. It is crocheted using worsted weight yarn.
Pattern is easy to read, with step by step instructions. Size Teen and Adult. Hat measures 21-22 inches around head when finished.
Crochet a retro hat for your earth conservation friends!
This is a crochet pattern to make a hat using recycled beer or soda cans. It is crocheted with worsted weight yarn. It will fit an adult. Finished hat has a 22" brim.
Crochet this pretty warm butterfly earwarmer headband in no time at all. It is easy to make with worsted weight yarn. Skill level - beginner to intermediate. The headband measures 22 inches around and 3 1/2 inches wide. It will fit most adults and teens. Make it larger or smaller by adjusting the amount of crocheted rows. The crochet instructions are step-by step with photo illustrations.
Kids of all ages love sock monkey hats. This crochet pattern is rated easy and has simple, step by step instructions. You can use any type of worsted weight yarn. The hat makes a great gift for the big kid in your life. The hat measures 21 to 22 inches around the brim when finished.