• snowflake 2022, free crochet pattern

    After last year’s hiatus and with a slight delay, I am excited to continue the annual jakigu.com tradition of starting the season with a free snowflake pattern. Crochet snowflake 2022 is a delightfully simple crochet project that utilizes only the chain, slip, and single crochet stitches. The guiding force behind this year’s design has been…


  • snowflake 2020, free jakigu.com crochet pattern collection

    It’s that time of the year again! December 1, also known as the first official day of Christmas season in our house. Here, on the blog, you may know it as the day I release the annual free crochet snowflake pattern. It’s hardly an exaggeration that 2020 has been very skimpy on treats and little…


  • pinwheel coaster crochet pattern | jakigu.com

    rainbow pinwheel coaster: free crochet pattern

    I have a quick yet unique rainbow pinwheel coaster pattern for you today. It’s an ideal stash-buster that works up quite fast. But what I love about these pinwheel coasters the most is how versatile they are. The color combinations in which they can be worked are virtually endless! Can you imagine them worked in…


  • boxing ball crochet pattern

    Tetherball; boxing ball; kicking ball; punching bag; kick-boxing ball; ball-in-a-sock: it matters not what your child calls it. Just know that you as a parent will refer to it in your mind as the “magic ball.” The magic ball that burns all the extra energy before bedtime, and then some. The added bonus for you?…


  • jute hanging basket | jakigu.com

    hanging basket net: free crochet pattern

    In my recent Crochet: Just for Me blog post I shared with you a simple hanging basket net. Unsurprisingly, you liked the net as much as I do. And because it is the simplest design from the bunch, I am delighted to share the pattern with you right away.


  • jute crochet: start here

    Whether you are curious about jute crochet or searching for specific jute crochet patterns or inspiration, this dynamic blog post is a great place to start. I will update this visual catalog regularly as I add new designs and knowledge base articles. Ideally, this post will help you navigate my website and easily discover all…


  • snowflake 2019, free jakigu.com crochet pattern

    It’s December and that means it’s time for Crochet Snowflake of the year. 2019. Like every year, I am eager to welcome winter. The start of every season brings a tingle of excitement and December is no different. The cool, shorter, darker days that replace the bright weeks of autumn mean only one thing: the…


  • wraps per inch method of yarn identification

    What are wraps per inch? Wraps per inch is a simple method of measuring yarn thickness and determining yarn weight. It can be equally helpful to crocheters, knitters, weavers, or spinner. Professionals often refer to it simply as wpi.