Maggie's Crochet offers a variety of free patterns which can be accessed by visiting Maggiescrochet.com, scrolling to the bottom of the home page and clicking the link that reads "Free Patterns." Once there, you may view patterns in alphabetical order.
As of 2015, some free patterns include the 90 Minute Baby Blanket, the Barbie Rug, a doll skirt, Easter Egg Dishcloth and a Forget-Me-Not Potholder. Once you have chosen the pattern you wish to use, click the title and the step-by-step instructions will be listed. The instructions give you all of the information you need to successfully complete the project, including how to make flowers, the border and putting everything together. You will also be able to see a list of all of the necessary materials, the recommended crochet hook and complete details about the project. For example, the Forget-Me-Not Potholder requires a yarn needle, white, yellow, blue and green worsted weight yarn and a size I or 5.50 millimeter hook. The potholder measures about 8.5 inches across and is considered easy. In addition, the instructions provide an abbreviations chart so you can decipher the language used throughout the written pattern. Maggie's Crochet also provides a large variety of paid patterns, crochet hooks, crochet kits, yarn and thread options and accessories.