Free Crochet Patterns from Accrochet

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Welcome, crochet enthusiasts! Today, I’m excited to introduce you to Julie Desjardins, the talented crochet designer behind the blog Accrochet.

In this Meet and Greet, you’ll get to know Julie, her design journey, and the inspiration behind her stunning crochet creations.

As you read on, you’ll find a selection of free crochet patterns available from Accrochet, including the Brentwood Poncho, Ursa Major Hat, Maryjane’s Puff Socks, S’up Coconut Shawl, Hedgehog Slipper Socks, Hudson Infinity Scarf, Boxed In Pullover, Hardcandy Slippers, Marly’s Chic Shoulder Wrap, and Magic Cake Shawl.

This post highlights just a small sampling of the wonderful patterns, tutorials, and projects Julie offers online. Be sure to check out her social media channels for even more crochet goodies and inspiration!

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Meet Julie Desjardins: The Creative Mind Behind Accrochet

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Meet Julie

Question: Who are you? Tell me about yourself.

Hi! My name is Julie and I’m a French Canadian living just North of the beautiful city of Montreal, Québec. I’m married, have a daughter and stepson (both in their 20s, yikes), 2 dogs and 1 really fat cat. I love coffee before noon, and wine after ;P

Question: How did you learn how to crochet? How long have you been crocheting?

I learned to crochet mostly on my own, looking at images in books and magazines. I also had the help of a friend in the US. I would e-mail her tons of questions and pictures I’d downloaded from my camera, and she would print them and show me the issues. I wasn’t trying to make things harder than they should =) Social media and smartphones were not a thing then. There wasn’t a Ravelry. Haha.

Question: Do you have any tips for new crocheters? Any guidance to make them successful at a new hobby?

I sure do. Always, always check your gauge. 99% of the time, when someone is not happy with the result of a project they’ve completed from a pattern the issue is gauge. If you learn to check your gauge, you’re really going to enjoy crocheting. And give yourself a break! No one is an expert at the beginning.

Question: What do you enjoy crocheting the most?

Socks, for sure. I love to crochet socks. They look amazing and are super comfortable. I also love to crochet shawls, though I mostly wear them as scarves.

Question: What else are you passionate about (other than crochet)?

I’m a bit of a houseplant fanatic. As I write this, I have about 80… which may seem a bit much to some, but quite few to others. It depends where you’re at in this particular fandom !

Question: What prompted you to start designing?

I started designing because I had all these ideas that I couldn’t find already out there. I specifically started designing sock patterns because I was told crochet socks weren’t as good as knit ones and I couldn’t accept that as an answer.

Question: How long have you been designing and where do you publish your patterns?

I think I started designing in 2010? I publish my patterns online: my website, Ravelry, and .fr, LoveCrafts, etc. I am also published in a few print and digital magazines and in 2 (soon to be 3) books.

Question: What drives you to create? Where do you find inspiration for your designs?

Oh I wish I knew. That would make things so much easier: I could just go back to that when I stare at a blank page/ball of yarn. I think mostly the stitches inspire me. I’ll need to design a pair of socks and look at stitch books and start to get an idea.

Question: What do you enjoy designing the most?

No surprise: sock patterns and Tunisian crochet patterns of all sorts.

Question: What tips would you give to someone interested in designing and blogging?

I would say to be serious about it, but also to not take it personally if your first million doesn’t come in the 1st month. This is a long game kind of industry!

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Question: What goals have you set for yourself for the future?

I’m actually living the dream right now! Crochet design, workshops and services are my bread and butter. It makes me super proud!

Question: Who are your favorite makers? How have they inspired you?

I have so many. My absolute favorite designer is Doris Chan. She introduced me (and many crocheters) to foundation stitches and exploded lace. Also, Toni Lipsey of TL Yarn Crafts. She is totally on fire with Tunisian crochet. Love everything she does.

Question: Do you have a favorite yarn you like to use when you are crocheting? What colors and fibers do you gravitate toward when choosing your yarn?

I love Julie Asselin handdyed yarn: Julie is an amazing dyer and person. She’s super cheerful and encouraging of everyone in the industry: designers, other dyers, crocheters and knitters…

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Free Crochet Patterns from Julie Desjardins

Brentwood poncho - Julie Desjardins

Brentwood Poncho

Brentwood is a very straightforward pattern, worked side to side – cuff to cuff – with simple increases and decreases. You’ll be keeping warm in no time! Worsted weight yarn + 6,5 mm Tunisian hook.

Ursa Major - Julie Desjardins

Ursa Major Hat

Ursa Major is a hat designed specifically for the unique texture of bouclé yarn. Worsted weight + 5,5 mm hook + 6 mm hook.

Maryjane's Puff socks - Julie Desjardins

Maryjane’s Puff Socks

The Maryjane’s puffs socks are designed to be worn in your favorite MaryJanes but will be comfortable in all your shoes! Fingering weight + 3.5 mm hook.

S'up coconut shawl - Julie Desjardins

S’up Coconut Shawl

Featuring alternating sections of texture and mesh, the triangle shawl has a novel border decorated with wooden beads. Fingering weight + 4 mm.

Hedgehog - Julie Desjardins

Hedgehog Slipper Socks

The Hedgehog crochet slipper-socks are comfortable to wear and quick to make! Their foldover leg can also be scrunched down for a ‘slouchy look’ – you do you, boo! DK weight + 4 mm.

Hudson - Julie Desjardins

Hudson Infinity Scarf

When designing for this project, I found extra skeins of super bulky yarns from previous projects and had the idea of creating an infinity scarf from them. Super bulky weight + 13 mm.

Boxed In - Julie Desjardins

Boxed In Pullover

Easy boatneck pullover. Worsted weight + 5.5 mm

Hard Candy slippers - Julie Desjardins

Hardcandy Slippers

Striped mismatched slippers! DK weight + 4,5 mm

Chic Sheep - Julie Desjardins

Marly’s Chic Shoulder Wrap

I designed this shoulder wrap to be versatile, quick to crochet, and perfect for all. The satin ribbon tied into a bow makes it a perfect addition to a LBD =) Worsted weight + 6 mm.

Magic Cake Shawl

Magic Cake Shawl

What’s a crocheter to do with all this beautiful fiber? Let it go to waste? No way! This is where the Magic cake shawl comes in. Any weight and hook size.

I hope you enjoyed meeting Julie Desjardins from Accrochet and exploring her inspiring crochet designs.

Her creativity and dedication to the craft shine through in every pattern, making her blog a must-visit for crochet lovers.

Don’t forget to visit her website for more tutorials and projects, and follow her on social media to stay updated on her latest creations. Happy crocheting, and may Julie’s beautiful designs inspire your next project!

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