Amanda Saladin


Amanda Saladin

Amanda Saladin is a high school teacher, wife, and mom to three amazing little boys. She majored in fashion design at Middle TN State University and finally found her passion with crochet. You can find her original crochet patterns at designingcrochet.com.

Projects by Amanda Saladin


Captain Cutie Boat Shoes

Set sail for some seriously cute style with comfy baby shoes inspired by popular adult and kid boat shoes. This pattern is worked with a double sole, contrasting color stitching, and a simple bow to make sure that baby can enjoy a fun and fashionable summer day.

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Buttons & Bows Dress

A basic baby dress gets an update with a ribbed center panel, decorative buttons and sewn-on bows. With its short sleeves and pastel colors, this dress is ready for spring.

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Sunny Bunny Bag

Give an Easter gift in style this year with this cheery crocheted bunny gift bag. Fill it with goodies, then draw it closed with yarn or a ribbon.

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Doggone Cute Hoodie

Your little man will be so cozy in this little hoodie. Featuring three crochet cables and a two-button placket, this is the hoodie pattern you’ll want to have on hand.

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Penguin Pals Hoodie

This sweater for a little one holds a tiny matching penguin pal in its pocket. It features a zippered front, contrasting color sleeves and a pom pom that matches the little penguin friend.

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Hey Bear Hoodie

This pint-sized cardigan is not just for fall – it will keep little ones stylish the rest of the year, too!  It features a separating zipper, front pockets and hood with baby bear ears.

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Lucky Ladybug Onesie

This adorable baby onesie features a button front, hood, antennae and spots. Add leggings and a long-sleeved shirt and your little one is ready to go on his or her first Halloween adventure!

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Best Way to Weave in Ends

Finishing is something that most crocheters don’t take much time to think about, but it can really make or break a project.  One important aspect that every crochet project includes is loose ends.  There is nothing worse than spending hours on a project only to rush through the finishing and have ends sticking out.

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