Pretty Patches

Issue: Issue 74

Pretty Patches by Tracey Todhunter
Find the pattern in issue 74 of Inside Crochet magazine.

Fix up your favourite clothes with these simple crocheted patches.


For woolly tattoos:
● Eden Cottage Yarns 4ply yarns (assorted)
● 3mm hook
● Needle and co-ordinating thread
● Buttons and beads

For patch and cuff:
● Rooster Almerino DK, 50% alpaca/50% Merino wool, 50g/113m/124yds
Yarn A: Gooseberry 207 x 1 ball
Yarn B: Brighton Rock 211 x 1 ball
Yarn C: Starfi sh 218 x 1 ball
Yarn D: Light House 220 x 1 ball
Yarn E: Ocean 208 x 1 ball
(small oddments only needed of each colour)
● 3.5mm hook

Any yarn can be used to make these projects. Use a similar fibre content to the original garment to avoid the embellishment distorting when washed.


Exact tension is not essential for these projects.

Elbow patch is approximately 15cm/6in long.

Tracey Todhunter is a designer who is passionate about living locally and specialises in accessories and homewares. Find her on Instagram @traceytodhunter or online at

This pattern is tagged with:

Accessories: Patch

Designer: Tracey Todhunter

Price: Magazine Only

Yarn Type: 4-ply, DK

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