http://www.freepatterns.com/ – Great place for free patterns on crochet, knitting, tatting, plastic canvas, cross stitch, sewing & other fun crafts. Teach a child a craft, keep them away from the tube.
http://www.hgtv.com/hgtv/cr_needlework_crochet/ – From HGTV, the only station for serious crafters.
http://www.anniesattic.com/free_pattern_day/index.html – Annie’s attic, the best place for the free pattern of the day and their fantastic yarn tips.
http://www.acmoore.com/projects/general.asp – A.C. Moore, a jaw dropping store. You need it – they have it. Borrow a poor child and take them here. The color displays of flowers alone will give them a lifetime memory.