Not sure what to make with that variegated yarn you picked up at one of the recent yarn sales? Why not try planned pooling? Here are a few of the free patterns I have found. Just click on the picture to go to the pattern site.
I had someone request a dragonfly afghan a while ago. When I was looking for the perfect pattern I came across these free dragonfly patterns. Just click on the picture to go to the free pattern website.
This beautiful shawl has a picture tutorial and a video.