Illuminate Crochet: Remix Friday: Mexican Waves Scarf - free pattern of basic stitch on Ravelry. See "adrgau's Mexican Waves" on Ravelry and then go to comments to find out which yarn she used and how to do fringe.
crochet detail on t-shirt restyle - great way to make a shirt just a little bit smaller around the waist, or where you need it. (I've pinned something like this already, but here she uses a crochet hook and has lots of close-up pics.
Fancy Flower Scrubber Free Crochet Pattern in Red Heart Yarns. If you are not familiar with the stitches in this pattern, practice with regular yarn first. The scrubby yarn makes it hard to see stitches.