Crochet Flowers for All! 21 Floral Afghan Patterns

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Got a case of those winter blues? I know I’m getting a little tired of seeing the same snowy, muddy landscapes on my drive to work every day. I miss seeing grass, and leaves on trees, and – most of all – flowers! Between the gray skies and the icy ground, the outside world is […]

Blissful Blankets: 11 Knit Afghan Patterns

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This winter weather has been pretty crazy where our offices are located. Temperatures have been in the 40s and below zero both in the same week and I’ve started just keeping my gloves and hat in my car because I never know when I’m going to need them! Today it’s a balmy 4 degrees and […]

Your Perfect Plaid: 8 Crochet Afghan Patterns

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Let’s face it, crochet afghans are a really great project to make (if you’ve got the time and the yarn, that is.) They make great gifts and fabulous home decor, they’re often repetitive enough that you can work them up in your sleep, and there’s always a sense of accomplishment from finishing such a large […]

How to Crochet Afghans: Your Guide to 5 Key Crochet Stitches

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Starting in on a big project like a crochet afghan can be a big commitment. They use up a lot of yarn, which can get expensive by the end of it, and once you pick a design you pretty much have to see it through to the end (unless you’re making one from a variety […]

Naturally Gorgeous: 9 Nature-Inspired Afghan Patterns

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The weather so far this December has been so temperamental that I don’t even know what to do. One day it’s almost 60 degrees and blindingly sunny, the next it’s raining and damp enough that even a jacket doesn’t keep out the chill. I’m usually the kind of person that loves being outside, but not […]

11 Crochet Blanket Patterns to Keep You Cozy

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There’s nothing better than cuddling up at the end of a long, chilly day. Throw a crochet blanket in the mix and you’ve got a recipe for the perfect evening! These free crochet blanket and crochet afghan patterns will have you warming up in no time. If you’ve been in search of a crochet project […]

Effortlessly Evergreen: 11 Crochet Afghan Patterns

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When I think winter, obviously the first thing that comes to mind is the cold. And the snow. And maybe peppermint mochas. But if you’re about to embark on a new crochet project and you’d like to capture that wintery feeling, these themes are a little abstract to translate into the form of, say, a […]

Top O’ the Mornin’ to Ya! 7 Easy Aran Afghan Patterns

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It might just be nostalgia for my Irish dancing days, but I’ve always absolutely loved aran patterns. From aran sweaters to socks, some of my fondest memories of fall and winter have been of wrapping up in comfy clothes and drinking hot chocolate by the window. But as any aran fan knows, those sweaters (the […]

16 Crochet Afghan Patterns for the Holidays

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Ah, wintertime. Snow is falling outside, there’s a fire crackling in the fireplace, and Christmas carols are playing on the radio. When I was younger, that kind of evening included hot chocolate made from scratch on the stove and curling up with a good book. Nowadays my schedule is a little bit busier and I […]

Crochet Some Cheer: 12 Christmas Afghan Patterns

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It’s official, friends – exactly one month until Christmas! Are you feeling the holiday cheer? I don’t think I’ll be able to truly enjoy the Christmas carols until after I’ve finished washing all of the dishes from tomorrow’s Thanksgiving dinner! Still, it’s definitely not too early to be thinking about what to give or how […]