We ♥ Round Afghans: 12 Easy Crochet Patterns

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I’m definitely the kind of person who spends most of my waking hours wrapped up in a blanket (when I’m not in public, that is). If there’s a couch or an armchair in my house, you can bet there’s some kind of afghan or throw folded up on it for easy access. I just really, […]

Cozy! 20+ Fabulous Fall-Inspired Crochet Afghan Patterns

Fall Crochet Afghan Patterns

For a short moment this morning the weather was crisp, dry and clear – and I was transported to an autumn path with leaves crunching under my feet as I hugged a hot pumpkin spice latte close.  Of course, this fleeting daydream was short lived when I realized my hair was still wet and I […]

Going Gaga Over Grannies: Flower Granny Squares

Flower Granny Squares

While I walk my neighborhood I’m constantly looking to the left and right of me seeing all the fabulous flowers in everyone’s yard. In my own yard I have these beautiful bold, colorful flowers of orange, purple, pink and yellow. My favorite are the lilacs, but those seem to come and go all too quickly. […]

Design Your Own Blanket Using Your Favorite Granny Square Patterns

Nine 4" granny squares, one 12" granny square, or four 6" granny squares join to create a 12" square block.

I’m Marie Segares from Underground Crafter. I’ve mentioned before that I love crochet granny squares, and recently, I shared three free 6” square patterns on Stitch and Unwind: Circle with Popcorn Square Mayapple Flower Square Summer Marigold Granny Square If you’re a granny square lover like me, you’ve probably made “stash buster” blankets combining a […]

20 of America’s Favorite Patriotic Crochet Afghan Patterns + Granny Squares

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Think of summer… What comes to mind?  Sunshine.  Popsicles.  Swimming pools.  Red, White and Blue.   Flags waving in the breeze and bunting on front porches. I love decorating the outside of the house this time of year, showing off my patriotism, but often lack in the inside decorating.  This year, I’ve decided to bring […]

The Snuggle is Real: Our 9 Most Popular Crochet Baby Blanket Patterns

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The Snuggle is Real, people!  New babies are popping up all over the place, so those of us who love to give crochet baby blanket gifts are in a hurry to get all those babies wrapped up in homemade blankies.  So let’s not waste any time, here is a collection of our reader’s 9 favorite […]

Sassy Stripes: 16 Cheerful Crochet Afghans to Brighten Your Day!

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One of the easiest ways to add a little extra color to your home decor is with a cheerfully colored crochet afghan. If you really want to up the “oomph” on that pop of color, try making a sassy striped crochet afghan pattern.  Not only will you be able to pick colors you love, but […]

Video Tutorial: Learn to Tunisian Crochet


Tunisian crochet can look intimidating the first time you see it, but I can promise you that it really is easy.  The basic Tunisian stitch (sometimes referred to as the afghan stitch) is really nothing more than a simple single crochet, just worked in a unique way.  Don’t believe me?  Well, I’ve filmed a tutorial […]

Colorful Crochet: Randomizing Colors in Granny Squares

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One of the things I love the most about crochet granny squares is the ability to use a plethora of fun colors in one cuddly blanket.  The bright colors bring a smile to my face whenever I pull the crochet afghan out of the closet, and I often have a hard time putting it away […]

Red Bricks Crochet Afghan Pattern

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The amazing textures and unique geometry of this Red Bricks Crochet Afghan are sure to make a strong statement. The stitch pattern is easy to memorize and you’ll love snuggling under this stunning crochet afghan pattern as you work it up.  The fun brick-like texture is made with the front post double crochet, keeping things […]