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 […]

Your Guide to Crochet Afghans

Types of Afghans

Embarking on a large crochet project like an afghan can be a little intimidating. There are so many factors to consider before you begin – am I using a yarn I can easily buy a lot of? Is this a design I won’t get sick of? What type of afghan would work best for what […]

Afghans for All Occasions: Our Top 5 Crochet Afghan Collections

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Here at Stitch & Unwind, we love our afghans. We’re regularly bringing you roundups of crochet afghan patterns for whatever occasion you can think of, from baby showers to Christmas to summer vacations. But for those who truly love to crochet afghans, I understand – sometimes those posts just aren’t enough. Luckily, for times like […]

Get Cozy: 12 Free Crochet Afghan Patterns


Autumn is officially settling in and winter, as always, is right behind it. Before we know it we’ll be breaking out the heavy coats and scarves to try and shield ourselves from the cold weather. When it’s gloomy and gray outside and the thermostat drops anywhere below 60, it’s enough to make me want to […]

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 […]