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 […]

How To: Crocodile Stitch Tutorial

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Have you mastered learning how to crochet?  It’s time to step up your crochet game.  Add some serious texture to your next crochet project by learning how to crochet the crocodile stitch. The crocodile stitch gets its name from it’s striking resemblance to the scale of a crocodile.  While the results look difficult, I can assure […]

10 Contemporary Crochet Afghan Patterns


I’m always on the hunt for a free crochet afghan pattern that is different that anything else I have seen before. Lately, I have been drawn to designs that lean more to the modern contemporary vibe. From the simple colors to the clean lines, these designs are different enough to keep my attention while I […]

Crochet Pattern of the Day: Grandma’s Favorite Baby Blanket


If you’re looking for a precious baby blanket to crochet for the little one in your life, then look no further. Grandma’s Favorite Baby Blanket is the perfect pattern for any little bundle of joy. Choose any three colors you want to customize the look of this crocheted baby blanket. We look the vintage-inspired look […]