12 Crochet Blanket Patterns for your Grandkids

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Christmas is just a few months away which means that if you haven’t started working up Christmas presents for your grandchildren, you should probably get going! Handmade Christmas gifts are always a great idea: they’re very easily personalized with your grandkid’s favorite color or school colors, and they’re a sweet and sentimental gift. Throughout the […]

8 Crochet Afghan Patterns for Gameday

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Happy (almost) fall! When I was off in school and getting my bachelor’s degree, we had free tickets to our weekly football games, so I would make myself go every Saturday while I was there. Being a fan meant dragging myself out of bed at 11 in the morning for those early games and out at […]

Afghans in Bloom: 14 Floral Afghan Patterns

Afghans in Bloom

Your garden isn’t the only place where flowers can bloom—bring them into your home decor by working up a crochet blanket pattern! The free crochet patterns in Afghans in Bloom: 14 Floral Afghan Patterns will help you embrace your inner flower child and create dazzlingly colorful and chic afghans. You can have your own botanical garden […]

Two Skeins or Less: 12 Quickie Crochet Afghan Patterns

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A few years ago, I had the bright idea to start crocheting my own striped blanket. I used simple double crochet stitches and didn’t plan on using any color changes except when I finished a full skein of yarn. As I soon found out, however, crocheting a full afghan is a huge commitment. I’ve been […]

Stitch Spotlight: 15 Afghans with Tunisian Crochet Stitches

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Today is the day to shine a light on one of my favorite designs: the oh-so-versatile Tunisian crochet stitch. Yes, it is a design grandkids and grannies can agree on. One of the best things about this pattern is the way it combines modern and vintage design by bringing back what used to be known as the afghan […]

Colorfully Bold: 26 Rainbow-Colored Crochet Afghan Patterns

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Whenever I’m feeling down or sluggish, I realize that it’s important to actively surround myself with positive energy–get off the couch, open a window, call my mom. In the same way, the material we choose to have around us can help set the tone for a bolder, fresher life, which is why these rainbow crochet patterns are […]

25 Easy Crochet Granny Square Patterns

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No matter what time of year it is, my mother has to bundle up in a blanket. There have been summer nights when my father and I have been in shorts, and she starts building a fire in our wood stove. I have to agree, though, that even without being as cold-natured as she is, there […]

AllFreeCrochetAfghanPatterns has a new eBook!

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Baby showers, birthdays and other momentous occasions all serve as the perfect excuse to take out that hook and yarn, because nothing makes a better gift than something homemade and straight from the heart. For all these occasions, baby blankets truly make wonderful gifts because they’re both practical and adorable and can be easily customized […]

22 Lace Crochet Blanket Patterns

22 Lace Crochet Blanket Patterns

There’s something so pretty and delicate about lace crochet blankets, don’t you think? They’re worked up so intricately and with such care yet they still provide some warmth despite being so light and open. In fact, I’d say they’re perfect for the spring and summer months as you don’t want to get weighed down by […]

14 Wine-Inspired Crochet Afghan Patterns

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When do you typically open a bottle of wine? At dinner? When guests come over? On a Friday after a hard week at work? May 25 is National Wine Day, and I’m sure many people will be celebrating with a bottle of their favorite white or red. As you relax and sip your drink, why not take […]