11 Whimsical Woodland Afghans

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This holiday season, take a stroll through a winter woodland fantasy with these 11 fabulous crochet afghan patterns from AllFreeCrochetAfghanPatterns. Take a stroll through your own enchanted forest as you browse these bright and bold designs, then make your favorite (or favorites, if you’re feeling extra crafty) to give your home a rustic and whimsical […]

Cyber Monday: Delicious Yarn and Book Bundle Giveaway + Crochet Snowflake Blanket Pattern

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Hope you had a fabulous Thanksgiving (if you’re stateside)! For us, the celebration continues with Cyber Monday here on Stitch & Unwind. Now that the holidays are really here, you can decorate shamelessly! Give yourself a project for all those cold winter evenings by making this gorgeous Red Heart crochet pattern: the Corner-to-Corner Snowflake Blanket. […]

14 Corner-to-Corner Crochet Blanket Patterns

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You know you can crochet a blanket in straight rows, but did you know you can crochet a blanket diagonally? A diagonally crocheted blanket is called a corner-to-corner blanket  (or C2C blanket, as it’s often abbreviated online) since you work, quite literally, from one corner of the blanket to the other. Working up a crochet […]

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

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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 […]

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 […]

17 Crochet Patterns Inspired by Mixed Berries

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June, July, and August are the perfect months to eat meals outside. You can barbecue and eat sticky and saucy foods because you don’t have to worry about cleaning up the mess! (Nature takes care of that.) 17 Crochet Patterns Inspired by Mixed Berries A variety of berries – such as strawberries, cherries, and blackberries – are in season during […]

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 […]