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

Gameday Afghans

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 […]

Stitch Spotlight: 15 Afghans with Tunisian Crochet Stitches

Stitch Spotlight

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

Rainbow Afghan

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

Mixed Berries

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 […]

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 […]

29 V-Stitch Crochet Patterns

Quick n' Cozy Crochet Afghan

My sister is having a baby this August (yay!) So I’ve decided to learn how to crochet so I can make something special for our future bundle of joy. I want it to be something special – something that looks a little more fancy than your basic crochet project. After doing some research, I’ve found that the V-stitch is just […]

24 Free Crochet Afghan Patterns Fit for Royalty

24 Free Crochet Patterns Fit For Royalty

If you grew up watching Disney princess movies, there’s a good chance you also dressed up like your favorite princess at some point. Cinderella, Ariel, and Princess Jasmine have been popular for decades. To get that same special feeling as an adult, you can give your home a royal touch by taking inspiration from past or present rulers. We’ve […]