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 […]

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Somewhere Over the Rainbow Ripple Crochet Baby Blanket

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One of the my favorite go-to crochet baby blanket patterns is a simple ripple pattern.  You really can’t go wrong with a ripple or chevron crochet afghan pattern for baby; the pattern is quick to work up, easy to memorize and every new mother loves the finished results.  This crochet baby afghan pattern is perfect […]

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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 […]

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America’s Favorite Crochet Ripple Throw

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What do you think of when you are asked “What does summer mean to you?”  For me it’s: BBQ, ice cold drinks, swimming pools, red, white and blue, and snuggling under an afghan watching the fireworks.  This free crochet ripple afghan is the perfect sized throw to carry along when you’re headed out to view the […]

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10 Contemporary Crochet Afghan Patterns

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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 […]

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Cranberry Craze: 10 Crantastic Crochet Afghans

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It’s cranberry season, people! Whether you like eating cranberries or not, you have to admit that they have quite a fetching hue. It’s just the greatest shade for the holiday season. Not only can you eat many delicious foods made with cranberries, but decorating with this color will definitely bring you holiday cheer. It’s not […]

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12 Patchwork Patterns

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I’m a big fan of the patchwork seen in quilt patterns. I’m always reminded of the quilt my mother would bring out on occasion, a memento from her grandmother. While I don’t have to sew, that doesn’t mean I can’t piece together a beautiful crochet afghan reminiscent of my great-grandmothers quilt. In my hunt for […]

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Bring on the Burgundy!

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Autumn ushers in rich variations of red, orange, yellow, and purple. Violets, burnt orange, marigold, and burgundy begin popping along the trees, bushes, and decor. I’m a huge fan of color, but fall colors tend to be my favorite. To me they’re like dark chocolate, rich and delightful. While I tend to lean towards the […]

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Colorful Hues to Cure Your Winter Blues

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The winter ushers in a sea of white and blue (and brown; all that bare bark and mud-stained snow). Now, I’m a fan of winter. The peacefulness of a fresh coat of snow, the frost creating exquisite mosaics on your windows, the fun activities, the list goes on and on. The only thing that bothers […]

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9 Mediterranean Patterns

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Happy Halloween, crocheters! I have a brief anecdote that inspired today’s round-up of patterns. I woke up this morning in Chicago excited. Halloween has always been a very fun holiday at my house. We’d dress up our dogs (silly, but always good for a laugh. They’re such good sports), have a little bonfire in the […]

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