For the Love of Granny Squares: 27 New Crochet Granny Square Afghans

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What do vibrant flowers, parquet tiles, and classic stripes have in common? They can all dress up your crochet blanket patterns through the same beloved technique—crochet granny squares. This is one of my favorite ways to work up an afghan because it’s so convenient; if you only have a few precious minutes for crocheting, you can […]

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14 Sun-Kissed Crochet Patterns for Summer

14 Sun-Kissed Crochet Patterns

When you think of the word “crochet,” what’s the first image that comes to mind? A Christmas sweater from Grandma? A fuzzy baby blanket for your niece? Something warm and cozy? Winter crochet patterns are gorgeous, but there are plenty of fun crochet projects you can create for summer, too. From floppy hats to pool cover-ups to quick […]

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29 Patterns for Pet Clothing and Accessories

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Do you like animals more than people? It’s okay to admit it – we’re all friends here. Sometimes I find myself preferring animals to other people, and I don’t even have a pet! If you love spoiling your furry friend, we’ve got a whole bunch of pet crafts for you. 29 Patterns for Pet Clothing and […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Crochet Granny Square Baby Blanket

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If there’s a new baby in your life this spring, you need to make them this adorable Crochet Granny Square Baby Blanket from Daisy Cottage Designs. You make this crochet afghan pattern the same way you would make a granny square, just on a bigger scale! I love the cool, refreshing colors she used in […]

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Your Perfect Plaid: 8 Crochet Afghan Patterns

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Let’s face it, crochet afghans are a really great project to make (if you’ve got the time and the yarn, that is.) They make great gifts and fabulous home decor, they’re often repetitive enough that you can work them up in your sleep, and there’s always a sense of accomplishment from finishing such a large […]

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How to Crochet Afghans: Your Guide to 5 Key Crochet Stitches

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Starting in on a big project like a crochet afghan can be a big commitment. They use up a lot of yarn, which can get expensive by the end of it, and once you pick a design you pretty much have to see it through to the end (unless you’re making one from a variety […]

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Naturally Gorgeous: 9 Nature-Inspired Afghan Patterns

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The weather so far this December has been so temperamental that I don’t even know what to do. One day it’s almost 60 degrees and blindingly sunny, the next it’s raining and damp enough that even a jacket doesn’t keep out the chill. I’m usually the kind of person that loves being outside, but not […]

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