Free Pattern – Contours Square

Contours - a free crochet pattern on StitchesNScraps.com

There’s very little that’s square about this unique square! It’s made in 4 separate, half-circle pieces that are then joined with an edging and sewn together in the middle. It looks complicated, but the actual crochet is very easy. This square is shown here in 3 colors, but can be made all in 1 color, or in as many as 5 or … Continue reading →

Coming Soon – Mystery Lapghan CAL

Join us for the Mystery Lapghan CAL!

It’s just about time for a fun, new CAL, and I couldn’t be more excited! I’m actually going to be doing 2 CALs this fall, but the first one I want to tell you about is this Mystery Lapghan CAL, which starts in just 2 days. This post contains affiliate links (click here for more info) – if you click on … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Criss cross apple sauce

Criss Cross Applesauce collage

The back and forth, crossed post stitches (cables) at the center of this square form a lattice like texture. There is a Jacob’s ladder / braid stitch in each corner, tucked under smaller chain spaces for a more criss-crossed look. The back of the square has a completely different, but also interesting texture, which looks a bit like layered shell stitches. The pattern is written with … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Dreaming of Pinwheels

Dreaming of Pinwheels

This whimsical blanket combines my Windy Square and Pinwheel Square patterns. It uses a couple of different joining techniques and a simple striped border. It is made with Anne Geddes Baby yarn by Red Heart, and it has come out really soft and squishy. I had to resist the urge to cuddle up in it myself! At the end of the … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Pinwheel square

Pinwheel square

I love to watch pinwheels spinning in a warm summer breeze. Because of the color selection, Anne Geddes Baby yarn by Red Heart was an obvious choice for this project. It comes in a wide array of colors, including those vibrant, bright shades that can be so hard to find in a baby yarn. It’s also a great weight for … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Windy Square

Windy Square

This “windy” blanket square makes me think of a gentle, warm breeze on a bright spring day. I wanted the design to be solid, but still feel light and airy. The yarn that immediately came to mind is Anne Geddes Baby yarn by Red Heart. It’s soft and squishy like a billowy cloud, with a subtle hint of sheen. It’s a great weight for a baby … Continue reading →