Free Pattern – Beach Ball Square

Jump into summery fun with this Beach Ball Square! Vibrant colors and a raised edge make the beach ball really pop on a neutral, sandy background. Finished off with a fast and colorful border, this square is sure to add a little sunshine to your project. This pattern was designed for the Moogly 2017 afghan CAL.

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Free Pattern – Contours Square

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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 →

Knitting Along 6 – Anthology Blanket by the Underground Crafter

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I finally finished my blanket for the Anthology Blanket Knit Along!  Did you do the KAL too? If so, remember, you have until the end of November to finish up your blanket and enter the giveaway. The squares were becoming a Friday night stitching group ritual for me, and I can’t believe it’s done. I’m really happy with how it turned out … Continue reading →

Beautiful Afghan Squares ~ 12 FREE Crochet Patterns

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This round-up of crochet afghan patterns is compiled by Rhelena of Crochet Pattern Bonanza – a free crochet pattern directory. Rhelena was kind enough to write this up as a guest post for me to share with you. Thanks Rhelena! Afghan squares are a fun way to relax at the end of the day. They are often mindless to crochet, … Continue reading →

Knitting Along 5 – Anthology Blanket by the Underground Crafter

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The Anthology Blanket Knit Along is almost over! There are just 4 squares left. The squares are all fairly easy though, so there’s still time to catch up. You’ve seen my first 5 squares, squares 6-10, squares 11-15, and squares 16-20. Here are squares 21-25. From left to right, top to bottom: Ridge Stitch, Ribbed Basketweave, Garter Zig Zag, Zipper Rib, and Waffle Rib. … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Anemone

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After making my Seahorse Teether pattern, I had quite a bit of yarn left, so I made this blanket to go with it. The design is reversible, and was inspired by pictures of “flower” anemones. It’s made in Red Heart Baby Hugs yarn, which has been tested to be free from harmful levels of over 300 substances! This pattern is protected by copyright. … Continue reading →

Knitting Along 4 – Anthology Blanket by the Underground Crafter

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I’m still knitting along on the Anthology Blanket Knit Along on Underground Crafter, and we’re on square 21 already! I got a bit behind, but have managed to catch up again. I showed you my first 5 squares, squares 6-10 and squares 11-15. Now here are squares 16-20. From left to right, top to bottom, there’s Mini Dots, Bamboo Poles, Dots, Diagonal Moss Stripe, and … Continue reading →