Beautiful Afghan Squares ~ 12 FREE Crochet Patterns

Beautiful Afghan Squares Round up on StitchesNScraps.com

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 →

Tea Cozy Tuesday – August – Week #4

Here’s my finished cozy for August!   The Granny Tea Cozy by Crochet with Raymond was a fast and fun stash-buster. There were a lot of ends to weave in, but that’s to be expected with a scrap project like this. I kept thinking as I made it that it would make a cute beanie pattern too!  Next week, a new cozy … Continue reading →

Tea Cozy Tuesday – August – Week #3

I got a bit ahead of myself this month! The Granny Tea Cozy by Crochet with Raymond works up really quickly, and before I knew it I was nearly done! All that’s left now is sewing in all those ends, and the edging along the spout and handle holes. On another note, I FINALLY got caught up and added all the finished cozies on the Pinterest … Continue reading →

Tea Cozy Tuesday – August – Week #2

This month’s pattern, the Granny Tea Cozy by Crochet with Raymond, is another good stashbuster for me. I think I can use up all these bits of yarn that I have left over from my April cozies and my May cozy. They’re all Lisa Uni and I think the colors work well together. What do you think? Remember to visit the Ravelry group for tips … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Granny’s Coasters

My Granny's Coasters

My Granny was a talented crocheter. One of my mothers prized possessions is a set of crocheted coasters that Granny had made. They were always on our coffee table (though we knew better than to actually put anything on them!) We lived literally half a world away, so I only met her a few times. I always felt close to … Continue reading →

Feeling floral

My LYS is yarn bombing a car for a local parade, using 10″ granny squares. I took the opportunity to try my hand at an African flower square, and I think it turned out pretty nice. I may have to find more uses for these! … Continue reading →