Have you ever wanted to make a granny square blanket, but felt overwhelmed by the whole process? This pattern was designed just for you! Make this chunky granny square blanket in a quarter of the time and still have a beautiful trendy crochet blanket to decorate your home.
This is the Happiest Blanket Ever! Or at least the happiest blanket I've ever made. It was fun to make, and puts a smile on my face every time I look at it - I hope it does the same for you! The Happiest Blanket Ever is great in any size - and there's a chart with all the sizes below. You can go with just 2 colors, or the rainbow riot of colors shown here - it's a great stashbuster! And with its easy 2 row repeat can relax you as you crochet. And the border will have you on cloud nine!
Using the classic chevron pattern, I designed this solid color lapghan that you can work up quickly and keep your lap warm when working at a desk or sitting in your favorite chair. It is also a wonderful pattern to work for someone who is in a wheelchair and doesn't need the full size afghan. I decided to use the peephole chevron stitch for this pattern because I wanted something with more drape and that felt a little more open. Since I was using one color and a super soft yarn, I wanted to have those peepholes in the pattern to give it a bit of interest.
"Tutorial how to crochet a Temperature Afghan, including tips and tricks, and a printable Temperature Afghan Reference Card that works for crochet and knit alike! Create a year-long blanket one row per day, striped to match the temperature outside your window. You can work in traditional rainbow colors or choose your own contemporary palette. To keep it from becoming too overwhelming, plan your colors in advance with set temperature ranges and work in a simple, short crochet stitch. The pleasure in creating this afghan is in having a project to hook a little at a time each night. No accidentally staying awake past bedtime because you just need to finish one. more. row. No feeling overwhelmed at the size of the project as you begin; you know it will break down into easily worked days. No worry that it won't be finished in time to gift when you already know the end date. And the result is a keepsake anyone will be proud to snuggle under for years to come."
I am SO excited! Today is THE DAY! The day I share my biggest blogging project yet! Meet the Happily Ever Afghan Block! I designed this amazing afghan as a wedding gift for my son and daughter in law. I'm sharing everything here on the blog in a 4 part series. In Part 1, I talked about planning an afghan from an inspiration piece and how to calculate how much yarn you need. Here in Part 2, I will give you the pattern for the block. Part 3 is all about the beautiful braided join technique and Part 4 wraps it all up with a beautiful border. All free to you!
Adorable babies just seem to inspire hand-made, personal crochet projects, and the Ever So Striped Easy Crochet Baby Blanket is the perfect pattern to get you ready to snuggle your little one. The salmon and blue tones of the stripes pop against the white, and the bumpy texture is exactly what you think of when you picture a warm blanket. The best part about this crochet pattern is that it only uses two different crochet stitches, so it is ideal for a beginner. Crochet baby blankets make great baby shower gifts, or you can work on it while your own peanut is on the way. Once you get started, it will definitely prepare you for all the many crochet accessories begging to add to your baby's cuteness.