Warm Up America! is a charity which accepts blanket squares or "sections" that volunteers seam together into blankets. Crochet this lemon section to donate! Each April, the Craft Yarn Council in conjunction with Warm Up America! invites you to Stitch Away Stress. Crochet, as you know, is such a wonderfully soothing activity. Lemons have become the emblem for this promotion because the first pattern designed for Stitch Away Stress was a cute lemon stress ball! This cheery motif is wonderful for lemon lovers to work up year-round. Section together your own beautiful lemon afghan, or donate these sections to a wonderful cause.
"This blue skies granny squares baby blanket uses three complimenting colors for this lovely little blanket. Finish the look with an easy crochet border. I love making granny squares. Twenty Granny Squares to a Beautiful Baby Blanket This entire blanket is made from granny squares that use two different colors. The first color is worked for the first four rounds. The second color is worked for two rounds. There are ten of each granny square for a total of 20 squares. On the Go Pattern A granny square pattern can be worked on just about anywhere. They are small enough to stash inside a pretty bag with the yarn and your crochet supplies. Then when you have enough made, just seam them together. The granny square is one of the most easy and versatile crochet patterns around. "
"The Flower Medley Blanket is a great scrap stash busting project. Made with several flower granny square motifs made in different colors, joined with the mattress stitch with a gorgeous yet simple 4 round flower puff stitch border. This gorgeous flower granny square motif is made with a puff stitch center which is then squared off to create a granny square. So versatile - gorgeous as a motif before squaring off and could be used in so many different projects. Make bags, blankets, wraps and so much more with this beautiful motif! Works up quickly and looks lovely in so many different colors - make as a daisy, sunflower, Black-eyed Susan or a mum! Perfect for year round flower crochet projects! Approximate finished size = 6” x 6” The Flower Medley Blanket is a great scrap stash busting project. Made with several flower granny square motifs made in different colors, joined with the mattress stitch with a gorgeous yet simple 4 round flower puff stitch border. "
"Add a pop of color to any room with this crochet cotton candy fluffy blanket. Easily create this wonderfully soft afghan. It is so soft and cuddly that you will want to snuggle under it all day. This stitch looks equally beautiful on either side which works perfectly when crocheting cozy blankets. I swear the art of crochet has jumped to new soaring heights as there are so many yarn lovers making so many wonderful and beautiful crochet items. It has become the HIP thing to do. One of the most popular handmade items I am seeing right now is the coveted super chunky crochet blanket. Well, this fluffy blanket will not disappoint in the super chunky feel. The yarn is a 5 on the bulky scale. "
This blue agate crochet blanket was a joy to make. The process of crocheting each square, joining them, and adding a beautiful crochet border is so relaxing.This is the second granny square blanket of a 6 part series on a few easy, yet pretty crochet edges that can be added to the throws. I will have both written directions and video tutorials for each one. Enjoy creating your own beautiful blankets using this series. Square One Consists of four rounds of Deft Blue and two rounds of Charcoal. Square Two consists of four rounds of Light Blue and two rounds of Dusty Grey.Why Blue Agate Crochet Blanket? My dear mother-in-law grew up in Upper Michigan near the shores of Lake Superior. You can walk the beaches and find beautiful gem stones in the cold, clear water. The town she lived in used to be a booming mining town. We would go there and go Agate searching each summer. The crochet borders on this throw remind me of those beautiful gems.