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Make Their Wedding Special: Free Afghan Square Crochet Along

Inside: Free crochet wedding afghan square pattern with tutorial videos. PLUS links to 24 other designs from Marly Bird’s Wedding Blanket CAL. I love weddings! So much preparation goes into the day to make it special. The dress, the flowers, the perfect font for the place cards. Creating an heirloom blanket for the happy couple …

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Don’t miss the party! Make my free Garden Party square today.

Inside: Colorful crochet afghan square pattern with free tutorial videos. Lush green bushes swaying in the breeze create the perfect backdrop for the vibrant colors of snapdragons, dahlias and roses. Nothing says summer like a lush garden spilling over with blooms. Then there’s my house. I’m like the grim reaper of the garden world. I …

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You’re Going to Love the Texture of the Marshmallow Stitch!

We’ve all been there. You just found the perfect pattern. So you grab your yarn and favorite hook, set up the snacks and settle in for an evening of binge-watching on Netflix. Then you get wrapped up in the plot and can’t follow the pattern. Or you try to stick to the pattern and keep …

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Easy Planned Pooling Afghan | Premier Everyday Plaid

You’ll be right bonny snuggled up this winter under this lovely Blackwatch Throw.  This easy planned pooling afghan pattern from Premier Yarn has a striking plaid band on a background of navy blue that would put a smile on the face of any Highlander. Once you’ve learned the basics of planned color pooling I think …

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Easy Planned Pooling | Plaid Fringe Scarf

Easy planned pooling?  Can’t be done.  If you ever tried to create a perfect plaid with a variegated yarn you know it’s tricky.  One skein will pool beautifully, but when you switch colors it won’t work.  There’s no yarn that can give you consistent results… until now.   You know I’ve been chatting up Premier Yarn’s Everyday …

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Color Pooling Yarn | Premier Everyday Plaid

Have you tried planned pooling yet?  I know how that went.  You saw those colorful plaid designs and decided to try it out.  You grabbed some variegated yarn from your stash and got started.  That’s how you found out it takes a lot of skill to recreate the designs.  Enter the new color pooling yarn …

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How to Crochet Corner to Corner (C2C)

Lesson 8: How to Crochet Corner to Corner (C2C) I am especially excited about this last How to Crochet lesson.  Crochet corner to corner afghans look complex, but they are actually very easy to make.  Using the basic stitches you’ve already learned you can make a square or rectangle in any size.  From a washcloth or …

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C2C Interactive Crochet Calculators

C2C Interactive Crochet Calculators C2C afghans and graphghans are wildly popular and with good reason.  It’s a great technique that looks difficult, but is actually simple.  If you want to follow an existing chart, but don’t have the same yarn or want to change the size you need to know how big your finished project …

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