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JOANN Stitch Along Spring 2020 Pattern

Reading Time: 2 minutes JOANN Stitch Along Spring 2020 The JOANN Stitch Along for this year is planned for release on March 23, 2020. Photography and final pattern have been completed at this stage. Designed by Erin, one of the Yarnspirations Designers. There are some changes, compared to what we are used to for the stitch along this year. […]

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Granny Ripple Afghan Pattern

Reading Time: 2 minutes Granny Ripple Afghans Learn how to make a granny afghan that uses waves that go up and down in the width of the afghan. This is much simpler than you may realize. Once you get the pattern on how it grows at the top peaks and reduces at the bottom valleys, it’s a cinch! Give […]

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Entrelac & Rectangular Afghans

Reading Time: 2 minutes Entrelac Rectangular Afghans For those that prefer to do Entrelac in a rectangular, yet done in a circle formation, I’ve figured out the math to make it happen so it will match your desired afghan or throw sizes. Visualize a granny square that is the size of your bed. What is wrong? Chances are the […]

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Water Waves Throw Crochet Pattern

Reading Time: 3 minutes Water Waves Throw Pattern by Michael Sellick – The Crochet Crowd ©2012 The Crochet Crowd Water Waves Throw will measure approximately 59″ across. 1 ball of Bernat Mosaic Yarn, colour used is Waterfall will create 4″ of height. For example, if you wanted this afghan to be square. 59 divided by 4″ = 15 balls. […]

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Crochet Rectangle Afghan + Tutorial

Reading Time: < 1 minute Crochet Rectangle Afghan Using Caron Chunky Cakes, crochet this simplistic but beautifully coloured granny rectangle afghan. Simple to start and maintain. Let the Caron Chunky Cakes do the colour work for you. Get the free pattern. Tutorial More Afghan Ideas

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Crochet Caron Cakes Entrelac Afghan Pattern

Reading Time: < 1 minute Crochet Caron Cakes Entrelac Afghan Have fun with Caron Cakes and Entrelac Afghan Techniques at the same time. The colour changing of Caron Cakes makes Entrelac, super exciting in my opinion. You end up with a quilt look-a-like. As you begin from the middle, the colours start off pretty solid but as it grows, you […]

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137 Knit & Crochet Free Patterns

Reading Time: < 1 minute 137 Knit and Crochet Patterns Yarnspirations has pooled together 137 knit and crochet patterns. It’s a huge assortment of patterns that include clothing, afghans, blankets and even home decor. It’s a true privilege that one of my patterns was able to be part of the banner for this collection. I never take that acknowledgement for […]

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How Many Chains to Start a Blanket or Afghan?

Reading Time: 2 minutes How Many Chains Do you Need to Start An Afghan? We are constantly asked how many chains do you need to do certain size afghans. Using my crochet hook and measuring tape, I figured out the average chain counts you need to do in order to get close to size you want. I am assuming […]

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6 Planned Pooling Crochet Patterns

Reading Time: 5 minutes Planned Pooling Crochet Patterns I have not yet mastered the art of planned pooling but it is definitely high on my list of things I want to learn I did try once it didn’t go as well as hoped maybe next time I will follow the complete directions and not just what stitch I had […]

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