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What To Do With Caron Big Cakes Yarn

Reading Time: < 1 minute What To Do With Caron Big Cakes Yarn Caron Big Cakes are 100% Acrylic that is sized for big projects like afghans. Crocheters and knitters with a large appetite for ball sizes that can go a long way. New for Fall 2017, there was a demand for Caron Cakes to be in 100% Acrylic was […]

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Crochet Ocean Waves Afghan Pattern + Tutorial

Reading Time: 2 minutes Crochet Ocean Waves Afghan The Crochet Ocean Waves Afghan is pretty straight forward once you get the pattern in your mind. It’s a repeating of just 2 rows over and over once you get started and established. The key thing to watch for is the extended rows. Both sides of the project are not equal […]

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Crochet Wave Granny Squares Pattern + Tutorials

Reading Time: 2 minutes Crochet Wave Afghans using Granny Squares Many people struggle with the concept of doing Crochet Wave Afghans. A simple solution is to change the starting point of being linked granny squares. I used the joining method to start the waves after the granny was started which is the same in the Waving to Granny Crochet […]

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Crochet Conversation Shawl Pattern

Reading Time: 3 minutes Crochet More Conversation, Less Concentration Shawl You know how it is, you get gabbing or watching TV and the only thing you finish in the end is the dessert tray. This shawl was designed for more conversation, less concentration. This is my Crochet More Conversation Shawl. There is an easy repeat pattern involved. The Criss […]

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Crochet Breaking Waves Afghan + Tutorial

Reading Time: 2 minutes Crochet Breaking Waves Afghan Introducing the Crochet Breaking Waves Afghan designed by Mikey of The Crochet Crowd aka me. Inspired by the breaking waves of water on a coastal edge and looking to Caron Big Cakes, Blue Macaroon, I developed a textured look wave afghan. PDF IS UPDATED WITH NEW INFO – March 15, 2018 […]

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Crochet Marled Basket Pattern

Reading Time: 2 minutes Crochet Marled Basket The Marled Basket is using Caron Big Cakes. The basket is super easy. It is about 12″ diameter by 12″ tall. It uses 2 balls of Caron Big Cakes. You have two choices for using 2 strands together. For the basket shown here, it’s my own sample and I used two different […]

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Beans & Bobbles Afghan Pattern

Reading Time: 3 minutes Crochet Beans & Bobbles Afghan Today I have the second in the #CrochetBB series.  This Beans & Bobbles Afghan is a straight version of my Crochet Beans & Bobbles Chevron Afghan.  I know that many of you would rather not crochet the chevrons so you will definitely find this blanket a bit easier and faster. […]

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Crochet Hugs + Kisses Around the Block Pattern

Reading Time: < 1 minute Crochet Hugs + Kisses Around the Block Introducing, the 5th in the Hugs & Kisses series of patterns.  This pretty lapghan size blanket is just perfect for a chilly afternoon to snuggle under, with a cup of tea and a good book. Hugs & Kisses Around the Block is the rectangle from the middle version […]

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Crochet Beans & Bobbles Chevron Afghan + Tutorial

Reading Time: 4 minutes Crochet Beans & Bobbles Chevron Afghan I’m excited to introduce the Beans & Bobbles Chevron Afghan. My favorite afghan will always be a chevron style, no matter what stitch is used. I grew up with a chevron afghan draped over the back of the sofa, so to me there is nothing more comforting. This #CrochetBB […]

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