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Crochet Mitered Ridges Afghan

Reading Time: 3 minutes Mitered Ridges Afghan Do you love thick, squishy blankets that are full of glorious texture?  Then you are going to love this Mitered Ridges Afghan that I just finished crocheting.  This hooks up really quick with #6 weight chunky yarn.  I used the Caron Chunky Cake yarn in colorway Trifle.  It only took 6 cakes […]

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Crochet Marled Modern Granny Afghan

Reading Time: 2 minutes Crochet Marled Modern Granny Afghan Mikey challenged me to crochet a marled afghan, so I went straight to my favorite go-to pattern to create this super easy blanket.  While holding 2 strands of the Caron Chunky Cakes together, this lovely piece went really fast.  I used 8 Cakes to crochet this 52″ square blanket. Besides […]

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Crochet Gentle Waves Baby Blanket + Tutorial

Reading Time: 2 minutes Gentle Waves Baby Blanket When I looked at the color of this yarn, the first thing I was remind of was the gentle waves of the ocean.  So I had to crochet a blanket to represent the yarn.  I love a soft rippling blanket and this one will be perfect to wrap around a newborn […]

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Crochet Modern Granny Hat

Reading Time: 2 minutes Crochet Modern Granny Hat #MG Hook up my Modern Granny #MG Hat and be warm and trending!  I used less than half a cake of Caron Sprinkle Cakes for this hat, but it would look great with Caron Tea Cakes and Caron Chunky Cakes. When I was scrolling through the fabulous pictures on The Crochet Crowd […]

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Crochet Blanket Cardigan

Reading Time: < 1 minute Crochet Blanket Cardigan Caron Chunky Cakes is the hottest new yarn in the Cake family to hit Michaels.  This super cute easy to make Blanket Cardigan has just been released and has jumped right near the top of my personal to-do list!  It looks incredibly warm and cozy.  Perfect for a chilly winter day. This […]

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Crochet Chunky Waves Afghan + Tutorial

Reading Time: < 1 minute Crochet Chunky Waves Afghan Using 2 strands at one time, you can make a marled looking wave afghan with a really big crochet hook. Yep, Q or 15 mm hook. The thickness of the yarn played in tandem with the large hook makes this for a quick to crochet project. Let the yarn come out […]

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Crochet Deep Ridge Scarf + Tutorial

Reading Time: < 1 minute Crochet Deep Ridge Scarf Using 2 Balls of Caron Chunky Cakes, you can make this Deep Ridge Scarf. The scarf is a Mikey original that plays with sets of front posts and back posts together to create deep ridging. I didn’t use the entire 2 balls though. I used about 1.5 balls to get my […]

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What To Do with Caron Chunky Cakes?

Reading Time: < 1 minute What to do with Caron Chunky Cakes New to Caron Yarns as of Jan 16, 2018 exclusively at Michaels Canada and Michaels USA is Caron Chunky Cakes. This new addition to the line up satisfies those crocheters and knitters who wanted just 100% Acrylic Yarns. Yep, that’s right no wool are in these beauties. Extremely […]

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