Tag Archives: Afghan

Organization Makes for Hyper Speed Crochet


Many people comment that I crochet fast. I’m not really a fast crocheter as I have seen women totally bulldoze me over with their speed. My friend, Onzelle from Pennsylvania who I met on the crochet cruise, is the fastest … Continue reading

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Sweet Ruffles Blanket and Pillow Crochet Pattern


In the latest trend of adding Sashay to projects as an embellishment, I give you the latest new pattern called Sweet Ruffles Blanket & Pillow Crochet Pattern. This afghan is designed for a twin size bed. The added Sashay gives … Continue reading

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The Next Afghan Challenge Begins Tomorrow


The Crochet Crowd begins another afghan challenge starting tomorrow, April 15th, 2014. This afghan will go quickly and is not an afghan that needs to be pieced together at the end. If you are up for a challenge to make … Continue reading

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When Crochet Turns Abstract: Free Granny Afghan Pattern


Many crocheters write in about doing afghans like this. It’s a fabulous granny afghan that is so abstract. It will mess with your eyes. It’s an art form unto itself. This free pattern by Lion Brand Yarns is stunning. This … Continue reading

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Figuring Out The Baby Afghan with Current Challenge


There have been several questions on Facebook and in our emails about people wanting the stitch counts for Baby Afghans and bigger for the current challenge. In stitches where there are multiples, meaning that so many chains are required for … Continue reading

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Rainbow View Throw Crochet Pattern


Are you looking for something new? Look closely at this new afghan as there is more than meets the eye. Originally, I was just seeing the colours but then I zoomed my eyes into the afghan itself to see the … Continue reading

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New Crochet Afghans with A Slant


No it’s not your eyes, it’s the afghan! The afghan it’s topsy turvy and really really fascinating. While at CHA in California in January 2014, I see scarves at the Lion Brand Exhibit that looked like this. I was really … Continue reading

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