Monday, January 29, 2018

Super Easy Simple Quilt Pattern that is Great for Beginners

Simply Cool Easy to Make Quilt Pattern for Begginers
An easy to make simple quilt pattern for beginners and experienced quilts who want an fun quilting pattern to piece together quickly. A Super Easy Quilt that is great for beginners!
Easy to Make in Several Different sizes.
Use up some scraps—or coordinate your colors with a fabric collection—to make this quick-to-stitch design in 5 sizes.

Finished sizes:
  • Crib: 44" x 59"
  • Throw: 59" x 74"
  • Twin/full: 74" x 89"
  • Queen: 89" x 104"
  • King: 104" x 104"

108" Wide Quilt Backing Prairie Vine Tan108" Essential Scroll Quilt Backing Quilt Backing Tan108'' Complementary Leafy Scroll Quilt Backing Brown

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Saturday, January 27, 2018

Learn to Crochet Comfy Plaid Blankets and Afghan Patterns

Crochet Plaid Blankets and Afghan Patterns

Crochet Plaid Afghan and Blanket Patterns
A crocheted plaid blanket can be woven or crocheted as one piece depending on the pattern. There are color changed when making a plaid afghan and you will need to know how to chain stitch and double crochet. There are many different styles to choose from when crocheting a plaid afghan take a look at the different patterns below and choose which one is best for your skill level and crochet needs.

You will need

At Least Two to five different Colors of worsted weight yarn.

A Crochet Hook in the Correct Size needed for the pattern you are working on.

Plus the perfect Crochet Pattern!

This throw is perfect for relaxing outdoors but, of course, is equally nice for a dorm room or for a man to use. You work the horizontal stripes while crocheting the throw. Then chains are made and woven vertically through the chain spaces.

Celebration Plaid Afghan Crochet Pattern

This unique afghan uses a special date to create the plaid design. The afghan can be made as is, or learn how to customize your own date by reading the tutorial article in the instructions. Each number in the date represents a color and the number of rows for each color. A Mesh Base is stitched, then you weave in long strands of yarn through each mesh square. A fun and interesting way of color design. Size: 52"W x 60"L including fringe. Design was originally published in Crochet World February 2018 Download it Here.

ePattern Comfy Plaids Blanket to Crochet

ePattern Windows of Heaven Afghan Crochet Pattern

ePattern Perfectly Plaid Crochet Pattern

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Thursday, January 25, 2018

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Dive into thousands of hours of expert taught videos and bring your best ideas to life. Whether you love stitches, swatches, pasta or paint, you'll never be without a source of inspiration.

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Free Baby Blessings Instant Quilt Pattern Download

 Baby Blessings Free Quilt Pattern
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A New Baby is a Blessing and this free pattern download will help you welcome the little one into the world. This is a fun, quick quilt pattern that measures 33" x 35-1/2".
Use your favorite baby fabric to make a special quilt for baby.

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Monday, January 15, 2018

Free Crochet Pattern for a Simple Throw Using Super Saver Jumbo Yarn

Red Heart Archways Throw

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Crochet a simple throw using Red Heart Jumbo yarn. The free pattern allows you to crochet this afghan in any size and color option to make it the perfect throw for your home.
Consisting of mainly sc and dc this will work up quickly and become a favorite afghan to make up for gifts and to keep warm in the winter or use a lightweight yarn for the summer.
To Crochet 
Red Heart Super Saver Jumbo Yarn 2 Skeins in Color of your Choice (show Cafe Latte)

Finished throw measures 45" by 55" but you can crochet in any size that you prefer.

Download the FREE ARCHWAYS Crochet Throw Pattern Here

Red Heart Four-Patch Throw

 Afghans to Crochet in a Weekend

Our Favorite Heart Crochet Afghan Patterns

CROCHET PATTERN - With All My Heart - crochet blanket pattern, heart afghan pattern, linked hearts blanket pattern - Instant PDF Download
CROCHET PATTERN - With All My Heart - crochet blanket pattern, heart afghan pattern, linked hearts blanket pattern - Instant PDF Download

CROCHET PATTERN - With All My Heart - crochet blanket pattern, heart afghan pattern, linked hearts blanket pattern - Instant PDF DownloadThe Heart is a special way to show someone that you love them whether it's for Valentine's Day, a birthday, a wedding or any other special occasion. Crocheting a afghan with heart make a gift even more special for the person receiving the handmade item.
Heart Afghan pattern are a creative way to express yourself and we are providing you with a look at some of our crochet favorite afghan patterns.
The first one that we love is a best seller and one of the popular patterns that crocheters are downloading. the pattern includes over 60 photos that make it much easier for crocheters to make. The stitches are ch, sl st, hdc, dc, tr, sl st2tog, dc2tog, FPdc, BPdc
You will also be working in Back Loops only for part of the pattern but there are detailed instructions and great photos for this pattern.

Download the With All My Heart Crochet Blanket Pattern and View more Photos
CROCHET PATTERN - With All My Heart - crochet blanket pattern, heart afghan pattern, linked hearts blanket pattern - Instant PDF Download

Crochet Reversible Ripple Afghans

Crochet reversible ripple heart afghan patternCrochet reversible ripple afghan patterns

The Reversible ripple afghan featuring the pattern with hearts is available in the book Reversible Ripple Afghans that feature 5 Luxurious afghans with reversible textured designs. These patterns are fully reversible throws that will quickly become your favorites. Crochet using a soft worsted weight yarn.
The patterns are available in

Crochet World February 2018

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Friday, January 12, 2018

Build Your Crochet Skills with New Ideas on the Granny Stitch Pattern

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The Granny Stitch is often used in crochet to make granny squares but there are so many different ways to use the granny stitch in order to create beautiful crochet projects. Whether you are making an afghan, a poncho, sweater, hat or a scarf the granny stitch can be used in many versatile ways.
One of the easiest ways to use the granny stitch is to crochet an square continuous afghan in one or several different yarn colors.  Below we will discuss different methods and ways to learn about the granny stitch and how you can make several different crochet projects using the granny stitch technique.

If you are unfamiliar, never crocheted a granny stitch, or want to learn new ways to use the granny stitch. An online class may be perfect for you. The class allows you to tackle the granny stitch  as you tackle crocheting a hooded vest. You also can build on your crochet skills and tackle increases and decreases. Even if you thought you knew everything about crochet this class will make you realize there is still a lot to learn. You can learn many tips and tricks in this class for your next crochet project plus you will be able to create a beautiful project once you get through the class. This is especially great for the person who has always had difficulty with this stitch or learning any crochet stitch in general.

Granny Squares: From Simple to Sensational!
Granny Squares From Simple to Sensational 
Granny squares are a perennial favorite of crocheters worldwide and with this class you can learn 15 unique designs that illustrate just how creative you can be with squares, hexagons and octagons. Not only will you learn tricks and tips for making the motifs but new techniques you can use in all of your crochet projects. 

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Download or Purchase a Book to Learn More about Crochet

The Big Book of Granny Squares to Crochet
A Good Crochet book or guide can be one of the best ways to learn to crochet a granny square and make several different patterns to use in many ways in your crochet projects. Plus you can go back to the book over and over again as you crochet and work on creating beautiful granny squares.

Crochet Granny Square Patterns

Easy to Crochet Granny Square Afghan
Crochet a Granny square afghan like this one we made using Bernat Pop Yarn .  The blanket was crocheted starting with a Magic Circle .  Crocheting three HDC in in round and 1 chain space in each corner.  The color used is Paisley Pop. 
Make An All For One Crochet Blanket free pattern
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Red Heart Coatigan in Grannies, S/M

You can also make ponchos, hats, scarves, purses and more using the granny stitch check out these free patterns ...

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