afghans and blankets

Afghans & Blankets
African Violet Afghan
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Lacy Decor Crochet Ideas

Afghans & Blankets: Lacy Decor Crochet Ideas

Crocheted projects for the home need not be heavy and drapey. Here are some that make use of lacework and colored flower motifs to really add some pizzazz to your interior decorating. The ice thing about lacy crocheted items is that they add to a surface in your home, instead of covering it up. Try […]

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Blankets
Sophie's Dream Blanket

Afghans & Blankets: Sophie’s Dream Blanket Ideas

Some are very simple, some are wonderfully intricate, all are universal and timeless. There are patterns out there simply special enough to inspire hundreds of crocheters over the years. The one we are talking about today has stolen everyone’s hearts and sparked off so much creativity. Sophie’s Dream Blanket Free Crochet Pattern Are you always […]

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Patchwork
Patchwork Blanket
Patchwork Throw
Tunisian Crochet

Afghans & Blankets: Modern Patchwork Throws Ideas and Patterns

Perfectly basic shapes, modern simplicity, original stitches, nice textures and the most wonderful cocktails of colors. Sounds like a crocheter’s dream come true? Well, that’s the other name we gave to today’s selection of blanket patterns. Dive into it and get inspired! Patchwork Throw Free Crochet Pattern Patchwork projects always have this fun, laid-back character […]

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Afghans & Blankets: Charlotte’s Sunshine Baby Blankets

Back in the breach with Charlotte’s square blankets. These are gorgeous square-within-a-square projects, where the central square is tilted 45 degrees with respect to the outer edge. Combined with the central rosette, this pattern makes for some of the most stunning and decorative projects on the web. Charlotte’s Sunshine Baby Free Crochet Pattern Here is […]

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Square

Afghans & Blankets: Color Shifting Squares Free Patterns

Today’s post is all about the colorful play all the crocheters love. It is amazing how versatile most designs are and how easy it is to change their character by using different yarn styles and colors. This phenomenon lets us come back to our favorite patterns all year round as all we have to do […]

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Beauty of Charlotte Square Free Pattern
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Afghans & Blankets: Beauty of Charlotte Square Free Pattern

The Charlotte square is a beautiful square-within-a-square pattern that will surely be the conversation piece of the room it graces. These are large squares, sometimes 14″ or more on a side, with fancy, frilly or wavy edges and a literal infinity of possibilities in the middle.The central, on-point square usually defines the main theme, and […]

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Afghans & Blankets: Textured Baby Blanket with Shell Edging Free Patterns

If you are looking for an unusual, interesting pattern for a baby blanket you have to check these two patterns out. Both of them are beautifully textured and finished with an elegant shell edging. A link to a free pattern is under the photos. Moss Stitch Blanket Free Crochet Pattern Here we have a blanket […]

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Elegant Ripple Blanket Free Crochet Patterns

Afghans & Blankets: Elegant Ripple Blanket Free Crochet Patterns

Ripple-stitched blankets are a classic way of making a patterned texture for projects with a large surface area.  The effect is easy to achieve and the final product’s appearance belies the fact that it doesn’t take a lot of effort to complete these projects. All in all, this is a worthwhile addition to your quiver […]

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Stained Glass Square

Afghans & Blankets: Stained Glass Square Ideas

Who doesn’t love all the intricate stained glass windows? Well, for those of us who do, these beautiful squares are just everything. They are evocative of a traditional church or country home window, with richly colored panels interspersed with „leaded” supports. Because these squares have rounded off corners, the finished blanket is translucent and truly […]

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Afghans & Blankets: Rainbow Baby Blanket Ideas

Rainbow colors are a great theme for baby blankets. These gentle hues are not only beautiful but also soothing and very appropriate to many different decors. Here are some ideas to use this theme in different ways to make wonderful baby blankets. Meringue Stitch Blanket Free Crochet Pattern The meringue stitch baby blanket is a light […]

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