Have you ever looked at a blanket and thought, I wonder what it would look like as a cardigan? (LOL) I like blankets, but I probably like making cardigans more! I’ve seen lots of beautiful flower granny squares in blankets, but for a while now I wondered what kind of flower square I’d like to wear as an item of clothing. Well this is my answer! I chose the classic English rose.
This easy crochet snowflake ornament is quick to make, is suitable for beginners and requires no starch! Now that’s my kind of snowflake. Simply make it & hang it! This crochet snowflake ornament is made with two easy snowflake granny squares laced together with a ribbon and is part of my Christmas crochet patterns collection. A YouTube video tutorial is also available to aid you with making the square as it’s a part of the crochet snowflake hat & cowl pattern.
This easy crochet snowflake bauble is made with the granny stitch and is suitable for beginners. The lace looks great on a see-through bauble, especially if you hang it in front of some twinkling Christmas lights. It makes a great addition to your handmade crochet Christmas ornaments. Oh and there is no starch involved!
Learn how to crochet this daisy granny square cardigan (free pattern) in 7 easy steps AND in your size! This cardigan is fun to wear in spring and summer, especially if you add some funky daisy accessories! Hello beginners, we’re going back to the basics with the good old granny squares that never go out … Read more
Hey crocheters! I wanted to share with you my version of a crochet heart stitch. This free pattern for the crochet heart shawl works crochet hearts in stripes, alternating with rows of bobbles. This is an easy pattern because the crochet hearts are made using the granny stitch! On top of that, in my video … Read more
This beginner friendly and easy crochet shawl is very cosy and warm as it’s made with the solid granny and bobble stitches. I use a large crochet hook which means it works up fast! And the yarn I use offers wonderful color transitions which make the time go fast because you never know what the next row is going to look like.
If you’re looking for crochet Christmas gifts ideas, welcome to this free pattern for a novelty crochet scarf and stitch! This easy crochet scarf uses my Cool Santa Reindeer Stitch which is super fun, cool, textured and unique. Make a Christmas scarf they’ll never forget or a festive crochet blanket or an afghan with it. It goes well with the granny stitch because it’s based on the granny stitch!
This method of How To Join Granny Squares With Bow Tie Pasta Join is my favourite for joining granny squares together. It’s simple, seamless, and decorative. I love the braided look on the sides of the squares where they are joined. And I love to watch the bow tie pasta shapes emerge in the corners … Read more
In this photo tutorial you’ll learn how to join granny squares as you go with a flat join method in crochet. This is my favourite way of joining granny squares as you go and it’s easier and prettier than the slip stitch join or the single crochet join in my opinion as it creates a smooth, braided look and it feels least confusing to me.
This simple and easy beginner rectangle crochet shawl only uses two stitches for texture and bold color combinations using Stylecraft Special DK yarn including Bright Pink and Fiesta to create a boho crochet shawl. Embrace your inner bohemian style chic with these puff stitch granny squares. Wear it like a warm scarf when you fold it in half or wrap it around your shoulders and layer it over blue jeans and neutral shades.
In this No Tails Color Change In Crochet tutorial you will learn exactly how to change color in crochet leaving no yarn tails to weave in at the end between rounds, rows or stripes. I love colorwork in crochet, and to be honest I was never one of those people who would change their ways just to avoid switching yarn. But I also love shortcuts and this way to change yarn in crochet is the best of both worlds.
This crochet ripple blanket and throw Spring Landscape uses bright and pastel spring colours that remind me of the yellow and pink garden flowers that bloom in spring. Green of course is for the new grass, blue is for the blue skies and the sea and white in granny and puff stitches is for the last of the winter snow. Includes a tutorial of how to join granny squares to the top of granny ripple blanket like this.
This tutorial shows you how to join new yarn in crochet with a slip knot and a slip stitch for your crochet blankets, granny squares and other crochet projects, in 4 easy steps.
I find the slip stitch join to be quick and easy, and it’s my favourite method to use for granny stitch projects, where it’s nice to set your mind on autopilot and not have to search your memory for any specific methods. I think you kind of learn it once, and never forget, and it looks pretty too!
This Granny Square Scarf Icy Blues is a totally free crochet pattern for you to enjoy here on my blog & it only takes 24 granny squares of your time. The inspiration for this scarf came from my last project Crochet Afghan Top January Blues where I incorporated the puff stitch into my granny squares. And of course this yarn I am using is pretty inspiring too – I love a bit of sparkle! Includes 3 photo tutorials.
I love the colour BLUE but I don’t love BLUES so I made this crochet afghan top “January Blues” as crochet therapy and colour therapy and a bit of TLC for myself and my wardrobe all rolled into one!
How many granny squares or other crochet pieces do you usually join into an afghan? You might be surprised to learn that making this top can be easier than making an afghan, AND you’ll have a nice piece to wear outside.
This blanket was made with love for all of you who, like me, perhaps were looking for beautiful crochet candy cane blanket ideas on the net and wished they had stumbled upon something like this- something simple, colourful and festive! It features stripy granny squares embelished with crochet candy cane appliques and a border made of some granny and ribbed stitches to complement the candy cane stripes. This pattern includes 5 photo tutorials.
This blanket features a crochet granny square that has been transformed into a little crochet gift parcel complete with a cute little crochet ribbon & bow, which you can also make on its own without joining it into the blanket and turn it into alovely crochet Christmas tree decoration or you can also hang it on your door handle for a festive touch. Or make a matching set of both!
These cute little Granny Square Christmas Crochet Gift Parcel Decorations can be made in any colours you like and hung on your Christmas tree or on the door handle for a festive touch during the holidays. Or you can make them in matching colours (named below) to go with the Crochet Blanket “Christmas Present” which is a free crochet pattern here on my blog.