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.