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Blankets Galore!

Scattered Squares afghan

Like most of you, I love sharing photos of my finished items.  Here are a few blankets that I have completed in the last year or so that I have not shared yet.  Making baby and lap blankets is great because they allow…

Resurrection Afghan Part V – The Afghan is Complete!

Resurrection Afghan complete

The Resurrection Afghan is finally complete! (Confession: it has actually been done for quite some time, but I am finally sitting down to post it for you all) The repairs on this beautiful crocheted afghan have finally been finished.  It took a lot…

Spring Square Headband: Free Crochet Pattern

Spring Square Headband-Free Crochet Pattern-Artsy Daisy Crochet

Happy Spring!  It is a beautiful sunny day in Northern Colorado and I wanted to work on something lighter that I can wear in the coming months.  Here is my newest addition to my crochet accessories: The Spring Square Headband.  It is about…

The Resurrection Afghan-Part III: Seams Great So Far

Seaming a granny afghan - artsy daisy designs

Seams Great So Far! Now that I have the yarn I need to repair the Resurrection Afghan, it’s time to get to work.  With all of the wear and tear this afghan has endured over the years, it is literally coming apart at the…

“The Resurrection” Afghan

Resurrection Afghan - Artsy Daisy Crochet

A friend of mine sent an afghan to me that her grandmother had made many many years ago.  It has been loved so much that it started coming apart at the seams, literally.  She asked if I could try to do some repairs and…

Update: Riley’s Rainbow Block’s

Rainbow Squares Granny Afghan

I just received this sweet picture of Riley and his Rainbow Blanket.  It turns out he loves it so much, he sleeps with it even in 70 degree weather!  Really, could he be any cuter?  I think not! Sweet Dreams, Riley 🙂

Riley’s Rainbow Blocks: Free Crochet Pattern

Riley's Rainbow Blocks Blanket

Hi all!  I would like to share with you one of my favorite baby blanket patterns.  This blanket was originally made as a sample for a class I held at my local JoAnn’s.  Once the class was completed I took it home and tried…

The Joys of Joining Granny Squares

Daisy Granny Square _ Artsy Daisy Crochet

There are several ways to join granny squares to make an afghan.  The most traditional way is by whip stitching with a yarn needle.  You can also join them with a row of slip stitches or single crochets.  This will result in a…