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I read an article a little while back about the history of why blankets are called afghans. It also mentioned the root of the name “granny square”. I had never thought about either of these things before but found the information super interesting.


Dogpawfile Afghan Update

by Kathryn on August 28, 2012 · 0 comments

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I wanted to share this update here as a reminder that the little personal things we do with our craft really make a difference in the lives of others!


The color that a crocheter chooses for the border that edges their granny squares blankets can make a huge difference in the mood of the piece.


Etsy Crochet: Purple/ Teal Crochet Blanket

by Kathryn on February 15, 2012 · 1 comment

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Today’s Etsy crochet selection is the Purple Popcorn Diamonds with Teal Stripes crochet afghan listed for $550 by JennisCrochet.

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Crochet Quote: Afghan gifts

by Kathryn on February 7, 2012 · 0 comments

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This quote, which comes from Forever Favorite Crochet (Better Homes and Gardens) is sweet and certainly sometimes it rings true but I don’t think it holds water all the time.


Crochet Quote: Nothing says home …

by Kathryn on November 30, 2011 · 1 comment

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Today’s crochet quote is from Jennifer Cirka of JayBird Designs. It comes from her review of Ellen Gormley’s Go Crochet! Afghan Design Workshop: 50 Motifs, 10 Projects, 1 of a Kind Results.

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Etsy Crochet: Rose Trellis Afghan

by Kathryn on November 1, 2011 · 0 comments

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Today’s Etsy crochet feature is the Rose Trellis Afghan sold by PaulasPlace. I love the three dimensional roses set against a lovely detailed crochet background.