July – Choosing Yarn – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

1 Jul

I am making the July afghan entirely from scraps. Yay for Stashbusting!


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Finished May Afghan – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

23 Jun

I am so excited to show you my May Afghan! This design was inspired by windmill quilt blocks. I made the entire afghan on my Addi Express Professional Knitting Machine.

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Rainbow Ridge Afghan – FREE Crochet Pattern

23 Jun

Free pattern! The Rainbow Ridge Afghan features the popular chevron stripe pattern with a textured twist. I chose to use 6 bright colors for my afghan, but this design would also be lovely as a baby blanket or in a neutral color palette.

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May Update – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

28 May

I have made most of the strips for my May Afghan! Now I must make the rest of the strips, assemble them, and work an edging to finish the afghan.


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May – Choosing Yarn – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

6 May

I love yarn shopping. But of course, I don’t know of any knitter or crocheter who doesn’t! One of my favorite stores to shop for yarn is Hobby Lobby. I am always drawn to all of the unique colors and prints available in Hobby Lobby’s I Love This Yarn, so I chose to use it (again) in an afghan. Watch the video below to see my color choices…


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April Update – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

6 May

I am halfway done with my April Afghan…Crocheted in Knit Picks Brava Worsted!

Happy Yarning! 🙂

Knit Picks Caspian 10″ Straight Needle Set – Product Review

13 Apr

These Knit Picks Caspian Straight Knitting Needles are my new favorite needles. Watch the video below to find out why!

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Finished January Afghan for 12 Afghans in 12 Months Challenge

1 Feb

My January Afghan is finally finished! This afghan features stripes of a multicolored wave stitch.

This pattern is available on Ravelry. Click Here to add it to your Ravelry queue and favorites.

Crochet Throw Blanket - #12AfghansIn12MonthsChallenge -January afghan - yayforyarn.comFinished January Afghan for my 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge - yayforyarn.com

Ripple Stripe Wave Block Stitch Crochet Afghan - yayforyarn.com

Crochet Afghan Blanket - 12 Afghans in 12 Months Challenge by  Yay For Yarn

Happy Yarning! 🙂