Yarn Review – Caron Cakes

When I first started learning to crochet I used strictly acrylic yarns. This was mostly because they weren’t as expensive and I didn’t know if I’d ever get good enough at this hobby to invest real money into it! As time went on and I felt more confident in my abilities I started trying different … Read more

Mixed Stitch CAL – Week 2

Week 2 Rows 11-20 Welcome back to the Mixed Stitch Blanket Crochet Along! Week 1 (rows 1 – 10) can be found HERE. In the first 10 rows of this pattern I showed you the granny stripe. In this section of 10 rows you will try the “V” stitch and the Treble Ladder stitch! These … Read more

Crochet Quick – Baby Blanket

Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern

Hope you are all enjoying the Crochet Along! The 2nd round will be posted on Monday April 24th at 8:00 am EST. Today I want to share with you a quick and fluffy baby blanket pattern. For Christmas last year I was given 4 balls of Bernat Baby Blanket Yarn. I had never worked with it before, … Read more

Mixed Stitch CAL-Crochet Charts

Mixed Stitch Blanket CAL Crochet Charts Thank you for joining me on the Mixed Stitch Blanket CAL! I hope you have lots of fun and make something you will love! When I was starting this project, I wrote out the pattern and all the steps I took. My notes may make sense to me, but … Read more

Mixed Stitch CAL – Week 1

Week 1 Rows 1 – 10 Welcome to the Mixed Stitch Blanket Crochet Along, brought to you by Couch Surfer Crochet!  Thanks for joining me on this Crochet Along! Below is the pattern for the first 10 rows. For this project I chose to use 6 colors, chosen at random throughout the piece. I used … Read more

Color Inspiration for Spring

I know everyone approaches a new project differently, but one constant thing in crochet is picking out your yarn colors!! Sometimes I know before I start exactly what colors I want to use. Other times I feel like I stand in the yarn aisles for hours going crazy over just the riiiight shade of green. Does … Read more

Mixed Stitch CAL-Special Stitches

Mixed Stitch Blanket Crochet Along Pattern

Here is a list of all the stitches used in this Crochet Along. As you come across these stitches in the pattern, they will be explained in detail row by row. Photos and videos will be linked where possible to make these as clear as possible! I hope you enjoy learning new stitches with me! … Read more

Mixed Stitch Blanket CAL

Mixed Stitch Blanket Crochet Along

Hello friends! What have you been working on lately? A few nights ago, my hubby and I were watching an old rerun of The Big Bang Theory when I spied an awesome crochet blanket on Amy Farrah Fowler’s couch! I was immediately inspired to start work on a new project. Since I’m currently participating in … Read more