My great-grandmother had crochet an afghan in a Log Cabin Design. When I used to quilt, I made several Log Cabin Quilts, it is by far my favorite quilting design.

My great-grandmother had crochet an afghan in a Log Cabin Design. When I used to quilt, I made several Log Cabin Quilts, it is by far my favorite quilting design.

IMG_3227/ if the colours were reversed- this would look more like hearts around a flower around a star shape.

IMG_3227/ if the colours were reversed- this would look more like hearts around a flower around a star shape.

Who wants to be Martha when I can be ME?: My Version of the Mile-A-Minute Baby Afghan Beautiful for scrap yarn

Who wants to be Martha when I can be ME?: My Version of the Mile-A-Minute Baby Afghan Beautiful for scrap yarn

Start with 3 colors. Each "block" is 9 stitches so for however wide you want the blanket, count in 9 to get your foundation (and always make it an uneven number of "blocks) eg: 19 blocks(makes it about 5' long) 19x9=171 stitches then add 4 =175 sc for the foundation row. Row 1-2:Sc, switch to next color Row 3: sc 2 stitches,* front post double crochet(look it up), sc, until you have 5 posts, sc 9, then repeat post pattern(5 posts, 4 sc=9)(9sc), 2 sc (there is 2 sc at each end) Row 4: sc…

Start with 3 colors. Each "block" is 9 stitches so for however wide you want the blanket, count in 9 to get your foundation (and always make it an uneven number of "blocks) eg: 19 blocks(makes it about 5' long) 19x9=171 stitches then add 4 =175 sc for the foundation row. Row 1-2:Sc, switch to next color Row 3: sc 2 stitches,* front post double crochet(look it up), sc, until you have 5 posts, sc 9, then repeat post pattern(5 posts, 4 sc=9)(9sc), 2 sc (there is 2 sc at each end) Row 4: sc…

One of my favorite crochet patterns for scrap yarn. It comes out ribbed, more like knitted. never boring. Make large or baby sized. This tutorial makes it easier to figure out. Once you do, have a ball.

One of my favorite crochet patterns for scrap yarn. It comes out ribbed, more like knitted. never boring. Make large or baby sized. This tutorial makes it easier to figure out. Once you do, have a ball.

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