Dit Dah Blanket Square

This 12” square for a baby blanket is made in the Dots and Dashes knitting pattern. There are a lot of patterns in the world with that title though, so I was trying to think of something different. My father served in WWII as a telegraph operator. He used to talk about how he learned… Continue reading Dit Dah Blanket Square


Waves and Stripes Square

This square is part of the 2020 MooglyCal - I love participating in this! This block is called Waves and Stripes - the center wave section has some interesting textures from the crossed double crochet stitches, and the outer striped section is worked around the wave section once it’s complete. I used three colors of… Continue reading Waves and Stripes Square


Trifolium Crochet Square – You’ve Got Options CAL

This post is part of a fun CAL in which participating designers give you a pattern in which you can make a 6" or a 12" square. Mine is the Trifolium Square, so named because I think the center looks a tiny bit like a clover! Made from the center out in three colors of… Continue reading Trifolium Crochet Square – You’ve Got Options CAL


Lemon Zinger Square

I had a great time making this square - it's part of the Block a Week CAL at Julie Yeager Designs. This post may contain affiliate links. The yarn shown was purchased, not provided, but I do have a relationship with Yarnspirations. Click here to add it to your queue or Favorites on Ravelry or… Continue reading Lemon Zinger Square


The Parapet Square – Moogly CAL 2019

Sometimes, you just want to make a square! But you could also adapt this pattern to make a different size square, or upsize it to make a baby or even an adult sized throw. It's a fun, easy pattern to work on, and will introduce you to front post stitches if you aren't comfortable with… Continue reading The Parapet Square – Moogly CAL 2019


Purple Plaid Afghan Square

I have a thing for plaids - knit, crochet, stitched in designs, surface embellished - I just love plaids! So here's a pattern for a single crochet block that you can use either as part of a larger project, or that you can make an entire throw out of which extends the plaid pattern out… Continue reading Purple Plaid Afghan Square