Mini Crochet Squares – a perfect stash-buster project

I am having a bit of a stash-bust, trying to reduce my number of yarn scraps, part-balls and spares. These are little squares, perfect for using up small yarn scraps and using as a stash buster project. Each of the Mini Crochet Squares requires approximately 3-4g of double knit weight yarn (all my scraps were from my stash of Stylecraft Special DK yarn) spares and scraps.

Mini Crochet Squares

The Mini Crochet Squares have a simple 3-round design and each square is made with one colour. The free pattern is here, and includes on how to join the squares using the join-as-you-go joining method,

Mini Crochet Squares

I am hoping to make blanket out of the Mini Crochet Squares, so far I have about 50 squares joined. I will provide more updates on how this is progressing.

Granny Heart – a perfect valentine motif

As we approach Valentine’s Day – suddenly social media is awash with crochet hearts. Well…….here is a a quick and simple Granny Heart version. Full details can be found here. A written pattern is provided as well as a link to a YouTube video tutorial.

I made my Granny Hearts with cotton DK yarn, but you can use whatever yarn you choose.

Hope you enjoy!