May Flowers Blanket Crochet Along Week 9 – Sunflower Square

Sunflowers are one of my favorite flowers, and have quickly become one of my favorite things to crochet! Look at most of my recent designs and there will most likely be some sort of crochet sunflower. Because of that, the very last tapestry crochet blanket square in the May Flowers Blanket is my favorite one, the Sunflower square! This free crochet pattern brings all of the sunshine cheeriness of sunflowers to this blanket, and rounds up all of the squares of the crochet flower blanket in just the right way. I’m so excited to share it with you! My Inspiration There’s something about blue skies and sunflowers that I love so much, and I tried to capture that as much as I could in this blanket square. Even though sunflower petals are only one color, they can still have texture! I wanted to use tapestry crochet…

May Flowers Blanket Crochet Along: Tulip Block

It’s time for another May Flowers Blanket square to be released on the blog! I can’t believe that all of the blanket squares are almost all released, and the complete free crochet pattern version of this crochet flower blanket is made available. It’s been so much fun to see all of the beautiful tapestry crochet flowers being created from this pattern. The tapestry crochet pattern being released today is the Tulip crochet square! My Inspiration There’s something about tulips that I just love. Maybe it’s the simplicity or the wide range of colors, but every time I see a tulip field in a photo or on tv I just want to surround myself with them. The vibrant colors of tulips always bring a smile to my face, and they’re such a fun spring flower! I wanted to capture…

Summer Pillow Cover: Free Crochet Pattern by Desamour Designs

Do you love decorating for the seasons? Well, you’re in luck, because today I have a fun crochet summer home decor free crochet pattern for you to make: the Summer Pillow Cover designed by Desamour Designs for my blog. With bright summer colors, easy intarsia crochet design, and simple construction, this crochet pillow cover is a must have for your home. If you’re new to intarsia or tapestry crochet, then this crochet pillow pattern is a great beginner project for crochet color work. The pillow is worked flat, which makes it a great crochet cushion cover for beginners. Another reason to love this pattern by Elizabeth from Desamour Designs is that you can use any worsted weight yarn lying around the house. You can also customize the colors, and even make it bigger by using larger yarn. Some of my favorite worsted weight yarns for home…

May Flowers Blanket Crochet Along Week 7: Daffodil

Daffodils are such a cheery flower that are little rays of sunshine, which is exactly the type of flower I wanted for my May Flowers Blanket! They’re our free crochet flower blanket square of the week for Week 7 of the May Flowers Blanket Crochet Along. With yellow and orange yarn, you create the different dimensions of the daffodil using tapestry crochet. It’s sunshine yellow colors make it a wonderful addition to our crochet flower blanket. My Inspiration As I was designing the May Flowers Blanket, I wanted to add a flower that had a lot of sunshine yellow to go with the sunflower block I had made. When I searched for flowers, I came upon a daffodil, and knew it was exactly the type of flower this tapestry crochet blanket needed! The unique shape of the daffodil looks so cool when done in tapestry crochet…

May Flowers Crochet Along Week 6: Poppy Block

It’s week 6 of the May Flowers Blanket crochet along, and I can’t believe that there are only 3 weeks left after this till the blanket is officially done! This week’s free tapestry crochet flower is a California Poppy. Although it is a simple flower, it’s striking orange color adds beautiful color to this crochet flower blanket. Since it only uses 3 colors with minimal color changes, this block is an easy tapestry crochet pattern that works up in no time. My Inspiration As I was coming up with flowers to do for my flower blanket, I knew that I wanted to do my state flower, the California Poppy. It was actually the very first block that I did to see if I wanted to do all of the crochet flower charts that I thought of to make into this graphgan blanket…