Saturday, July 22, 2023

Simply Crochet Magazine Arrival | Macaroon Blossom Afghan Featured

 Yay! My hard copy of the June issue #137 of Simply Crochet magazine 
arrived today and look at this awesome crochet hook holder that was included! 

 I highly recommend this publication. 
I am thrilled and humbled all at the same time, that Simply Crochet would feature 
the Macaroon Blossom Afghan as "Sweets for the Sweet" 
in this issue as a "Fabulous Find." 
Gosh, I feel like THEY are the "Fabulous Find." 
Thank you so much!

There's so much good crochet stuff included, in fact, it's all good. 
Be sure to check out the other maker's "Fab Finds."
Good stuff I tell ya'!

You can find the pattern for the Macaroon Blossom Blanket
with the supplement for a 
Scheepjes Stone Wash Colour Pack version 
included, as well, by clicking on the following
Apple Blossom Dreams Shops:
Clicking on the above photo will take you directly to the Etsy listing, as well.

This is how the listing reads:
Crochet this lusciously delicious and colorful Macaroon Blossom Afghan using 27 skeins of 50 gm Scheepjes Stone Washed yarn or yarn of your choice. This instantly downloadable pattern will teach you step-by-step how to complete the JAYGO (join-as-you-go) method with blossom circles and leaf squares. The 29-page pattern includes over 100 step-by-step photos and charts, as well as, several links to exclusive videos for extra added assistance. Additionally, you'll a three-page abbreviated version of the pattern, as well as, a five-page instructional guide on how to adjust the pattern to utilize one Scheepjes Stone and River Washed Colour Pack and 2-3 50 gm skeins of Scheepjes Stone Wash yarn. 
The pattern is written and verbalized in US crochet terms.

The colour pack version with all six rounds of the border measures
 29" x 47" (74 cm x 120 cm)

The original version measures 36" x 54" (91 cm x 138 cm)

You can also find yarn packs for the original version at 
Neither one of these is paid a promotion.

Have a happy day, thank you for your interest and




  1. Congratulations! You deserve it!

  2. Congratulations Astri, it's a stunning blanket. 🙂 Xx

    1. Hi Linda! I've missed you! Thank you so much for your kind words.