5 Star Beanie free pattern - yarnspirations - video tutorial available by The Crochet Crowd -- AR: definitely glad I had the video tutorial explaining things. The band is a little tricky, but if you can get past that, it's not difficult.
Northward, another fabulous free pattern by Tin Can Knits. You may be feeling the heat of summer (in places that have hot summers, sighs Emily in the cool of Edinburgh), but we’re always thinking ahe - Crafting Now
Free knitting pattern for Waffle Blanket - Ana Sancho Rumeu’s squishy afghan has a 3 stitch repeat. Once you learn it, it goes quickly. The border is an attached i-cord but if you can substitute a garter or seed stitch border if you want something