You've been talking about crocheting a blanket for ages. Now is the time! In a few months it will be hotter than hell and we can bet you won't want anything warm and woolly laying on your lap. (Except possibly the dog.) 200 Crochet Blocks for Blankets, Throws, and Afghans ($16) teaches the tricks and techniques necessary to create a vintage-looking afghan. Put together a checkerboard-style blanket, or craft a throw out of completely unique squares. And then send us a picture of your finished product! We like to live vicariously through our crafty readers!