Is your pregnant friend having a baby shower soon? Forget the gift baskets full of teensy baby clothes and pacifiers and all the other cliche gifts you can give your pal. Rather, take both mother and child into account when gifting and create a large Afghan blanket.
Watch this crochet tutorial to learn how to do a crochet Boucan pattern stitch and then turn it into either a scarf or an Afghan. An Afghan blanket is a truly usable gift that your friend will appreciate.