If you're in a rut with crochet patterns and are looking for new free and easy crochet patterns, check out this Crochet Corner-to-Corner Throw Pattern from Red Heart Yarn. This makes a great free crochet afghan pattern for the intermediate crocheter.
Crochet Corner to Corner Afghan Tutorial FINALLY! I've been trying to figure out how my grandmother made a recently found afghan (she died MANY years ago) and this is it! I had been going crazy about this!
Flat Braid Crochet Join Tutorial pattern by Margaret MacInnis. It’s a big photo-intense pages. Great idea for joining squares if you must. I really hate granny squares - you do all the squares and then spend ages joining the d----d things.