Blanket School

online crochet courses & mindful crochet community

improve your crocheting while making beautiful chunky blankets

Have you tried crocheting from a pattern and were frustrated working out what to do? 

You’re busy and the instructions are just so hard to follow.

Blanket School is here to help you.

To use your limited time wisely and easily crochet beautiful blankets. Blankets that will be loved and used for many, many years. 

To relax with each stitch, and see beauty come to life in front of you.

included in Blanket School

easy-to-follow online crochet courses

over 20 masterclasses to improve your crocheting, including

150+ hours of crochet resources to help you

get free access to Blanket School now and learn lifelong skills

about your teacher

Hi, I’m Lynda from Homelea Lass and I’m an Australian crochet designer and expert teacher. 

I’m passionate about effortless design and crocheting easily. I know you want to spend your time relaxing and making beautiful things, not fumbling around with instructions you don’t understand and making blankets that look “okay”.

I discovered the healing and relaxing powers of crochet after I was knocked down by chronic fatigue in 2012. Crochet helped me to escape to my happy place and rebuild my life.

it's easy to crochet with our video tutorials

Ready to join?

Blanket School has been great! I have made some lovely projects, learnt more about crochet and learnt chunky crochet. Great for beginners, and great for those wanting to expand on their crochet.
Lynda A.
Melbourne, Australia

learn how to crochet the Warm Heart Blanket




What you need to crochet your first chunky blanket. Mindful creating process. Turn your yarn skeins into balls.



Getting started

How to start. How to hold the crochet hook and yarn. Chain and treble stitches. How to get neat and even edges.



Build your skills

Check you’re doing it right. Double crochet stitches. Straight edges. Join yarn seamlessly. Weave in the starting end.



Finishing touches

Lots more practice. How to count stitches. Fasten off. Weave in the final end.



After care

How to care for your chunky blankets.

we'll help you with how much yarn you'll need for your blankets

There’s an option that suits you to get the tools and materials to crochet the blankets in Blanket School.

crochet kits with everything you need

One option is to use the Warm Heart Blanket Crochet Kit which includes premium Australian Merino Wool which is fully grown and processed in Australia. This luxury kit is $480 with the Blanket School 20% discount and includes free worldwide shipping.

use any yarn

We understand that the Warm Heart Blanket Crochet Kit  isn’t suitable for everyone and we provide support and suggest alternative yarns within our online course. Any yarn that is close to 1cm (0.4in) in diameter can be used, as well as holding together multiple strands of thinner yarn.

become a Blanket School student now

You’ve got questions?

We’ll guide you through making the Warm Heart Blanket over 25 days.  All the video tutorials are immediately available with your free membership so you’re able to make it as quickly, or slowly, as you like.

Once you finish your Warm Heart Blanket you have the option of upgrading to a Premium Membership and join our other students in making a different blanket – we’re always making something new!

Blanket School is suitable for everyone, regardless of your crochet skills. If you’re new to crochet, then start with the Warm Heart Blanket to master the fundamentals of chunky crochet. Otherwise, you have the option of making any of the blankets.

There are over 20 different Masterclasses available on a range of crochet and creativity topics for example – blocking, different types of crochet hooks, reading crochet patterns and charts, storing your yarn and crocheting.

Premium Members weekly live Crochet Help Sessions, as well as a Facebook Group where you can ask for help at any time.

The 20% off and free shipping code is available to Premium Members on the Blanket School dashboard.

Yes, you can use any yarn to crochet your chunky blankets. For the Warm Heart Blanket, you’ll need at least 400m of yarn that is about 1cm (0.4in) in diameter. We’ve tested a range of yarns for suitability and this list is available in Blanket School.

Premium Members have access to all of the blanket online courses and have the choice of working at your own pace or joining in with the group.

You can pause or cancel your membership at the end of your current month by emailing [email protected]

Free Members have access to all of the mini classes, selected masterclasses and all of the Warm Heart Blanket online course.

Premium Members have access to all of the blanket courses, mini classes and masterclasses, as well as all of the live Crochet Help Sessions and masterclasses. They are also Homelea Lass VIPs with 20% off and free shipping our the online shop.

hear from our satisfied members

The videos were great to view to ensure you were doing the stitches and techniques correctly. The inspirational quotes encouraged creativity and commitment to the tasks.

We'd love for you to join us in Blanket School!

Hello! It’s Lynda here and welcome to Blanket School! I’m looking forward to helping you improve your crocheting while mindfully crocheting chunky blankets.

“Blanket School is a wonderful way to slow down and be more mindful, while making something beautiful for you and your home.”

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