succeed at making gorgeous chunky blankets
in the comfort of your own home



✔️ easily master chunky crochet with support

✔️ learn online when it suits you

✔️become more mindful and calm

✔️ get help with any crochet pattern

✔️ make stylish blankets that look amazing









“chunky crochet is relaxing”

Lynda Rennick, founder of Homelea Lass







make beautiful blankets quickly

week 1:

  • how to start
  • how to hold the crochet hook and yarn
  • chain and treble stitches
  • how to get neat and even edges

week 2:

  • check you’re doing it right
  • double crochet stitches
  • practice crochet stitches
  • join yarn seamlessly

week 3:

  • weave in the starting end
  • how to count stitches
  • practice everything you’ve learnt so far

week 4:

  • lots more practice
  • fasten off
  • weave in the final end

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about your teacher

Hi, I’m Lynda! I’m a chunky crochet designer and teacher and I’m from Ballarat, Australia.

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.





What skill level is Blanket School suitable for?
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.

Do I get immediate access to all of the Blanket Classes?
Yes, you have access to all of the Blanket Classes and have the choice of working at your own pace or joining in with the group.

What blankets can I make in Blanket School?
Currently, there are 4 different blanket classes available – Warm Heart Blanket (perfect for learning), Bliss Blanket, Macarla Blanket and Ecstatic Joy Blanket, with more being added.

How can I get help in Blanket School?
We have 2 live Q&A Webinars each week (Tuesday at 7pm AEST and Thursday at 12noon AEST) that are recorded, and have a facebook group where you can ask for help at any time.

What else will I learn in Blanket School?
There are 16 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 and washing for chunky blankets.

How do I get 20% off and free shipping in your online shop?
The 20% off and free shipping code is available to you once you join.

Can I use any yarn to crochet my blanket?
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.

What size crochet hook will I need?
The Warm Heart Blanket, Macarla Blanket and Ecstatic Joy Blanket is designed for a 25mm crochet hook. The Bliss Blanket is designed for a 15.75mm crochet hook.

How big are the chunky blankets?
The Warm Heart Blanket is 1m x 1m, the Ecstatic Joy Blanket is 1.5m x 1.5m and the other designs come in a variety of sizes up to a King Sized Bed.

How long will it take me to make the Warm Heart Blanket?
It depends on how quickly you’d like to make it! You have immediate access to all of the 50 videos that step you through the entire making process.

What are the videos like?
The video tutorials in Blanket School show how to make the blanket from start to finish. You can make your blanket only by following the videos – perfect if reading crochet patterns isn’t your thing.

How will I find out what’s happening in Blanket School?
You’ll receive a Blanket School email every Saturday morning with what’s happening during the week. You can also find out what’s happening in our Facebook group.

How much does Blanket School cost?
Blanket School membership is $45/month (Australian dollars) for over $2,000 of crochet resources and support.

Once I join, can I pause or cancel my membership?
You can pause or cancel your membership at the end of your current month by emailing


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