Beautiful Blankets, Afghans and Throws

40 Blocks and Stitch Patterns to Crochet

Author: Leonie Morgan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781782215431

Category: Afghans (Coverlets)

Page: 128

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Leonie Morgan is back with another wonderful book, showcasing her vibrant colour and stitch combinations. Featuring both block patterns and stitch patterns, there is plenty to please granny-square lovers and row-by-row enthusiasts.Each of the 40 designs comes with a clear written pattern, an easy-to-follow chart, a skill-level indicator, and a large photograph. Instructions and yardage are also provided for making afghans in three sizes: baby blankets, lap throws and bedspreads.With advice on picking lovely colour combinations and a selection of edgings to finish your project, and a comprehensive collection of crochet stitches and techniques, you'll have all you need to create your own unique afghan.
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Rainbow Crocheted Afghans

A Block-By-Block Guide to Creating Colorful Blankets and Throws

Author: Amanda Perkins

Publisher: Search Press(UK)

ISBN: 9781782214380

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

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"Use a range of simple motifs to build up stunning afghans, blankets and throws. Featuring 10 irresistible projects, and color variations for 20 more, this inspiring, easy-to-follow book contains both written instructions and crochet charts, as well as an illustrated guide to building each afghan block by block."--Back cover.
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200 Crochet Blocks

For Blankets, Throws and Afghans

Author: Jan Eaton

Publisher: David & Charles Publishers

ISBN: 9780715321416

Category: Afghans (Coverlets)

Page: 128

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Choose from 200 beautiful block designs and learn different ways of joining them to make blankets and throws that are both functional and decorative. From Art Deco geometric patterns to traditional chequer-board stripes and elaborate motifs, discover new ways to combine colour, pattern and texture. Crochet is one of the oldest and most fascinating ways of creating a fabric out of yarn. Find out how to create wonderful and unique afghans, wall hangings and accessories in a kaleidoscope of colourful contemporary and traditional designs. All stitches and techniques are clearly explained with step-by-step illustrations, from working in rows and in the round to joining blocks and making figures. At-a-glance symbols denote the methods used and level of difficulty, so both new and experienced crafters can easily create a crochet masterpiece.
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Crocheted Throws and Wraps

25 throws, wraps and blankets to crochet

Author: Melody Griffiths

Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small

ISBN: 1782492852

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 1187

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Fill your home with splashes of colour with any of these 25 beautiful throws and wraps. Whether you want to make a lovely quilt to pass down from generation to generation or a fireside blanket for winter nights, you will be sure to find a project to cherish as you transform your yarn into a wonderful range of fabrics. The designs for this stunning collection of crocheted afghans, comforters, blankets and more are inspired by a whole range of sources, from vintage fabrics and patchwork to beadwork and traditional knits, and include a lace wrap, Shaker-style throw, wild rose afghan and tartan rug. There are blankets inspired by the great outdoors incorporating elements of nature such as flowers and rainbows, as well as motifs, taken from the crafts of different countries and interpreted in crochet. All the information you need is here, provided in a way that is so simple to understand, with charts and detailed instructions for 25 projects, plus 10 extra ideas for ways of using the same instructions to make larger or smaller items, such as bed covers or pillows. And don't be afraid of the professional, luscious look of the blankets you see in the photos - the designs have been created with simplicity in mind, so even novice crocheters will produce exquisite pieces in no time at all. Many of the projects are made up of small, easy-to-work-with squares and motifs, so you can carry on crafting while on the move.
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Color It Beautiful Afghans

Author: Vanna White

Publisher: Leisure Arts

ISBN: 1601406851

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 64

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Patterns for fifteen afghans crocheted with Vanna's Choice, a yarn by Lion's Brand Yarn Company.
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Patchwork Crochet

Crochet Patterns for Cushions, Pillows, Afghans and Throws

Author: Kristel Salgarollo

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781446305331

Category: Crocheting

Page: 96

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Patchwork Crochet is a stunning collection of blankets, throws, afghans and bedspreads inspired by classic patchwork blocks. There are over 12 patterns with variations for throws, bedspreads and cushions that are both practical and beautiful. Designs include crocheted versions of classic patchwork blocks including the paper pieced Grandmother's Flower Garden and Nine Patch, as well as Log Cabin and Rail Fence. All the crochet techniques and charts are included to create these unique designs, as well as thrifty tips for using leftover wool and cotton thread. This colourful collection of patchwork patterns will inspire you to pick up your crochet hook and create beautiful blankets to liven up your home.
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Crocheted Afghans

25 throws, wraps, and blankets to crochet

Author: Melody Griffiths

Publisher: CICO Books

ISBN: 9781782494874

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 9307

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Create something warm, beautiful, and special with any of these 25 stunning ideas for afghans and wraps. With easy-to-make patterns and a comprehensive techniques section, there’ll be nothing stopping you from crocheting all manner of gorgeous creations. Within the four chapters, you’ll be able to explore all sorts of styles from “Vintage Style” to “Around the World”, in a variety of stunning colors and yarns. Packed with 25 beautiful ideas for crocheted afghans, comforters, and blankets, Crocheted Afghans has a project for everyone and every design aesthetic. Create an heirloom effect with wraps based on antique lace and traditional textiles or, if you dream of pioneer patchwork, try one of the patterns inspired by Navajo motifs or crazy quilt patchwork. Don’t be afraid of the professional, luscious look of the blankets you see in the photos—the designs have been created with simplicity in mind, so even novice crocheters will be able to produce exquisite pieces in no time at all. Many of the projects are made up of small, easy-to-work-with squares and motifs, so you can carry on crafting while on the move. Including charts and detailed instructions, you’ll have everything you need to make any of these beautiful 25 projects, plus the10 extra ideas for ways to make larger or smaller items, such as bed covers or pillows.
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100 Afghan Squares to Knit

Patterns and Instructions for Afghan Squares for Blankets and Throws

Author: Debbie Abrahams

Publisher: Trafalgar Square Pub

ISBN: 9781570762222

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

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A knitter's guide to 100 gorgeous afghan squares that can be mixed and matched for uniquely beautiful blankets and throws.
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Gorgeous Knitted Afghans

33 Great Designs for Creative Knitters

Author: Fatema Habibur-Rahman,Khadija Habibur-Rahman,Hajera Habibur-Rahman

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781600593246

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 159

View: 9397

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From classic to trendy, from summer throws to wintertime wrap-ups, from baby blankets to sofa-back decorations, these 33 fantastic original afghan designs will please any taste and fill any need. And, they’re great projects for even the beginning knitter, because there’s no fitting and no armholes: just knit away and you have a gorgeous handcrafted item to enjoy and share. The full-color photos, knitting charts, and easy-to-follow instructions will inspire anyone to make the luxurious Wintry Nights afghan, pretty, beaded Perfect Pearls project, and a bright Fiesta afghan, knitted from hand-painted wools. Knitters hoping to expand their skills will also find tips on creating a large-scale project, and on working with others in a fun-filled knitting group.
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Afghans and Throws

Author: Annie's

Publisher: Annie's

ISBN: 9781573673754

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 31

View: 2411

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Experience the joys of making and giving with this wonderfully varied collection of afghans, throws, and blankets, all created with Plymouth yarn. Crafters can knit beautiful and practical gifts for friends and family; everyone from babies to grandparents will enjoy. Each of the 11 projects is constructed of squares or panels that are put together later, so knitters can work on the small pieces virtually anywhere.
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