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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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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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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Crocheted Afghans

25 throws, wraps, and blankets to crochet

Author: Melody Griffiths

Publisher: CICO Books

ISBN: 9781782494874

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 4232

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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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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

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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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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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200 Knitted Blocks

For Afghans, Blankets and Throws

Author: Jan Eaton

Publisher: David & Charles Publishers

ISBN: 9780715322352

Category: Blankets

Page: 128

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Mix and match 200 simple knitted blocks to create unique afghans, wall hangings and accessories with both contemporary and traditional designs. This books has everything you need to create unique afghans, wall hangings and accessories; from knitting techniques and step-by-step instructions for 200 decorative blocks, to inspiration and advice for creating a finished piece. Each block is labelled with at-a-glance symbols that will tell the reader instantly what techniques are used to create the block and the level of difficulty, so both experienced and new knitters can pick and choose blocks according to their confidence.
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Rainbow Crocheted Blankets

Author: Amanda Perkins

Publisher: Search Press Limited

ISBN: 1781265364

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

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Amanda's bold and inspiring use of colour and pattern gives stunning results that are deceptively easy to achieve. This colourful book contains illustrated block-by-block guides to creating ten stunning blankets, with colour variations providing twenty further creations. Each of the ten blankets is constructed from a series of simple motifs, including squares, hexagons and triangles: creating a large and sumptuous blanket is simply a matter of piecing together colourful motifs into wonderful arrangements. The book contains basic instruction on yarns and hooks, explains how to join motifs and sew in ends, and provides a brief guide to using colour. For each blanket there is an index of motifs used, accompanied by the instructions for how to make them: both in written form and as a chart. The blocks include a range of shapes and are accompanied by the 'fillers' needed to fill the gaps between them. Each project has a full colour chart, and takes the reader block by block through the entire construction process.
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20 Easy Knitted Blankets and Throws

From the Staff at Martingale

Author: Martingale

Publisher: Martingale

ISBN: 1604683066

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 48

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Immerse yourself in comfort and beauty with this varied assortment of fun-to-knit throws. Get a value-packed collection of 20 appealing knitted throw patterns Have your choice of styles ranging from cute baby afghans to elegant lace designs--perfect gifts for teens, tweens, women, and men Stitch stunning projects featuring fibers from Lion Brand Yarn, Cascade Yarns, Plymouth Yarn Company, Brown Sheep Company, and other popular brands
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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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