Crocheted Afghans : 25 Throws, Wraps, and Blankets to Crochet
The designs for this stunning collection of crocheted afghans, comforters, blankets, and more are inspired by a whole range of sources. You can get an heirloom effect with wraps and throws based on antique lace and traditional textiles or, if your dream is of pioneer patchwork, try one of the patterns influenced by everything American--from Navajo motifs to crazy quilt patchwork. 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.
- Paperback | 128 pages
- 205.74 x 271.78 x 15.24mm | 294.83g
- 08 Oct 2009
- Ryland, Peters & Small Ltd
- CICO BOOKS
- London, United Kingdom
- US Edition
- 200 col photographs
About Melody Griffiths
Melody Griffiths commissioned and designed garments and accessories for women's magazines and worldwide yarn manufacturers for 20 years. She worked as a designer, editor, and yarn development consultant. Her other books include Knitting in No Time, Crochet in No Time and Crocheted Throws & Wraps, all available from CICO Books.