Afghans (Coverlets)

Rainbow Crocheted Blankets

A Block-By-Block Guide to Creating Colourful Afghans and Throws

Author: Amanda Perkins

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781782211570

Category: Afghans (Coverlets)

Page: 128

View: 2254

"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.
Crafts & Hobbies

Baby-Fresh Blankets

Author: DRG DYNAMIC RESOURCE

Publisher: Leisure Arts

ISBN: 1601403119

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 16

View: 949

Remember the freshness of gingham fabric? You can get the same look with this book's Beautiful-in-Blue Baby Afghan featuring color-block panels. Or you can treat your toddler to a rainbow of fresh colors. Dainty, textured stitches worked in pretty pastels make the Cotton Candy Stripes afghan as cute as it is cuddly. In the Lavender Lace Baby Afghan, an elaborate edging of love knots and picots accents a simple seed stitch body. 4 baby afghans to crochet (3 easy designs in light worsted weight yarn and 1 intermediate design in fine/baby weight): Beautiful-in-Blue Baby Afghan courtesy of Spinrite; Rainbow Nap-ghan by Frances Hughes; Cotton Candy Stripes by Aline Suplinskas; and Lavender Lace Baby Afghan by Hilary C. Murphy.
Afghans (Coverlets)

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

View: 3572

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.
Crafts & Hobbies

Crochet Collection

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780942237559

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 1781

Whether elegant or whimsical, hand-crocheted accessories make delightful touches for your home and wardrobe. In this collection, we've gathered every type of project you could ever want, including one-of-a-kind gifts and cozy afghans.
Crafts & Hobbies

A Year of Baby Afghans, Bk 5

Author: Leisure Arts, Inc.

Publisher: Leisure Arts

ISBN: 1609000595

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 44

View: 2537

LA# 5260 - A Year of Baby Afghans Book 5 When there's a new baby on the way, these 12 darling afghan patterns give you an entire year of soft-and-cozy blankets to crochet. In June, welcome that sweet girl or boy with an ocean of colorful fish. Treat Baby to the fun of peppermints at Christmas, or a shower of blue diamonds in April. Whatever the time of year, your thoughtful gift will inspire plenty of comfort and lots of precious smiles! 12 projects for crochet: January (white Popcorn Stitch), February (sugar and spice), March (tulips), April (blue diamonds), May (lacy blooms), June (colorful f ish), July (red, white, and blue), August (pastel stripes), September (sunflowers), October (scallop-edged), November (stripes with clusters ), and December (peppermint discs).

Modern Crocheted Blankets, Throws and Cushions

35 Colourful, Cosy and Comfortable Patterns

Author: Laura Strutt

Publisher: CICO Books

ISBN: 9781782496380

Category:

Page: 128

View: 4776

"Laura's Modern Granny Square Crochet and More and Modern Crocheted Shawls & Wraps are big favourites of ours." Inside Crochet Crochet these colourful and stylish home accessories with 35 patterns by young designer Laura Strutt, author of the best-selling Modern Crocheted Shawls and Wraps. Laura Strutt brings you a range of new designs for blankets, throws, and cushion covers. Divided by colour theme - Bright and Beautiful, Warm and Rich, and Neutral and Natural - with modern designs, there is something for every home, whatever your decorating style. Make a rainbow granny circle blanket using rich, bright yarns, or try a chunky striped throw in soft neutrals. A wrap-around granny square makes the perfect cover for a floor cushion, while block stitch shows off bright pastels in a square blanket. Patterns are graded so you can start with something simple if you are a beginner, or select something more advanced if you are skilled with a hook and yarn.
Crafts & Hobbies

Big Book of Crochet Afghans

26 Afghans for Year-Round Stitching

Author: Connie Ellison

Publisher: Annie's

ISBN: 1596357002

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 80

View: 8774

Adding a touch of comfort and style to a crafter's home decor, the patterns in this collection can be made from a variety of yarns and colors and by crocheters of all skill levels. With 26 designs, this book features full-color photographs and detailed instructions on stitching and incorporating motifs and patterns such as granny squares, Tunisian lace, pineapples, shells, ripples, and more. Beautiful, whimsical, and practical, these afghans make perfect gifts and home accents.
Crocheting

Cute Crochet for Tiny Tots

25 Modern Designs for Babies and Toddlers

Author: Helen Eaton

Publisher: Bounty Books

ISBN: 9780753726259

Category: Crocheting

Page: 144

View: 6407

Included in Cute Crochet for Tiny Tots are hats, scarves, sweaters and cardigans for every occasion. Mittens and bootees for newborns are made in the softest of yarns to keep tiny toes and delicate fingers snug and warm. A floppity teddy and dress-up rag doll will quickly become firm favourites with any little one to cuddle and play with. There are also accessories to make bedrooms fun for children. There are super storage pockets to fill with toys, a wonderfully comfortable floor cushion and hanging motifs with extra-special detailing. The patterns range from the very simple to moderately challenging, so there is something here for a beginner and more experienced crocheter alike. Everything is fun to make, and you can adapt any of the designs by changing the colours to suit your child or your decor.
Crafts & Hobbies

Mandalas to Crochet

30 Great Patterns

Author: Haafner Linssen

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1250083052

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 8114

Crocheted mandalas are having a moment! And it's no wonder the lovely mandala is in vogue: one evening is often enough to begin and finish something eye-catching. Many crocheters make mandalas as a meditative activity, while others love them simply for the wonderful opportunities they offer for mixing colors and stitch textures. A new take on traditional shapes, like granny squares or hexagons, these attractive crocheted circles are causing a real buzz in the crochet community. Included are complete written and charted directions for a variety of types of circular designs, plus a range of creative techniques and ideas to make yours stand out from the crowd. With full patterns and inspiring photos, a review of crochet techniques, a discussion of materials, colors, finishing techniques, and lots of project ideas including bags, shawls, blankets, and pillows, this book guarantees many hours of happy mandala-making.
Crafts & Hobbies

Around the Corner Crochet Borders

150 Colorful, Creative Crocheted Edgings with Charts & Instructions for Turning the Corner Perfectly Every Time

Author: Edie Eckman

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603425381

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 316

View: 1220

A beautiful border adds the perfect finishing touch to your hand-stitched pieces. A knitted scarf, a crocheted baby blanket, even a store-bought tank top --- they're all elevated by the texture and color of crocheted edgings. Complete with detailed instructions for executing the 90-degree corner turns, Edie Eckman's 150 border designs add pop and whimsy to everything they embellish. "An irresistible book of cute crocheted borders...expands the options for adding a little flair to knit, crocheted, and even sewn projects."---Debbie Stoller author of the Stitch `n Bitch books
Afghans (Coverlets)

Mindful Mandala Afghans

Author: Lion Brand Yarn

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781464756733

Category: Afghans (Coverlets)

Page: 48

View: 9348

Crafts & Hobbies

The Art of Crochet Blankets

18 Projects Inspired by Modern Makers

Author: Rachele Carmona

Publisher: Interweave Press

ISBN: 9781632505736

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 1976

Discover a new source of inspiration for your crochet hook...the beautiful work of today's modern makers! Follow popular crochet blanket designer Rachele Carmona through her unique collection of crochet blankets inspired by the work of popular independent artists. The Art of Crochet Blankets will help you create your own colorful crochet blankets as unique works of art for your home! Inside this one-of-a-kind crochet blanket guide you'll find: Details on how to translate art to hook with 18 bold and unique crochet afghan patterns influenced by the works of their feature artist. Modern quilts, fabric designs, tapestry weaving, digital art, and more become the source of one-of-a-kind projects for a more artful home. Biographies and beautiful photos profiling 6 inspiring modern makers--Tula Pink, April Rhodes, Maryanne Moodie, Fransisco Valle, Maud Vantours, and Caitline Dowe-Sandes. Discover the inspiration that lies beyond the world of crochet with The Art of Crochet Blankets.
Art

Chasing Rainbows

Collecting American Indian Trade & Camp Blankets

Author: Barry Friedman,James Hannon Collins,Gary Diamond

Publisher: Bulfinch Press

ISBN: 9780821227589

Category: Art

Page: 303

View: 8728

More than 350 full-color and black-and-white photographs highlight this comprehensive guide to the art of Indian trade blankets, tracing the history of this beautiful Native American craft, offering helpful tips on caring for vintage blankets, and providing a helpful catalog of the various makers of trade blankets. 20,000 first printing.
Crafts & Hobbies

Blankets for Every Baby

Author: Glenda Winkleman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781464716065

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 32

View: 4825

Helping Hands

Made with Love, Given with Heart

Author: Stacey Winklepleck,Knit Picks Design Team

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781627670821

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 2676

Crafts & Hobbies

One-Day Crochet: Afghans

Easy Afghan Projects You Can Complete in One Day

Author: Barb Asselin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781500243883

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 80

View: 6858

Create a beautiful handmade crocheted afghan in just one day!Have you always wanted to learn to crochet but thought it was too difficult?Have you considered crocheting an afghan but thought it would take too long?Would you like to create a special and meaningful gift for someone?Are you looking for fun, easy and quick afghan projects to complete in just a day?If any of these questions resound with you, then this book is for you! Inside you will find a review of the main crochet stitches and materials often used in crochet projects, in case you are new to the craft, or are looking for a refresher. Finally, you will find 10 beautiful afghan patterns that can be completed in just one day. Note that these patterns will help you complete a lap-sized blanket or a baby blanket. For larger projects, you can expect that you will need more than one day to complete.Are you ready to be creative? Let's get started…
Color in art

Crochet Kaleidoscope

Shifting Shapes and Shades Across 100 Motifs

Author: N.A

Publisher: Interweave Press

ISBN: 9781632506139

Category: Color in art

Page: 160

View: 9489

Stitch up a colorful kaleidoscope of crochet! Explore a lively twist on crocheted motifs as you shift through various shapes and color combinations. From the traditional granny square to more complex forms, these faceted motifs are the building blocks to creating unique and stunning designs. Crochet Kaleidoscope will help make your projects pop with the perfect mix of color in every stitch. Along with a collection of 100 fresh motifs, this book includes a complete guide to choosing yarn colors, what order to put them in, and how many to include. Plus, get five home decor and accessory patterns including a table runner, pillow, and rug from crochet designer and author Sandra Eng. You can shift shapes and shades to make the perfect piece for your home. Every turn of the crochet kaleidoscope allows you to get creative with color and apply your own unique personality to your crochet motifs.
Crafts & Hobbies

Crocheted Granny Squares

20 On-The-go Projects

Author: Val Pierce

Publisher: Search Press(UK)

ISBN: 9781782215004

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 48

View: 9181

Want to learn how to crochet? Make a granny square on-the-go, and at only 50 cents a pattern. The simple techniques have lasted for decades and now they are trendier than ever. With endless color and size variations, creating these hip squares is fun and easy. They can be used like building blocks and combined with other squares to make original projects and gifts, or used to embellish larger items. This book will show how to create 20 different squares, including flower patterns, interpreted in different colors and yarns to create a kaleidoscope of effects. Also included are projects that show the reader how to make their squares into a simple baby blanket, arm warmers, a purse, a pin cushion, a mug cozy and a stylish pair of boot toppers.
Crafts & Hobbies

Bold Baby Crochet

30 Modern & Colorful Projects for Baby

Author: Dedri Uys

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9781438009513

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 7535

Find 30 beautiful projects for clothes and nursery accessories that will help you inject some bold style into your baby s world. Discover cool items for baby to wear, like cardigans and hats, as well as nursery blankets, mobiles, and more. Perfect for beginning and experienced crocheters alike.
Crafts & Hobbies

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: 3686

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.