200 Crochet Blocks for Blankets, Throws, and Afghans

200 Crochet Blocks for Blankets, Throws, and Afghans

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From Art Deco-inspired geometric designs to traditional checkerboard stripes and elaborate motifs, this guide helps crafters rediscover crochet with more than 200 fabulous block patterns. Employing traditional styles and contemporary colors, crocheted blocks inspire crafters to create a dynamic palette of color, pattern, and texture by mixing, matching, and combining. Step-by-step instructions accompany each pattern, along with stunning photographs that encourage crocheters to explore a range of color combinations and coordinates. A directory of blocks is cross-referenced with symbols that describe the techniques used and the degree of difficulty, and each pattern is designed so that finished blocks are the same size when they are worked in yarn of the same weight. A useful refresher course of crochet stitches and techniques is included, as are patterns for edgings and instructions on making fringes to finish off afghans in style.

Publisher: Loveland, CO : Interweave Press, [2004]
Copyright Date: ©2004
ISBN: 9781931499682
1931499683
Branch Call Number: 746.4340437 EAT
Characteristics: 128 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm

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anitap66
Dec 01, 2011

This book is very helpful, it lets you be creative and choose which squares to make into a blanket. I found it very helpful. All the squares come out in the same gauge so it makes it easy to put the blanket together in the end.

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