Unexpected Afghans: Innovative Crochet Designs with Traditional Techniques

Unexpected Afghans: Innovative Crochet Designs with Traditional Techniques

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by Robyn Chachula
     
 

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Unexpected Afghans presents 29 innovative interpretations of a favorite at-home essential. From best-selling author Robyn Chachula comes an in-depth look into crocheting traditional afghans using contemporary techniques, colors and patterns.

Expert designers including Kristin Omdahl, Kathy Merrick, Kimberly McAlindin, and many more, provide anSee more details below

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Unexpected Afghans presents 29 innovative interpretations of a favorite at-home essential. From best-selling author Robyn Chachula comes an in-depth look into crocheting traditional afghans using contemporary techniques, colors and patterns.

Expert designers including Kristin Omdahl, Kathy Merrick, Kimberly McAlindin, and many more, provide an abundance of fresh patterns and projects that are perfect for new and advanced crocheters as they start out beginner-friendly and become more complex, allowing a crocheter to build skills and confidence. Designers at any level will enjoy:

*A detailed technique’s workshop in every chapter including cables, motifs, color, lace, and Tunisian crochet.

*Helpful tips from designers for working through each afghan project.

*Easy-to-follow charts and diagrams.

Along with tons of beautiful afghan projects for all skill levels, you’ll find many of your favorite designer’s biographies—giving you an exploration into their inspiration.

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Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
Afghans are among the most popular crochet projects, but afghan designs often seem stuck in the 1970s. Chachula (Blueprint Crochet) presents a series of afghan and afghan-inspired crochet patterns featuring modern designs and color palettes. Several of the designs are more streamlined than the openwork most people associate with crocheted afghans, although there are some lovely, lacy patterns as well. And yes—there's even a granny-square design, dubbed "Mod Retro" and crocheted in a bright 1970s color scheme. Both written and charted patterns are included. VERDICT With almost 30 different projects encompassing a variety of styles and techniques, this is an excellent value.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781620331705
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
01/20/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
171,831
File size:
12 MB
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