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200 Crochet Blocks for Blankets, Throws and Afghans : Crochet Squares to Mix-and-Match - Jan Eaton

200 Crochet Blocks for Blankets, Throws and Afghans

Crochet Squares to Mix-and-Match

By: Jan Eaton

Paperback

Published: 28th January 2005
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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.|Crochet is one of the oldest and most fascinating ways of creating a fabric out of yarn. Find out how to create your own wonderful and unique afghans, wall hangings and accessories in a kaleidoscope of colourful contemporary and traditional designs. Choose from 200 beautiful crochet block patterns to mix and match, and learn different ways of joining them to make blankets and throws that are both functional and decorative. From Art Deco-inspired geometric patterns to traditional chequerboard stripes and elaborate motifs, discover new ways to combine colour, pattern and texture.

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 fringes. At-a-glance symbols denote the methods used and level of difficulty, so both new and experienced crafters can easily create a crochet masterpiece.

Choose from easy to advanced crochet patterns and use the blocks in one of the suggested layouts, or design your own - all blocks finish to the same size when worked in the same yarn weight. Also learn how to finish your blocks in style with patterns for fringes, ruffles and other decorative edgings.

This invaluable crochet block library will be used time and time again from simple baby blankets to stylish throws in your home.

About the Author

Jan Eaton is a needlecraft and textile designer. She has published many needlecraft books, including Country Crochet and Knitted Lace, and Crochet Basics.

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Great book full of lots of great patterns and inspiration.

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This is a great book for crochet enthusiasts. Patterns are easy to follow and the photos and graphs are very clear.

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If you crochet you need this book, so many wonderful designs in it.

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Great resourse.

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This book is a terrific resource for any one crocheting. Use one design or follow the hints for a multiple designed rug or throw. Easy to understand and follow.

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200 crochet blocks for blankets and afghans

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Not enough time to make all the wonderful squares

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So many designs to choose from, looking forward to more books from the author.

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Awesome Inspiration Guide

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A great source of inspiration for your next crochet project.

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I have nothing but good things to say of this book. It is such a great book as I am looking for new ideas for squares. It's easy to understand for beginners and experienced crocheter's.

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200 Crochet Blocks for Blankets, Throws and Afghans

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Introduction

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Mix and Match

Afghan Block

Directory Techniques

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ISBN: 9780715321416
ISBN-10: 0715321412
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 28th January 2005
Publisher: F&W Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.2 x 22.6  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.47