Afghan Crochet



Afghan Crochet

How to Crochet – Tunisian crochet stitch or Afghan stitch



100 Colorful Granny Squares to Crochet


100 Colorful Granny Squares to Crochet


$6.99


The timeless granny square has adorned sofas, armchairs, and bedspreads for generations. In this latest addition to our popular Knit & Crochet series, we feature a treasury of squares that are quick to make and sure to stand out-from tried-and-true vintage favorites to contemporary designs. Author Leonie Morgan uses her amazing eye for color to add a new and appealing twist to the perennially-popular granny square, presenting us with a fabulous collection of squares featuring delightful and vivid color combinations that are perfect for a new era of crocheters. The book teaches you everything you need to crochet beautiful granny squares-from the basics to embellishment techniques that will really make your work pop. The possibilities for square designs are endless, with an in-depth overview for how to successfully mix and match colors, plus step-by-step instructions for a variety of embellishments including tapestry and surface crochet, cross-stitch, and appliqu? With all this technical and professional know-how, crocheters will be inspired to get adventurous with their colorways and decorations for an array of projects from heirloom afghans, to quick cushions, to baby blankets, and more! Now you, too, can create a granny square showpiece that can transcend the ages and add a fantastic burst of color to any household.

101 Crochet Stitch Patterns & Edgings


101 Crochet Stitch Patterns & Edgings


$18.2


Complete with 87 unique stitches and 14 edgings, this all-in-one guide’s crochet patterns include the multiples needed to create the look of the stitch and translate them into new designs. Two sampler afghans are featured and can be made using stitch patterns found in the book, which include bobbles, shells, popcorn, ripple, textured, and open weave. Each design offers a close-up color photograph plus instructions and illustrations when needed, making it an ideal addition to any crafter’s reference library.

108 Crochet Cluster Stitches


108 Crochet Cluster Stitches


$14.34


If you like crochet with plenty of unique texture, then the inspiration for your next project awaits in this collection of 108 beautiful cluster stitches by Darla Sims. Let these patterns capture your imagination as you use them to design your own afghans, place mats, pillows, shawls-whatever you can envision! Change yarn weight and hook size to get a wide range of results. Easy instructions tell how to plan an afghan using any of the pattern stitches. With so many lovely patterns, the possibilities are limitless! 108 pattern stitches include Benevolence, Italian Lace, Nuance, Wrap Stitch, Sidewinder, Intrigue, Wavelets, Daisies Galore, Stained Glass, Offset Diamonds, and more.

14 Tubular Needle Case-


14 Tubular Needle Case-


$7.2


LACIS-Tubular Knitting Needle/Crochet Hook Case. This 1-1/4in diameter tube is perfect for storage of knitting needles, afghan hooks, and much more. Both black rubber ends are removable for quick and easy access to the contents of the tube. Available in a variety of lengths. Made in USA.

40 Favorite Ripple Afghans


40 Favorite Ripple Afghans


$15.32


A ripple afghan is always a prize! This collection of 40 contest favorites was created by crocheters like you and provides a wide variety of stylish and original throws. Create a snowman afghan, a warm wrap of vineyard grapes, and more!

50 Crocheted Afghan Borders


50 Crocheted Afghan Borders


$11.59


Have you ever completed an afghan and thought there was just something missing? It was really pretty but. well, it seemed to need something else and it wasn’t fringe! What that afghan probably needed was a border. And this book by Jean Leinhauser gives you 50 of them, which can be added to just about any afghan, whether it’s knitted or crocheted, to provide the finishing touch. Some of the borders are wide and ruffled, some are narrow and tailored. Others are very feminine, some are more masculine. All of them are fun to work and will turn the plainest afghan into something very special. Stapled; 32 pages.

50 Fabulous Crochet Squares


50 Fabulous Crochet Squares


$14.98


This wonderful collection of 50 innovative square designs will quickly become a much-used volume in your personal crochet library. Whether you are looking for a colorful square for a child’s afghan, a square suitable for your favorite man, or a dramatic flower design, you’ll find it here. The squares, ranging from 5 to 12, are all shown crocheted using worsted (medium) weight yarn. However, you may make the squares in any weight yarn or thread you choose, which will of course change the size and appearance. You should also feel free to change colors to suit your own taste and decor. Different colors can completely change the way a square looks. Patterns include Water Lily, Coral Coneflower, Ruffle-Go-Round, Pineapples, Whirligig, and more.

500 Crochet Stitches


500 Crochet Stitches


$22.49


500 Crochet Stitches is both a stitch guide and a how-to-crochet primer, all in one volume. You get all the information needed to get started, including how to choose yarn and needles, read patterns, work basic stitches, how to check gauge, increase and decrease, join pieces and finish projects and care for your crochet items. The comprehensive pattern library includes 500 crochet stitches, including basic stitches using single and double crochet, trebles, and some new techniques to get the fabric you want for that special sweater or hat. Lace and openwork stitches are a starting point for exploring the airy shawls, and afghans crochet is famous for. Use one of the many motifs to create an heirloom blanket, or mix and match motifs to create a truly unique piece. There are also edgings and trims you can use on your crochet and other projects, including sewn items and knitted ones. Each is fully explained with instructions and accompanied by a full-color photo of a sample crocheted swatch. All swatches are worked in updated yarns, beautifully photographed and accompanied by easy-to-follow instructions. Based on The Harmony Guides, which have been a longstanding and valued reference for handcrafters for more than thirty years, with over half a million worldwide sales, this edition is updated with eye-catching photography and innovative new stitches, but also never forgetting the heritage of the guides.

63 Easy-To-Crochet Pattern Stitches


63 Easy-To-Crochet Pattern Stitches


$11.01


Not only will you be able to make the beautiful Sampler Afghan included in this booklet, but you will have 63 basic pattern stitches that can be used for other projects. A Basic Stitch Guide and clear, easy-to-follow instructions are included.

75 Floral Blocks to Crochet


75 Floral Blocks to Crochet


$5.99


Bring the beauty of the garden indoors with this floral themed collection 75 Floral Blocks to Crochet is a charming collection of square, triangular, diamond, and hexagonal blocks, all with a floral theme-from traditional blanket squares with petals and rosebuds to colorful blocks with three-dimensional flowers and butterfly patterns-there’s something here to inspire every crochet fan. Great for crafters “on the go” it’s easy to work a few blocks while traveling or commuting. Then when all the blocks are complete you can assemble a whole project at your leisure. The book includes: “Useful Techniques” offering directions on construction-in straight rows, in the round, or corner-to-corner-plus how to join blocks and create edgings. The “Block Directory,” categorized by shape, showcases the designs which are cross-referenced to the row-by-row (or round-by-round) written instructions, as well as easy-to-follow charts. Additional information indicating the direction of working, skill level, and the number of colors needed is also included. Lastly, “Creative Projects” helps you make your own choice of blocks to create stunning projects including throws, afghans, shawls, and more!

99 Crochet Post Stitches


99 Crochet Post Stitches


$14.98


WOW! Ninety-nine tempting textures to crochet! Your favorite hobby comes alive with real depth and richness in Darla Sims’s latest collection of exciting pattern stitches. Post Stitches are the simple magic giving these patterns their extra pizzazz! Choose from patterns worked closely for warmth or others yielding a light and lacy look. You can make afghans, scarves, shawls, table runners-anything your creative spirit desires-with these lovely and touchable Post Stitch patterns. Instructions are included for working with multiples and planning an afghan. 99 Crochet Post Stitches (Leisure Arts #4788) includes these patterns and more: Little Boxes, Beads on a String, Angel Wings, Basket Weave, Eyes of God, Chinese Puzzle, Dip Stitch, Sharp Chevrons, and Snug as a Bug.

Afghans for All Seasons


Afghans for All Seasons


$16.27


For the experienced crocheter or an enthusiastic beginner, Leisure Arts presents a new volume of Afghans for All Seasons, which features a selection of wraps for each month of the year. The step-by-step instructions have been tested by experienced crocheters for accuracy and clarity, and general instructions, along with instructions for advanced pattern stitches, help to ensure success every time.

Aran Afghans to Crochet


Aran Afghans to Crochet


$11.59


If you love the romantic look of Aran pattern stitches, you should have this collection in your pattern library! Bonnie Marie Barker presents five full-size sampler afghans. To help you choose colors for your afghans, we’re also showing the stitch patterns in a few popular hues: traditional aran as well as winter white, sage green, autumn orange, and tan. Create them for gifts, for home decor, or simply to enjoy for yourself. These lovely textures will yield a lifetime of warmth and beauty. Aran pattern stitches featured: Cable, Arrow, Low Ridge Front, Low Ridge Back, Fisherman Popcorn, Celtic Weave, Shadowbox, Basketweave, Diamond Pattern, Popcorn Diamond, and Celtic Diamond.

Baby Afghans


Baby Afghans


$12.26


5949 Baby Afghans Delight a new mom or grandmom with a soft afghan for Baby! The eight wraps offer varying degrees of warmth, so you can crochet the best blanket for the season. Two of the patterns also include sweet little booties. 8 designs for Easy to Intermediate skill levels, to make using light or medium weight yarns: Soft Zigzags by Carole Prior, Twirling Pinwheels by Carole Rutter Tippett, Granny’s Love by Anne Halliday, Little Boy Blue and Precious in Pink (both with booties) by Mary Ann Sipes, Baby Love by Kay Meadors, Concentric Circles Wrap by Melissa Leapman, and Ripples of Joy by Rebecca Leigh. BONUS: Online technique videos.

Baby Afghans


Baby Afghans


$9.04


75439 Baby AfghansCreate lasting memories for that special baby in your life with one of these quick and colorful afghans. Take your pick from shells, flowers, stripes or circles and you will certainly find the perfect snuggle-up project for baby. All are crocheted using medium weight yarn and are for Easy skill level.

Baby Soft Yarn-Circus Print


Baby Soft Yarn-Circus Print


$7.49


LION-An irresistibly cuddly yarn designed for softness in a big ball put-up. Perfect for baby layette, baby afghans, booties, and nursery decor. Solids/Prints: 60% acrylic, 40% nylon. Pompadours: 62% acrylic, 27% nylon, 11% rayon. Solids: 5 ounces (140 grams) 459 yards. Prints/Pompadours: 4 ounces (113 grams) 367 yards. 4=22 stitches on size 6 needles. Suggested crochet hook: G6. Dyelotted, machine wash and dry. This product meets the oversized requirement per UPS/FedEx. The shipping weight reflected is the dimensional weight. This product also meets the large package requirement per UPS/FedEx. The estimated shipping cost will include this fee.

Baby Soft Yarn-Parfait Print


Baby Soft Yarn-Parfait Print


$7.49


LION-An irresistibly cuddly yarn designed for softness in a big ball put-up. Perfect for baby layette, baby afghans, booties, and nursery decor. Solids/Prints: 60% acrylic, 40% nylon. Pompadours: 62% acrylic, 27% nylon, 11% rayon. Solids: 5 ounces (140 grams) 459 yards. Prints/Pompadours: 4 ounces (113 grams) 367 yards. 4=22 stitches on size 6 needles. Suggested crochet hook: G6. Dyelotted, machine wash and dry. This product meets the oversized requirement per UPS/FedEx. The shipping weight reflected is the dimensional weight. This product also meets the large package requirement per UPS/FedEx. The estimated shipping cost will include this fee.

Baby Soft Yarn-Pastel Pink


Baby Soft Yarn-Pastel Pink


$7.49


LION-An irresistibly cuddly yarn designed for softness in a big ball put-up. Perfect for baby layette, baby afghans, booties, and nursery decor. Solids/Prints: 60% acrylic, 40% nylon. Pompadours: 62% acrylic, 27% nylon, 11% rayon. Solids: 5 ounces (140 grams) 459 yards. Prints/Pompadours: 4 ounces (113 grams) 367 yards. 4=22 stitches on size 6 needles. Suggested crochet hook: G6. Dyelotted, machine wash and dry. This product meets the oversized requirement per UPS/FedEx. The shipping weight reflected is the dimensional weight. This product also meets the large package requirement per UPS/FedEx. The estimated shipping cost will include this fee.

Baby Soft Yarn-Pastel Print


Baby Soft Yarn-Pastel Print


$7.49


LION-An irresistibly cuddly yarn designed for softness in a big ball put-up. Perfect for baby layette, baby afghans, booties, and nursery decor. Solids/Prints: 60% acrylic, 40% nylon. Pompadours: 62% acrylic, 27% nylon, 11% rayon. Solids: 5 ounces (140 grams) 459 yards. Prints/Pompadours: 4 ounces (113 grams) 367 yards. 4=22 stitches on size 6 needles. Suggested crochet hook: G6. Dyelotted, machine wash and dry. This product meets the oversized requirement per UPS/FedEx. The shipping weight reflected is the dimensional weight. This product also meets the large package requirement per UPS/FedEx. The estimated shipping cost will include this fee.

Basic Crochet Stitches


Basic Crochet Stitches


$20.64


For those searching for stitch inspiration, this handbook brims with more than 200 new and old stitches to delight crocheters of all skill levels. Packed with tips and tricks, the guide outlines basic crochet techniques in addition to the latest trends in contemporary yarns-all of which are accompanied by easy-to-follow instructions. Projects include using the single cluster crochet stitch as a great foundation pattern for a textured scarf or implementing a trinity stitch to add warmth to an afghan design. The guide also reveals how to glam up a shawl with a striking hexagon stitch or a wavy shell stitch.

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