200 Crochet Blocks for Blankets, Throws and Afghans : Crochet Squares to Mix-and-Match Paperback
by Jan Eaton
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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 128 pages, col. Illustrations
- Publisher: David & Charles
- Publication Date: 28/01/2005
- Category: Knitting & crochet
- ISBN: 9780715321416
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Review by eclecticdodo
A Book of crochet patterns designed to work out as 6 inch squares. The project I'm working on is 12 inch squares, but it's been straightforward to adapt some and do some as 4 mini-blocks. The patterns are nice and reliable, with varying skill level but none particularly taxing. A fair amount of blocking is required for some patterns.