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  • Publisher: Cico Books
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 09 October 2018
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782496380
  • Stock: 50+
  • Size: 208x276 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: £12.99
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Modern Crocheted Blankets, Throws & Cushions


35 colorful, cosy and comfortable patterns by Laura Strutt

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Book Description

Laura Strutt brings you a range of new designs for blankets, throws, and cushion covers. Divided by colour theme Bright and Beautiful, Warm and Rich, and Neutral and Natural with modern designs, there is something for every home, whatever your decorating style. Make a rainbow granny circle blanket using rich, bright yarns, or try a chunky striped throw in soft neutrals. A wrap-around granny square makes the perfect cover for a floor cushion, while block stitch shows off bright pastels in a square blanket. Patterns are graded so you can start with something simple if you are a beginner, or select something more advanced if you are skilled with a hook and yarn.

Table of Contents

Introduction 6
Before you begin 8
Chapter One: Bright and Beautiful 10
Rainbow Mandala 12
Candyfloss Colours 16
Sunny Skies 19
Saltwater Toffee 22
Sunburst Squares Blanket 24
Diamond Brights 27
A Stitch in Time 30
Deep Pinks and Blues 33
Picnic Time 36
Corner-to-Corner Colour 39
Neon Lights 42
All the Colours Mandala
Chapter Two: Warm and Rich 48
Dark Star 50
Country Colours 53
Purple Patch 56
Winter Pansies 59
Waves of Colour 62
Spikes and Stripes 65
Beehive Blanket 68
Autumn Leaves 70
Orange Juice 73
Parallel Lines 76
Precious Metals 79
Chapter Three: Neutral and Natural
Riverbank Blanket 84
Fireside Friend 86
Summer Breeze 88
Earth Tones 90
Spring Crocuses 92
Mermaid Magic 95
Vintage Lace Granny Square 98
Diagonal Lines 101
The Sea at Night 104
Mandala Meditation 107
Simple Stripes 110
Bermuda Triangles 112
Techniques 115
Suppliers 127
Acknowledgements 127
Index 128

About the Author

About Laura Strutt

Laura Strutt is a passionate designer and enjoys knitting and crochet, as well as dressmaking, quilting and hand-lettering. She is a former Editor of Craft Business magazine. She launched Sew magazine in 2009. Laura is the author of several books including Cut & Craft: Digital Die-Cutting35 Knitted Baby Blankets and Modern Granny Square Crochet. Discover more about Laura at www.madepeachy.com. Laura lives in Ipswich, UK.

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