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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 11 October 2024
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781800922655
  • Stock: Not Yet Published
  • Size: 190x246 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: £12.99

Corner-to-Corner Blankets to Crochet


by Leonie Morgan

Book Description

18 stunning corner-to-corner crochet blanket and Afghan patterns, in a range of fresh and contemporary colours!

Surprisingly easy to learn and quick to work up, corner-to-corner crochet is perfect for making geometric patterns and colourful designs, and creating blankets, Afghans and throws with ease. In this new book from crochet designer and best-selling author Leonie Morgan you’ll discover a delightful collection of geometric corner-to-corner blankets.

With a mixture of all-in-one and join-as-you-go block patterns, and a range of blanket sizes, there is plenty for C2C lovers and row-by-row enthusiasts to enjoy. Each beautiful design has a clear, written pattern, an easy-to-follow chart, and large, detailed photographs of the finished throw. The designs range from simple to more advanced skill levels and feature a mix of bold, geometric designs and colourful stripes.

A comprehensive techniques section includes step-by-step photographs of how to work the diagonal block stitches needed to create corner-to-corner blankets. Also included are useful techniques and tips for yarn management, using bobbins, joining as you go, and simple edgings for corner-to-corner projects.

With 18 original designs to choose from, as well as 2 smaller projects, there is a wealth of inspiration to send you running for your crochet hook!

Table of Contents

About this book 8
Meet Leonie 10

Chapter 1: Techniques 12

Materials, hooks, and yarns 14
Starting and finishing 16
Basic stitches 17
Diagonal box stitch 18
Decreases 20
Join as you go 21
Colourwork 22
Tension and blocking 23
Joining and edging 24
Reading charts 25

Chapter 2: afghan patterns

Beginner designs - Reflection 28, California Retro 32, Copenhagen 36, Rainbow in Grey Sky 40

Intermediate designs - Patchwork Half Squares 44, Patchwork Heart 48, Triangles 52, Sweethearts 58, Mulled, Cider 62, Rainbow Stripes 66, Rhombus 70, Zig Zags 76

Advanced designs - Chevron 82, Crosses 88, Striped Corners 94, Diamond Tiles 98, Intermittent Stripes 102, Gingham 108

Chapter 3: Projects
Chunky Rug 116
Pillow 120

Find the yarn 124
Index 126
Credits 128

About the Author

About Leonie Morgan

Leonie Morgan is a freelance crochet designer who runs her own craft business, WoolnHook. A self-taught crocheter with a love of colour and design, she is the author of Block by Block CrochetBeautiful Blankets, Afghans and Throws, 100 Bright & Colourful Granny Squares to Mix and Match, 100 Colourful Ripples to Crochet and 75 Colourful Hexagons to Crochet. Leonie lives in Wales, UK, where she spends her time walking in the mountains and playing with wool. She blogs at www.leoniemorgan.com

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