Crochet Blankets and Afghans
Few things are warmer than a handmade crochet blanket. Learn how to crochet a blanket with these crochet blanket patterns and free crochet afghan patterns…
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Imagine this hexagonal crochet motif in a crochet afghan. Now imagine 99 other motifs in a whirlwind of colors and a dizzying variety of shapes. That's Crochet Kaleidoscope, a new book from Interweave and Sandra Eng that is a master class in crochet motifs and choosing color palettes for your motif-based crochet projects.
This blanket is made from flower loom motifs joined with crochet for a fun, vintage look. In Haafner Linssen's new book Crochet Loom Blooms, you'll learn how to use a commercial flower loom (or make your own), get 30 loom bloom patterns, and learn how to join them into a variety of creative projects using basic crochet stitches.
Loom blooms are a fun way to make a crochet blanket with a vintage throwback style. You'll use a flower loom to make flower motifs and then join them with crochet. Haafner Linssen's book Crochet Loom Blooms contains 30 flower motifs and a wide variety of joining techniques perfect for making custom blankets for your home.
Meditate on motif-making with this beautiful crochet throw. Use a bulky yarn to create open, lacy motifs that are joined as you go. Add the edging, ends, and fringe after all the motifs are joined. The Relaxing Motif Throw is calming to make and cozy when finished! Find the pattern in Interweave Crochet, Winter 2018.
Sometimes, when combating the winter weather, you just need to settle into some good old-fashion session stitching. Put an extra log on the fire, queue up an interesting series on your favorite streaming service, and pour something warm to drink. If you’re lucky, by the end of season 6 you’ll have finished the 196 African flower motifs needed for this cheery crochet afghan.
This might be my favorite crochet afghan in Cold Weather Crochet! It brings together my love of quilting and crochet. The log-cabin quilt block is a traditional block pattern that has been reimagined in countless ways by quilters. It’s exciting to see it crossover into a fresh, modern crochet blanket pattern.
This striped afghan will keep you cozy and warm as you crochet and for years after your project is finished. The pattern uses simple stitches and a bulky yarn, so it will whip up quickly for winter snuggling. Choose your favorite colors and get started with this crochet afghan pattern from Love of Crochet, Winter 2017!