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Hooked On Crochet : The All Impressive Afghan Crochet Pattern

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One of the first things that comes to mind when we consider crochet is a
lovely handmade afghan. For any crochet lover this is by far one of the
more common things to make. We only need to mention the word Afghan and
anybody who knows anything about crochet will immediately appreciate the
beauty and impressive impact that this lovely pattern can have on people.
There are just so many never ending possibilities for materials for your
afghan crochet pattern that you are literal...


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crochet, afghan crochet pattern


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One of the first things that comes to mind when we consider crochet is a
lovely handmade afghan. For any crochet lover this is by far one of the
more common things to make. We only need to mention the word Afghan and
anybody who knows anything about crochet will immediately appreciate the
beauty and impressive impact that this lovely pattern can have on people.
There are just so many never ending possibilities for materials for your
afghan crochet pattern that you are literally assured that you will be
able to style an original afghan for whatever room you desire in your
house or for that matter, any particular person that may be on your list
for preparing gifts for.

Ranging from the finer gauge fibres that fit into the airy summer throws
to the dense, bulkier yarns that will make up the most comfy of winter
wraps; you will never be at a loss for ideas for handmade blankets or
covers. The other super thing about the wide variety of an afghan crochet
pattern is that you can take on a project like this at any skill and
experience level. Just try to remember though that Afghans do tend to
take some time to consider, simply because of their size alone, so be
certain you are ready to put yourself whole heartedly to a project that
may well be somewhat longer than what you had originally envisaged.

The Various Kinds of Afghan Crochet Patterns

Probably one of the most sought after kinds of an afghan crochet pattern
is that of the granny square pattern. This can be made up of many minute
squares sewn together, or one massive square that doesn't finish until
your blanket is the size you want. You can create granny square blankets
that are all one colour, or build a design of stripes or checkerboards.
You can use various kinds of fibres to vary the texture within your
blanket, or simply keep your yarn the same throughout the project. The
trick is to just take your project in its stride and really think about
every aspect of what your doing. Because the afghan crochet pattern is
such a great project to work on you will and should thoroughly enjoy
every minute of working on it.

The choices you have in a granny square afghan crochet pattern are really
beyond scope; another popular afghan crochet pattern is called the “mile-
a-minute” afghan. Placed into long strips the patterns are then sewn
together. These are great fun to put together, because each panel is a
great take-along project to bring with you to kids' activities and in the
car. There are also filet afghan crochet patterns which utilize one basic
stitch combined with chain stitches to form shapes and pictures in your
blanket.

You might even use this technique to make a customized blanket with your
initials worked into it. The ripple afghan crochet pattern has been
circulated in various forms for years, and remains a popular choice for
many crochet gurus.

The Finishing Touch For Your Afghan Crochet Pattern

In most instances an afghan crochet pattern will have demonstrations for
some type of finishing effect, perhaps a border around the boundary of
the blanket. You can also create your own finishing touches, by using
picots, shell stitches, or a basic single crochet edging. Whatever your
choice the final elements will allow your project that last 'nicing it
up' to make it your very own masterpiece. An afghan crochet pattern is a
fantastic project to have on hand when the weather turns cold and dreary.
So go on, start shopping around now for your favourite afghan crochet
pattern!

				
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