Go Crochet! Afghan Design Workshop: 50 Motifs, 10 Projects, 1 of a Kind Results

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Krause Publications, Apr 28, 2011 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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Take your crochet on the go!

Do your hands itch to crochet while you sit in waiting rooms, on airplanes and at soccer games, but you don't want to carry along lots of yarn and heavy projects? In Go Crochet! Afghan Design Workbook, you'll find patterns for 50 interchangeable motifs designed for a range of skill levels that can be easily crocheted while on the go! Author Ellen Gormley provides you with great tips for assembling portable projects, creating fantastic color combinations, and arranging your crocheted motifs in unique and exciting ways.

Inside, you'll find:

  • Patterns and stitch diagrams for 50 motifs in 5 different shapes: squares, rectangles, triangles, hexagons and octagons
  • Recommendations from the author for 5 great mix-and-match options for each interchangeable motif
  • 10 complete afghan patterns using a single motif, 2-3 motifs and multiple motifs
  • A thorough guide to crochet basics, as well as design techniques for assembling your motifs into one-of-a-kind projects
So choose your favorite motif, grab your hook and yarn, and go crochet!

 

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Contents

HEXAGONS
Golden Hexagon
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Flowery Day
GETTING STARTED
Motif

BLOCKING BOARD AND RUSTPROOF PINS
DESIGN KIT
YOU
Using This Book
WRITTEN INSTRUCTIONS
SKILL LEVELS
GAUGE
Stitch Glossary
Yarn Over yo
Chain ch
Reverse Single Crochet or Crab Stitch rev sc
Double Crochet dc
Double Treble Crochet dtr
Front Post Double Crochet FPdc
CLUSTERS
Beginning Cluster begcl
Treble Crochet Cluster trcl
DECREASED STITCHES
Double Crochet Decrease Dc2tog
Triple Crochet Decrease Tr3tog
Popcorn Stitch pop
Creating Your Own Designs
GOAL SETTING
CHOOSING COLOR
COORDINATING COLORS
COLOR PLACEMENT
LAYOUT OF MOTIFS
FILLINS
ASSEMBLY
EDGING
SECTION 2Motifs to Go
SQUARES
Puddles Gather Rain
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Eyelets
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Oscar Square
GETTING STARTED
Finishing
Cherry Cordial
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Flower Patch
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Chair Back
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Pick a Posie
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Stain Berry
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Star Power
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Team Captain
GETTING STARTED
Finishing
RECTANGLES
Vintage
GETTING STARTED
Finishing
Thumbprint
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Polka Dot
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Oval in a Rectangle
GETTING STARTED
Finishing
Last Blueberry
GETTING STARTED
Finishing
South Beach
GETTING STARTED
Finishing
Cameo
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Neapolitan
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Scary Fun
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Gift Package
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
TRIANGLES
Floating Triangle
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Serene
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Recycle
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Whimsy
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Beveled
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Campfire
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
TryIt Triangle
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Simplicity
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Off Center
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Acapulco
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Finishing
Harvest
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Hurricane
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Bluebonnet
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Red Tide
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Twinkle
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Wrought Iron
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Brilliant
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
UFO Patch
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
OCTAGONS
Rose Octagon
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Oro Sol
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Granny Octagon
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Purple Sunset
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Purple Pansy
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Octagon Medallion
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Floral Octagon
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Drama Queen
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Red Light Green Light
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
Raspberry Tart
GETTING STARTED
Motif
Finishing
SECTION 3Afghans on the Go
Reflected Sunlight
GETTING STARTED
Oro Sol
Puddles Gather Rain Square
Trillions of Triangles
GETTING STARTED
SPECIAL STITCHES
TryIt Triangle Motif
Finishing
Blueberry Pancakes
GETTING STARTED
SPECIAL STITCHES
Oscar Square
Assembly
Edging
Finishing
Flowers Galore
GETTING STARTED
Flower Patch Motif
Assembly
Edging
Finishing
French Country
GETTING STARTED
Chair Back
Stain Berry
Pick a Posie
Assembly
Edging
Finishing
Brilliant Starburst
GETTING STARTED
SPECIAL STITCHES
Brilliant Hexagon
Serene Triangle
Edging
Finishing
Oceans Tide
GETTING STARTED
UFO Patch
Twinkle
Red Tide
Assembly
Edging
Finishing
Spring Octagons
GETTING STARTED
SPECIAL STITCHES
Purple Pansy
Purple Sunset
Granny Octagon
Assembly
Edging
Yours Truly
GETTING STARTED
SPECIAL STITCHES
Polka Dot
Gift Package
Finishing
Finishing
All Call
GETTING STARTED
Motifs
Assembly
ASSEMBLY TIPS
YARN WEIGHT GUIDELINES
CROCHET HOOK CONVERSIONS
Resources
Index
More Crochet Titles to Keep You Going
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Ellen Gormley is a well-published crochet designer. She has been designing since 2004 and has had approximately 80 projects featured by magazines and yarn companies including Crochet Today and Interweave Crochet. Ellen was nominated for several categories for the 2009 Crochet Awards and came in first in the Best Designer, Home Décor category.

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