This classic openwork blanket by Lindy Zubairy includes a gentle introduction to crocheted cabling techniques with its “bird’s footprint” accent rows. Why not make your own with the pattern project in issue 97 of Inside Crochet magazine, available as part of a subscription, ordered online or downloaded directly to your smart device.
• Women’s Institute Soft and Chunky, 70% acrylic/30% Merino wool, 100g/110m/120yds Yarn A: Cream x 9 balls
• James C Brett Party Time Chunky, 100% acrylic, 100g/154m/168yds Yarn B: Shade PT2 x 1 ball
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Lindy Zubairy shares her passion for crochet by teaching, designing and writing. Look out for her book Popcorns, Bobbles & Puffs To Crochet (Quarto Press, £9.95). Find her online at www.yocrochet.co.uk.