Granny Square Baby Afghans
Carol Holding • Leisure Arts, £5.99, available from www.thegmcgroup.com • US terminology
Whether you’ve got a baby on the way or are after something cosy to snuggle up under on the sofa, this collection of seven colourful blankets may be just what you need. Combining the classic granny square design with textured and raised stitches in some great colour combinations, these cheerful afghan designs are just what we’re after for some comfort crochet.
Popcorns, Bobbles & Puffs To Crochet
Lindy Zubairy • Quarto Press, £9.95 • UK terminology
Intrigued by popcorn stitches? Fancy adding some texture to your crochet? Then this book by Inside Crochet designer Lindy Zubairy is for you! Beginning with an introduction to crochet and the concepts of bobbles, puffs and popcorns, the book moves on to a range of different stitches and ways of arranging them, with plenty of large, colourful swatches to show you how the techniques work up. Finally there’s a small collection of projects to try.
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