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Afghans: More Than 50 Beautiful, Affordable Designs by Norah Gaughan, Margery Winter, Berroco Design Team

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By Norah Gaughan, Margery Winter, Berroco Design Team

Photographs by way of Thayer Allyson Gowdy
Styling via Karen Schaupeter

Overview

For many people, afghans are the epitome of convenience. colourful and alluring, they seem to be a staple of the house, with out which a lounge or bed room simply wouldn’t consider whole. And even if you’re making one for your self, as a housewarming reward, or to welcome a brand new child into the area, the method of making a home made afghan should be as profitable because the entire product.

Comfort Knitting and Crochet: Afghans positive factors 50 styles for those comfortable blankets, made with Berroco convenience yarn—an reasonable, ultra-soft acrylic/nylon blend—and designed through the Berroco crew, headed via Norah Gaughan.

The booklet comprises whatever for everybody: The designs diversity from modern-day to standard, from spare to adorned, and are encouraged by way of resources as diversified as Scottish tweeds, eastern Ikat, and Delft pottery. meant for knitters and crocheters of each ability point, this assortment brings new lifestyles to the well-loved and flexible afghan.

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Swap the needles over so the stitches are again in your left hand and continue with the next row. WORKING THE PURL STITCH “The next technique to learn is the purl stitch. As perfect partners, the knit and purl stitches are used in combination to create endless stitch patterns. ’ ” STEP 1 With the yarn sitting at the front of the work, insert the tip of the right-hand needle up into the last stitch on the left-hand needle. The needles should be crossed with the right-hand needle sitting over the left-hand needle.

Repeat these steps until every stitch has been transferred to the right-hand needle. Swap the needles over so the stitches are again in your left hand and continue with the next row. WORKING THE PURL STITCH “The next technique to learn is the purl stitch. As perfect partners, the knit and purl stitches are used in combination to create endless stitch patterns. ’ ” STEP 1 With the yarn sitting at the front of the work, insert the tip of the right-hand needle up into the last stitch on the left-hand needle.

By just playing around with where you place these different stitches you can produce an endless number of stitch patterns. ” STOCKINETTE STITCH—If you knit one row and purl one row alternately you will create stockinette stitch. This stitch has a front side—the knit side— and a reverse side—the purl side. ) GARTER STITCH—If you knit every row then you will create garter stitch, which looks the same on both sides. You will also create the same look if you purl every row, but as most knitters take longer to work the purl stitch than the knit stitch, to make garter stitch it is quicker to knit every row.

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