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Modern Crochet Afghans Color & Texture

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Item # 15299464
Instructor : Salena Baca
$29.99 $19.99
Skill Level 2 : Some experience
Create contemporary afghans with invigorating color and texture.

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   Salena Baca

Salena Baca has been hooked on crochet for more than 25 years. She began designing in 2009 and currently has 196 published patterns. Salena is also the founder of several crochet organizations, including the Design Wars Challenge, The Pattern Pack and the American Crochet Association.

Materials: What you Need

1 . For the Massapequa Afghan (Multiple Sizes):
2 . Worsted-weight yarn in eight colors. Salena uses Cloudborn Highland Worsted (3.5 oz/221 yds)
3 . US Size I/9 (5.50 mm) crochet hook

Lesson Plan: What you Learn

Lesson 1 : Massapequa Afghan: Getting Started
00:15:16

Meet Salena Baca and begin class by working the vibrant Massapequa afghan. Salena shares her tips for choosing a gorgeous color combination, even if picking colors is hard for you! Then, she walks you through the pattern repeats and standard sizes, and shows how easy it is to make a custom size.

Lesson 2 : Working the Massapequa
00:26:51

Put your hook to yarn and start working a surprisingly simple two row repeat. Then, learn how to make and attach a funky fringe border, and use Salena's alternate color ideas to spark your imagination.

Lesson 3 : Color Block Afghan: Getting Started
00:28:01

Move on to your next beautiful project, the gradient-inspired Color Block afghan. You'll find out to work the four-row repeat with post stitches to create a dense, warm fabric that's ideal for the comforting color harmonies.

Lesson 4 : Completing the Color Block
00:25:42

Add the finishing touches to your Color Block afghan as Salena guides you through creating a classic border that perfectly complements your color choices.

Lesson 5 : Flagstone Lace Afghan: Getting Started
00:20:43

Start your final afghan by jumping into lacework! You'll see why working with one color keeps you focused on the intricate but easy-to-work pattern.

Lesson 6 : Completing the Flagstone Lace
00:15:29

Finish your lacy afghan by looking at color in thoughtful ways. Salena also explains how to work this lovely design from the center out for different looks.



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