I recently tried to purchase a retro crochet book for a specific pattern and I accidentally purchased the wrong old book. It turned out to be okay, though, because I actually really like the book that I ended up with. It’s called Afghan Traditions and I’m loving seeing the way that so many of today’s crochet afghan patterns are based on a style that can be seen in this book.
Yesterday we looked at 25 colorful crochet patterns. But you don’t need patterns to enjoy the color in crochet. Today I’ve curated a collection of beautiful, colorful crochet eye candy to inspire you!
I recently did a roundup of chevron crochet patterns and inspiration. One great variation on this pattern is the popular star-shaped ripple blanket. Here is a roundup of crochet patterns and photo inspiration for these chevron star blankets.
Each of these free crochet patterns uses at least 4000 yards of yarn! And no, they’re not all blankets.
Today’s crochet book review is of Bobbie Matela’s 50 Sensational Crochet Afghans & Throws. There are some amazing blankets in this book!