Thursday, December 22, 2011

Holiday Afghans

I really need to catch up on my blogging.  I want to post about our Samhain feast, but that will have to wait for another day.  I wanted to post pics of the Afghans I made this year.  I made them for friends of mine, but have been waiting until they all have received them first, before I posted on my blog.  I will also post links to the patterns.

This one is called a Granny Ripple, because it is a ripple pattern using a granny square technique.  I found this pattern on ravelry, so click here for this pattern.

This is a corner to corner afghan, I hadn't done one of those before.  That pattern is found by clicking here.

The wave afghan.  LOVE IT!  Also loved the deep, saturated colors.  This one is also a free ravelry download found here.

This afghan also uses a granny square type of technique.  Love the colors of this one too, the recipients favorite colors.  In the picture the bright stripe might look a little yellow, but it is a green color.  Sorry folks, can't find the pattern for this right now, and don't have a lot of time to look.  If I run across it, I promise to post it later!

This one is my favorite as it was all new technique for me, so I learned a lot.  It is a thick, heavy afghan, all single crochet intarsia, which I had never done before.  I found some of the symbols of this afghan on this blog, If you look around her chart page you will see the blocks I used.  I made up the letter squares myself.  I would love to do more intarsia in the future.  I tried so many different techniques to crochet the squares together, but didn't like any of them, so I ended up sewing the squares together (my least favorite technique).  That part was a challenge for me.  :-)

Hope you enjoyed seeing my Holiday projects, and try a pattern or two yourself!

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

I *love* my afghan! It is snuggly and warm and best of all, suits me and my girls perfectly!

Thank you, Pam! You are a fabulous hand-crafter with a heart of gold!

J, with K, H, & C

Deanne said...

Wow,Pam! They are all so beautiful!