Afghan Chic!

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Afghans are one of the first things my Godmother taught me to make when I was about six years old.  They don’t require much doing once you get the hang of counting the stitches.  The V pattern was my favorite, and still is, though I have experimented with Granny squares and other designs.  I’ve had the same afghans for decades. I will never give them up. They remind me of home, in the most multidimensional and amazing way possible. On that note, I thought today we could look at some afghan inspiration to add a bit of fire, craft & love to your own space!

AH&L afghan

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The chevron afghan above is classic, cool and sophisticated.

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I happen to be a fan of using afghans as wall-hangings, though I use mine too often to hang them and may need to find vintage for this very reason…!

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Granny squares are a delight in a child’s bedroom, and they utilize all the scraps from your other knitting, provided, of course, that you are already into your yarn!


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And, you can go kitschy with crochet and get away with it.  Here wild colors-atop-color create a strangely welcoming effect!

Do you have crafts that remind you of home? Are they in your home? Can they be???

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