A Year of Afghans Book 16

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This is the 16th book in A Year of Afghans Collection! It includes 12 fantastic afghans you can crochet – 1 for every month of the year. You can view the previous A Year of Afghans books on Leisure Arts, HERE.

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Cover: A Year of Afghans Book 16 - Leisure Arts

Title: A Year of Afghans Book 16
Publisher: Leisure Arts, Inc., 2016
ISBN: 978-1-4647-5652-8
Photographer: Ken West

 A Year of Afghans Book 16

In A Year of Afghans Book 16, you receive the following 12 crochet patterns:

Each pattern is provided in an easy to follow written format in American Crochet Terminology. Each pattern section begins with an image of the finished project, the difficulty level, the finished sizes of the blanket, a shopping list including any materials you will need, gauge information and a stitch guide for special stitches used in the specific pattern. Placement diagrams are included for the designs which need them for assembly purposes.

Crochet Afghan Patterns Included

The yarn type and hook sizes needed for each pattern are listed below, along with the Designer’s name:

  • JANUARY: 5.5 mm (I), Medium Weight Yarn,
  • FEBRUARY: 6.5 mm (K), Medium Weight Yarn, Lisa Gentry
  • MARCH: 5 mm (H), Medium Weight Yarn, Anne Halliday
  • APRIL: 6 mm (J), Medium Weight Yarn, Barbara Shaffer
  • MAY:  6 mm (J), Medium Weight Yarn, Rena V. Stevens
  • JUNE:  6 mm (J), Medium Weight Yarn, Barbara Shaffer
  • JULY: 4 mm (G) and 5 mm (H), Medium Weight Yarn, Laurie Halama
  • AUGUST: 6 mm (J), Medium Weight Yarn, Sandy Rideout
  • SEPTEMBER: 6 mm (J), Medium Weight Yarn, Barbara Shaffer
  • OCTOBER: 6 mm (J), Medium Weight Yarn, Barbara Shaffer
  • NOVEMBER: 5.5 mm (I), Medium Weight Yarn, Barbara Shaffer
  • DECEMBER: 5 mm (H), Medium Weight Yarn, Terry Kimbrough

Techniques and Yarn Information

General Instructions including joining techniques used, techniques for changing colors and how to tell which loop of the stitch to work into begin on page 45. Diagrams are included to make the instructions easy to follow. A Yarn Information section is also provided to share the exact yarn types used in each design.

My favorite designs in A Year of Afghans Book 16 are:

February, April and December.

Which ones are your favorites?

With 12 beautiful afghans to choose from, A Year of Afghans will have at least one design perfect for your next afghan crochet project!


Would you like to win a eBook copy of A Year of Afghans Book 16?

Here’s how you can enter for a chance to win!

This Giveaway is open worldwide where allowed by law.

Start Date: March 7, 2017; 12:00 am ET
End Date: March 14, 2017, 11:59 pm ET

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If you are not the lucky winner of the giveaway and you would like to purchase your own copy of A Year of Afghans Book 16,  you can get them directly from Leisure Arts:

A Year of Afghans Book 16 - Leisure Arts

I’d like to thank Leisure Arts, Inc. for providing me with the review copy of  A Year of Afghans Book 16,  and for the giveaway copy for my readers!

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  1. oooooo, that January afghan looks so elegant. But how cool would it be to make an afghan a month! What a collection, WOW! Thank you for your review on it.

  2. I liked that you give detailed information for each Afghan such as hook size and yarn weight. That helps me decide if I have the yarn and hook sizes in my stash.

  3. I love the variety of styles as well as the different levels of skill available. There’s something for everyone!

  4. lovely patterns, I love doing afghan’s that is my main item to crochet or knit

  5. I’m going to have to look for this book Love all the afgans!

  6. Fringe has always been a trial for me – never sure when to use, how long or how to vary it for the best result – Fringe benefits would be a great help!

  7. I would like you to review the Leisure Arts book on Tunisian Crochet? Thx

  8. I love this book. I want to make the afghans for both January and November. I love giving Afghans as gifts.

  9. Thanks for a great website, and for hosting this give away.

  10. One can never have too much yarn or crochet books! Thanks for the giveaway

  11. Please review Cool Weather Fashions. That cover look is beautiful.

  12. All beautiful patterns. Just have to change colors to go with my decor. Everything made easy. Priceless. Thanks for the giveaway