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Modern Crochet Afghans: Color & Texture

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Create contemporary afghans with invigorating color and texture.

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What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Salena Baca
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

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Learn to make three stylish, modern afghans alongside crochet designer Salena Baca. With her simple tips and tricks, you'll be able to infuse gorgeous hues and modern textures into every afghan you create.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Massapequa Afghan: Getting Started
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.
2. Working the Massapequa
3. Color Block Afghan: Getting Started
4. Completing the Color Block
5. Flagstone Lace Afghan: Getting Started
6. Completing the Flagstone Lace

Taught by

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

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