This blanket works up quickly and is so pretty with the contrasting color stripe work. Of course you can make it in as many colors as you like. The border is simple but elegant and finishes off the blanket perfectly.
Gingerbread afghan ~ I think it would be more fun to make this from recycled felted sweaters (with maybe some crocheted borders / edges), and cut the Gingerbread People shapes out of felt too, appliqueing them onto the background squares
Take a trip to Downton Abbey with this crochet throw, inspired by the hit show. Hughes' Crochet Afghan is an intermediate crochet pattern that's worked up with a chestnut brown yarn from a Downton-inspired yarn line.