Monk's Cloth Diamond Afghans

Diamonds are forever!

Electronic Download (28 pages)
Item # AW1327
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If you have ever used a sewing needle, you can make a wonderful monk's cloth afghan. Even children and those who consider themselves all thumbs enjoy this easy craft, also known as Swedish Weaving. All you need is a yarn needle, regular worsted weight yarn, a piece of monk's cloth and a few hours of your time.

In very little time, you can learn to follow the charts and create these beautiful designs on soft, cotton monk's cloth fabric. Included in the book are eight pages of illustrated how-to instructions and the charts and instructions for eight gorgeous afghans, each featuring a diamond pattern between the heavily stitched area on the ends and the less elaborate design in the middle.

People may say that diamonds are forever, but these diamonds mean that it doesn't take forever. You'll love stitching these fun designs. 24 pages.


Overall rating:
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(7 reviews)

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Monk's Cloth Diamond Afghans

May 25, 2023

A decent book, but a bit disappointed. I assumed there would be a full size coloured pic of each pattern to give you a sense of what the completed project would look like, but there is not. And I also assumed that the patterns would have some colour coding which makes them so much easier to follow, but the entire book, except for the front and back cover, are in black and white.

Monk's Cloth Diamond Afghans

February 16, 2020

Being able to purchase these patterns online is a definite plus for me, as there are few craft stores with Swedish Weave supplies or books within an hour or more drive from home. The pdf came through immediately and was simple to download and print. Thanks, Annie's, for a new supply of patterns to try for my favourite hobby.

Monk's Cloth Diamond Afghans

January 8, 2020

I was so excited to get this in PDF form as I couldn't find the book anywhere. The illustrations were great and very easy to follow instructions. This was a good choice.

Monk's Cloth Diamond Afghans

March 7, 2019

I was excited to find this book in PDF form. It's out of print and very expensive if you can find it. The instructions are very good and clear. I do smocking so this was an easy and very enjoyable craft. Thank you Annie's for making crafting easy with a wide variety of quality tools and books.

Monk's Cloth Diamond Afghans

June 20, 2016

This book is clearly written and I have been able to recreate an afghan pattern from my youth.

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