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Stitch a Chic Circular Afghan

Greetings, stitchers!

Have you seen those beautiful circular afghans that are so popular right now? They are fabulous for home decor, and they are so much fun to stitch. To make one of your own, be sure to check out the new season of Knit and Crochet Now! The theme of the first episode of season 11 is Circular Afghans! This episode covers two fabulous circular afghans and the first square of a sampler afghan.

Hello, I'm Mary Forte, your Knit and Crochet Now! update editor. I'm so excited to share details from the first episode of the new season!

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Experts Toni Lipsey and Kristin Omdahl display the beautiful circular afghans of episode one, season 11.

Check Out the New Season!
To start out the new season, co-hosts/producers Lena Skvagerson and Connie Ellison introduce the experts for episode one. Crochet expert Toni Lipsey guides us through creating the Alegria Afghan, and knitting expert Kristin Omdahl takes us through the directions for the Matelasse Lapghan. In the Technique Corner, Lena Skvagerson gets us started on the first square of the crocheted Novo Block Afghan. (Sneak peek: Lena will get us started on the knitted Verity Block Afghan in episode two.)

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Co-hosts/producers Connie Ellison and Lena Skvagerson are ready to introduce us to the new season of Knit and Crochet Now!

Learn New Stitches With Sampler Projects
One of the best ways to learn a variety of new stitches is by incorporating them as sampler blocks into a larger project. New on Annie's Creative Studio is the Chic Throw by Marly Bird video series. This Crochet Skill Builders series provides directions for 12 different stitches, starting with the handsome crocheted herringbone block.

Crochet Skill Builders

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Are you ready to knit, crochet and learn with Annie's experts? Look for Knit and Crochet Now! in these places:

Most PBS stations have Knit and Crochet Now! in their lineups. Check your local PBS station's TV schedule and set that DVR!

Create TV offers Knit and Crochet Now! episodes along with lots of other exciting how-to programming.

The Knit and Crochet Now! website has all previous and current episodes, and you can find free downloads featured in each episode.

Annie's Creative Studio is Annie's online video streaming source. It offers all previous episodes of Knit and Crochet Now! along with videos and patterns for crocheting, knitting, quilting, sewing and other crafts. The all-new season 11 will start airing the first week of August!

Annie's Creative Studio's extensive library includes garments, totes, stuffed animals and so much more. You can get tips for updating your home or even for cleaning your sewing machine! Check out the free trial membership to explore your favorite crafts and learn about new ones.

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