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Watch a Circular Afghan Expand From the Center

A circular afghan starts from a small center and grows gradually into a gorgeous piece. The Circular Afghans episode of Knit and Crochet Now! brings us all the information we need to create both knit and crochet circular afghans. Don't miss episode one of season 11!

Alegria Afghan
In the crochet segment of episode one, expert Toni Lipsey teaches us how to make the gorgeous Alegria Afghan. Toni's instructions include how to crochet starting from the center, join stitches at the end of a round, and increase by working both a front-post double crochet and a regular double crochet into the same stitch. This afghan may look complicated, but Toni shows us how easy it can be!

Alegria Afghan

Matelasse Lapghan
In the knitting segment, expert Kristin Omdahl takes us through all the techniques needed to create the beautifully textured Matelasse Lapghan. We'll learn how to start from the center on double-point needles, move to circular needles, make bobbles and more. Don't miss her tip for marking the end of a round when using double-point needles.

Matelasse Lapghan

Find More Circular Afghans in Annie's Craft Store

Looking for more circular afghans to add to your collection? Annie's has plenty more to choose from.

Matelasse Crochet Baby Afghans
Matelasse is a type of fabric with a raised floral or geometric design. The rich, cozy textures are ideal for baby blankets. In the Matelasse Crochet Baby Afghans pattern book, you will find three beautiful options.

Matelasse Crochet Baby Afghans

Cecelia Blanket
For you knitters, the adorable Cecelia Blanket knit pattern is a lovely, lacy gift for Baby. Knit it with chunky yarn and large needles for quick stitching.

Cecelia Blanket

Celtic Gansey Afghan
The Celtic Gansey Afghan incorporates textured gansey crochet stitches into an attractive circular afghan. Designed by Lena Skvagerson for Annie's Signature Designs, this afghan is perfect as a bed topper or to throw over the back of a chair or sofa.

Celtic Gansey Afghan

Chestnut Circular Throw Crochetalong
On Annie's Creative Studio, you can find the super fun video series Chestnut Circular Throw Crochetalong. This three-part series gives you all the information you need to make this charming nature-inspired circular afghan.

Chestnut Circular Throw Crochetalong

What Are Lena and Connie Wearing?
Hosts Lena and Connie get to model the prettiest garments! In this episode Lena is wearing the crocheted La Vie en Rose Wrap.

La Vie en Rose Wrap

Connie is wearing the Give It a Whirl Tassel Shawl that you will find in the autumn issue of Crochet! magazine, available on newsstands now.

Give It a Whirl Tassel Shawl

Don't Miss the Technique Corner
What else is in episode one of season 11? The Technique Corner! Click on the Tutorials tab at the top of this page to learn how to crochet the bean stitch square for the Novo Block Afghan!

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