Leisure Arts Crochet Modern Southwest Afghans Book- Enjoy the warmth of the Southwest with blankets that celebrate the colors and culture of the region. The 6 crochet throws in this book feature bold graphics in rich desert colors. Designs include: canyon ripple, endless river, Indian corn, and more; leaf pattern vertical stripes, diamond, zigzag, bordered vertical stripes and simple ripple patterns. A variety of crochet stitch instructions, step-by-step pattern instructions, diagrams and full-color photos included. Projects require either US size 4 worsted or 5 bulky yarn in a variety of colors and hooks in sizes H-8 or J-10; 5 and 6 millimeter. Finished afghan sizes range between approximately 36"x 48" and 48"x 61". Designs range from beginner to intermediate skill level. 24 pages, softcover.