In Grannies in Bloom from Leisure Arts, seasonal colors turn simple granny crochet patterns into fabulous flower garden throws. Dimensional flower petals and picot ruffles add irresistible interest to the six afghans, and clever borders add a framed finish to some. Designs include Rosy Floral by Maggie Weldon, Classic Shells by Terry Kimbrough, and four by Carol Alexander and Brenda Stratton: Autumn Fields, Filet Floral, Watercolor Floral, and Checkerboard Floral. These beautiful throws are all made using medium weight yarn and Easy to Intermediate skill levels. Two use join-as-you-go techniques.