Unexpected Afghans presents 29 innovative interpretations of a favorite at-home crochet essential. From best-selling author Robyn Chachula comes an in-depth look into crocheting traditional afghans using contemporary techniques, colors, and patterns. Expert designers, including Kristin Omdahl, Kathy Merrick, Kimberly McAlindin, and many more, contribute an abundance of fresh patterns and projects. Both new and advanced crocheters will enjoy: * detailed technique workshop in every chapter, including cables, motifs, color, lace, and Tunisian crochet; * helpful designer tips for working through each afghan project; * easy-to-follow charts and diagrams. Along with beautiful afghan projects for all skill levels, you'll find many of your favorite designers' biographies for an inside look into their inspirations.