June 7th, 2011
Bold, colorful stripes are everywhere this summer, from the catwalk to home furnishings. To help you take advantage of this trend, we’ve picked out 4 patterns to add a jolt of color to your home. [As always, photos and highlighted text are clickable.]
|Crochet Whimsy Stripes Rug
Contrasting colors plus stripes that get thicker and thicker make this rug eye-catching and appealing. Make it any of the colors of Lion Cotton for an easy-care and hard-wearing area rug that matches your decor.
|Knit Summer Stripes Baby Afghan
Soft, breezy shades make this baby afghan a sweet gift project. The graphic stripes here play on varying widths of stripes. Make it as-shown or in shades of green, blue, yellow, and ivory for a completely different look.
|Crochet Eyelet Strips Afghan
We love the combination of bright strips and delicate eyelets that make up this afghan. An instant favorite, it really captures summer’s charms.
|Crochet South Beach Washcloths
Variations on a theme can make for a fun statement in your guest bath. With just 4 balls of yarn, you can make the multiple washcloths shown here.
Have you been incorporating stripes into projects this season? Tell us about them by leaving a comment!