Are you tired of making the same old afghans? Then you will love these innovative new designs, created by the talented Barbara Shaffer. These elegant afghans beg to be touched, as they are made with stitches that create dimension and texture. If you are not familiar with texture crochet stitches, such as bobbles and popcorns and post stitches, you'll want to make them an important part of your work after making these unusual afghans. 7 afghans to crochet using worsted weight yarn and a size I (5.50 mm) hook: Whirling Wheels, Frankly Filet, Richly Red, Light and Lacy, Dream Maker, Blue Heaven, and Gold Standard.