Introduction: Diamonds and Bars

I love to crochet but do not enjoy assembling blocks or strips together. That is why I designed this afghan. The stitches and pattern make this heirloom quality.

It can also easily be made different sizes:
The pattern is written so that a diamond pattern can be added horizontally (simply repeat the 50-row pattern).

A column (whole diamond + half diamond) can be added or removed to make it larger vertically.

This is crocheted with Lion Brand Pound of Love, size J hook. It can be made with double or single crochet using the popcorn stitch for diamonds and FPdc for bars.