Entrelac Rectangular Afghans

Entrelac & Rectangular Afghans

Mikey, The Crochet Crowd

Mikey, The Crochet Crowd

I am Michael Sellick, known online as 'Mikey', I am the founder and leader of The Crochet Crowd. I'm a 'hooker' at heart with the passion to crochet and play with yarn.

17 thoughts on “Entrelac & Rectangular Afghans

  • November 2, 2015 at 11:54 pm

    I want to do a rectangle lap robe and would like to do it in a Noro. They are small skeins, so how many for a
    comfortable lap robe. Your Tutorial is how I learned to do it, after flunking 2 knitting classes. Yours is the best.
    Thank you
    Donna Sue

  • October 8, 2015 at 6:57 pm

    I’m trying to figure out how to do the center where is part 2 of this video

    • Mikey, The Crochet Crowd
      October 9, 2015 at 7:34 am

      Checking now… stand by… I didn’t think there was a part 2 for this… I will be right back to you. I’m looking into your issue now.

  • September 4, 2015 at 8:48 pm

    Hi Mikey,
    I made a Entrelac Rectangular Afghans 2 years ago for my son. Now the afghan is unraveling could you please help me is there any suggestions, I tired to sew the rectangles but some new ones started to unravel. Thanks

  • August 20, 2015 at 9:25 am

    I love this idea! I’m trying to figure out if I want to make bigger boxes 12×10 sized for more of the quilt feel. So can I still use these box counts for the various finished sizes? I know I’ll have to make each box multiplied by 20 instead of 10, but I want to make sure my ratio will work ok. I think it will because it’s simply twice as large going both directions so in theory I’ll just get to the finished size in 1/2 the blocks, but i want to make sure I’m thinking correctly.

    Also, if I want to make a size in between 2 sizes, for example I want something wider than a twin but more narrow than a double, will it look ok if I just pick a box count in between those two box counts? Again, I think it makes sense because the length will stay the same and the width should then fall between the twin and double widths, but I haven’t done enough with tunisian math to feel confident.

    Any and all help is much appreciated! Thanks so much for this great tutorial!

  • August 15, 2015 at 4:18 pm

    You said in tutorial you said you were making two boxes for a queen and you wrote 8 boxes for a queen size little confused.

  • August 8, 2015 at 3:45 pm

    Loved the tutorial. I do pause it alot. Wish it was just a little slower. Hard learning a new stitch sometimes.

  • July 26, 2015 at 5:03 am

    Thank you for teaching the entrelac square. I have not seen how to do the triangles to make the sides straight. Please keep it up for a while so I have time to get an alternate color yarn to a very light yellow for a “don’t know the sex yet of baby” baby blanket. Thank you.
    I will need to refer to it many times because I forget easily and want to master this.
    Thank you so much again,
    Simply Sharon lol

  • July 5, 2015 at 3:11 am

    Hi, I love this Afghan and yes i get how it goes around for a square….I too would like to know how to do a rectangle…will give the square more of a go first..throw is a good place to start i feel.

  • July 4, 2015 at 6:22 pm

    I want to do this Hope the tutorial will stay on facebook for reference

  • June 27, 2015 at 8:39 am

    I’m missing something here. How can a KING size blanket be only 2 squares and a TWIN size be 13 squares? Is there a type? Size small to large is: lapghan, throw, twin, double, queen, king.

    • July 3, 2015 at 12:48 pm

      King size is closer to a square than is a twin size, it will still use more rounds, but the dimensions are rougly King- 72×84 twin 74×35 (inches)

      • July 3, 2015 at 8:50 pm

        Interesting. I never knew that. Thank you, Melissa.

  • June 21, 2015 at 11:05 am

    Hey mucked love the video and I complete my afghan but I am waiting for the video for the bigher one and different sizes is that coming any time soon?

  • June 15, 2015 at 10:48 pm

    Mickey there has to be a trick to this..I got how you make on square and go around it..but how do you do the box’s length wise.can you plz make a video that shows how you do this..
    Tks Stacey..

  • May 28, 2015 at 9:11 am

    Awesome! One of the reasons I haven’t done anything with this is because I thought it would be perfect for a bed…. but the bed isn’t square. Looking forward to the updated tutorial, and I think I already have some of the yarn to get started. (I have 5 skeins of a yarn I bought with no particular project in mind just because it was so pretty, lol.)

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