For those of you who are knitting beginners, an Afghan may sound difficult but it's actually just a fancy schmancy term for a crochet blanket. The blanket's texture varies according to your choosing, from thick wool yarn to light and airy summertime yarn.
If the very pretty purple crochet Afhan presented in this tutorial interests you, then simply take a look at this crochet tutorial to get the how-to. This particular crochet Afghan features a swirl pattern that intersects in the center. This tutorial is for left handers.