Irish Lace Blanket, free pattern by Patons. x yds yarn, hook size 'J'. This is made with simple squares that are joined to make long panels; panels are then joined. It looks a lot more complicated than it really is.
Lattice Weave Throw, free pattern (LW2914) by Mary Jane Protus for Red Heart. Double diamond lattice, popcorn/bobble, & cable stitches give beautiful texture. 49"x70", 4368 yds, hook size 'J' #crochet #afghan #blanket