Crochet Me

Author: Kim P. Werker
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 1596689595
Size: 38.47 MB
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Featuring 18 fashionable patterns that take crochet into new territory, this beginner-friendly book of projects dispels the "unhip" reputation of crochet with designs that are edgy and stylish. Projects include jewelry, thigh-high stockings, retro bags, scarves, sweaters, shrugs, camis, and home d├ęcor objects, exploring color, texture, design, embellishment, and how to customize patterns to fit personal style. Basic crochet techniques are covered along with tutorials on sizing, design, and special techniques. Up-and-coming designers are profiled throughout the book.

Lacework For Adventurous Crocheters

Author: Margaret Hubert
Publisher: Creative Publishing international
ISBN: 1610586395
Size: 36.84 MB
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This step-by-step technique reference introduces and thoroughly explores several styles of crochet that produce lacy fabric. With Lacework for Adventurous Crocheters, you'll delve into many exciting methods, including: - Broomstick lace - Hairpin lace - Bruges lace - Irish crochet - Freeform crochet Each section includes easy-to-follow, illustrated instructions, teaching all that is necessary to master the required skills. Charts, diagrams, and graphs are also provided, and swatch exercises in each section give the reader a chance to try the skills. Sections end with three to five small projects. Master this beautiful craft with Lacework for Adventurous Crocheters!

Modern Country Knits

Author: Susan Gibbs
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781936096794
Size: 26.76 MB
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Presents a collection of thirty knitting patterns using a luxury yarn blend for such items as cardigans, shawls, dresses, scarves, and hats.

Mandalas To Crochet

Author: Haafner Linssen
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1250083052
Size: 56.28 MB
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Crocheted mandalas are having a moment! And it's no wonder the lovely mandala is in vogue: one evening is often enough to begin and finish something eye-catching. Many crocheters make mandalas as a meditative activity, while others love them simply for the wonderful opportunities they offer for mixing colors and stitch textures. A new take on traditional shapes, like granny squares or hexagons, these attractive crocheted circles are causing a real buzz in the crochet community. Included are complete written and charted directions for a variety of types of circular designs, plus a range of creative techniques and ideas to make yours stand out from the crowd. With full patterns and inspiring photos, a review of crochet techniques, a discussion of materials, colors, finishing techniques, and lots of project ideas including bags, shawls, blankets, and pillows, this book guarantees many hours of happy mandala-making.

A Handknit Romance

Author: Jennie Atkinson
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 9781596687790
Size: 70.95 MB
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Inspired by women's clothing, lingerie, and accessories from the 1900's to 1930's, A Handknit Romance offers designs that are intricate and exquisite. Step back in time with techniques including pin-tucks, picot trims, crochet edges, lace beading, and embroidery that convey modest and flirty classic fitted patterns using a range of lace, superfine, fine, and light yarn weights. Attention to detail is demonstrated throughout and the result is a collection of unique, precious garments that reflect today's vogue for vintage-inspired fashion. Rowan designer Jennie Atkinson offers beautiful projects that range from small accessories to full-size garments and suit beginner and seasoned knitters alike. Along with a fresh assortment of beautiful garments and accessories, you'll find advice on yarn substitutions as well as tips on how the patterns can be customized to fit all sizes. A Handknit Romance is the ideal design book for knitters who embrace creativity and the want to produce truly unique pieces

Modern Crocheted Shawls And Wraps

Author: Laura Strutt
Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small
ISBN: 1782496246
Size: 18.29 MB
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Crochet your own shawls, wraps, capelets and more from this collection of stylish patterns

Crocheting For Dummies With Online Videos

Author: Karen Manthey
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119287111
Size: 68.28 MB
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This revised edition of Crocheting For Dummies provides new and revised content including: Fresh new patterns, stitches, and techniques, including crochet styles from around the world A new section covering common crocheting mistakes and how to correct them Crocheting with an eco-awareness: using organic yarns, tie dye yarns, as well as free trade and sustainably sourced fibers, and how to recycle materials Information about of the many resources and events held within the community, like the annual Sheep and Wool Festival held in Rhinebeck NY since 1980 that attracts thousands of yarn crafters and wool lovers.

The New Tunisian Crochet

Author: Dora Ohrenstein
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 9781596685536
Size: 35.13 MB
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Tunisian crochet is hot! Open the door and discover many designers and 30+ Tunisian stitch patterns. Tunisian crochet, a technique dating back to the nineteenth century, has recently been making its way back into the hands of crocheters. Here, author Dora Ohrenstein presents more than 30 Tunisian stitch patterns and 11 projects, updating historic concepts and introducing innovative techniques using contemporary styles and yarns. The door has officially been opened for those interested in rediscovering this treasured craft. In The New Tunisian Crochet, you'll begin with Tunisian stitch patterns to create a variety of beautiful fabrics you'll love. Next, follow the inspiration of some of crochet's masters with projects that showcase these stitches in a variety of garments, accessories, and home decor projects. Get ready to explore a craft that's received a fresh jolt of inspiration and insight in The New Tunisian Crochet.

Knitted Tanks Tunics

Author: Angela Hahn
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 081176754X
Size: 78.78 MB
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Knit cool, breezy tanks for the warm spring and summer months with 21 patterns for a variety of tops, from lacy camisoles to layering tanks to tunics with stylish details. With no sleeves to add, these tops knit up fast. From simple styles to lace, texture, cables, pleats, and mesh accents, there is something for every level of knitter. And with detailed instructions, it's easy to follow along and make any of the pieces. Knit in cool yarns of bamboo, cotton, linen, silk, or rayon, these are pieces you will enjoy wearing all summer long!