Re-create the beauty of a summer garden with this gorgeous selection of flowers, leaves and plants to crochet. From lacy blossoms to delicate ferns, you'll find patterns to suit any color, style or season. Small and quick to crochet, these flowers work wonderfully as accents for larger projects, as a creative use for leftover thread or a colorful introduction to thread crochet.
Whether you're new to thread crochet, or a longtime enthusiast, you'll find clear instructions, along with all the basics needed.
With the color and variety of their outdoor counterparts, these flowers can be used to embellish clothing and housewares, create decorative arrangements or wall hangings, make lovely and original cards, and more
Crocheting has had a huge surge in popularity in recent years and continues to be a very popular craft, and this book has a very wide appeal both to beginners and more accomplished crocheters. This book represents amazing value, comprising 100 projects from some of our best-selling crochet authors. The book covers a wide variety of themes from beautiful crocheted flowers, beanie hats, Christmas crocheted projects, cute bears, lovely hearts and stylish purses, so there is something for everyone to enjoy. Crochet requires very little in the way of tools and materials, which are widely available from major yarn stores and relatively inexpensive. The techniques used in this book are simple enough for experienced beginners to master, and easy for more seasoned crocheters. Special stitches used are explained in detail, and yarns are described in generic terms, so that readers can use what is available to them, wherever they live. The projects cover a wide variety of themes from Christmas crochet, beanies, hearts, flowers, purses, bears and granny squares. They are simple enough for experienced beginners and will also appeal to seasoned crocheters. The tools and materials are inexpensive and widely available and these charming crocheted items make fabulous gifts for family and friends.
Create a gorgeous collection of crocheted snowflakes.
Bring the lacey beauty of a snowfall into your home with 100 Snowflakes to Crochet. Crafters of all levels can easily crochet up a storm-or just make a simple snowflake or two. The designs range from simple ones requiring only a few rows to large intricate ones for more advanced stitchers. Starting with a review of crochet basics, a discussion of materials and finishings, the structure of snowflakes, and methods of blocking and starching your finished flakes, anyone can easily learn to craft one of these gossamer creations. Then onto the Snowflake Selector to browse for a pattern that matches your skill level. However, as you work through the book, you will improve your skills as you go along These lovely flakes-intricate, delicate, and symmetrical-can be used as appliques, to hang in windows, or to adorn your Christmas tree.
With full patterns and lots of project ideas for your finished snowflakes, you're certain to find hours of holiday enjoyment and inspiration from this title in the bestselling Knit & Crochet series.
Hundreds of stitch combinations for hand stitching and crazy quilts. Full-color diagrams with grids make it easy to keep stitches even. Useful in all types of embellishment, use the pattern as illustrated or as inspiration to create your own. The motif section includes hearts, flowers, and more to expand individual stitches into larger patterns.
With seven techniques and 101 patterns, this how-to book provides detailed, clear instructions for knitting and crocheting colorful and artful socks. These projects cover a wide range of skill sets, from the beginner to the advanced knitter. You'll learn, among other things, how to create sock heels in three different styles, knit with circular needles, knit from the toe up, and create felted textiles using your washing machine. A how-to primer on sock making is included for beginners, and size tables help you create socks that fit perfectly for all ages. Various sock styles include cable, stripe, and rainbow patterns, socks with fringe, pompons, and other embellishments, sport socks, slippers, socks with a "lodge" look, and even a dolphin motif.
Afghans are fun to make, cozy to use and make wonderful gifts This book is a reference tool you will use for years. You can crochet the 101 afghan stitch patterns in baby-, sport-, worsted or bulky-weight yarn and use your own choice of colors. Stitch patterns have been carefully chosen so they are not to open-weave, not too difficult and not too time-consuming.
Paint the seasons in your favorite colors with these wonderful crochet designs
Designer RedAgape (Mandy O'Sullivan) loves crochet so much that she needs to crochet all year round, without exception. She now happily shows you around her creative space in 12 outstanding patterns and shares her most colorful, splendid, and bright ideas to bring out the best of every season.
The book presents a kiwi cushion for summer, a leaf tote for fall, a heart blanket for winter, flower embellishments for spring, and much, much more Each season has plenty to offer, to make the most of all the happy and cozy moments that make that time of the year unique.
Whatever the season, you will find projects that will bring a smile to your face and allow you to be creative, all year round