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10 Granny Squares 30 Bags: Purses, Totes, Pouches, and Carriers from Favorite Crochet Motifs
10 Granny Squares 30 Bags
Purses, Totes, Pouches, and Carriers from Favorite Crochet Motifs
Paperback      ISBN: 158923894x
Crochet up to 30 creative, fun bags, starting from just 10 granny squares! The granny square is the crocheter's foundation for countless projects and is unparalleled for its portability, versatility, and endless variety. WithThe Granny Square Book, Margaret Hubert showed how the humble granny makes the transition from tried-and-true blankets to all kinds of fashionable garments and accessories. Now, using only 10 granny squares selected from The Granny Square Book andGranny Square Flowers, Margaret shows how you can crochet 30 completely different bags. Each square is used three times with different yarns, color schemes, motif arrangements, and finishing treatments to create a wide assortment of handbags, totes, and carriers. You'll be amazed at the versatility of these squares! From retro shoulder bags to contemporary messenger bags, there are styles to suit every purpose and design preference.10 Granny Squares 30 Bags will keep you crocheting bags for everyone and every reason for years to come.
100 Colorful Granny Squares to Crochet
100 Colorful Granny Squares to Crochet
Paperback      ISBN: 1250025125
The timeless granny square has adorned sofas, armchairs, and bedspreads for generations. In this latest addition to our popular Knit & Crochet series, we feature a treasury of squares that are quick to make and sure to stand out—from tried-and-true vintage favorites to contemporary designs. Author Leonie Morgan uses her amazing eye for color to add a new and appealing twist to the perennially-popular granny square, presenting us with a fabulous collection of squares featuring delightful and vivid color combinations that are perfect for a new era of crocheters. The book teaches you everything you need to crochet beautiful granny squares—from the basics to embellishment techniques that will really make your work pop. The possibilities for square designs are endless, with an in-depth overview for how to successfully mix and match colors, plus step-by-step instructions for a variety of embellishments including tapestry and surface crochet, cross-stitch, and appliqué. With all this technical and professional know-how, crocheters will be inspired to get adventurous with their colorways and decorations for an array of projects from heirloom afghans, to quick cushions, to baby blankets, and more! Now you, too, can create a granny square showpiece that can transcend the ages and add a fantastic burst of color to any household.
100 Colorful Ripple Stitches to Crochet
100 Colorful Ripple Stitches to Crochet
Paperback      ISBN: 1250049490
This is a wonderfully illustrated and easy-to-use guide to making and using ripple stitches in delightful and inspiring colorways, perfect for blankets, throws, and accessories. With 75 original stitch designs to choose from, using color and texture to create stunning zig-zags, ripples, and waves, there is plenty here to appeal to every crocheter. Each design has a clear written pattern, an easy-to-follow chart, and a color variation to try out. The designs range from simple to more advanced patterns and also include ripple stitches worked in the round for unusual and eye-catching projects. It even includes five great projects as inspiration for how some of the designs could go together!

100 Lace Flowers to Crochet: A Beautiful Collection of Decorative Floral and Leaf Patterns for Thread Crochet
100 Lace Flowers to Crochet
A Beautiful Collection of Decorative Floral and Leaf Patterns for Thread Crochet
Paperback      ISBN: 1250019036
A sumptuously illustrated treasury of floral patterns by the creator of 100 Snowflakes to Crochet provides a seasonally arranged selection of flower, leaf and plant varieties complemented by a quick-start course for beginners and a projects section for using finished flowers on decorations, gifts and wearables. Original.
100 Little Crochet Gifts to Make
100 Little Crochet Gifts to Make
Paperback      ISBN: 1782213333
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 are satisfying to make and can be made as gifts for special occasions and celebrations to family and friends.
100 Snowflakes to Crochet: Make Your Own Snowdrift-To Give or to Keep
100 Snowflakes to Crochet
Make Your Own Snowdrift-To Give or to Keep
Paperback      ISBN: 125001333x
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 enjoyment and inspiration from the next book in our bestselling series.
1000 New Embroidery Designs
1000 New Embroidery Designs
Paperback      ISBN: 1604601612
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.
101 Crochet Stitch Patterns & Edgings: Patterns to Create Everything from Doilies to Afghans
101 Crochet Stitch Patterns & Edgings
Patterns to Create Everything from Doilies to Afghans
Paperback      ISBN: 1596354062
Complete with 87 unique stitches and 14 edgings, this all-in-one guide's crochet patterns include the multiples needed to create the look of the stitch and translate them into new designs. Two sampler afghans are featured and can be made using stitch patterns found in the book, which include bobbles, shells, popcorn, ripple, textured, and open weave. Each design offers a close-up color photograph plus instructions and illustrations when needed, making it an ideal addition to any crafter's reference library.

101 Stitches for Afghans
101 Stitches for Afghans
Paperback      ISBN: 1590122771
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.
108 Crochet Cluster Stitches
108 Crochet Cluster Stitches
Paperback      ISBN: 1601409192
If you like crochet with plenty of unique texture, then the inspiration for your next project awaits in this collection of 108 beautiful cluster stitches by Darla Sims. Let these patterns capture your imagination as you use them to design your own afghans, place mats, pillows, shawls--whatever you can envision! Change yarn weight and hook size to get a wide range of results. Easy instructions tell how to plan an afghan using any of the pattern stitches. With so many lovely patterns, the possibilities are limitless! 108 pattern stitches include Benevolence, Italian Lace, Nuance, Wrap Stitch, Sidewinder, Intrigue, Wavelets, Daisies Galore, Stained Glass, Offset Diamonds, and more.