A colorful and contemporary collection of stitches, crochet techniques, and projects for creating rich and appealing texture in your work Crocheters looking for more texture, depth, and contemporary design will delight in this colorful new guide. Aimed at the experienced beginner to intermediate level crocheters with some extra ideas aimed at more advanced makers, the book covers a variety of textured crochet techniques--from the straightforward to the more complex and unusual --along with beautiful projects designed to showcase them. Get ready to explore the beautiful textures that can be achieved with crochet--Bobbles, Popcorns, Clusters, Puffs and more. Each chapter guides you through a new stitch or stitch progression with photos, detailed instructions and diagrams to ensure you can follow along easily. In addition to simple, on-trend projects perfect for gifting or use in your home or wardrobe, you'll find useful tips for saving time and troubleshooting, and additional ideas to explore.
Granny squares to gorgeous garments- a mix of classic and modern crochet projects - now available in PDF Crochet is the go-to crochet compendium, with more than 80 crochet projects, from simple flower blankets to crocheted baby bonnets and chunky scarves. Crochet uses step-by-step techniques and photography to cover basic stitches, such as chain stitches and treble crochet, and includes helpful practice projects to build your confidence, before embarking on more adventurous and impressive crochet patterns. Beginner crocheters are clearly led through every stitch or if you are already familiar with knitting and other crafts you can pick up a great new skill quickly to create beautiful crochet projects, such as cute gifts, things to wear and items for the home. Crochet is the perfect guide for crocheters of all levels of ability.
Following the success of 200 Crochet Stitches comes 200 More Crochet Stitches by bestselling designer Tracey Todhunter. This brand-new collection includes both classic and new stitches, reflecting the modern crocheter's thirst for new ideas and innovative techniques. As well as popular traditional stitch styles such as ridges, cables and ripples, there are complex Tunisian stitches, trellis and picot, plus textured patterns like bobbles and puffs for those who like to add some 3D fun to their designs! This is the only stitch guide to combine clear, photographic step-by-step instructions, charts and examples of the stitches.The book also includes feature spreads that explore ideas for yarns and colours, along with the multiple ways you can use your newly learnt stitches in garments, accessories and homewares. This is a book packed full of instruction, ideas and inspiration that crocheters everywhere can dip into time and time again.
Offers instructions, color photographs, and patterns for 350 crochet stitches, granny squares, motifs, and edgings that range from the simple and textured stitches to Tunisian stitches, motifs, and ruffle edgings.
Crochet a modern yet classic layette for baby's first years with this exquisite collection of patterns from Vita Apala, the popular designer behind Mon Petit Violon. In this value-packed collection of 20 crochet patterns, sutble colours, gorgeous yarns, rich textures, beautiful ruffles, and delicate motifs combine to create the most adorable wardrobe imaginable for babies and toddlers up to age 4. Beautifully photographed and with fully illustrated step-by-step instructions, the collection includes rompers, dresses, sweaters, cardigans, and hoodies, as well as an heirloom cot blanket, booties and bonnet, so that you can crochet a complete and truly chic baby wardrobe with ease. There are designs for little girls and boys, and a large number of the designs are completely gender neutral. Baby and toddler garments and accessories are fun to crochet because they are quick to make and very rewarding. They require less yarn too, making them an accessible and speedy project that will still be valued enormously - the ultimate handmade baby gift. Crochet designer Vita Apala, better known as Mon Petit Violon, has been delighting crocheters with her baby designs for decades, having sold over 150,000 patterns on Etsy with five stars reviews. Her patterns, which are written in US crochet terms, are renowned for being exceptionally well put together, with everything explained in detail, step-by-step photos throughout so you can compare your progress as you follow along, and with all the working out done for you. As well as the extensive pattern collection, at the back of the book is a detailed techniques section, where you will learn all the basic and special stitches needed to create the amazing textures, including ribbing, ruffles, bobbles, shells and more. This comprehensive guide to baby crochet will give you a wealth of patterns at your fingertips, allowing you to hone your skills on a small scale while making garments that the little people in your life will love to be seen in.
A comprehensive guide to all the basic Tunisian stitches and techniques from the designer behind the crochet blog Poppy & Bliss. Tunisian Crochet Workshop will help you on your way with step-by-step instructions for techniques, including colorwork, shaping, and working in the round. Once you’ve tried your hand at the workshops, there are also twelve beautiful, contemporary designs to create. With projects ranging from fashion accessories to decorative homewares, there is something for everyone!
A fresh, upscale approach to crochet, with 38 simple projects presented in 25 comprehensive yet easy-to-understand lessons for anyone just picking up this craft. Crochet gets a chic makeover in this beginner-friendly book from French designer and crochet teacher Marion Madel. The 38 quick and easy projects include oversized scarves, cozy cowls, lacy shawls, decorative embellishments, bags, and much more. In 25 lessons, beginners will steadily build their repetoire of crochet skills, each one presented in detailed step-by-step photos, from creating foundation chains to decreasing and increasting stitches to crocheting in the round. For each lesson, the accompanying patterns offer the chance to try out new stitch patterns and techniques while creating a collection of beautiful garments and accessories that go far beyond typical "beginner's" projects.
INTRODUCTION Tunisian crochet is a kind of crochet that holds multiple loops at the hook in a fashion similar to what is finished in knitting. It differs from knitting in that it uses a crochet hook, no longer knitting needles. The result is a material that is beautifully textured the use of a technique that mixes the pleasant of knitting and crochet. Tunisian crochet is also typically known as Afghan Crochet. It has also been referred to as by way of a selection of other names including Shepherd's Knitting, Railroad Knitting and Crow-hooking. GET YOUR COPY NOW!!!
Creativity abounds with vibrant colors and combinations for 200 ripple stitch patterns to knit or crochet. A new edition of the popular stitch book by internationally renowned needlecraft and textile designer, Jan Eaton. In this collection, create beautiful fabrics with variegated zigzags of colour and pretty ridged effects, perfect for afghans, throws, baby blankets and even wall hangings. This easy to use book features 200 colourful ripple stitch patterns to knit and crochet using a range of techniques, from traditional Shetland lace stitches to modern textured pattern. Each stitch features a detailed photograph, clear instructions and suggested colour variations; Jan's book also includes guidance on planning projects, choosing yarn, making and combining swatches, and finishing edges, along with an easy-to-follow refresher course on knitting and crochet basics. There is even the addition of five beautiful projects inside for you to knit and crochet, allowing you to see the myriad creations that can be made with the stitch patterns. With so much inspiration to help you in one handy guide book, prepare to while away hours knitting and crocheting your dream designs with this essential and invaluable directory that's perfect for new and familiar needlecrafters everywhere.
Discover a new source of inspiration for your crochet hook...the beautiful work of today's modern makers! Follow popular crochet blanket designer Rachele Carmona through her unique collection of crochet blankets inspired by the work of popular independent artists. The Art of Crochet Blankets will help you create your own colorful crochet blankets as unique works of art for your home! Inside this one-of-a-kind crochet blanket guide you'll find: • Details on how to translate art to hook with 18 bold and unique crochet afghan patterns influenced by the works of their feature artist. • Modern quilts, fabric designs, tapestry weaving, digital art, and more become the source of one-of-a-kind projects for a more artful home. • Biographies and beautiful photos profiling 6 inspiring modern makers--Tula Pink, April Rhodes, Maryanne Moodie, Fransisco Valle, Maud Vantours, and Caitline Dowe-Sandes. Discover the inspiration that lies beyond the world of crochet with The Art of Crochet Blankets.