Beyond the Square Crochet Motifs

Author: Edie Eckman
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781603428149
Release Date: 2012-02-03
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Move beyond granny squares and get ready for crocheted circles, triangles, hexagons, and stars. Edie Eckman opens up the door to crocheting creativity with more than 140 motifs of every shape and size. Embellish your clothing, linens, housewares, and bags with colorful patterns as you put odd yarn leftovers to good use. Step-by-step instructions and color photographs provide the building blocks to limitless possibilities.

Granny Square Flowers

Author: Margaret Hubert
Publisher: Creative Publishing International
ISBN: 9781589237803
Release Date: 2013-11
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Following the continuing success of The Granny Square Book, Margaret Hubert presents 50 all-new granny squares with a botanical theme and demonstrates their versatility with 15 new projects.

Around the Corner Crochet Borders

Author: Edie Eckman
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781603425384
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

A beautiful border adds the perfect finishing touch to your hand-stitched pieces. A knitted scarf, a crocheted baby blanket, even a store-bought tank top --- they're all elevated by the texture and color of crocheted edgings. Complete with detailed instructions for executing the 90-degree corner turns, Edie Eckman's 150 border designs add pop and whimsy to everything they embellish. "An irresistible book of cute crocheted borders...expands the options for adding a little flair to knit, crocheted, and even sewn projects."---Debbie Stoller author of the Stitch `n Bitch books

Crochet Master Class

Author: Jean Leinhauser
Publisher: Potter Craft
ISBN: 9780307965523
Release Date: 2011-07-27
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Crochet Master Class presents 18 crochet techniques taught by some of the world’s best crochet designers and instructors. Each chapter focuses on a different technique, inviting you to dip in, experiment, and then apply your newfound skills to create a custom piece designed by these crochet luminaries. You’ll learn Hairpin Lace from Stitch Diva Jennifer Hansen, discover the intricate color work of tapestry crochet from Carol Ventura, and explore free-form crochet with renowned fiber artist Prudence Mapstone. Filled with expert instruction, inspiring stories, and projects created exclusively for this book, Crochet Master Class is your guide to the incredible range of crochet possibilities. Techniques include: Filet Crochet • Hairpin Lace • Tapestry Crochet • Aran Crochet • Entrelac Crochet • Fashion Crochet • Tunisian Crochet • Woven Crochet • Double-Ended Crochet • Tassels • Bullion Stitch • Overlay Crochet • Bead Crochet • Bruges Crochet • Painted Crochet • Free-Form Crochet • Irish Crochet • Wire Crochet From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Crochet Answer Book 2nd Edition

Author: Edie Eckman
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781612124070
Release Date: 2015-01-30
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Edie Eckman’s classic Q&A reference book has been updated with helpful answers to even more of your burning crochet questions. From beginning basics like yarn styles, stitch types, and necessary tools to detailed outlines of more advanced techniques, you can trust Eckman to deliver straightforward guidance and plenty of encouragement. With illustrations for left-handed crocheters and tips for broomstick lace, linked stitches, crochet cables, and more, The Crochet Answer Book is full of expert advice on every page.

300 Classic Blocks for Crochet Projects

Author: Linda Schäpper
Publisher: Lark Books
ISBN: 9781579909130
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Each design in this comprehensive collection of crocheted shapes features a close-up photograph of the stitch, detailed written instructions, and an at-a-glance diagram of every stitch and pattern involved, including both classic shapes and original new patterns.

The Complete Book of Crochet Stitch Designs

Author: Linda Schäpper
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
ISBN: 1579909159
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Profiles five hundred crochet stitch designs, including classic patterns and originals by the author, providing a photo, a diagram, and written instructions for each; and includes a pictorial index, illustrated instructions for basic stitches, and a list of international crochet symbols.

Crochet Kaleidoscope

Author:
Publisher: Interweave Press
ISBN: 1632506130
Release Date: 2018-01-31
Genre: Color in art

Stitch up a colorful kaleidoscope of crochet! Explore a lively twist on crocheted motifs as you shift through various shapes and color combinations. From the traditional granny square to more complex forms, these faceted motifs are the building blocks to creating unique and stunning designs. Crochet Kaleidoscope will help make your projects pop with the perfect mix of color in every stitch. Along with a collection of 100 fresh motifs, this book includes a complete guide to choosing yarn colors, what order to put them in, and how many to include. Plus, get five home decor and accessory patterns including a table runner, pillow, and rug from crochet designer and author Sandra Eng. You can shift shapes and shades to make the perfect piece for your home. Every turn of the crochet kaleidoscope allows you to get creative with color and apply your own unique personality to your crochet motifs.

Every Which Way Crochet Borders

Author: Edie Eckman
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781612127415
Release Date: 2017-02-07
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Step-by-step instructions and symbol charts put these 139 creative new border designs within reach for beginning and advanced crocheters alike. If you’re ready to chart your own crocheted course, Edie Eckman offers plenty of helpful design advice, including how to choose an appropriate border for each project and how to incorporate an element from the main stitch pattern into a new border design. She then explains, with the help of close-up photos, how the same pattern can have dramatically different results depending on the weight of the yarn. With each pattern diagrammed to approach in both rounds and rows, Every Which Way Crochet Borders is an inventive and invaluable resource.

Mandalas to Crochet

Author: Haafner Linssen
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781250083050
Release Date: 2016-03-15
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

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.

Super Stitches Crochet

Author: Jennifer Campbell
Publisher: Potter Craft
ISBN: 9780553419139
Release Date: 2014-06-04
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Handy reference for all crocheters Do you really think a broken mirror means seven years of bad luck? Come on. Superstitions are useless. Now, Super Stitches Crochet—that’s useful! Super Stitches Crochet offers a complete introduction to this favorite craft, plus an illustrated dictionary of more than 180 stitches and patterns. Solids, openwork, fans, trellises, arches, laces, textures, medallions, shapes, edgings, and more are shown with instructions and diagrams on left-hand pages and a photo of a crocheted sample swatch on the opposite page. This follow-up to the super-successful Super Stitches Knitting includes information on choosing yarns, selecting hooks, understanding symbols and abbreviations used in crocheting patterns, essential crochet techniques, and the stitches and formations that are the essentials of all crochet work. Look, throwing salt over your shoulder won’t keep you busy forever. You need Super Stitches Crochet! • User-friendly lay-flat binding • Unbeatable illustrated reference • Great for crocheters at every level

The Big Book of Granny Squares

Author: Tracey Lord
Publisher: Interweave Press
ISBN: 1620337118
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

"Granny squares are cheerful, colorful, quick, fun crochet projects that can be used in countless ways - afghans, baby blankets, scarves, throw pillows and more - and this book is the most comprehensive collection of granny squares available to date. It's busting at the seams with 365 unique crochet squares. That's enough to crochet one every day of the year without repeating! Presented in a great stay-flat binding for easy reference while stitching, this collection boasts squares that use a variety of crochet stitches and techniques. Make crochet lace squares, squares with colorwork motifs, embellished blocks using textural stitches, and more. The ways in which these squares can be mixed and matched in your crochet projects are endless"--

Unexpected Afghans

Author: Robyn Chachula
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 9781620330418
Release Date: 2012-06-26
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

"Unexpected Afghans presents 29 innovative interpretations of a favorite at-home essential. From best-selling author Robyn Chachula comes an in-depth look into crocheting traditional afghans using contemporary techniques, colors and patterns. Expert designers including Kristin Omdahl, Kathy Merrick, Kimberly McAlindin, and many more, provide an abundance of fresh patterns and projects that are perfect for new and advanced crocheters as they start out beginner-friendly and become more complex, allowing a crocheter to build skills and confidence. Designers at any level will enjoy: A detailed technique's workshop in every chapter including cables, motifs, color, lace, and Tunisian crochet. Helpful tips from designers for working through each afghan project. Easy-to-follow charts and diagrams. Along with tons of beautiful afghan projects for all skill levels, you'll find many of your favorite designer's biographies--giving you an exploration into their inspiration."--