Connect the Shapes Crochet Motifs

Connect the Shapes Crochet Motifs
Author: Edie Eckman
Publsiher: Storey Publishing
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2012-10-24
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
ISBN: 9781603428620

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“Good how-to’s with step-by-step photographs, followed by 101 new motifs and 11 patterns, both wearables and home accessories . . . [A] treasure” (Booklist, starred review). Connecting beautiful motifs can be just as enjoyable as crocheting them. Edie Eckman’s creative joining techniques allow you to easily combine multiples to form a whole new pattern, from lacy links, swirls, radiants, and wheels to three-dimensional effects. Step-by-step instructions, detailed photography, and innovative stitching charts ensure success. With 101 brand-new motif designs at your fingertips, you’ll be free to explore limitless variations and capture your own personal style. “It’s every crocheter’s dream! The pictures are brilliant, colorful and clear, and the instructions are impeccable. This is a perfect book to add to your library. . . . Truly a bible for crocheters. The patterns are simply stunning.” —A Bookish Libraria “Each page is a very detailed, well thought out teaching lesson on how to achieve success in crochet, crocheting motifs and completing a project . . . I am truly impressed by amount of material covered in this book. It is organized, easily understandable, and the presentation is well thought out. I will be referring to this book for quite a while. That is why it’s at the top of my desert island book list.” —In Stitches

Beyond the Square Crochet Motifs

Beyond the Square Crochet Motifs
Author: Edie Eckman
Publsiher: Storey Publishing, LLC
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2012-02-03
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
ISBN: 9781603428149

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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.

Around the Corner Crochet Borders

Around the Corner Crochet Borders
Author: Edie Eckman
Publsiher: Storey Publishing
Total Pages: 316
Release: 2010-01-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
ISBN: 9781603425384

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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 Kaleidoscope

Crochet Kaleidoscope
Author: Sandra Eng
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 162
Release: 2018-01-31
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
ISBN: 9781632506153

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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.

Crochet Master Class

Crochet Master Class
Author: Jean Leinhauser,Rita Weiss
Publsiher: Potter Craft
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2011-07-27
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
ISBN: 9780307965523

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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

The Crochet Workbook

The Crochet Workbook
Author: James Walters,Sylvia Cosh
Publsiher: Courier Corporation
Total Pages: 96
Release: 2014-02-20
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
ISBN: 9780486783048

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More than a manual on techniques or a pattern book, this guide suggests innovative approaches to traditional hooks, stitches, and yarns. More than 80 color photographs and 49 line drawings.

Freeform Crochet and Beyond

Freeform Crochet and Beyond
Author: Renate Kirkpatrick
Publsiher: Sally Milner Pub
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2008
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
ISBN: 186351385X

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"The aim with this freeform crochet book is to encourage the reader to tap into the hidden creativity that lurks within us all, to entice the true beginner with easy starting points that will then lead them on to explore other techniques and experiment with what they learn, free from too many rules and must nots, and, to inspire the more experienced to call upon all the arts and crafts that he or she has explored over the years, in some cases abandoned, and illustrate ways of bringing them together in a truly amazing art form."--Provided by publisher.

The Big Book of Crochet Stitches

The Big Book of Crochet Stitches
Author: Rita Weiss,Jean Leinhauser
Publsiher: Martingale
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2014-02-11
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
ISBN: 9781604684513

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Increase your stitch repertoire! Access hundreds of crochet stitches that you can use year in and year out. From two of the most respected names in crochet, this indispensable resource provides excellent value. Find step-by-step instructions for more than 350 stitches, from easy to advanced, including shells, fans, clusters, bobbles, and more See a swatch for each stitch in a full-color, close-up photograph Locate quickly and conveniently any stitch you like; stitches are grouped by style for easy reference, and an alphabetical index is also included

Learn to Free Form Crochet

Learn to Free Form Crochet
Author: Margaret Hubert
Publsiher: Annie's Attic
Total Pages: 40
Release: 2010
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
ISBN: 1596353570

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Breaking the conventions of row-at-a-time crochet projects, this design book inspires stitchers to mix and match colors, textures, shape, and gauge to create creative forms and different motifs in their projects without the constraints of patterns. This guide explains in detail three methods of stitching for free-form—template, lining, and mesh method—each accompanied by helpful hints and color photos. The eight projects in this book are ideal for experienced crocheters who are new to free-form and anxious to add their own innovations. Project ideas include the Yolk Sweater, Forget-Me-Not Vest, and Capricious Capelet.

Freeformations

Freeformations
Author: Jenny Dowde
Publsiher: Sally Milner Pub
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2006
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
ISBN: 1863513582

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This is not your grandmother’s knitting and crochet! For those ready to break away from the pattern books and create wearable pieces of fiber art, freeform is an exciting discovery. It’s a technique that abandons strict garment design and builds up simple shapes out of gorgeous textured yarns—with the knitter sometimes making it up as she goes along. Start with the step-by-step clinics on how to create fragments and motifs like chevrons, flowers, and spirals. Then take inspiration from the color photographs and combine luscious yarns in intricate patchworks. The result? Something amazingly unique. There’s guidance on creating fabulously fashionable capes, stylish shoulder bags, intriguing scarves and hats, avant-garde jewelry, and even handy cell phone holders. Set your creativity free!

Rainbow Crocheted Blankets

Rainbow Crocheted Blankets
Author: Amanda Perkins
Publsiher: SearchPress+ORM
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2016-10-31
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
ISBN: 9781781265369

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Add some color to your life with this step-by-step guide to crafting vibrant afghans and throw blankets. Amanda’s bold and inspiring use of color and pattern gives stunning results that are deceptively easy to achieve. This colorful book contains illustrated block-by-block guides to creating ten stunning blankets, with color variations providing twenty further creations. Each of the ten blankets is constructed from a series of simple motifs, including squares, hexagons, and triangles: creating a large and sumptuous blanket is simply a matter of piecing together colorful motifs into wonderful arrangements. The book contains basic instruction on yarns and hooks, explains how to join motifs and sew in ends, and provides a brief guide to using color. For each blanket there is an index of motifs used, accompanied by the instructions for how to make them: both in written form and as a chart. The blocks include a range of shapes and are accompanied by the “fillers” needed to fill the gaps between them. Each project has a full color chart and takes the reader block by block through the entire construction process.

Design Your Own Crochet Projects

Design Your Own Crochet Projects
Author: Sara Delaney
Publsiher: Storey Publishing
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2017-10-31
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
ISBN: 9781612126586

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You love to crochet, but you’re tired of the granny square and other predictable projects. Let celebrated crochet teacher Sara Delaney help you expand your skills while showing you how to create custom-fit wearable accessories. Delaney’s unique, flexible formulas let crocheters of all levels easily design scarves, cowls, fingerless mitts, mittens, gloves, hats, and socks. With fill-in-the-blank templates and a stitch dictionary, you can use your favorite yarn and stitch pattern, and make accessories that fit perfectly. Delaney offers a starter course in the technique with 18 of her own original patterns, along with the formulas she used to create them. The companion online calculator helps create your customized patterns even more quickly!

Desirable Crochet Motifs

Desirable Crochet Motifs
Author: Amanda Perkins
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 88
Release: 2020-09-06
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 9798678259639

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71 beautiful, simple granny square patterns, including 29 squares, 30 hexagons and 12 triangles. Each motif pattern is beautifully illustrated, the patterns are both written & charted and in include UK and US crochet terms.

Hoop Dreams

Hoop Dreams
Author: Cristin Morgan
Publsiher: Abrams
Total Pages: 321
Release: 2018-04-24
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
ISBN: 9781683352198

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A stylish embroidery guide for the modern maker, featuring twenty beautiful projects with step-by-step instructions and inspiring templates. Vibrant color and rich textures abound in Hoop Dreams, a stylish embroidery guide for the modern maker. Author Cristin Morgan of Marigold + Mars outlines the basics of ten classic embroidery stitches and then teaches you how to use them to create twenty beautiful and practical projects for hoops, for the home, and to wear. New and experienced embroiderers alike will be delighted by the fresh motifs and bold color palettes and empowered by the easy step-by-step instructions and templates, which show that with just a few simple stitches, some basic materials, and an idea or two, you can stitch just about anything. A glossary of more than fifty additional patterns and motifs will inspire you to personalize your projects and use your newfound embroidery skills in fresh and imaginative ways.

Creative Crochet Lace

Creative Crochet Lace
Author: Myra Wood
Publsiher: Woodworks
Total Pages: 99
Release: 2008
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
ISBN: 0980018293

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SUPERANNO Learn a new, freeform approach to traditional crochet techniques that's easier than you can imagine! You'll discover five methods of crocheting lace done with a creative and fluid approach for wonderful wearables and accessories. No patterns are necessary when you discover "Lace Logic." Filled with gorgeous photography, the project section includes instructions and templates used for making each piece. Also included is a history of crochet lace and a spectacular gallery of finished wearable art.