100 Colorful Granny Squares to Crochet: Dozens of Mix and Match Combos and Fabulous Projects by Leonie Morgan, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
100 Colorful Granny Squares to Crochet: Dozens of Mix and Match Combos and Fabulous Projects

100 Colorful Granny Squares to Crochet: Dozens of Mix and Match Combos and Fabulous Projects

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by Leonie Morgan
     
 

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

Overview

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.

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“Experienced crocheters will appreciate the variety of designs and the number of advanced techniques presented.” —Library Journal
Library Journal
Granny squares are the basis of many crochet projects, from the classic afghan to the Seventies-style granny square vests that made a surprising comeback a few years ago, and granny square dictionaries are to crochet what stitch dictionaries are to knitting—a good reference for designing one's own projects. In this collection, Morgan provides patterns for a variety of squares ranging from traditional medallion-style designs to more unusual designs featuring colorwork motifs or textures. Each design has its own full-color spread featuring a close-up view of the block, written and charted instructions, and yarn requirements for a single square as well as throws of varying sizes. VERDICT Experienced crocheters will appreciate the variety of designs and the number of advanced techniques presented.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781250025128
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
03/19/2013
Series:
Knit & Crochet Blocks & Squares Series, #3
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
532,890
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.50(d)

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Meet the Author

LEONIE MORGAN is a freelance crochet and knitting designer. Inspired at an early age by her mother's granny blanket, she taught herself how to knit and crochet from various books and hand-me-down knowledge. She lives in Wales with a wool-tolerant partner and three wool-loving cats.

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