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

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by Caitlin Sainio
     
 

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

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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 holiday enjoyment and inspiration from this title in the bestselling Knit & Crochet series.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"How many ways can you crochet a snowflake? The possibilities are endless, but here are 100 fresh options for windows, trees, gifts, and anything else you can think to adorn." —Interweave Crochet

 

"No two snowflakes are alike, of course, which makes this seasonal addition to the best-selling ornamental-crafts series a natural." —Yarn Market News

"With full patterns and lots of project ideas for your finished snowflakes, you're certain to find hours of enjoyment and inspiration." —Crochet 1-2-3

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781250013330
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
09/04/2012
Series:
Knit & Crochet Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
251,712
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.20(d)

Meet the Author

CAITLIN SAINIO originally trained as a mechanical engineer, but turned her engineering talents to freelance crochet design, concentrating particularly on snowflakes, flowers, and other beautiful patterns found in nature. She is the author of 100 lace Flowers to Crochet and 75 Exquisite Trims in Thread Crochet.

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