Downtown DIY Crochet: 14 Easy Designs for City Girls with Style
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Downtown DIY Crochet: 14 Easy Designs for City Girls with Style

by Alice Chadwick, Claire Montgomerie
     
 

Now hipsters can stumble into a cute little boutique packed with vintage treasures...at home!

Tired of granny squares? Looking for something much more boho retro Soho? Here are the sophisticated urban-chic styles no one would ever expect to see in a crochet book. downtownDIY Crochet brings an entirely new, entirely fresh look to crafting. Fourteen

Overview

Now hipsters can stumble into a cute little boutique packed with vintage treasures...at home!

Tired of granny squares? Looking for something much more boho retro Soho? Here are the sophisticated urban-chic styles no one would ever expect to see in a crochet book. downtownDIY Crochet brings an entirely new, entirely fresh look to crafting. Fourteen easy-to-make patterns, all inspired by fashions in London, Paris, and New York, are simple enough for beginners, cool enough for experienced crafters. And full details on yarns, tools, hooks, plus step-by-step directions for basic stitches and techniques make getting started as easy as getting on the subway.

• Stylish, chic looks—perfect for the 18-25 crowd

• Upmarket look and designs take crocheting way beyond afghans

• Super-affordable price

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823099818
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
06/28/2007
Series:
DowntownDIY Series
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
7.51(w) x 9.63(h) x 0.25(d)

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Meet the Author

Alice Chadwick, an award-winning artist and designer, studied fine art in Italy and England. She draws her inspiration from vintage fashion magazines, shop windows, and other retro-chic places. She lives in London, England.

Claire Montgomerie is a longtime textile designer and editor; she has collaborated on several knitting and crochet books. She lives in London, England.

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