Interweave Presents Crocheted Gifts: Irresistable Projects to Make & Give

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A guide to making stylish crocheted gifts year-round, this collection of projects from today's most popular crochet designers is full of perfect projects for every occasion. The first small project book to focus exclusively on crochet, the innovative, unusual, and imaginative designs are provided by various crochet stars such as Doris Chan, Kathy Merrick, Robyn Chachula, and Annie Modesitt, and many others. From easy-to-crochet to more advanced techniques, each project is accompanied by stylish photography and ...

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Crocheted Gifts: Irresistible Projects to Make and Give

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Overview

A guide to making stylish crocheted gifts year-round, this collection of projects from today's most popular crochet designers is full of perfect projects for every occasion. The first small project book to focus exclusively on crochet, the innovative, unusual, and imaginative designs are provided by various crochet stars such as Doris Chan, Kathy Merrick, Robyn Chachula, and Annie Modesitt, and many others. From easy-to-crochet to more advanced techniques, each project is accompanied by stylish photography and step-by-step crochet instructions. Crocheters will learn to play with color and build color confidence while creating wearables and home decor projects—all using fine yarns and big hooks to achieve a crochet fabric that is fluid and never stiff. Directions on changing colors in crochet, stranding techniques, and how to work over yarn tails are also provided. From baby gifts and mittens for the whole family to home decor and fancy lace, this book is the ultimate gift-giving resource for crocheters, full of various projects they will love to make and be proud to give away.

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Editorial Reviews

Quick & Easy Crochet
Captivating designs with flattering silhouettes.
Crochet Insider
Clear photographs and excellent written directions and stitch diagrams. It's also a handy size and shape for flipping through, or for laying out flat while working the patterns.
From the Publisher
"Another winner!... Great gift ideas with good photography and Interweave's clear instructions." - CraftGossip.com

"The expected array of outerwear, socks and home decor is all here, but it's the unexpected touches that stand out." - Yarn Market News

"Crocheters will delight in the designs in this book." - Bangor Daily News

"Quick gratification with stylish, unique projects that run the gamut from simple (scarves) to more advanced (rugs)." - American-Statesman

"Smaller, quick to make, last minute projects as well as heirloom pieces to cherish." - Quick & Easy Crochet

CraftGossip.com
Another winner! . . . Great gift ideas with good photography and Interweave's clear instructions.
Yarn Market News
The expected array of outerwear, socks and home decor is all here, but it's the unexpected touches that stand out.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596681071
  • Publisher: Interweave Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/1/2009
  • Pages: 120
  • Sales rank: 645,130
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Kim Werker is the author or coauthor of several crochet books, including Crochet Me and Teach Yourself Visually Crocheting, and a cohost of Knitting Daily TV. She is the former editor of Interweave Crochet magazine and the founder of CrochetMe.com. She has written for Crochet Today, Knit.1, and Yarn Market News magazines. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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  • Posted May 16, 2010

    Fun Patterns

    Some great projects for gift giving. Well written.

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