Reversible Color Crochet: A New Technique [NOOK Book]

Overview

Create completely reversible colorwork afghans and more!

Innovative crocheter Laurinda Reddig created a unique and award-winning form of crochet that produces clear images that look exactly the same on both sides. Learn about this new method along with 28 reversible squares suitable for afghans or other items, make one of the 10 projects that use them, or find inspiration to design your own!

Laurinda explains the basics of her technique and how...

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Reversible Color Crochet: A New Technique

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Overview

Create completely reversible colorwork afghans and more!

Innovative crocheter Laurinda Reddig created a unique and award-winning form of crochet that produces clear images that look exactly the same on both sides. Learn about this new method along with 28 reversible squares suitable for afghans or other items, make one of the 10 projects that use them, or find inspiration to design your own!

Laurinda explains the basics of her technique and how to work with multiple colors at the same time. She demonstrates how to create graphic colorwork squares that range from simple geometric angles and shapes to a variety of picture squares including quilt-inspired blocks, flowers, the sun & moon, robots, aliens, and other fun projects for children.

Create all 10 afghan projects complete with directions for joining, edging, and any additional stitch patterns used. Open your eyes to a whole new crochet technique--you won't want to miss it!

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Editorial Reviews

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"The afghans are gorgeous, like little works of art. Geometric shapes and quilt blocks full of the most amazing colors. The author starts with the basics and moves onto working with multiple colors at the same time." --"In Stitches," MyCentralJersey.com

"Using this book will provide the crocheter with endless hours of creativity and satisfaction with the results!" --Crochet Queen

"Each pattern featured in Reversible Color Crochet is unique and there are a variety of stitch patterns including stripes, chevrons, diamonds, diagonals, and more. Reversible Color Crochet also has a great section on how to get started with the book and what materials and tools are needed to make the afghan blocks. Laurinda also provides a guide for special stitches and a crochet symbol key to help you decipher what those charts and symbols mean. There is also a great section at the end for yarn management and other hints, as well as a glossary." --The Stitchin' Mommy

"This gorgeous book is full of projects that explores a new technique invented by Laurinda herself, a method which allows you to produce full color crochet imagery that is the same on both sides!" --Fiber Flux

"This really is a wonderful book. Not only does it teach a very useful new technique, but it is full of patterns sure to please the entire family. I highly recommend it!!" --Jessie at Home

"It's not often that someone comes up with a new crochet techniue like this, so we should rejoice that we now have a great technique for making Reversible Color Crochet!" --Not Your Granny's Crochet

"This book represents one of the very best integrations of instructional content and projects I've seen this year." --Crafty Pod

"Each of the book's 28 afghan blocks teaches a specific skill, starting simply and progressing to more complex geometric patterns and pictorial motiffs." --Yarn Market News

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781620335253
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 7/7/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 687,815
  • File size: 45 MB
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Meet the Author

Laurinda Reddig has been crocheting most of her life and loves sharing her passion through teaching. Her children inspire many of her designs, including both of the Crochet Guild of America award-winning designs that helped her develop the Reversible Intarsia Technique. Her designs and articles have appeared in various magazines including Interweave Crochet, Vogue Crochet, and Crochet!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 9, 2014

    Contemporary Crochet 4 Today's Decor

    Patterns in this book were extremely easy to follow. Colors and designs are contemporary and can be integrated into any modern home decor. Just pick your colors and go. Patterns can be coordinated into sweaters, vests, coats, drapes, dishcloths as well as hand towels and of course, afghans. You will love this book. Wouldn't think twice about purchasing it as a gift for friends.

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