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The Complete Book of Crochet Border Designs: Hundreds of Classics & Original Patterns
     

The Complete Book of Crochet Border Designs: Hundreds of Classics & Original Patterns

by Linda P. Schapper
 
With more than 340 border and band stitch designs to use on clothing, textiles, handcrafts and more, this is the ultimate go-to guide for crocheters! Now available in paperback, this stunning collection of classic and original patterns features: a photo of the stitch, reader-friendly instructions, and a diagram that shows each stitch in the band or border with its

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With more than 340 border and band stitch designs to use on clothing, textiles, handcrafts and more, this is the ultimate go-to guide for crocheters! Now available in paperback, this stunning collection of classic and original patterns features: a photo of the stitch, reader-friendly instructions, and a diagram that shows each stitch in the band or border with its placement, so you can understand the entire design at a glance.
 
 
 

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“This revised and updated edition of crafter and author Schapper's (The Complete Book of Crochet Stitch Designs: 500 Classic & Original Patterns) 1987 stitch dictionary focuses on crocheted edgings and borders. A brief introduction summarizes the basic crochet stitches in the book, as well as the symbols used in the charted instructions. The borders are organized by stitch type and shape, allowing designers to select the border most appropriate for their needs. Each of the 342 borders in the collection includes both written and charted instructions, as well as a full-color, close-up photograph of a six-inch swatch crocheted in a neutral-colored yarn. VERDICT: This well-organized stitch dictionary is ideal for crocheters looking for decorative edgings for garments, accessories, or afghans.” —Library Journal
Library Journal
10/01/2013
This revised and updated edition of crafter and author Schapper's (The Complete Book of Crochet Stitch Designs: 500 Classic & Original Patterns) 1987 stitch dictionary focuses on crocheted edgings and borders. A brief introduction summarizes the basic crochet stitches in the book, as well as the symbols used in the charted instructions. The borders are organized by stitch type and shape, allowing designers to select the border most appropriate for their needs. Each of the 342 borders in the collection includes both written and charted instructions, as well as a full-color, close-up photograph of a six-inch swatch crocheted in a neutral-colored yarn. VERDICT This well-organized stitch dictionary is ideal for crocheters looking for decorative edgings for garments, accessories, or afghans.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781454708100
Publisher:
Lark Crafts
Publication date:
09/03/2013
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
299,192
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

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Linda Schapper's artistic vision is expressed in a wide range of media, from patchwork quilts and crochet to painting and liturgical textiles. She has traveled and taught extensively around the world in more than 30 countries; has had some 100 exhibits of her patchwork quilts; and has written eight books, four of them on crochet.

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