75 Lace Crochet Motifs: Traditional Designs with a Contemporary Twist, for Clothing, Accessories, and Homeware

75 Lace Crochet Motifs: Traditional Designs with a Contemporary Twist, for Clothing, Accessories, and Homeware

by Caitlin Sainio

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Overview

Lacey thread crochet motifs are both beautiful to look at and enjoyable to make, and can be used in many ways, whether as stand-alone decor items, as embellishments, or joined to produce larger lace pieces. Whether you're new to crochet and in search of simple practice pieces, or an experienced stitcher who can't resist a new pattern, you'll find no shortage of inspiration in this collection!

Here are dozens of versatile blocks and medallions, richly textured flowers, and charming figures, all suitable for thread crochet. From traditional configurations to striking new designs, there are patterns here to suit every taste and skill level.

Stiffen small motifs and hang them as ornaments, or incorporate them into jewelry. Embellish clothing and housewares with your favorite designs, or join a series of geometric motifs to create a gorgeous lace scarf or table runner. Discover limitless ideas, including step-by-step instructions for core crochet techniques, plus full patterns and charts, and creative projects for putting your motifs to work in Caitlin Sainio's 75 Lace Crochet Motifs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781250059116
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 12/30/2014
Series: Knit & Crochet Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 637,644
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

CAITLIN SAINIO is also the author of 100 Snowflakes to Crochet and 100 Lace Flowers to Crochet. She originally trained as a mechanical engineer, but turned her engineering talents to crochet design, concentrating particularly on snowflakes, flowers, and other beautiful patterns found in nature. Caitlin lives in Marlborough, Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Foreword

About this book

Basics of crochet

Motif collection

The projects

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