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Oodles of Crochet: 40+ Patterns from Hats, Jackets, Bags, and Scarves to Potholders, Pillows, Rugs, and Throws
     

Oodles of Crochet: 40+ Patterns from Hats, Jackets, Bags, and Scarves to Potholders, Pillows, Rugs, and Throws

by Eva Wincent, Paula Hammerskog
 

Do you love to crochet? What could be better than an illustrated modern reference guide and a visually stunning source of inspiration—in the same book? Readers will find oodles of tips and tricks—both to help beginners get comfortable with the basics, and to show masters of the craft how to take their crocheting to new heights.

Just a few essential

Overview

Do you love to crochet? What could be better than an illustrated modern reference guide and a visually stunning source of inspiration—in the same book? Readers will find oodles of tips and tricks—both to help beginners get comfortable with the basics, and to show masters of the craft how to take their crocheting to new heights.

Just a few essential techniques can go a long way toward ensuring fun and success with crochet! Helpful introductory sections explain stitches, textures, materials, equipment, and everything else new crocheters will need to get started, while projects range from the beautifully simple to the challenging. Inside, you'll find dozens of bold and beautiful designs for pillows, throws, rugs, sweaters, jackets, scarves, hats, gloves—and so much more. Includes a glorious selection of striking and colorful photographs bound to generate exciting new ideas for future crochet projects.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“[W]ill take you from learning the crochet basics to designing your own pattern. … Step-by-step photographs and instructions show you how to make a slip knot up to a pattern gallery that includes waves, bobbles, relief stitches, and more. … Then use the 40+ patterns to improve your skills.”—Examiner.com

“I confess to being rather impressed! … The patterns themselves are a mixture of levels, and feature clothes for men, women, children, and babies as well as blankets, granny squares, a soft teddy, a tea cosy, pillows, a rug, and more. … Recommended for beginners and improvers.”—MyShelf.com

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570766855
Publisher:
Trafalgar Square
Publication date:
07/23/2014
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Paula Hammerskog is a communication consultant and the author of several books. She has been an avid knitter for many years and lives in Sweden.

Eva Wincent has been running her own knitting business for twenty years. She is among Sweden’s most prolific and respected knitters.

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