In Vintage Modern Crochet, five classic crochet lace techniques are reinvented in stunning, compelling ways. These vintage-inspired creations are all you need for a one-of-a-kind wardrobe!
You'll fall in love with this collection of tunics, cowls, shawls, pullovers and even a crochet dress – all thoroughly wearable and on-trend, yet timeless. Each technique-themed chapter features a fascinating introduction: learn about pineapple lace, Bruges lace, filet lace, Irish crochet and Tunisian crochet. Each design also features a "Technique Tidbit" that will give you valuable insight into working the pattern.$29.99
In this stunning collection, author and fibre artist Bonnie Barker debuts 18 gorgeous new designs for today's crafter. Using step-by-step directions and irresistible photography, Bonnie shows you how to master this intricate technique to make:
- Sophisticated sweaters, ponchos and shawls
- Stylish hats, scarves and gloves
- A hip messenger bag with a contrasting fabric liner and a snappy shrug that's perfect for a night out with friends
Celtic Cable Crochet even includes a visual stitch dictionary that takes the guesswork out of each pattern. From start to finish, this all-in-one guide will get you hooked on crocheting contemporary, Celtic-inspired stitches.$39.99
Step-by-step instructions and symbol charts put these 100 creative new border designs within reach for beginning and advanced crocheters alike.
If you're ready to chart your own crocheted course, Edie Eckman offers plenty of helpful design advice, including how to choose an appropriate border for each project and how to incorporate an element from the main stitch pattern into a new border design. She then explains, with the help of close-up photographs, how the same pattern can have dramatically different results depending on the weight of the yarn.
With each pattern diagramed to approach in both rounds and rows, Every Which Way Crochet Borders is an inventive and invaluable resource.$29.99
A beautifully illustrated publication with a fashion-forward feel, Fashion Crochet contains 30 crochet projects for a range of accessories and clothing items. Utterly contemporary and stylish, the projects incorporate a wide cross-section of techniques from granny squares and knotwork to lace and hairpin crochet.
This inspiring and chic book is divided into chapters on accessories, such as shawls, scarves, bags, hats, jewellery and decorative items, and separates, such as dresses, skirts, tops and beachwear. Each project is accompanied by fashion photographs showing the inspiration for the piece, and offers ideas on how to wear the item.
Essential tools and techniques are clearly explained – from crochet hooks, working stitches and how to measure tension to adding embellishments and finishing off – with line drawings provided for more complicated techniques.$34.99$14.99
The perfect crochet book for mums to be with 25 projects that will take you from your first crochet stitches through every stage of your pregnancy. With specially chosen projects to correspond to each trimester, allow the naturally calming rhythms of crochet to relax you while creating a beautiful set of baby and nursery items with a unique personal touch to welcome your little one.
Projects for baby include cardigans, fun toys, a sleeping bag and mobile, while mum-to-be can relax with a beautiful hot water bottle cover, blanket and shawl. The yarns used for the projects are all baby-friendly natural fibres like cotton and washable wool, that are practical and long-lasting too.$19.99
Since it was first published in 2011, The Granny Square Book has instructed and inspired crocheters to make and create beautiful, stylish projects with these classic motifs. Margaret Hubert has updated her bestselling book to include 25 additional crochet squares (for a total of 100!) and 25 all-new projects to make, wear and give.
Margaret shows the evolution of the granny square, how it can be used and interpreted in different ways with different yarns, and how today's crocheter can design her own projects using the granny squares of choice with today's yarns. Among the designs are accessories (headbands, bags, and jewelry); garments (vests, jackets, and tops); and decorative items and gifts (afghans, pillows, and a sweater set for baby).$29.99
The granny square is the crocheter's foundation for countless projects and is unparalleled for its portability, versatility, and endless variety. With The Granny Square Book, Margaret Hubert showed how the humble granny makes the transition from tried-and-true blankets to all kinds of fashionable garments and accessories.
Now, using only 10 granny squares selected from The Granny Square Book and Granny Square Flowers, Margaret shows how you can crochet 30 completely different bags. Each square is used three times with different yarns, colour schemes, motif arrangements, and finishing treatments to create a wide assortment of handbags, totes, and carriers.
You'll be amazed at the versatility of these squares! From retro shoulder bags to contemporary messenger bags, there are styles to suit every purpose and design preference. 10 Granny Squares 30 Bags will keep you crocheting bags for everyone and every reason for years to come.!$24.99
Crochet up to 30 creative blankets that start from just 10 granny squares!
The granny square is the perfect foundation for countless projects and is unparalleled for its portability, versatility and endless variety. Each square is used three times with different yarns, colour schemes, motif arrangements and edge finishes.
You'll be amazed at the versatility of these squares! You can crochet blankets that are perfect for babies, boys, girls, college kids and grownups. Some are crazy, colourful and fun; others are serene, classic and sophisticated.$24.99
This is a wonderfully illustrated and easy to use guide to the basic stitches and techniques of crocheting granny squares in delightful and inspiring colourways.
With 100 original designs to choose from, and beautiful edgings to complete your work, there is plenty here to spark your creativity. Each design has a written pattern, an easy to follow chart and details on how much yarn you'll need to create different sizes of block based throws. Or you can mix and match the granny squares to create your own unique and colourful projects.$39.99
This is a wonderfully illustrated and easy to use guide to the techniques of crocheting ripple stitches in delightful and inspiring colourways, perfect for blankets, throws and accessories.
With 100 original designs to choose from, using colour and texture to create stunning zig-zag, ripples and waves, there is plenty here to appeal to every crocheter. Each design has a clear written pattern, along with an easy to follow chart.
The designs range from simple to more advanced patterns and also include ripple stitches worked in the round for unusual and eye catching projects. Includes five great projects as inspiration for how some of the designs could go together.$39.99
Recreate the beauty of a summer garden with this gorgeous selection of flowers, leaves and plants to crochet. From lacy blossoms and delicate ferns to lush ivies and vibrant wildflowers, you'll find patterns to suit any colour, style or season.
Small and quick to crochet, these flowers work wonderfully as unique accents for larger projects, as a creative use for leftover thread or as a colourful introduction to thread crochet. Whether you're new to thread crochet or a longtime enthusiast, you'll find clear instructions and full patterns for a wide array of designs, from simple flowers and leaves to larger and more elaborate ones.$39.99
This book represents amazing value, comprising 100 projects compiled from best-selling crochet authors. It covers a wide variety of themes from beautiful crocheted flowers, beanie hats, Christmas crocheted projects, cute bears, lovely hearts and stylish purses, so there is something for everyone to enjoy.
The techniques used in this book are simple enough for experienced beginners to master, and easy for more seasoned crocheters. Special stitches used are explained in detail, and yarns are described in generic terms, so that readers can use what is available to them, wherever they live.
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Bring the magic of a fresh snowfall into your own home with this gorgeous collection of crocheted snowflakes with all the lacy beauty of the real thing. Spend an hour making an ornament or two, or take a weekend and crochet a whole blizzard!
Clear instructions and full patterns for a wide range of designs – from simple snowflakes requiring only a few stitches to large, intricate ones – this book gives you all the techniques you'll need.$39.99
101 Essential Tips: Crochet takes you through everything you need to know to start crocheting, from choosing yarn and making your first slip knot, this book takes you step-by-step through stiches and techniques so you can master crochet patterns. Enjoy making a phone cover, a friendship bracelet or even a baby's hat.
With clear explanations of crochet charts and abbreviations, it has all you need to get the best results. This pocket-sized guide is perfect for the absolute beginner, giving fully illustrated top tips that can be grasped in an instant.$9.99
With seven techniques and 101 patterns, this how-to book provides detailed, clear instructions for knitting and crocheting colourful and artful socks.
These projects cover a wide range of skill sets, from the beginner to the advanced knitter. You’ll learn, among other things, how to create sock heels in three different styles, knit with circular needles, knit from the toe up and create felted textiles using your washing machine. A how-to primer on sock making is included for beginners, and size tables help you create socks that fit perfectly for all ages.
Various sock styles include cable, stripe and rainbow patterns, socks with fringe, pompons and other embellishments, sport socks, slippers, socks with a “lodge” look and even a dolphin motif.$42.99
This book gives stitchers a world of new shapes and new possibilities from simple hearts and flowers to swirls, shells and snowflakes. Over 150 unique block shapes are beautifully presented in a tempting directory of different shapes, motifs and textures.
You will even find pretty little joining blocks and edging ideas. At the back of the book are the patterns and charts for motifs. Plus, each motif comes with a mix and match suggestion for how the new block shapes might be combined.
Includes step-by-step instructions, patterns and charts.$39.99
Discover all the classic and most popular crochet block patterns in one gorgeous collection, curated by crochet designer and tutor Sarah Hazell.
Each block is flagged by skill level, accompanied by a short description focusing on its special features and characteristics. For the more experienced crocheter, the chosen yarn palette will remind you of why you fell in love with each block in the first place or, for those new to the craft, it could be the start of a new love affair.
- An incredible collection of 150 classic block patterns
- Features large crochet charts, colour-coded for each sample
- Every pattern is accompanied by row-by-row instructions
Great for crafters of all skill levels, here is a wonderful collection of classic heirloom-quality patterns for tablecloths, bedspreads, doilies, edgings and more.
The book also includes a complete list of materials and detailed instructions as well as 140 helpful illustrations.$19.99
Whether sporty, glamorous, trendy or offbeat there's a style here to suit everyone. The best thing about crocheted beanies is their versatility and that is why they are so much fun to design and create.
There are 20 crochet hat projects featured in this book, with designs suitable for beginners as well as experienced crocheters. The reader will find a helpful step-by-step techniques section at the front of the book with explanatory diagrams and a guide to yarn lengths.
Each project is accompanied by clear instructions and a list of the materials and equipment needed, with a colour photograph of the finished beanie.$12.99
Crochet 20 little bears and dress them up in a wonderful range of colourful outfits that will delight both adults and children. Every bear has its own special character, so you are bound to find at least one you just have to crochet. With clear step-by-step instructions each bear is made from the same basic pattern.
There's a keep-fit enthusiast, a gardener, a cook and an artist to name a few. Each little bear is approximately 10cm (4inch) high and sits nicely in the palm of your hand.$12.99
Novelty crocheters will love this collection of beautiful and realistic flowers to crochet. Full crochet instructions are given for each flower, together with lists of the materials and equipment needed.
Each design is simply photographed so that crocheters can see the design clearly and the beautiful possibilities of the finished pieces including brooches, and embellishments on hats, bags, sweaters, place mats, cushions, scarves and even shoes.
- 20 great flower designs that are easy and fun to make
- Ideal for decorating bags, clothes, homewares, shoes and more
- Full, clear crochet patterns, suitable for beginners
Want to learn how to crochet? Make a granny square ... the simple techniques have lasted for decades and now they are more trendy than ever. With endless colour and size variations, creating these hip squares is fun and easy.
- 20 granny square patterns, each with alternative colourways, that are easy and fun to make
- 6 projects provide ideas and inspiration for creating all sorts of trendy items from your granny squares
- Granny squares are an ideal way to learn how to crochet, so this book is perfect for beginners
Here are 20 pretty, stylish designs for crocheted hearts, from a Valentine heart, and a pincushion heart to a heart-shaped cushion, and a heart-shaped rug – there will be something for everyone.
- A variety of sizes and styles, all worked in various colours, yarns and crochet stitches with added embellishments such as buttons, beads and ribbon
- Generic yarn types are supplied with the patterns, and actual yarn used will also be listed
- Suitable for novice crocheters and more the experienced
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Featuring 20 unique crochet mandala designs in wonderful colours, these little crochet projects are perfectly transportable and great for using up scraps of yarn. They are also perfect for those fairly new to crochet, as the patterns are very easy and competent beginners will get lots of practice with many different crochet stitches.
These fantastic little circles of colour make great coasters, mats for cups, glasses and vases, and are also very decorative. Perfect as gifts for family and friends, they are quick and easy to make. There are small, medium and slightly larger designs for every eventuality.
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This book provides 20 beautiful, stylish designs for crocheted purses – some of them are small bags for storing loose change, make-up etc in your handbag; others are big enough to use by themselves.
There are a variety of sizes and styles, with different types of fastening, all worked in various colours, yarns and crochet stitches with added embellishments such as buttons and beads. Some of the purses have attractive fabric linings and others include pretty embroidered motifs. All of the materials used are widely available.
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Granny squares are the perfect small crochet projects, being quick, simple and rewarding. May Corfield's designs are bright, modern and fresh, and this book provides 20 patterns so you can accessorise your outfits and ornaments with gorgeous granny square flowers!
- Inspirational granny square designs with a flower theme
- 6 great projects
- Perfect little projects for all abilities
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