This book will become your go-to crochet guide for years to come. Learn all the essential stitches with clear step-by-step photography and try over 30-easy-to-follow patterns to make beautiful and stylish accessories you'll love to make. Projects include beanie hats, berets, cowls, gloves, scarves and mittens for grown ups; cute hats, scarves and mittens, play accessories and toys for children; and gorgeous rattles, mobiles, blankets and cuddlies for babies. You can also make stylish home accessories, including Christmas decorations, that make the perfect gifts - if you can bear to part with them! Once you've tried the basic pattern, have fun customising designs yourself with your favourite colours and wools - this book shows you everything you need to know to master crochet and create bespoke creations.
Cute & Easy Crochet
Author: Nicki Trench
Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small
Expert crafter Nicki Trench brings you 35 easy-to-follow crochet patterns that will teach you how to crochet. A crochet teacher and author with over 20 years' experience, Nicki has designed a series of patterns that will guide you through those initial stitches to producing beautiful projects incorporating a wide range of crochet techniques. Crochet Know-how explains all the stitches with clear step-by-step artworks and instructions. Next, discover three chapters packed with patterns to improve your skills. First is Starting Out, where you will find a simple springtime throw and a pretty hat for a toddler - you'll be amazed how easy and quick the projects are to create. Once you've mastered these, move on to something more challenging in the Practice Makes Perfect chapter. There are cute gifts for babies and young children, including baby blocks, bibs and blankets, or treat yourself to a pair of gloves in soft double knit yarn or the chunky seashells scarf to keep you warm on chilly mornings. Finally, Confident Crocheting has more advanced patterns, from a family of adorable Russian dolls to the cherub dress with decorative picot stitching.Nicki Trench is one of the leading figures in the revival and promotion of home crafts. She is the founder of Laughing Hens , the UK's leading online yarn store, and Rooster Yarns . Some of her books include Cute & Easy Crocheted Baby Clothes , A Passion for Quilting and Super Scary Crochet . Visit her website at www.nickitrench.com and blog at nickitrench.blogspot.com.
Author: Betsan Corkhill
Publisher: Apple Press
Crochet Therapy is a unique and accessible craft book designed to combine the art of crochet with practical mindfulness techniques to bring moments of calm to your everyday life. The rhythmic skills and colorful repeating patterns created by crochet help to both relax you and encourage greater focus on the present—a vital element of mindfulness theory, which improves mental wellbeing. Patterns include beautiful crocheted mandalas with zen-like circular designs as well as other simple motifs designed to help engage you in a series of meditative exercises. Alongside these patterns are further mindfulness activities, designed to compliment the therapeutic effect of crocheting and boost your health and well-being. With the help of this book, crocheting can become an effective tool to manage stress on a daily basis, whilst also allowing you to impress family and friends with your creations.
Make 35 gorgeous crochet projects all incorporating beautiful floral motifs and decorations. Nicki Trench returns with another set of cute and easy crochet projects for your home, family and friends, all in a pretty pastel colour palette and adorned with crocheted flowers. Divided into three chapters, the book begins with Starting Out, where you will find an easy purse, a Kindle cover and an adorable baby beanie hat, which are all perfect for first-time stitchers.?Next, move on to Practice Makes Perfect, where you can develop your crochet skills to make beautiful cushion covers and other designs made from luxurious yarns to decorate your home, from shelf edging to placemats. Finally, more experienced crafters will love the projects in Confident Crocheting - from a floral bag to a delicate lacy scarf, as well as the stunning Gypsy Queen throw that will stay in the family for generations. Also included is the Crochet Know-How section, where beginners and more experienced crocheters will find all the stitches required to make the projects explained in an easy-to-understand way.
Crochet One-skein Wonders
Author: Judith Durant, Edie Eckman
Publisher: Storey Publishing
More than one hundred crochet patterns organized by fiber weight.
Bold Baby Crochet
Author: Dedri Uys
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
Find 30 beautiful projects for clothes and nursery accessories that will help you inject some bold style into your baby s world. Discover cool items for baby to wear, like cardigans and hats, as well as nursery blankets, mobiles, and more. Perfect for beginning and experienced crocheters alike.
Provides more than 20 simple crochet patterns for teddy-bear and doll-sized clothes and accessories including sweaters, hats and party wear, sharing complementary instructions on how to measure and size toys for custom fits. Original.
Crochet at Play
Author: Kat Goldin
This collection of fun pieces allows children to explore their imaginations, whether on the prowl in a lion hat, riding their trusty steed hobby horse, keeping cosy while jumping in puddles with their welly warmers or resting at the end of all their adventures in a sleeping bag.
Simply Adorable Crochet
Author: Maki Oomaci
Publisher: Race Point Publishing
This Simply Adorable book includes step-by-step instructions with both diagrams and colorful photographs showing how to make the cutest crochet projects ever. There are food treats - cupcakes, doughnuts, candies, strawberries, and mushrooms, all looking good enough to eat. . . . And critters - little families of ducks and birds, squirrels with acorns, mice, ladybugs, deer, bunnies, lambs, donkies, kittens bears, and raccoons. Find great ideas for a wide variety of holiday decorations - including snowflakes, wreaths, stockings, and bells. Make flowers for bookmarks, plus bows and booties and dolls, and so much more! The concealed wire-O binding allows the book to stay open hands free while you’re crocheting.
Crochet offers great scope for creativity because, with only a hook and a ball of yarn, any kind of fabric can be constructed, from thick and heavy to fine and lacy. 'Adorable Crochet for Babies and Toddlers' is full of designs for appealing garments that are soft, comfortable, and very stylish. All the designs are given with variations of stitch, trim or detail alongside. The patterns also include colourful toys, ranging from the simple to the more ambitious. Traditional blankets and throws are given a new spin and they will become items to cherish, long after the baby has grown. The crochet techniques featured include a wide variety of afghan squares, marvellous textured relief stitches that look like ribs and cables, bobble patterns, lacy edgings, multi-colour stitches, and some Irish crochet. All the designs are based on the combination of a few simple stitches, which are illustrated in detail at the start of the book for beginners, or as a reminder to anyone whose skills are rusty. Instructions are given both as stitch-by-stitch explanations and as charts, using international symbols. This allows the reader to choose their preferred method of explanation, or to cross refer for checking purposes.
Author: Sandy Powers
Publisher: Sellers Pub Incorporated
Offers instructions, color illustrations, and patterns for twenty crocheting projects of baby clothes, including hats, sweaters, booties, legwarmers, and body suits.
This book contains 32 pretty vintage designs for the home and for your loved ones. With beautiful projects perfect for any skill level to choose from including garlands, potholders, blankets, clothing accessories and trims for pillows or towels there is something for everyone in this book.
Make fun and simple paper craft projects with this easy origami kit. Ultimate Origami for Beginners Kit is the perfect paper craft kit for origami beginners and children. World-renowned origami designers and artists Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander have selected paper folding projects from several popular origami categories that include: traditional origami, modern origami, origami flowers, paper airplanes, cute cuddly animals and much more! Use Ultimate Origami for Beginners to craft eye-catching origami for your friends, to beautify your home—or as a wonderful gift for paper craft lovers. All of the folds are simple enough to be origami-for-kids projects and are a great way to learn origami. None of the projects require paint or glue so just unpack the origami paper and start folding right away! This origami kit contains: A full-colored 62-page origami booklet Clear step-by-step instructions Colorful diagrams and photographs Folding techniques and tips Downloadable video with easy-to-follow tutorials It seems that everywhere we look, people are folding paper origami. While previous generations may have made greeting cards with cranes folded from pretty scraps of paper, the art of origami has advanced to such a degree that we are now seeing it around the world. They grace retail store windows, as clever dollar bill folds displayed in restaurants and even on TV! This delightful array of projects and papers provided in Ultimate Origami for Beginners Kit are sure to get your feet wet, and your fingers folding! Origami Projects include: Crane's Egg "Kanji" the Dog Petallunia Moon Flowers Scallop Seahorse Dollar Yacht Ninja Jet And many more…
Portable, pretty and quick and easy to learn, crochet is back in vogue and crafter and blogger Sara Sinaguglia is one of its most talented advocates. Taking her inspiration and palette from her country cottage home and the glorious Dorset landscape that surrounds it, Sara has created 35 easy-to-make crochet projects for everyday life. The book begins with step-by-step photographs demonstrating how easy it is to teach yourself to crochet. From cushions, coasters, and bags to toys, scarves and her by now famous apple cosies, bring a little of Sara's stylish vintage vibe into your crafting life. Gorgeous photography by top lifestyle photographer Yuki Sugiura captures the sheer pleasure of turning a few balls of colorful yarn into something individual. Never has crochet looked so beautiful.
Simple Stylish Crochet
Author: Melody Griffiths
Publisher: New Holland Australia(AU)
Features 24 patterns that make the best use of the ultra-desirable fashion yarns, such as cottons, tapes, mohairs and metallic threads. From lacy wraps to stylish ponchos, boleros and jackets and including wonderful hats and scarves, these patterns show the modern styles.