75 Floral Blocks to Crochet: Beautiful Patterns to Mix and Match for Afghans, Throws, Baby Blankets, and More

75 Floral Blocks to Crochet: Beautiful Patterns to Mix and Match for Afghans, Throws, Baby Blankets, and More

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By (author) Betty Barnden

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  • Publisher: St Martin's Press
  • Format: Paperback | 144 pages
  • Dimensions: 222mm x 224mm x 18mm | 494g
  • Publication date: 30 September 2012
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1250013321
  • ISBN 13: 9781250013323
  • Edition statement: Original
  • Illustrations note: colour illustrations, black & white line drawings, colour line drawings, charts
  • Sales rank: 131,892

Product description

Bring the beauty of the garden indoors with this floral themed collection "75 Floral Blocks to Crochet" is a charming collection of square, triangular, diamond, and hexagonal blocks, all with a floral theme--from traditional blanket squares with petals and rosebuds to colorful blocks with three-dimensional flowers and butterfly patterns--there's something here to inspire every crochet fan. Great for crafters "on the go" it's easy to work a few blocks while traveling or commuting. Then when all the blocks are complete you can assemble a whole project at your leisure.The book includes: "Useful Techniques" offering directions on construction--in straight rows, in the round, or corner-to-corner--plus how to join blocks and create edgings. The "Block Directory," categorized by shape, showcases the designs which are cross-referenced to the row-by-row (or round-by-round) written instructions, as well as easy-to-follow charts. Additional information indicating the direction of working, skill level, and the number of colors needed is also included. Lastly, "Creative Projects" helps you make your own choice of blocks to create stunning projects including throws, afghans, shawls, and more!

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Author information

BETTY BARNDEN is the author of "200 Knitting Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets, Super Finishing Techniques for Crocheters, "and "Filet Crochet."""An experienced needlecraft designer, Barnden has designed hundreds of patterns for various companies and her knitwear, embroidery, and crochet designs have appeared in many magazines. Barnden lives in the UK.

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"[A] collection of crochet motifs in various shapes and skill levels to inspire any crochet enthusiast.... You will quickly be creating a beautiful project, whether a basic afghan or a fabulous scarf...This is a book that any crocheter will want." --"Crochet 1-2-3"