Easy Crocheted Accessories

Easy Crocheted Accessories

Paperback

By (author) Carol Meldrum

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  • Publisher: Search Press Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 128 pages
  • Dimensions: 190mm x 244mm x 10mm | 440g
  • Publication date: 1 February 2006
  • Publication City/Country: Tunbridge Wells
  • ISBN 10: 1844481263
  • ISBN 13: 9781844481262
  • Illustrations note: 200 colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 524,417

Product description

This book features funky and fashionable projects for the novice stitcher. Get hooked on crochet and discover how to make beautiful and functional accessories for yourself and your home. Crochet is quick, fun and therapeutic, and with knowledge of just a few simple stitches you can start making all kinds of wonderful fabrics. Step-by-step instructions and illustrations explain the core techniques, from making a foundation chain and working stitches to changing colours, creating texture, adding buttonholes, and finishing your work. Choose from 20 funky projects, including bags, scarves, ponchos, hats, throws and cushions, using delicious combinations of colour and yarns. Each progressive project allows you to practice your basic skills or learn a new one: start with a pretty, stripy shoulder bag in double crochet and work your way up to a delicate mohair-and-silk beaded poncho.

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Author information

Carol Meldrum graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art with a Bachelor of Design Hons degree in Constructed Textiles, specializing in knitted textiles. Since graduation she has been working in the knitwear industry as a freelance knitwear designer and Design Consultant for Rowan Yarns. Her fresh, exciting designs have been featured in several magazines and in Rowan's Collections and books. Carol loves to bring would-be knitters to the craft, and runs workshops teaching a range of crochet and knitting techniques. She lives in Glasgow, Scotland.