The Block Collection

The Block Collection : 150 Inspiring Stash-Busting Shapes to Knit and Crochet

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Enter a stitching world of new shapes and new possibilities with over 150 unique knitted and crocheted block shapes, beautifully presented in a tempting directory of different shapes, motifs and textures. Create stunning blankets, afghans and throws with these flexible blocks, and discover pretty little joining blocks and edging ideas. Choose from simple hearts and flowers to swirls, shells, snowflakes and much more. Heather Lodinsky's geometric, circular and irregular shapes come with a mix-and-match suggestion for how the block shapes might be combined. There are patterns and charts at the back of the book and practical advice on planning and executing your own designs.

With clear, easy-to-follow instructions and diagrams, and functional ideas incorporating the blocks in scarves, bags and afghans, have fun exploring the many design possibilities in the projects section.

Previously published as 150 Blocks to Knit & Crochet (ISBN: 9781844486182).
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Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 222 x 222 x 11.94mm | 408.23g
  • Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 450 Illustrations, color
  • 1782219870
  • 9781782219873

Table of contents

Foreword, About this book, Directory, The patterns, Circles, Diamonds, Squares, Triangles, Hexagons, Octagons, Pentagons, Snowflakes, Stars, Flowers, Hearts, Shells, Leaves, Connectors, Projects & Techniques, Reading patterns and charts, Index
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Use the 150 unique, crocheted and knitted block shapes to create blankets, afghans, throws, scarves and bags. Little joining blocks and edging ideas are included together with mix-and-match ideas for combining shapes. Suitable for all levels, there are easy-to-follow instructions and diagrams. -- Machine Knitting Monthly * Machine Knitting Monthly *
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About Heather Lodinsky

Heather Lodinsky has been a professional knitting and crochet designer for over 15 years. Her designs have appeared in Interweave Knits, Creative Knitting, KnitScene, Family Circle Knitting, Vogue Knitting and Cast On, along with other knitting and crochet magazines. Heather is a freelance designer for major yarn companies. She teaches classes at her local yarn shop in Buffalo, New York, where she lives with her family.
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