Design Your Own Crochet Projects

Design Your Own Crochet Projects : Magic Formulas for Creating Custom Scarves, Cowls, Hats, Socks, Mittens, and Gloves

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You love to crochet, but you're tired of the granny square and other predictable projects. Let celebrated crochet teacher Sara Delaney help you expand your skills while showing you how to create custom-fit wearable accessories. Delaney's unique, flexible formulas let crocheters of all levels easily design scarves, cowls, fingerless mitts, mittens, gloves, hats, and socks. With fill-in-the-blank templates and a stitch dictionary, you can use your favorite yarn and stitch pattern, and make accessories that fit perfectly. Delaney offers a starter course in the technique with 18 of her own original patterns, along with the formulas she used to create them. The companion online calculator helps create your customized patterns even more quickly!
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Product details

  • Spiral bound | 256 pages
  • 180 x 230 x 20.32mm | 798.32g
  • MA, United States
  • English
  • Full colour photographs and illustrations
  • 1612126588
  • 9781612126586
  • 321,804

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Expert Guidance + Customizable Templates = Perfectly Fitting Accessories

Creating customized crochet wearables is easier than you think. Designer Sara Delaney walks you through the entire process, from choosing the most appropriate yarns to developing your own unique patterns.

Flexible formulas and fill-in-the-blank templates show you exactly what you need to make one-of-a-kind scarves, cowls, fingerless mitts, mittens, gloves, hats, and socks. If you're new to designing, build your confidence with 18 practice patterns for head-to-toe garments that use Delaney's customizable formulas.

This first-of-its-kind crochet book - complete with a stitch dictionary featuring 31 classic stitches - gives you everything you need to make flawless and singular crocheted accessories.
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"Whether you are newly tip-toeing into design or are experienced in the try-and-try-again design method, Delaney's formulaic approach will save you time and tears while ensuring great predictable results every time." -- Edie Eckman, best-selling knit and crochet author and designer "Perfectly pair yarn and pattern to create custom-fit accessories with Delaney's simple fill-in-the-blank formulas. If you just want to crochet, 18 classic designs show the formulas in action." -- Linda Permann, crochet designer
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About Sara Delaney

Sara Delaney is the author of How to Crochet (Storey, 2015) and the marketing manager at WEBS yarn store in Northampton, MA. She has been designing and writing her own patterns for more than 10 years. She teachers crochet classes at WEBS and online at Craftsy. She lives in western Massachusetts.
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