Welcome to the new era of crochet. Making garments from the top down is a favorite knitting technique that allows knitters to test and adjust the fit as they go. Now, thanks to designer Dora Ohrenstein, crocheters will benefit for the first time from a pattern book featuring the same beloved approach. These 14 fashionable patterns are sure to flatter bodies of all shapes and sizes. Show-stopping original photography, an extensive discussion of the benefits of top-down construction, and detailed
Celtic Cable Crochet: 18 Crochet...
Celtic Cable Crochet: 18 Crochet Patterns for Modern Cabled Garments & Accessories
Warm up your wardrobe with beautiful cabled pieces! The possibilities of crochet cables are endless! In this stunning collection, author and fiber artist Bonnie Barker debuts 18 gorgeous new designs for today's crafter. Using step-by-step directions and irresistible photography, Bonnie shows you how to master this intricate technique to make:Sophisticated sweaters, ponchos and shawlsStylish hats, scarves, and glovesA hip messenger bag with a contrasting fabric liner and a snappy shrug that's per
Custom Crocheted Sweaters: Make...
Custom Crocheted Sweaters: Make Garments that Really Fit
Presenting the only how-to guide to focus specifically on customizing crocheted sweaters, so you can create the perfect fit for every body type. Ranging from simple to more sophisticated, the 10 basic patterns selected by expert Dora Ohrenstein offer different techniques for adjusting and personalizing the design, construction, and shaping. With a wealth of diagrams and charts, along with photos of the sweaters themselves, Custom Crocheted Sweaters is the book that every crocheter has been waiti
Curls: Versatile, Wearable Wraps to...
Curls: Versatile, Wearable Wraps to Knit at Any Gauge
Curls are marvelously flexible, wearable wraps that work with any weight of yarn, can be knit at any gauge, and look beautiful at any size. Knit them small and wear them as a cowl. Keep going to make a scarf. Do a bit more, and you've got a shawl. They form a wonderfully curved shape that drapes beautifully around your neck and shoulders and can be worn in lots of different ways. Use your favorite yarn, and knit at whatever gauge gives you the fabric you like best. You're in charge, you can't me
Curls 2: Versatile, Wearable Wraps to...
Curls 2: Versatile, Wearable Wraps to Knit at Any Gauge
Do you love shawls but find them hard to wear? Struggle to get gauge? Have a stash full of special, single skeins? Then Curls are just what you've been looking for! Each of these 14 new patterns creates a delightfully curved shape that drapes beautifully around your neck and shoulders. They're easy to wear in lots of different ways, work at any gauge and can be knit to any size. Let your favorite skein of yarn determine your gauge and the size of your project. Make a cowl, a scarf or a shawl. Y