A dozen original designs in contemporary colors make up this fabulous pattern book. Included are lapghans for everyone in the family. Designs are made using worsted- and chunky-weight yarns. Instructions are written as well as symbol crochet. Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate.
Corner-to-Corner is a fun and unique way of crocheting! By following a pixel graph instead of a written pattern, you can incorporate virtually any character or image you want into a crochet blanket. This great book includes how-to instructions and step-by-step photos. Also included are instructions for 5 cute throws. All designs are made using #4 worsted-weight yarn.
Immerse yourself in comfort and beauty with this varied assortment of fun-to-knit throws. Get a value-packed collection of 20 appealing knitted throw patterns Have your choice of styles ranging from cute baby afghans to elegant lace designs--perfect gifts for teens, tweens, women, and men Stitch stunning projects featuring fibers from Lion Brand Yarn, Cascade Yarns, Plymouth Yarn Company, Brown Sheep Company, and other popular brands
The box stitch, or corner-to-corner stitch, is for more than just afghans! Crochet it in creative ways to make wraps, scarves, hats, tops, fingerless mittens, and other accessories with the instructions and patterns in Box Stitch Crochet. Learn the basics of box stitch with step-by-step instructions, and then learn to work it in a rectangle, with a beveled edge, and as a motif. Learning to change colors within the stitch and join pieces will enable you to crochet pieces you wouldn't have thought were possible with box stitch. By creatively manipulating this classic stitch, Corinne Freeman has designed a wide range of easy, fun, and fashionable crochet designs. The stitch is quick to learn, and once you know it, you will be ready to complete the Butterfly Shawl, Crossing Neck Scarf, Under-the-Sea Motif Shawl, and any other design you choose.
With Twinkie Chan's Crochet Goodies for Fashion Foodies, crocheters can have their cupcakes and wear them, too. The founder of her own popular line of food-inspired fashions, Twinkie Chan has whipped up a feast of head-turning scarves, mittens, hats, and more so that her many fans can learn to make her culinary creations at home. You'll find recipes for food-themed scarves that feature sushi, salad, gingerbread men, buttered toast, eggs and bacon, ice-cream cones, popcorn boxes, and more. You'll also learn how to make a pair of strawberry fingerless mittens, a chocolate cupcake hat complete with a cherry on top, and even a coconut-lemon cake tissue box cozy. Twinkie Chan's Crochet Goodies for Fashion Foodies is divided into three chapters--Sweet Things, Fruits and Veggies, and Savory Stuff--and comes complete with an illustrated how-to section, lists of "ingredients" for each project, easy-to-follow, step-by-step directions, and full-color photos and illustrations. Beginning and experienced crafters alike will go wild for these quirky, colorful, wearable confections.
Adding a touch of comfort and style to a crafter's home decor, the patterns in this collection can be made from a variety of yarns and colors and by crocheters of all skill levels. With 26 designs, this book features full-color photographs and detailed instructions on stitching and incorporating motifs and patterns such as granny squares, Tunisian lace, pineapples, shells, ripples, and more. Beautiful, whimsical, and practical, these afghans make perfect gifts and home accents.
These 20 original patterns offer crocheters a variety of projects, each centered on a mandala motif. Combining beauty with practicality, the items include homewares such as a table cover, coasters, rug, and cushion, along with a vest, shrug, and other wearable art. All are worked in lovely colors inspired by nature, from the Flower in the Sun Pincushion and Summer Solstice Sunrise Blanket to the Leaves and Berries Bag and the Singing Daisies Garland. Each pattern is charted and accompanied by gorgeous color photographs of the finished product. Instructions include lists of supplies and abbreviations, plus explanations of special stitches and gauge. Skill levels range from simple to advanced, providing an exciting array of possibilities for novices as well as experienced crocheters.
Stitch a dishcloth a day for the next year! 52 designs to crochet include textures, stripes, circles, and flowers. We’ve divided our offering into the four seasons and know you’ll find many, many designs that are perfect for your kitchen or gifts for all of your friends and family to enjoy! Designs are made using size 10 crochet cotton thread and worsted-weight cotton yarn. Skill Level: Easy to Intermediate.
Designer Kristi Simpson has created 15 precious designs that will show that Mom-to-be just how special she and her new baby are to you! You can stitch any of these projects in a weekend for a quick and lovely gift. Designs include car seat cover & blankets, teddy bear, diaper cover set, headbands, cocoon, wash cloth, bonnet, sweater, jacket, bottle cozy and more. Clothing is written in 0 - 3 mo size and projects are made using DK-, light-, and worsted-weight yarn. Skill Level: Easy to Intermediate.
The six beautiful afghans featured in this book will inspire you to pick up your hook and start crocheting immediately. The designs fill homes with splashes of color and make great gifts for friends, family, and new babies. The afghans are made using light- and worsted-weight yarn, and the designs include Sand & Sea, Jewel Tones, Heirloom, Peacock, Daisy, and Ebb & Flow. The skill level for these projects is easy to intermediate.
The technique of Embossed Crochet creates a textured fabric where the beauty of knitted cable leaves have been translated to crochet. This book includes 10 fashion designs such as a scarf, cowl, vest, handbags, blankets and hat, made using light- and worsted-weight yarns. Written instructions as well illustrations, photos and symbol crochet are included to help you with this exciting new technique.
Author: Markus Zusak
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Release Date: 2007-12-18
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
DON’T MISS BRIDGE OF CLAY, MARKUS ZUSAK’S FIRST NOVEL SINCE THE BOOK THIEF. The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul. When Death has a story to tell, you listen. It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement. In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak, author of I Am the Messenger, has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time. “The kind of book that can be life-changing.” —The New York Times “Deserves a place on the same shelf with The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank.” —USA Today