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Around The Corner Crochet Borders

Author : Edie Eckman
ISBN : 9781603422819
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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A crochet border is the perfect finishing touch on the edges of any fiber project, but creating one often means shaping the edging around an unforgiving 90-degree angle. It’s no easy task, but Edie Eckman guides you through it with style and poise. This collection includes 150 vibrant crochet frames to suit every fiber need, with color photographs by John Polak that showcase the beautiful details of each technique. Now painless, marvelous crochet borders are just around the corner!

Around The Corner Crochet Borders

Author : Edie Eckman
ISBN : 9781603425384
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 70. 82 MB
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A beautiful border adds the perfect finishing touch to your hand-stitched pieces. A knitted scarf, a crocheted baby blanket, even a store-bought tank top --- they're all elevated by the texture and color of crocheted edgings. Complete with detailed instructions for executing the 90-degree corner turns, Edie Eckman's 150 border designs add pop and whimsy to everything they embellish. "An irresistible book of cute crocheted borders...expands the options for adding a little flair to knit, crocheted, and even sewn projects."---Debbie Stoller author of the Stitch `n Bitch books

Every Which Way Crochet Borders

Author : Edie Eckman
ISBN : 9781612127415
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 41. 41 MB
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Step-by-step instructions and symbol charts put these 139 creative new border designs within reach for beginning and advanced crocheters alike. If you’re ready to chart your own crocheted course, Edie Eckman offers plenty of helpful design advice, including how to choose an appropriate border for each project and how to incorporate an element from the main stitch pattern into a new border design. She then explains, with the help of close-up photos, how the same pattern can have dramatically different results depending on the weight of the yarn. With each pattern diagramed to approach in both rounds and rows, Every Which Way Crochet Borders is an inventive and invaluable resource.

50 More Crocheted Afghan Borders

Author : Jean Leinhauser
ISBN : 9781601407856
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 89. 3 MB
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Like the frosting on the cupcake, or the tiara on the bride, a beautiful border is the finishing touch for a lovingly created afghan, whether knitted or crocheted. Borders can be elegant or whimsical, can match or contrast with the afghan, and can lift even the simplest afghan from ''ordinary'' into the ''very special'' category. If you usually depend upon fringe as an accent, you'll have fun experimenting with these 50 crochet borders by Jean Leinhauser. The borders can be worked with any weight of yarn that works well with the body of the afghan. For some designs, the number of colors used in a border also can be varied. General instructions are included for how to use the borders, work with stitch pattern multiples, and estimate yarn amounts.

Connect The Shapes Crochet Motifs

Author : Edie Eckman
ISBN : 9781603428620
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 70. 27 MB
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Connecting beautiful motifs can be just as enjoyable as crocheting them. Edie Eckman’s creative joining techniques allow you to easily combine multiples to form a whole new pattern, from lacy links, swirls, radiants, and wheels to three-dimensional effects. Step-by-step instructions, detailed photography, and innovative stitching charts ensure success. With 100 brand-new motif designs at your fingertips, you’ll be free to explore limitless variations and capture your own personal style.

The Finer Edge

Author : Kristin Omdahl
ISBN : 9781620331651
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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An innovative collection of 40 stitch and 12 garment patterns from best-selling author Kristin Omdahl, The Finer Edge demonstrates various techniques, construction methods, and versatile applications for crochet edgings. While crochet edgings are customarily used to trim or finish blankets and garments, designer Kristin Omdahl treats you to both traditional and novel new ways to expand your use of edgings. You will learn how edging patterns can be used to create entire fabrics, reformatted to make individual decorative motifs, reverse-engineered from existing fabrics, and even used to create three-dimensional designs. Focusing on construction techniques for edgings, The Finer Edge is divided into separate sections based on top-down, sideways, and bottom-up methods to help guide the reader. Though there are 12 project patterns that highlight the edgings, you'll be inspired to creatively mix and match within each edging’s section. Also included in this gorgeous book are charts, illustrations, and photographs of crochet swatches and a pattern collection that includes multiple sizes, including plus sizes. Discover innovation at its finest with The Finer Edge.

The Granny Square Book

Author : Margaret Hubert
ISBN : 9781610581646
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 56. 38 MB
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Granny squares are to crochet what pieced squares are to quilting. They originated with pioneer women using up precious scraps of yarn to make blankets for their families, and over the years, many recognized, named patterns have been handed down from one generation to the next. Beyond this treasury of 75 different granny square motifs, Margaret Hubert shows the evolution of the granny square, how it can be used and interpreted in different ways with different yarns, and how today's crocheter can design her own projects using the granny squares of her choice with the yarn choices of today. Just as Margaret learned from her grandmother and mother and then passed the skill down to her daughter and granddaughter, each generation finds new uses and artistic ways to interpret granny squares.

Baby S Choice Crochet Edgings For Fleece

Author : Terry Kimbrough
ISBN : 9781574866759
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Need a quick gift for a baby shower? Whip up these six soft fleece blankets with crocheted edgings in a jiffy. When you finish crocheting, you've finished the blankets. Baby's Choice (Leisure Arts #3485)

Reversible Color Crochet

Author : Laurinda Reddig
ISBN : 9781620335253
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 78. 91 MB
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Create completely reversible colorwork afghans and more! Innovative crocheter Laurinda Reddig created a unique and award-winning form of crochet that produces clear images that look exactly the same on both sides. Learn about this new method along with 28 reversible squares suitable for afghans or other items, make one of the 10 projects that use them, or find inspiration to design your own! Laurinda explains the basics of her technique and how to work with multiple colors at the same time. She demonstrates how to create graphic colorwork squares that range from simple geometric angles and shapes to a variety of picture squares including quilt-inspired blocks, flowers, the sun & moon, robots, aliens, and other fun projects for children. Create all 10 afghan projects complete with directions for joining, edging, and any additional stitch patterns used. Open your eyes to a whole new crochet technique--you won't want to miss it!

The Big Book Of Granny Squares

Author : Tracey Lord
ISBN : 9781620337134
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 55. 73 MB
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The biggest collection of crochet motifs. Period. Crocheters can never get enough of granny squares--the cheerful, colorful motifs that are the basis of countless afghans, pillows, and baby blankets. The Big Book of Granny Squares is just that--the most comprehensive collection to date. Readers will enjoy 365 unique squares with swatches and step-by-step written instructions for each granny square pattern. A lay-flat binding makes it easy for readers to check the crochet pattern while they work. Easy to use and inspirational, this is a go-to reference that crocheters will reach for again and again. Crocheters love granny squares and are sure to adore this--the biggest and best compendium of granny square patterns ever.

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