200 Knitted Blocks

For Blankets, Throws and Afghans

Author: Jan Eaton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781863513982

Category: Knitting

Page: 128

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Create gorgeous afghans and more with your choice of 200 knitted block patterns. From geometric designs to multi-hued blocks, you'll discover new ways to play with colour, pattern and texture. Choose from easy to advanced designs, from simple knit-and-purl patterns to more elaborate cable, lace and bobble blocks. Finish your blocks in style with patterns for fringes, ruffles and other decorative edgings.
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200 Crochet Blocks

For Blankets, Throws and Afghans

Author: Jan Eaton

Publisher: David & Charles Publishers

ISBN: 9780715321416

Category: Afghans (Coverlets)

Page: 128

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Choose from 200 beautiful block designs and learn different ways of joining them to make blankets and throws that are both functional and decorative. From Art Deco geometric patterns to traditional chequer-board stripes and elaborate motifs, discover new ways to combine colour, pattern and texture. Crochet is one of the oldest and most fascinating ways of creating a fabric out of yarn. Find out how to create wonderful and unique afghans, wall hangings and accessories in a kaleidoscope of colourful contemporary and traditional designs. All stitches and techniques are clearly explained with step-by-step illustrations, from working in rows and in the round to joining blocks and making figures. At-a-glance symbols denote the methods used and level of difficulty, so both new and experienced crafters can easily create a crochet masterpiece.
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200 Ripple Stitch Patterns

Exciting Patterns to Knit and Crochet for Afghans, Blankets and Throws

Author: Jan Eaton

Publisher: Search Press(UK)

ISBN: 9781782216353

Category:

Page: 128

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Creativity abounds with vibrant colors and combinations for 200 ripple stitch patterns to knit or crochet. A new edition of the popular stitch book by internationally renowned needlecraft and textile designer, Jan Eaton. In this collection, create beautiful fabrics with variegated zigzags of colour and pretty ridged effects, perfect for afghans, throws, baby blankets and even wall hangings. This easy to use book features 200 colourful ripple stitch patterns to knit and crochet using a range of techniques, from traditional Shetland lace stitches to modern textured pattern. Each stitch features a detailed photograph, clear instructions and suggested colour variations; Jan's book also includes guidance on planning projects, choosing yarn, making and combining swatches, and finishing edges, along with an easy-to-follow refresher course on knitting and crochet basics. There is even the addition of five beautiful projects inside for you to knit and crochet, allowing you to see the myriad creations that can be made with the stitch patterns. With so much inspiration to help you in one handy guide book, prepare to while away hours knitting and crocheting your dream designs with this essential and invaluable directory that's perfect for new and familiar needlecrafters everywhere.
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200 Crochet Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets

An Indispensible Resource of Technical Know-How and Troubleshooting Tips

Author: Jan Eaton

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780312361877

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

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A treasury of expert tips and troubleshooting secrets for crocheters provides full explanations of illustrated, step-by-step spreads that cover a wide range of concerns, from eases and uneven edges to setting up a dye studio and managing yard ends. 15,000 first printing. Crafter's Choice Main.
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75 Floral Blocks to Crochet

Beautiful Patterns to Mix and Match for Afghans, Throws, Baby Blankets, and More

Author: Betty Barnden

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1250013321

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

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A treasury of square, triangular, diamond and hexagonal-block crochet patterns demonstrates how to prepare traditional and modern blocks that can be assembled at leisure into a variety of projects. Original. 15,000 first printing.
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The Crochet Answer Book

Solutions to Every Problem You'll Ever Face; Answers to Every Question You'll Ever Ask

Author: Edie Eckman

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603421866

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 320

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Wouldn't it boost your confidence to have an experienced and confident crocheter on call, day and night, offering assistance when needed? Most of us aren't fortunate enough to have that kind of aid, but now there is help available 24/7 with The Crochet Answer Book. Being a "good" crocheter is not about making perfectly stitched, elaborate, artful creations. It is rather a matter of confidence. You need to be confident in what you are doing and in how to figure out what to do if things aren't going quite right. Understanding why you do certain things and why they turn out the way they do increases confidence and leads to successful crocheting. This book answers some of the most common questions crocheters have, and anticipates some questions you didn't know you had. The Crochet Answer Book will lead you down the road to gaining the confidence that makes for good crocheting.
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Quick Knitted Afghans

Author: Jeanne Stauffer

Publisher: DRG Wholesale

ISBN: 9781882138807

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 175

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Instructions for 65 brand-new afghans that can be knitted in less than two weeks.
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Craft Activism

People, Ideas, and Projects from the New Community of Handmade and How You Can Join In

Author: Joan Tapper,Gale Zucker

Publisher: Potter Craft

ISBN: 0307586839

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

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Join the Handmade Movement! We make to give. We make to share. We make to connect with others. Crafters all over the world are using their hands and hearts to make a statement, change the world, and build community. Craft Activism is an inspiring celebration of this growing movement. Inside, dozens of superstars of this grassroots phenomenon share their experiences, tips, and advice on living, teaching, and promoting a more meaningful DIY lifestyle. Learn to craft for your cause, connect with other crafters, think green, organize a fair, host an online exchange, create yarn graffiti, and more. The book also includes 17 creative projects from designers who challenge you to reimagine how your craft skills can be used to make a difference. Whether you knit, sew, crochet, or collage—and even if you’re not sure where to begin—this book is your guide to the incredible power of handmade.
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Granny Squares

Author: Susan Pinner

Publisher: GMC PUBLICATIONS LTD

ISBN: 1784941824

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

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Discover the world of granny squares with this imaginative book. Eight basic granny square designs are presented and then fashioned into 20 stunning projects for the home.
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Granny Squares and Shapes

Author: Susan Pinner

Publisher: GMC PUBLICATIONS LTD

ISBN: 1784941875

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

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Brighten up your home and your wardrobe with these 20 fabulously colourful, creative projects, suitable for beginners
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