30 Stylish and Easy-To-Make Projects for Every Room in the House
Author: Nola A. Heidbreder
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
With the help of Nola Heidbreder and Linda Pietz, two of the crochet community s most respected crafters, crocheters of all skill levels can master the fundamentals or discover new challenges while crocheting thirty stylish and useful baskets to use around the home or to bestow as gifts."
These 10 crochet basket patterns come in an extraordinarily beautiful and diverse group of vintage patterns. They're also extremely easy to make with step-by-step instructions featuring pictures of the final products.
Designed to give you more than 100 crochet project ideas for using all that left over yarn. This collection of projects includes everything from vests to cosy afghans to pretty doilies to kitchen table sets to cuddly dolls and more.
This crochet guide teaches crafters of beginning and intermediate skill levels how to create six different kinds of baskets. Each basket is crocheted with a different material, including jute, fabric strips, cotton, or acrylic yarns, giving each project a distinct look. Stitchers will find project ideas for the kitchen, children's rooms, and more, which can all be used to create handy storage units or thoughtful gifts.
With her zany design sense and extraordinary creativity, best-selling author Ana Paula Rímoli reveals a fun collection of practical and appealing projects for the home. For every crocheter, this delightful assortment features motifs ranging from cupcakes to caterpillars, clouds, and robots. Choose from 16 irresistible crocheted items to brighten the bedroom, family room, and kitchen Add humor to living spaces--on a large scale--with intriguing cushions, pillows, baskets, rugs, foot warmers, and more, all brought to life with friendly faces Stitch a wide array of memorable gifts for kids of all ages
Would you like to learn to crochet? Already know the basics, but would like to stretch your crocheting skills? From scarves and sweaters to hats and handbags, you can create beautiful, useful designs with ease using Crochet Patterns For Dummies. From choosing the right hooks and yarn and crocheting basic stitches to joining pieces together, this easy-to-follow guide will have you hooked in no time. Our hands-on workbook gets you crocheting fashionable, fun designs in a focused, step-by-step manner. You get a review of the basic stitches and stitch combinations, along with a concise appendix containing easy-to-follow instructions for working these stitches. You’ll find plenty of tips on changing colors and adding shape to your projects. Plus, you get full-color photos of every project—from potholders to afghans, belts to table runners, skirts to vests, and much more. You’ll also discover how to: Decipher crochet lingo Make a gauge swatch, read a pattern, and understand garment sizing Work with the most common stitches and stitch patterns Crochet in the round or with color Shape a design through increasing or decreasing stitches Use new techniques like felting and working with wire Crochet pictures and words using the filet crochet technique There are also quick-and-easy designs that are great for kids to make, as well as handy hints on caring for your finished items. Featuring more than 50 fantastic patterns perfect for beginners or those wanting to take their skills to the next level, Crochet Patterns For Dummies is your one-stop guide to crocheting success!
Showcasing an inspirational collection of antique tablecloths and bedspreads, a vivid handbook explains how to adapt the vintage techniques of making lace to today's modern threads, in a volume that furnishes complete patterns, step-by-step instructions, and photographs for creating one's own intricate lace designs.
36 Hip, Happy, and Handmade Projects to Keep Your World Organized
Author: Nola Heidbreder
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
If you have some knitting needles and yarn, Nola Heidbreder & Linda Pietz have 42 stylish baskets you can knit to bring some creativity and order to your home. With baskets of varying sizes, styles, and uses, inspired by everything from stained glass and flags to fish bowls and poppies, Knitted Baskets offers up a wide selection of baskets that will appeal to all skill levels. With easy-to-follow instructions and beautiful photography to guide and inspire, each completed basket will be proudly put to work in your busy home or happily given to a loved one on your gift list.