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Title:
Big book of weekend crochet projects : 40 stylish projects from sweaters and scarves to blankets / Hilary Mackin and Sue Whiting.
ISBN:
9781620082973
Publication Information:
Mount Joy, PA : Fox Chapel Publishers International, Ltd, [2018]

©2018
Physical Description:
191 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
Getting started -- Crochet techniques -- Sweaters and tops -- Asymmetrical jacket -- Cool-weather capelet -- Summer breezes -- Casual cardigan -- Chevron classic -- Casual comfort jacket -- Lacy openwork tunic -- Tunic with lace borders -- Bolero sizzle -- Simple chic -- Sunny summer stripes -- Little red-hooded poncho -- Tie-front bolero -- Go-anywhere vest -- Wraparound jacket -- Accessories -- Tote bag with motif border -- Striped scarf -- Openwork hip hugger -- Ruffled boa -- Luxurious shawl -- Retro tote -- Classy cloche -- Skinny scarf -- Children's fashions -- Mittens, booties, and hat or bonnet -- Duffel coat and hat -- Soft-touch baby afghan -- Fisherman's sweater -- Sunday best -- Hooded sweater -- Itty-bitty cardigan -- Ribbons "n" bows sweater -- Ruffles galore -- All zipped up -- Rag doll -- Home accessories -- Rag rug -- Patchwork cover -- Rainbow lap throw -- Chevron throw -- Looped pillows and rug -- Springtime table topper.
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Summary

Summary

Crochet is Back! Combining the latest fabulous yarns with traditional techniques, this book presents a wonderful collection of 40 glorious crochet designs. The projects are divided into four chapters: Sweaters and Tops; Accessories; Children's Fashions; and Home Accessories. Some of the items are remarkably quick and simple to make, such as the skinny scarf or the baby blanket, while others make use of crochet techniques such as working motifs, using charts or working in rounds. From simple sleeveless vests and tops to warm and cozy jackets and sweaters, as well as bags, scarves and capes, there is something here to suit every style. All the information for each pattern is clearly given, alongside beautiful photographs of the finished items. In addition, a section at the front of the book takes the reader through all the crochet basics, from choosing hooks and yarns to following patterns and checking tension. Essential techniques are explained with step-by-step instructions and photographs. Inside Big Book of Weekend Crochet Projects: 40 super-cute crochet projects, including sweaters and tops, accessories, children's fashions, and home accessories. Beautiful color photographs of the finished items. Essential techniques explained with step-by-step instructions and photographs. Designs for the latest and best yarns such as metallic, mohair, ribbon, 4-ply, and worsted. Simple patterns for the beginner, along with more complex patterns for those with more experience.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 7
Getting Startedp. 11
Crochet Techniquesp. 21
Sweaters and Topsp. 43
Asymmetrical Jacketp. 44
Cool-Weather Capeletp. 48
Casual Cardiganp. 51
Chevron Classic Halterp. 54
Casual Comfort Jacketp. 58
Lacy Openwork Tunicp. 62
Tunic with Lace Bordersp. 66
Bolero Sizzlep. 70
Simple Chic Shrugp. 74
Sunny Stripes Topp. 77
Little Red-Hooded Ponchop. 80
Tie-Front Bolerop. 84
Go-Anywhere Vestp. 87
Summer Breezes Topp. 91
Wraparound Jacketp. 94
Accessoriesp. 99
Tote Bag with Motif Borderp. 100
Striped Scarfp. 105
Openwork Hip Huggerp. 108
Ruffled Boap. 111
Luxurious Shawlp. 112
Retro Totep. 114
Skinny Scarfp. 117
Classy Clochep. 118
Children's Fashionsp. 123
Mittens, Booties, and Hat or Bonnetp. 124
Duffel Coat and Hatp. 130
All Zipped Up Cardiganp. 135
Soft-Touch Baby Afghanp. 138
Fisherman's Sweaterp. 140
Sunday Best Setp. 144
Hooded Sweaterp. 152
Itty-Bitty Cardiganp. 156
Ribbons 'n' Bows Sweaterp. 160
Ruffles Galore Bolerop. 164
Rag Dollp. 168
Home Decorp. 175
Rag Rugp. 176
Patchwork Coverp. 178
Looped Pillows and Rugp. 181
Rainbow Lap Throwp. 184
Chevron Throwp. 187
Springtime Table Topperp. 188
Indexp. 190
About the Authorsp. 192
Photo Creditsp. 192