Crocheting -- New Books for a Crafting Renaissance
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24-Hour Crochet Projects
by Rita Weiss
What would you like to have crocheted by tomorrow — a cardigan with a matching halter top? A cozy afghan? Perhaps a warm hat to ward off the wind? Then get out the needles and follow these patterns, because every one of them takes just a day to do. Even though a crocheter with average skill can handle them all, those with more experience will find plenty of details to intrigue them in these fashionable designs.
Cool Crochet: 30 Hot, Fun Designs To Crochet And Wear
by Melissa Leapman
With this book, top-selling author Melissa Leapman moves crochet light years ahead, into exciting designs, dazzling patterns, and sleek shapes that are sure to earn the approval of fashion police everywhere. Practical as well as good-looking, "Cool Crochet" includes valuable tips on assembling garments, plus an appendix of stitches and guidance on yarn and materials.
Designer Beadwork: Beaded Crochet Designs
by Ann Benson
It's the newest thing in crafting, a hot mix of crochet and beadwork. These more than 50 projects for necklaces, earrings, and bracelets are all marvelously easy to make, using only the most basic stitches. Each project includes color graphs and diagrams, and there's plenty of information on stringing techniques, selecting the best fibers, combining different sizes and types of beads, and troubleshooting.
In Style Crochet for the Home: Designs to Crochet for Wonderful Rooms
by George Shaheen
Take crocheted afghans and home accessories to a whole new level of fun and innovative design. Adding these designs to your home environment will help create a feeling of individuality and warmth your whole family will enjoy. You'll find afghans and throws for living rooms, dens, and bedrooms including colorful looks that will appeal to kids from toddlers to college coeds.