The New Way Ahead For Crochet
Have you seen
Crochet Me - the new book by Kim Werker, Editor of
If you haven't seen it yet, then drop whatever you are doing and find a
Perfectly named "Designs to fuel the crochet revolution", this book is
just tremendous. Packed with 18 designs by brand new designers Crochet Me brings crochet back into fashion in a new and hip way.
These wonderful designs range from knee high fishnet stockings to
a circle design rug, from a light and airy swirl inspired sweater
to a wrapover mini skirt, from a pretty empire line dress to a felted
crochet messenger bag with a neat twist.
These great designers have considered fashion, wearability, drape
and functionality in these must make designs.
Intermingled among these cool new fashion conscious designs are quirky
and fun essays and interesting insights into the designers who dreamed
up these patterns.
You'll also find strategically placed instructions for various techniques
used throughout the book.
The layout is totally different from any other crochet pattern book
I've seen, and it really can't be categorized as just another
"crochet pattern book". It's a really great read too.
These patterns are fresh, young and hip and just begging to be made!
I rarely find a book where I like more than a couple of designs. Here, there are no less than 6 designs I feel I just HAVE to make
right away and I just can't wait to get started.
Designers include Annette Petavy, Amy O'Neill Houck, Kristin Omdahl,
Carol Ventura and more.
Projects have a concentration rating rather than the usual beginner
through advanced ratings. This should be less off-putting to those
who are just setting out on crochets' path.
Going back to the title - that really spoke to me...Designs to
fuel the crochet revolution! That tells me that the author wants to
bring crochet to the forefront of the crafting world and keep it there.
Rather than having crochet "in" and "out" of fashion as has been the norm,
wouldn't you want to bring in fresh new ideas and designs and have a
constant flow of quality patterns that will stand the test of time?
YES??? ME TOO!
Why not check out this fantastic book,
Crochet Me, and make it an addition to
your crochet library? You know you want to!
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