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Beyond the Square Crochet Motifs

Beyond the Square Crochet Motifs

144 circles, hexagons, triangles, squares, and other unexpected shapes

  • Author: Edie Eckman
  • Publisher: Storey Publishing
  • ISBN: 1603428143
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 208
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Move beyond granny squares and get ready for crocheted circles, triangles, hexagons, and stars. Edie Eckman opens up the door to crocheting creativity with more than 140 motifs of every shape and size. Embellish your clothing, linens, housewares, and bags with colorful patterns as you put odd yarn leftovers to good use. Step-by-step instructions and color photographs provide the building blocks to limitless possibilities.

Connect the Shapes Crochet Motifs

Connect the Shapes Crochet Motifs

Creative Techniques for Joining Motifs of All Shapes

  • Author: Edie Eckman
  • Publisher: Storey Publishing
  • ISBN: 1603428623
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 256
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Connecting beautiful motifs can be just as enjoyable as crocheting them. Edie Eckman’s creative joining techniques allow you to easily combine multiples to form a whole new pattern, from lacy links, swirls, radiants, and wheels to three-dimensional effects. Step-by-step instructions, detailed photography, and innovative stitching charts ensure success. With 100 brand-new motif designs at your fingertips, you’ll be free to explore limitless variations and capture your own personal style.

Around the Corner Crochet Borders

Around the Corner Crochet Borders

150 Colorful, Creative Edging Designs with Charts and Instructions for Turning the Corner Perfectly Every Time

  • Author: Edie Eckman
  • Publisher: Storey Publishing
  • ISBN: 1603422811
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 316
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A crochet border is the perfect finishing touch on the edges of any fiber project, but creating one often means shaping the edging around an unforgiving 90-degree angle. It’s no easy task, but Edie Eckman guides you through it with style and poise. This collection includes 150 vibrant crochet frames to suit every fiber need, with color photographs by John Polak that showcase the beautiful details of each technique. Now painless, marvelous crochet borders are just around the corner!

Every Which Way Crochet Borders

Every Which Way Crochet Borders

139 Patterns for Customized Edgings

  • Author: Edie Eckman
  • Publisher: Storey Publishing
  • ISBN: 161212741X
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 224
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Step-by-step instructions and symbol charts put these 139 creative new border designs within reach for beginning and advanced crocheters alike. If you’re ready to chart your own crocheted course, Edie Eckman offers plenty of helpful design advice, including how to choose an appropriate border for each project and how to incorporate an element from the main stitch pattern into a new border design. She then explains, with the help of close-up photos, how the same pattern can have dramatically different results depending on the weight of the yarn. With each pattern diagrammed to approach in both rounds and rows, Every Which Way Crochet Borders is an inventive and invaluable resource.

The Crochet Answer Book, 2nd Edition

The Crochet Answer Book, 2nd Edition

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

  • Author: Edie Eckman
  • Publisher: Storey Publishing
  • ISBN: 1612124070
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 408
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Edie Eckman’s classic Q&A reference book has been updated with helpful answers to even more of your burning crochet questions. From beginning basics like yarn styles, stitch types, and necessary tools to detailed outlines of more advanced techniques, you can trust Eckman to deliver straightforward guidance and plenty of encouragement. With illustrations for left-handed crocheters and tips for broomstick lace, linked stitches, crochet cables, and more, The Crochet Answer Book is full of expert advice on every page.

Modular Mix

Modular Mix

12 Knitted Mitered Squares to Mix & Match

  • Author: Edie Eckman
  • Publisher: Annie's
  • ISBN: 9781596356825
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 28
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A tutorial on modular knitting, this book is perfect for novices just starting off using mitered squares as well as more seasoned knitters looking for innovative approaches to mitered knitting. Each pattern is written for three different-sized squares that can be mixed and matched quickly and without difficulty, and the squares can be easily customized for a great variety of designs. The basic idea is simple: the overall pattern of the piece is created through the variety of yarn used within the block and how it interacts with its neighboring blocks. The book provides 12 basic mitered designs, each in three sizes, as well as various decrease options, suggestions for color choices, and tips for making each mitered creation unique. Finally, the mitered mix afghan brings all of these techniques together in one page-popping project.

Crochet One-Skein Wonders®

Crochet One-Skein Wonders®

101 Projects from Crocheters around the World

  • Author: Judith Durant,Edie Eckman
  • Publisher: Storey Publishing
  • ISBN: 1603428666
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 288
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In this all-crochet addition to the One-Skein Wonders® series, Edie Eckman and Judith Durant offer 101 exciting crochet projects — including jewelry, scarves, bags, hats, dresses, and home decor items — that each use just one skein of yarn. With projects organized by yarn type and weight, you’ll be crocheting lacy shrugs for the springtime and heavy-duty beanies for the snowy winter months. Whatever your experience level, you’re sure to find a delightfully portable project that suits your individual style.

Fresh Vests to Knit

Fresh Vests to Knit

  • Author: Edie L. Eckman
  • Publisher: Leisure Arts
  • ISBN: 1609000609
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 40
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Year-round fashions in all-new textures and colors in a wide range of sizes--X-Small to 2X-Large.

Christmas Crochet for Hearth, Home & Tree

Christmas Crochet for Hearth, Home & Tree

Stockings, Ornaments, Garlands, and More

  • Author: Edie Eckman
  • Publisher: Storey Publishing
  • ISBN: 1612123309
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 184
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Create a festive holiday with handmade Christmas stockings, ornaments, and more. With 20 projects geared toward a variety of skill levels, including a useful tutorial on techniques for beginners, crocheters of all types can join in on the fun. Edie Eckman’s passion for crafting is evident in these inspired designs that cover not only traditional stockings and tree skirts, but delightful twists on other Christmas traditions, like a sock-and-mitten advent calendar. Crochet a holiday full of joy for the whole family.

Crochet One-Skein Wonders® for Babies

Crochet One-Skein Wonders® for Babies

101 Projects for Infants & Toddlers

  • Author: Judith Durant,Edie Eckman
  • Publisher: Storey Publishing
  • ISBN: 1612125778
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 288
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Irresistible! This collection of 101 projects makes it easy and fun to crochet adorable clothes, toys, and accessories for the babies and toddlers you love. Each project uses just one skein of yarn, many take just a few hours to complete, and plenty are suitable for beginners. Hats and caps, bootees and socks, mitts, dresses, tops and bottoms — plus blankets, bibs, soft toys, bottle cozies, diaper bags, and more — there’s something here for every baby! These original patterns were contributed by 54 designers around the world, and each one comes with complete instructions, charts, schematics, and beautiful photographs.