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  • Publisher: Annie's
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 20 May 2016
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781590126592
  • Stock: 39 in stock
  • Size: 216x280 mm
  • Illustrations: 190
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP Price: £14.99
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The Ultimate Collection of Crochet Edgings

£14.99

140 + decorative edgings by Belinda Carter

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Book Description

Add flair to everything from afghans to sweaters with the dozens of unique and unusual edgings presented in this stunning book.

With The Ultimate Collection of Crochet Edgings as a guide, crocheters can take their creativity to new heights! Written in a clear, easy-to-follow style, and filled with beautiful, full-colour photographs, this book is sure to become an indispensable reference guide and a treasured volume in the creative crocheter's library. Crocheters are offered a multitude of designs to choose from in the eight chapters. In addition to the incredible selection of edgings, each chapter also contains an additional project, from an amazing knit-look dishcloth to a fabulous lace coat and more!

About the Author

About Belinda Carter

Belinda "Bendy" Carter has been crocheting since the age of nine. A full-time crochet designer and minister’s wife, Carter’s designs have been featured on the front cover of magazines 18 times in the last four years. Her other hobbies include watching old movies, musicals and TV comedies. Carterand her husband, Thad, have two sons.

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Crochet Addict UK

This book is designed to be for any level of crocheterso you can find the perfect finish for your projects.The book inspires you to take your projects to the next level and make the finishing as important as the making.This is the kind of book you will turn to time and time again. There are some many different types of finishes:Lace, Floral, Ribs, Beads, Ruffles, Sculpture, Fringe, Points, and other original designs. Straight away the book breaks into different amazing edges. The patterns are in written format and are clear and easy to understand. Where there are new  techniques used there are diagrams for you to follow. I love the fact that there are so many different styles that go with any personality and any type of project. Within the edging patterns there are also patterns for projects that use some of the edgings in the book. There is the most amazing lacy lavender coat. The coat really shows off the difference an edging can make to a project. Then there is a nature's garden pullover. I love the butterflies the are around the edges of the pullover. The knit-look dishcloth is practical yet beautiful. I'll be making these as presents for Christmas. The there is a beaded wrap that shows off what you can do with beads and crochet.The spike stitch afghan is amazing. The use of the different stitches and edge make the most beautiful afghan. Then it's onto the fringes and a beautiful scarf which really does show off what you can do with a fringe. The twisted stitch rope purse really does show off the points edges. It's such fun and very practical. It's a nice small size that will still fit in all the essentials. The pretty in pink baby blanket is so cute and uses the ruffles to make the most beautiful baby blanket. With so many edges - 140+ this is one book that you will use time and again.It really is super girlie and super fun.
 
 
 


Yarnsandfabrics.co.uk

A collection of edgings, including many different types, split into groups such as lace, fringe, points, floral and so on. Each section has a pattern. All in all you will find over 140 edgings. I like the medallions, the ribs are interesting, there are even bunny faces and beaded edgings. However I think the reason you should buy this book is for the coat or long cardi on the front cover. I love it and the book has full pattern instructions. This book is for any level from beginner upwards. At the back there is a very basic guide to crochet. The instructions look easy to follow and the photos are clear. 

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