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  • Publisher: Carlton Books
  • Edition: BB Hardback
  • Publication: 11 October 2012
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781780970035
  • Stock: 7 in stock
  • Size: 210x210 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP Price: £16.99
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Fashion Crochet

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30 crochet projects inspired by the runway by Claire Montgomerie

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Book Description

A beautifully illustrated publication with a fashion-forward feel, Fashion Crochet contains 30 crochet projects for a range of accessories and clothing items inspired by catwalk trends.

A beautifully illustrated publication with a fashion-forward feel, Fashion Crochet contains 30 crochet projects for a range of accessories and clothing items inspired by catwalk trends. Utterly contemporary and stylish, the projects incorporate a wide cross-section of techniques from granny squares and knotwork to lace and hairpin crochet. As useful for the highly experienced as the absolute beginner, this inspiring and chic book is divided into chapters on accessories, such as shawls, scarves, bags, hats, jewellery and decorative items, and separates, such as dresses, skirts, tops and beachwear. Each project is accompanied by fashion photographs showing the inspiration for the piece, and offers ideas on how to wear the item. Essential tools and techniques are clearly explained - from crochet hooks, working stitches and how to measure tension to adding embellishments and finishing off - with line drawings provided for more complicated techniques. Contents: Introduction Wraps & Scarves Accessories Dresses & Skirts Tops & Sweaters Beach & Resortwear Caring for Crochet Suppliers Index.

- Crochet is cool, riding a wave of popularity that seems to have spilled over from its close cousin - knitting. According to UK
Hand Knitting Association, over 4 million women in the UK have an interest in knitting and associated crafts
- Recession- and

About the Author

About Claire Montgomerie

Claire Montgomerie is a textile designer specialising in knitting and crochet, constructing fabrics, garments, creatures and accessories that are fun, quirky and modern. She designs and sells a range of knitted accessories, toys and garments under hr website Monty Knits (montyknits.blogspot.co.uk). She has also written Easy Baby Knits, made puppets for music videos, contributes patterns and articles to craft magazines and books, and writes, edits and consults on craft books as well as exhibiting her own work. She is currently based in Cambridgeshire.

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