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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 17 June 2014
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782210986
  • Stock: 50+
  • Size: 222x222 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP Price: £10.99
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100 Colourful Ripple Stitches to Crochet

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50 Original Stitches & 50 Fabulous Colour Schemes for Blankets and Throws by Leonie Morgan

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Book Description
With 100 original designs to choose from, using colour and texture to create stunning zig-zags, ripples, and waves, there is plenty here to appeal to every crocheter.

This is a wonderfully illustrated and easy-to-use guide to the techniques of crocheting ripple stitches in delightful and inspiring colourways, perfect for blankets, throws, and accessories. With 100 original designs to choose from, using colour and texture to create stunning zig-zags, ripples, and waves, there is plenty here to appeal to every crocheter. Each design has a clear written pattern, an easy-to-follow chart, and a colour variation to try out. The designs range from simple to more advanced patterns and also include ripple stitches worked in the round for unusual and eye-catching projects. Includes five great projects as inspiration for how some of the designs could go together.

Easy-to-use guide with over 150 wonderful illustrations
Offers 75 original designs to choose from
Includes five projects for design inspiration

Table of Contents

Prelims
Introduction
Section One: Getting Started
Yarns and materials
Gauge
Colour
Reading Charts and Patterns
Stitches and Techniques
Calculating Pattern Repeats
Finishing
Section Two: Ripple Designs
Simply simple ripples (approx. 20)
In the middle ripples (approx. 30)
More complex ripples (approx. 20)
Ripple stitch designs worked in the round.
Index and Credits

About the Author

About Leonie Morgan

Leonie Morgan is a freelance crochet and knitting designer. Inspired at an early age by her mum's granny blanket she taught herself to knit and crochet from various books and hand-me-down knowledge. With a love for creativity and design she soon branched into designing her own patterns. She lives in Wales with a wool-tolerant partner and three wool-loving cats.

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Inside Crochet

August 2014

Leonie Morgan shares her love of ripple designs with 50 original stitches and 50 colour schemes for creating gorgeous blankets. This is perfect for anyone who loves a thrifty project, as ripple-stitch patterns are ideal for using up yarn scraps. With written patterns, coloured charts and clear photographs guiding you through each design, as your confidence grows youll be able to adapt each stitch pattern into anything from a full size blanket to a cushion or even just a pretty edging.


Crochet Addict UK

July 14

I have to tell you that you really really need to check out this book!!! It isn't just a normal stitches book, it's so much more! The book is ideal for any level of crocheter as it goes through each stitch step by step with pictures to help beginners. There is a full stitch guide for all the stitches used in the book. Not only does it give you patterns it also give you loads of other ideas. It shows you how the design can change with buttons, cross-stitch etc. to give it a completely different look. There are loads of new and interesting different designs. Each has such a different personality. Each of the patterns is in written and graph format. They are clear and easy to understand. Not only do you get all the different stitches you also get 5 different projects to use some of the stitches with. They are fantastic projects that really gets you thinking about how you can use the different stitches. I love how each of the designs is completely different to the next. Loads of different colour scheme ideas are used. You will be amazed by the difference in each of them. With 50 Original Stitches & 50 Fabulous Colour Schemes for Blankets & Throws you'll be spoilt for choice! As you can guess I really really like this book!! There is just so much inspiration & fun projects to choose from. Has to be a 5 out of 5 for me!!!

http://www.crochetaddictuk.com/2014/07/100-colourful-ripple-stitches-to.html

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