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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 05 December 2014
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782212164
  • Stock: 50+
  • Size: 200x235 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 64
  • RRP: £7.99
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Jersey Yarn Creations


20 projects to knit and crochet by Alexandre Callier-Taylor

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Book Description

Jersey yarn, also known as T-shirt, fabric and textile yarn, is a chunky, stretchy yarn made from strips of jersey fabric. This exciting new product is made from off-cuts from the textile industry and is available in a wide range of colours, or alternatively you can make it yourself by cutting up old T-shirts into narrow strips. This versatile, over-sized yarn knits up quickly into eye-catching projects that will add instant impact to you and your home.
Expert textile designer Alexandre Callier-Taylor has created 20 modern and stylish designs that make use of the slightly elastic but robust quality of jersey yarn, including pots, rugs, pillows, bags and mats. With clear step-by-step knitting and crochet instructions, this book is ideal for crafters of all abilities looking for new ideas and inspiration.

20 modern and stylish designs for the home
Includes both knit and crochet projects
This is currently the only project book on the market on jersey yarn designs

Table of Contents

Equipment 4
How to crochet 8
How to knit 13
Round basket 16
Joie-de-vivre pillow 18
Bottle holder 20
Esmeralda bag 22
Table placemat 26
Bora Bora vase 28
Jazzy tunic 30
Practical potholder 32
Zen mat 34
Seat pillow 36
Shopping bag 40
Cosy cat house 42
Draught excluder 44
Exotic jewellery 46
Laundry basket 50
Geometric floor mat 52
Two-colour basket 54
Beaded door curtain 56
Sofa pillow 58
Lily handbag 62

About the Author

About Alexandre Callier-Taylor

Alexandre Callier-Taylor is a professional textile designer and an expert knit and crochet enthusiast based in Paris, France. He has lived and travelled all over the globe discovering fantastic techniques and styles that have inspired his own work. Alexandre is continually designing new and exciting creations and offers expert tips and advice on knitting and crochet online.

Love to Make

September 2015

I must confess to never being a competent knitter, but the projects in this book appeal as they are fast, fun and look gorgeous. Jersey yarn, also known as T-shirt yarn can be used to knit or crochet or just about anything and the results are sturdy and stylish. So if you're looking for more fresh ideas then this is the book for you! From baskets that hold everything (from laundry to small knick knacks) stylish tablemats, a beautiful rugs, and even a pet house for your four-legged furry-friend- there's something for everyone.

Crochet Addict UK

February 2015

I have to admit I've never worked with jersey yarn. I don't know why. This book will certainly change your mind. It shows just how this yarn can be so versatile for both knitters and crocheters. Jersey Yarn is also called t-shirt and fabric yarn. It's an amazing yarn to work with as it works up so fast. In no time you can have your project finished and brightening up your home. If you like a quick fix project then you'll love the patterns in this book. In no time you can have a fantastic project. You can see this review in full with accompanying pictures here: http://www.crochetaddictuk.com/2015/01/jersey-yarn-creations-book-review.html

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