Melissa Leapman’s Designer Crochet Accessories book is totally fashion-forward. As someone that’s fairly new to crochet, I feel that this book is a flawless offering making it keen guide and useful resource. The accessories featured can be worn for everyday use or for special occasions when you want to express yourself beyond the norm. Patterns that can be found within these pages include hats, cowls, shawls, bags, jewelry, boot toppers, headband, and beyond.
Crochetterie: Cool Contemporary Crochet for the Creatively Minded proves to many out there that this art and crafts fiber creation form is not just for Grandmas. Hip, cool, and classy are the labels I place on this book and the people that chose to use it! I’ve just scratched the surface on the art of Crochet but feel with this book that I’ll be well on my way to create 30 projects that loudly proclaim contemporary style in such a fabulous way.
Melissa Leapman’s Indispensable Stitch Collection for Crocheters is a wonderful book for a crocheter of any skill level to add to their collection of resource books. This book isn’t some boring instructional book full of lackluster by any means. There are two-hundred stitch patterns worked up in a plethora of color shades found in the Cascade 220 wool yarn collection line. It’s a visual delight!