Stitch Camp: 18 Crafty Projects for Kids & Tweens – Learn 6 All-Time Favorite Skills: Sew, Knit, Crochet, Felt, Embroider & Weave is an awesome book. This guide is geared toward girls and boys ages through 9-14 years old but can be used by anyone.
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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!
With all you need to start crocheting your very own scarf, this kit includes a step-by-step, 32-page booklet that contains illustrated instructions for learning basic crochet stiches. Even if you’re a beginner, you’ll have a 5.5″ wide and 58″ long scarf when you’re done!
Crocheting expert Deborah Burger will teach you about hooks and other crochet tools, yarn, and all the basic stitches. You’ll understand crocheting instructions, symbols, and diagrams so that you’ll have a handy list of abbreviations for all your future crochet projects.
There’s no time like the Autumn season that gets one in the mood to return to a favorite craft or take up a new one. If interested in the Fiber Arts, I am excited to share about a few books below that I got a privilege to add to my growing collection this year. These books are excellent for kids or those who may want to create age appropriately themed items for themselves or those special people in their life. I totally recommend these and feel there’s no time like the now to pick up one or all of these.