Modern Japanese Crochet


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Modern Japanese Crochet casts the classic stitches you think you know in a totally new light showing them in ways that add striking textures and contrasts to handcrafted pieces.

For the experienced needlework enthusiast, this book is a revelation – the perfect introduction to the unique Japanese style of crocheting and charted patterns.

Clear instructions, schematics, and charts walk you through exciting Japanese-style projects in this book. 15 amazing stitches, 7 simple lessons, and 25 glorious projects.

The introduction by Gayle Roehm explains how Japanese crochet diagrams work, allowing you to stitch these fantastic patterns and projects easily.

A section on stitch techniques walks you through the basic stitches, adding and decreasing, binding and finishing.

Projects include:

An elegant shawl or blanket festooned with flowers;

a gorgeous scarf with a cascade of delicate, understated frills;

a bag or pouch in a cheerful strawberry stitch;

a brioche-stitched bowl that makes a wonderful home for your yarn;

a star-stitched shoulder pouch or hat that is a charming way to play with colours.

Plus much more – charming bags, scarves, hats, and handwear that help you try more fabulous stitches!

Size: 216x279 mm, Pages: 112

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