500 Crochet Blocks. (1 copy in stock)
With a wide variety of styles ranging from the traditional to completely new designs, 500 Crochet Blocks is a remarkable reference for any crocheter. This compendium includes patterns for the beginner as well as the advanced crocheter. Divided into eight chapters for easy reference, each pattern has clear step-bystep instructions and a color photograph. Each featured block includes four easily achieved variations that will lead to stunning results. These blocks can be mixed and matched to suit any style with thousands of options and possible combinations! Crochet blocks are a perfect carry-along project, allowing the crocheter ease of portability that is not possible with many other projects. Grab the book, some yarn, and a hook, and you are ready to go! You won’t even need a ruler. The size of this book, 6-inches (15-cm) square, is the size of each completed block when made using the suggested yarn weight and hook size. The individual squares can be sewn or crocheted together to create beautiful blankets and afghans. You will also be shown how to create projects such as scarves, purses, shawls, rugs, and placemats, just to name a few. Try these patterns using crochet cotton and a steel hook and you will have squares to embellish just about anything. The project possibilities are endless. 500 Crochet Blocks will provide hours of creative exploration. The beautifully designed book and the range of patterns included will make this book a treasured companion for any crocheter. It includes:
• 100 crochet patterns plus 400 variations on the crochet blocks including crochet in the round, adding textures, crocheting back and forth, and going beyond the square.
• Essential advice on tools and techniques.
• Full-color photography throughout.
• Inspiration on how to use your blocks for the home, in garments, and in accessories.