Melissa Leapman's Designer Crochet Accessories: Fresh New Designs for Hats + Scarves + Cowls, Shawls + Handbags + Jewelry and More
For crocheters of all skill levels, this book offers fresh, new patterns for gorgeous crocheted women's accessories that run the gamut from scarves and hats to jewelry and shawls.
Accessorize your wardrobe with one-of-a-kind crocheted pieces, following these new patterns from knit designer Melissa Leapman!
Sometimes, all it takes is the right accessory to pull off a great look. And if that accessory happens to be handmade by you? All the better! In this book, popular author/designer/teacher Melissa Leapman shows you how to make more than 25 fresh and beautiful crocheted accessories for women. From winter warmers like cozy hats and scarves that make a statement to all-season wardrobe builders such as one-of-a-kind jewelry, colorful handbags, and stunning shawls, Melissa Leapman's Designer Crochet Accessories has it all.
The projects include something for crocheters of all levels, from beginners to intermediate and advanced knitters. Crafters of all skill levels will find a a project to keep their fingers busy. Each project offers easy-to-follow instructions, stitch diagrams using international symbols, and a clear photo to illustrate the finished piece. The back of the book also includes helpful resources such as general crochet and finishing techniques, material resources, and a short discussion about the online crochet community. Crocheters, just think of all those lovely handmade accessories to keep or give as gifts! Unleash your inner accessory-crocheter, and let this book guide you along.
About the Author
Melissa Leapman is the author of several bestselling knitting and crocheting books: Hot Knits and Cool Crochet (Watson-Guptill, 2004 and 2005), Cables Untangled and Continuous Cables (Potter Craft, 2006 and 2008). Her newest releases, Color Knitting the Easy Way and Mastering Color Knitting were published in 2010. The must-have Stash Buster Knits was published in Fall 2011, also by Potter Craft.