100 Flowers to Knit & Crochet: A Collection of Beautiful Blooms for Embellishing Garments, Accessories, and More

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Macmillan, Mar 17, 2009 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages

100 Flowers to Knit & Crochet showcases a lush bouquet of blossoms perfect for embellishing your favorite clothing or accessories. As a finishing touch for all your handmade garments or a great pick-me-up for a vintage find, these lovely blooms are the perfect way to use up scraps of yarn or try out interesting new yarns.
Breeze through this gorgeous collection featuring a colorful palette of simple spiraling roses, saucer-sized poppies, delicate lilacs, an assortment of vegetables, and more. All are shown full-size and in scale and is complete with stitched leaves and embroidered stems. Each flower pattern has full instructions, yarn requirements, and a suggested skill level. An additional section serves as a refresher course with basic techniques and provides inspiration for embellishing your finished flowers with beads, buttons, and sequins. You can also learn how to use the flowers in a range of fun projects, from customizing clothing and accessories, to decorating gift-wrapped packages.
This book will inspire all knitters and crocheters to pick up their needles and start creating their own beautiful blooms.

 

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User Review  - Sheila P. - Overstock.com

This is an easy to follow book with good instructions. Shows lots of flowers to knit and crochet along with ideas for them. Love the book. Would recommend. Read full review

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User Review  - Bitter_Grace - LibraryThing

A really beautiful book with realistic patterns that are based on flowers like fuchsias, pansies and daffodils. Also a few cute patterns for fruits, vegetables and insects. After trying the crochet ... Read full review

Contents

Shopping bag 124
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TECHNICAL INSTRUCTIONS
47
Crochet instructions
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LESLEY STANFIELD has authored a number of books on knitting and crochet, including 150 Knitted Trims. She is a long-time hand knitting designer and has been the knitting editor at Woman and Family Circle magazines.

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