200 Ripple Stitch Patterns: Textured Blocks to Knit and Crochet for Afghans, Blankets and Throws

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Krause Publications Craft, Mar 1, 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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-Fresh approach to knitting and crocheting with traditional and contemporary stitch patterns -Membership in the Knitting Guild of America has increased 21 percent - - to 11,000+ -- since the end of 2001, and surveys show most knitters also crochet -Clearly describes degree of difficulty for each project New and experienced knitters and crocheters will discover all the instruction and inspiration they need to create amazing afghans, scarves, pillow, wraps and blankets in this exciting new guide. An extensive directory covers 200 ripple-stitch patterns and variations, describes techniques used, and level of experience required to complete each project. This book gives readers: -Detailed directions and more than 200 color illustrations to use in completing each project -Tips for combining various types of yarns to create projects featuring a kaleidoscope of color -Access to various knitting and crochet resource Web sites
 

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The title is a very descriptive, because the book has(roughly) 100 patterns to knit & 100 to crochet. Very nicely laid out, good photography. The patterns can be used for more than just afghans, too. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
8
Color
10
Texture
11
Yarn weight
12
Stitch collection
15
Blue Lagoon
16
Scottish Mists
17
Shaded Chevrons
18
Mardi Gras
64
Sunset Glow
65
Fishtail Lace
66
Bobble Zigzags
67
Undulating Stripes
70
Ribby
71
Welting Fantastic
72
Vivid Chevrons
73

Soft Waves
19
Fairground
20
Sahara
21
Neapolitan Stripes
22
Pink Ripple
23
Springtime
24
Granny Lace
25
Beaumont Texture
26
Arctic Waters
27
Twisting Vines
28
Golden Glow
29
Jolly Waves
30
Smartie
31
Ripple patterns for pillow covers
32
Pillow Covers
33
Puff Lace
34
Blossom
35
Switchback
36
Granite City
37
Baby Chevrons
38
Grotto
39
Mandarin
40
Spanish Steps
41
Hydrangea
42
Narrow Lace
43
Soft Chevrons
44
Lavender Fields
45
Allsorts
46
Storm Clouds
47
Sandstone
48
Chocolate Delight
49
Lavender Lace
52
Scandinavian Stripes
53
Fall Chevrons
54
Fall Hedgerows
55
Crest of the Wave
56
Ocean Spray
57
Feather and Fan
58
Lacy Bands
59
Granada
60
Terrazzo
61
Crisp Zigzags
62
Regatta
63
Truffle
74
Strata
75
Dimple Shale
76
Grisaille
77
Mango
78
Warm Waves
79
Falling Leaves
80
Waterbeach
81
Uneven Chevrons
82
Brighton Rock
83
Guppy Tails
84
Bloomsbury
85
Coral Lace
88
Shades of Coral
89
Happy Holidays
90
Santas Stripes
91
Speedway
92
Waterfall
93
Gentle Waves
94
Piazza
95
Rainforest
96
Cluster Ripple
97
Souvenir
98
Garys Ripple
99
Madeira Sunset
100
Bright Shells
101
Bright Ridges
102
Malibu
103
Forest Ripples
106
Green Gables
107
Celtic Waves
108
Distant Skies
109
Old Shale
110
Tutti Frutti
111
Sweet Violets
112
Amethyst Lace
113
Forest Fern
114
Granny Chevrons
115
Frangipani
116
Party Time
117
Horseshoe Lace
118
Provence
119
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Jan Eaton is a professional needlecraft and textiles designer whose designs have appeared in many British and European magazines. She is the author of several books on knitting, crocheting, and embroidery. She also has her own web site for needlecrafters: www.tompudding.co.uk.

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