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Urban Edgeby Shannon Mullett-bowlsby
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Inspired by the lifestyle of the urban dweller, this crochet fashion collection from Shibaguyz Designs is modern, trendy, and exciting. Award-winning designer Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby presents 16 garments and accessories that are as fun to crochet as they are to wear. Showcasing a variety of yarn weights, the designs include the Seattle Swank Coat, Jade Jacket, Red Carpet Dress, Color Blocks Dress, Wrap Skirt, Barbarian Vest, Cross Over Vest, Downtown Boyfriend Sweater, Sleeveless Hoodie, Aran-Style Cabled Tunic, Butterfly Top (a modern twist on the poncho), boot toppers, and more. The creations fit and flatter a wide range of body types, and most patterns are written for a complete range of sizes from Extra Small to 5X. Novices and more experienced crocheters all will find selections for their skill level.
Designer Crochet is the answer to sophisticated and figure-flattering garments with great drape and shape. Using lightweight yarns and a beautiful variety of stitch patterns and motifs, you'll create jackets and cardigans, a layering tank and a floor-sweeping skirt, and more. This is a complete wardrobe in a single book for sizes small through 5X.
Designer Crochet is your source for sophisticated and figure-flattering garments with great drape and shape. Using lightweight yarns and a beautiful variety of stitch patterns and motifs, you'll create jackets and cardigans, a layering tank and a floor-sweeping skirt, a convertible vest/wrap and matching winter accessory set, and more, with every design built to flatter most body types. Beginner crocheters can learn the basics using easy-to-follow tutorials while advanced crocheters will enjoy mastering special techniques. This is a complete wardrobe in a single book for sizes small through 5X.
About the Author
Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby is the co-owner and creative director of Shibaguyz Designz. He has authored five crochet pattern books and one knitwear pattern book and has had over 150 patterns published in books and magazines, including Crochet! Magazine, Crochet Today, Inside Crochet, and Knitting Today. He is a member of the Crochet Guild of America, the Knitting Guild of America, the Crochet Liberation Front, and the National Needle Arts Association, and is a Craft Yarn Council Certified Teacher. He lives in Seattle, WA.
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