Synopses & Reviews
Re-create the beauty of a summer garden with this gorgeous selection of flowers, leaves and plants to crochet. From lacy blossoms to delicate ferns, youll find patterns to suit any color, style or season. Small and quick to crochet, these flowers work wonderfully as accents for larger projects, as a creative use for leftover thread or a colorful introduction to thread crochet.Whether youre new to thread crochet, or a longtime enthusiast, youll find clear instructions, along with all the basics needed.With the color and variety of their outdoor counterparts, these flowers can be used to embellish clothing and housewares, create decorative arrangements or wall hangings, make lovely and original cards, and more!
"The flowers are light, lacy and oh so colorful. Flowers bring a warm feeling to a home. The real ones only last a week or two. With Caitlin's book, you get to enjoy them for as long as you like" —Paula Moilver, examiner.com "Oh, are you going to love this book! Ive read, reviewed, and used other crochet books that feature floral motifs—but this one is special.... This collection is stunning, extremely detailed, and beautifully displayed to entice emergency crocheting.... Youll definitely find inspiration in this book—but youll also find exquisitely photographed samples, finely written patterns, and clear graphics so you can attain success with every stitch. And, color everywhere! Sainio has interpreted natures floral colors in her own fabulous way." —CraftGossip.com
About the Author
CAITLIN SAINIO has been crocheting for most of her life, and especially loves the delicate geometries of thread crochet. Trained as a mechanical engineer, shes turned her engineering talents to crochet design, concentrating particularly on flowers, snowflakes, and the other beautiful patterns found in nature. She is the author of 100 Snowflakes to Crochet.
Table of Contents
ForewordAbout this Book1.) The BasicsTools and materialsSymbols and abbreviationsCrochet refresher courseStems and leaves2.) Floral Collection3.) InstructionsBasic DesignsIntermediate DesignsAdvanced Designs4.) ProjectsFall place settingsColorful corsageChristmas mirrorBlossom branchesFlower power garlandSpring tea cozyBaby bootiesFloral cushionIndexAcknowledgments