Synopses & Reviews
Crocheted accessories are all the rageand these stylish hats, created by top-notch designers, will appeal to readers of all skill levels. Even the simplest ones feature great color combinations and irresistibly textured yarns. Not only that: the stunning photography and unique presentation will enhance their appeal. All the backgrounds, from a Paris train station to an art deco building, are in evocative black and white, while the models appear in full color. The hats live up to their settings, too! A Kufi-styled crown cap captures the exotic magic of 1920s Morocco. A houndstooth lidcap features a bold, two-colored design. In addition to the 40 patterns, theres advice on feltingwhich results in a denser, warmer hatand on a range of fashionable embellishments.
With their contemporary, fashion-forward spin on classic patterns, these 25 hats are sure to hook crocheters everywhere! Featuring popular author Rachael Oglesby's signature style, the designs include an ombre-dipped beanie, a raffia boater hat, slouchy patterned stunners, and more. Some even have unisex appeal. In addition to crochet basics, Oglesby provides fun for intermediates, with dip-dyeing, cable work, multiple yarn colors, and wrapping.
About the Author
Rachael Oglesby is the bestselling author of Crochet Boutique (Lark) and the talented designer and crocheter behind softspoken, the blog and popular Etsy shop (where she's a recurring featured seller and has sold over 2,000 items). Rachael's work has also been sold through Modcloth and boutiques both nationwide and globally. She lives in Columbia, SC. Learn more about Rachael at rachaeloglesby.com.