Synopses & Reviews
Filet crochet produces delightful designs and motifs on an open mesh background, perfect for incorporating into garments and accessories, or for making blankets, cushions, and scarves. -Choose from over 70 designs: pictorial motifs such as hearts, flowers, and butterflies; numbers, letters, and geometric patterns; repeat designs for borders and larger items. -Each design includes an easy-to-follow chart, clear swatch photograph and working instructions, as well as inspiring ideas for mixing and matching the designs in the book. -Key techniques are clearly demonstrated from basic stitches to blocking and joining finished pieces, and a handy fold-out flap reminds you how to use the charts as you work.
About the Author
BETTY BARNDEN is the author of 200 Knitting Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets, Super Finishing Techniques for Crocheters, and Filet Crochet. An experienced needlecraft designer, Barnden has designed hundreds of patterns for various companies and her knitwear, embroidery, and crochet designs have appeared in many magazines. Barnden lives in the UK.