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Create Fun and Easy Locker Hooked Projects
Go loopy for locker hookinga fun, easy-to-learn method for turning strips of fabric or yarn into fabulous home decor, stylish fashion accessories and one-of-a-kind gifts. In this book, traditional locker hooking breaks out of its homespun country image, showing that it can be bold, modern, wild, whimsical ... whatever you want it to be You'll be hooked once you see the fabulous projects insidefrom super-simple candy-stripe coasters and funky placemats, to retro-chic bags, exquisite luminaries and custom cozies for your cell phone, digital camera or mp3 player.
Look inside for: 31 original projects from various artists, complete with patterns and step-by-step instructionsa diverse combination of techniques, textures and materialsribbons, beads and snazzy fibers, silk, mohair, wool ... even recycled plastic bags everything a beginner needs to know for happy results, from basic supplies to finishing techniquesRecreate a project as-is, or alter colors and patterns to suit your style. Once you've got the basics down, there's nothing stopping you from creating your own original rugs, pillows, wall-hangings and more
Be introduced to a variety of new techniques including locker hooking, basic crochet, knitting and macramA(c) for creating projects using strips of colored fabric as a base material. This unique blend of techniques produces a mix of bright and colorful projects including ornaments, sitting mats, tote bags, rugs, jewelry and more. Full instruction makes Hook, Loop ana Lock perfect for crafters of all levels.