15 amazing stitches, 10 simple lessons, and 25 glorious projects.
Modern Japanese Crochet casts the classic stitches you think you know in a totally new light, showing them in ways that add striking textures and contrasts to handcrafted pieces. For the experienced needlework enthusiast, this book is a revelation-the perfect introduction to the unique Japanese style of crocheting and charted patterns.
Clear instructions, schematics, and charts walk you through exciting Japanese-style projects in this book, which include:
An elegant shawl or blanket festooned with flowers
A gorgeous scarf with a cascade of delicate, understated frills
A bag or pouch in a cheerful strawberry stitch
A brioche-stitched bowl that makes a wonderful home for your yarn
A star-stitched shoulder pouch or hat that is a charming way to play with colors
Plus much more-charming bags, scarves, hats, and handwear that help you try more fabulous stitches!