Amazing Japanese Crochet Stitches

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$18.99
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SKU:
9780804854061
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
ISBN:
9780804854061
Format:
Paperback
Date Published:
05/11/2021
Illustrations:
156 stitches; 7 projects; 500 color photos and illustrations
Number of Pages:
120
Trim Size:
8 1/2 X 11 1/2

From elegant to funky, popular designer Keiko Okamoto presents a wide selection of crochet stitches in this valuable reference.

Amazing Japanese Crochet Stitches includes versatile stitch patterns that can be used in just about any piece. Whether you want to recreate an Irish lace in creamy neutrals or play with stitches that stand out for their unusual shape and dimension, this book has it all. You'll find designs for unusual yarns, unique stitch patterns and some amazing edgings.

Seven practice projects help you cut loose with some creative application, including:
  • Two elegant, lacy shawls
  • Two fun flowery necklaces
  • A bohemian vest in neutral tones
  • A wildly embellished rainbow scarf
  • The most one-of-a-kind bag you'll ever see

A technical section demonstrates the stitches step-by-step, so readers can become familiar with crocheting in the Japanese style.

Amazing Japanese Crochet Stitches is a joy for the experienced crocheter, and a valuable reference for needlecraft enthusiasts everywhere!


About the Author:
Keiko Okamoto has authored numerous books in her native Japan, covering everything from clothing for women and children to knitted accessories and housewares. She is known for her colorful, unusual stitch patterns, making her work popular on ravelry.com.

Cassandra Harada is a fiber artist living in Tokyo who spends most of her time knitting, spinning, and raising sheep for wool. Originally from the US, she has lived in Japan for fifteen years. She teaches knitting and spinning in Japan and America and occasionally publishes her own design work.