A captivating collection of knit and crochet patterns taken from the shoreline and the deep! Dive into a beautiful collection of aquatic wonders to knit and crochet - from lovely shells, lush seaweed, and eerie anglerfish, to elaborate and colorful coral reefs. Each creature is beautifully presented in the directory at the front of the book; here they are shown living in their different habitats, including the beach, the tidepool, and the open ocean. Each is cross-referenced to the instructions chapter, where an easy-to-follow pattern, complete assembly and finishing instructions, yarn requirements, and charts for crochet designs can be found. The book also includes a host of inspiring ideas for how to use your creations in a wide range of settings - elegant jewelry and accessories, unusual home accents, and large display arrangements.
Avid knitters and crocheters will be overjoyed with this treasure trove of 100 brand-new designs from two of the most famous names in needlework. From classic to cutting edge, these projects feature all the wonderful new yarns, introduce unusual new ways to do square motifs and unique borders, and include a wide range of designs, not just for crocheters, but for often neglected knitters. Here are afghans for every reason, season, and room in the house: masculine patterns “just for him,” charming kid and baby designs, frilly boudoir creations, take-alongs for outdoor games, patchwork patterns, even “lap-ghans” to warm Granny’s knees. Easy-to-understand instructions and marvelous photos make it fun and easy to choose and create these extraordinary afghans!