Enter a stitching world of new shapes and new possibilities with over 150 unique knitted and crocheted block shapes, beautifully presented in a tempting directory of different shapes, motifs and textures. Create stunning blankets, afghans and throws with these flexible blocks, and discover pretty little joining blocks and edging ideas. Choose from simple hearts and flowers to swirls, shells, snowflakes and much more. Heather Lodinsky’s geometric, circular and irregular shapes come with a mix-and-match suggestion for how the block shapes might be combined. There are patterns and charts at the back of the book and practical advice on planning and executing your own designs.
With clear, easy-to-follow instructions and diagrams, and functional ideas incorporating the blocks in scarves, bags and afghans, have fun exploring the many design possibilities in the projects section.
Previously published as 150 Blocks to Knit & Crochet (ISBN: 9781844486182).
Table of Contents
Foreword, About this book, Directory, The patterns, Circles, Diamonds, Squares, Triangles, Hexagons, Octagons, Pentagons, Snowflakes, Stars, Flowers, Hearts, Shells, Leaves, Connectors, Projects & Techniques, Reading patterns and charts, Index