Couture Crochet Workshop
Mastering Fit, Fashion, and FinesseBook - 2006
A review of crochet standards, chart reading, and technique is combined in this guide with a course on sizing crocheted garments to fit like a glove--all in the interest of encouraging crocheters to try their hand at lace fashions that look as though they came straight off a ready-to-wear runway. Patterns include a metallic ribbon Chanel-style jacket, a lace shift dress with a mohair lace camisole, a cowl-neck trapeze tunic, and a chevron wedding dress with matching fingerless gloves. Those who want a gorgeous look in a smaller project will revel in the striking designs for hats, jewelry, and spangled evening bags. Explanations of accurate measuring, silhouettes, circular construction, shell and chevron stitches, and custom detailing demystify the more advanced designs, and beautiful photographs showcase all the finished pieces.
Publisher: Loveland, CO : Interweave Press, c2006
Branch Call Number: 746.434 C441c 2006
Characteristics: 160 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm