Box Stitch Crochet: Use the Corner-to-Corner Stitch in New Ways to Make 20 Hats, Wraps, Scarves & Accessories (Paperback)Corinne Freeman (author)
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The box-stitch or corner-to-corner stitch is for more than just afghans! Crochet it in creative ways to make wraps, scarves, hats, tops, fingerless mittens, and other accessories with the instructions and patterns in Box Stitch Crochet.
Learn the basics of box stitch with step-by-step instructions and then learn to work it in a rectangle, with a bevelled edge and as a motif. Learning to change colours within the stitch and join pieces will enable you to crochet pieces you wouldn't have thought were possible with box stitch. By creatively manipulating this classic stitch, Corinne Freeman has designed a wide range of easy, fun and fashionable crochet designs. The stitch is quick to learn and once you know it, you will be ready to complete the Butterfly Shawl, Crossing Neck Scarf, Under-the-sea Motif Shawl and any other design you choose.
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Number of pages: 96
Weight: 318 g
Dimensions: 256 x 203 x 10 mm
Maybe you have heard of the box stitch before; it is also known as the corner-to-corner stitch or C2C. Traditionally it was used to crochet corner-to-corner afghans & graphghans, pillows, scarves or other square/ rectangular crochet pieces. In her book, Corrine proves that this stitch can do so much more! She has used the stitch in innovative ways, designing fashionable crochet pieces, such as shawls, cowls, ponchos, hats, headbands, fingerless mitts, boot cuffs and more. . . . After learning the basics of the box stitch, you will learn how to increase and decrease the box stitch, how to work various shapes, such as a rectangle or motif, how to change colors while increasing or decreasing and how to join motifs. . . . I found Corrine's instructions clear and easy to follow; the step by step pictures were a great help also. -- MyHobbyIsCrochet.com * No Title *
Whether you call it the corner-to-corner stitch, C2C stitch or the crochet box stitch, you are about to be impressed by the versatility of this simple-to-learn crochet stitch. Box Stitch Crochet moves beyond the afghan to create gorgeous one-of-a-kind garments in various shapes and styles. Learn how to crochet the box stitch with Corinne's straightforward step-by-step instructions. Tutorial with photos are included for: *Box Stitch Increase, *Box Stitch Decrease *Rectangle *Motif *Beveled Edge *Changing Colors - Increasing - Decreasing *Joining - Box Stitch Join - Lattice Join Instructions have been included for 30 beautiful designs ranging from accessories to garments . . . . . . Each pattern specifies the yarn used, hook(s) used, gauge, finished measurements in inches and cm and important details in the notes section . . . The extra sizes range from extra small to size 5X. -- Oombawka Design
You've seen box stitch crochet online, even if you don't think so. When you have, it's been called 'c2c' or corner-to-corner. A lot of crocheters use it to create beautiful pictures in their work, often when crocheting blankets. Corinne Freeman is taking this stitch to a whole new level with her book Box Stitch Crochet: Use the Corner-to-Corner Stitch in New Ways to Make 20 Hats, Wraps, Scarves and Accessories. -- ACCrochet.com
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