Granny Squares: 20 Crochet Projects with a Vintage Vibe
This title features 20 projects based on 8 granny square shapes, from UK author Susan Pinner. The projects are handy to crochet on the move and are satisfying and addictive to make. It is a perfect way to use up small amounts of leftover yarn from other projects. It is packed full of tips and problem solving for beginners. Discover the world of granny squares with this imaginative new book. These small, crocheted squares can be made in a huge variety of patterns and colourways that become the building blocks for an array of different projects. Large, small, tight, loose, multi-coloured or monochrome - the design potential of a granny square is endless. Small and portable, you can take them anywhere with you, but, be warned - making them is highly addictive! Eight basic granny square designs are presented and then fashioned into 20 stunning projects for the home. The projects have an appealing retro vibe, taking you back to hazy bygone times and the feel-good comfort of home-made furnishings. From storage baskets to traditional throws, these colourful and cheerful creations are sure to bring a smile to your face. Beginners to crochet need not worry. Granny squares are a perfect way to get started with crochet as they are quick, easy and versatile. All the basic instructions you will need are given in a clear and easy-to-follow style.
Susan Pinner has worked mainly as a self-employed designer, pattern maker and illustrator. She has been a regular exhibitor at craft shows for many years and has her own workshop, producing children's wear, bridal wear, hats and dolls. This is her first book for GMC Publications. Sue is a keen blogger and records her latest thoughts and creations at shropshirescrappersuz.blogspot.co.uk. She lives in Shrewsbury.