Crochet in Color
Techniques and Designs for Playing With ColorPaperback - 2009
Revealing the secrets to designing with color in unique and unexpected ways, this innovative resource offers 20 original patterns that explore sophisticated ways to play with color and build color confidence for all crocheters. Various projects are featured, from clothing and accessories to home decor, all of which are crafted with fine yarns and big hooks to create a fluid fabric that is never stiff. Ideal for all skill levels, chapters include single- and two-color designs, which teaches a pleated hat and triangular shawl; Stripes, which offers a half-circle bag and an Afghan; Color Blocks, featuring a chain lace shawl and a pillow; Stranded, detailing mittens and a patterned yoke sweater; and Random Color, which highlights a round tea table cover, among many other projects. With various tips and tricks--such as a proportion guide for working with color bands, techniques on stranding and working over yarn tails, and simple ways to finish a project--this definitive handbook will encourage crocheters to experiment with color, design outside their comfort zones, and make unique color combinations work.