Looking forward to trying the patterns in this technique. Super Variety of ProjectsAfter excitedly thumbing through this book with the intention of finding a few patterns, I ultimately decided I would rather purchase the book for my crochet library There isn t one pattern that I couldn t think of one or people who would love receiving it More to the point, I would love gifting each of the designs to friends and family and, naturally, myself I especially love the long skirt and the lbd Can t wait to get started Thanks to Mary Jane Hall for the cover to cover inspiration Say Goodbye To Crochet S Stiff, Boxy, Hippie Child Reputation And Hello To Crochet That Fits Garments That Fit Your Shape Accessories That Fit Your Style, And Looks That Fit Right In With Today S Fashion Trends This Book Teaches An Innovative, Easy Way To Crochet Fashions That Are Soft, Shaped And Drape Able From A Little Black Dress That Fits Like A Glove And A Lacy Baby Doll Top, To Cute And Cozy Slippers, Ruffled Shrugs And Hobo Bags By Using Mary Jane Hall S Graduated Stitch Method, Along With The Correct Size Hook And Yarn, Anyone Can Make Flattering, Form Fitted Items Different Stitch Heights Do All The Shaping For You, Without The Hassle And Confusion Of Figuring Out Increases And Decreases With This Method You Are Essentially Building Garments With Squares And Rectangles, But The Finished Product Doesn T Look At All Boxy Step By Step Projects Feature A Wide Variety Of Patterns For Adults And ChildrenAn Illustrated Stitch Guide Get Even Beginners Started QuicklyDetailed Instructions Make It Easy To Adjust The Patterns To Suit Your Shape Or Others Because One Side Doesn T Fit All Easy Enough For A Beginner And Stylish Enough For The Experienced Crocheter, These Are Projects You Ll Enjoy Making And Feel Good Wearing With Fits Like This, You Ll Never Think About Crochet In The Same Way Again I absolutely love this book.I ve been crocheting off and on for over 30 years but I ve never made one crocheted garment for myself.One reason has been that I m difficult to fit Another reason is that I ve been hard pressed to find patterns for items I felt would look good on my shape.This book resolves both those issues for me.It is also well written with beautiful photographs including the cover and helpful diagrams.This is the first crochet book I ve purchased and I m glad I did It s a must have that I know I ll use often.I have Mary Jane Hall s first book, Positively Crochet on my to read list If it s as wonderful as this one, I ll buy that one too. This book probably warrents a higher rating, but since I have not tried any of the patterns, I feel I can t give it the 4 that it really deserves Cute patterns, common sense but never seen before method Can t wait to try out a 3D project from here This book is intended for experienced crocheters Some of the designs are very nice However, as much as I love crochet, I often think that in clothes it can never look as elegant as knitted items, so to me these are not fashion forward designs Still, worth looking at if you want to make crocheted clothes that don t look boxy And there are definitely a few designs I d try. Want a crochet pattern that isn t hard to master This is the book for you I ve been working on Christmas gifts from this book and I m reluctant to return it to the library. I love this book The patterns are simple and the results are gorgeous. A book of uniquely fitted items that don t have any increases or decreases All the fitting comes from what she calls graduated stitching Her design method takes advantage of the varying heights of different crochet stitches in order to cup the fabric to fit It seems very simple and yet clever Pick up this book to learn a new way of designing crochet clothing to fit.The patterns themselves are mostly not my style, although I do like the little black dress featured on the cover that s why I picked up this book in the first place Some of the others look a little dated to me, perhaps because the yarns look a little too acrylic to me and or they look a little grandma Other patterns that I could consider the hemp choker, the smooth headband, and the textured belt. Crochet that fits shaped fashions without increases of decreases by Mary Jane Hall.I really love the striped, sleeveless turtleneck sweater which is a colorful high necked tank top in cool cotton and is simple enough for a total beginner crocheter Gauge 14sc and 11 sc rows on 3 8cm and 16dc and 9 dc rows on 4 10cm on 4mm crochet hook and you ll need 10 balls for 50g 92yds 2balls of each other desired at least 4 colors to make it look good.128 pages filled with tons of crochet projects like belts, tops, hats, scarves and headbands.I would recommend this to beginner crochet wannabes like myself for some good projects that are simple enough while being cute that you ll actually use or give it away as gifts.
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- 128 pages
- Crochet The Graduated Stitch Method Way: The Easy No Increase Or Decrease Way To Make Shaped Garments
- Mary Jane Hall
- 01 February 2017 Mary Jane Hall