Kristin Omdahl takes a fresh approach to crochet technique and construction in her new book Wrapped in Crochet (Interweave 2008). Featuring stitch patterns exclusive to Kristin and this book, Kristin shares 18 stunning patterns for crocheted scarves, wraps, and shawls. Wrapped in Crochet includes:
* Techniques for every skill level of crochet * Projects to fit every budget and time commitment * Charts for every stitch pattern and motif featured in the book * And, each pattern has diagrams for all constructions.
With Wrapped in Crochet, you'll create stunning crocheted scarves, wraps, and shawls using clever stitch motifs, innovative and traditional shaping, and a variety of crochet techniques and embellishment ideas. These one-of-a-kind pieces invite you to take your crochet to the next level. Project details include unusual edgings and motifs, color work, lace, ruffles, and tiers, and more. Because sizing is usually not an issue with a scarf or a wrap, the projects featured here make the perfect gift. With designs full of variety from skill level to the time spent crocheting, there is sure to be something to get your hooks flying! Let these unique designs for scarves, shawls (circular, square, rectangle, and oval), capes, and card-wraps inspire you. Pick up your crochet hooks and wrap yourself in crochet today.
“If you like designs that are a bit out of the ordinary, then you’ll love the unique projects in celebrated crochet designer Kristin Omdahl’s gorgeous book. These aren’t the plain-Jane scarves and shawls you see every day—they’re gorgeous eye-catching wraps, inspired by nature and featuring unusual edgings, original and classic motifs alike and striking colorwork. There’s a cozy medallion triangle shawl with circular motifs, a romantic hairpin lace scarf, cleverly crafted out of ribbon yarn and many more projects for beginning or itermediate crocheters, all with charts and diagrams and each more eye-catching than the next. These are beautiful, one-of-a-kind pieces you’ll love to wrap up in or share with loved ones.”-Crafter's Choice Club