Luxurious Yarns, Alluring Designs
As the millions of contemporary crochet enthusiasts explore new avenues for creative expression, they’re also creating their own special kind of couture with their hooks. These sophisticated, high-fashion designs inspired by runway trends will appeal to their well-honed sense of style. Made with luxurious, sensuous fibers like silk, cashmere, and angora, the twenty-five projects in this alluring collection include sexy designs such as a morning robe, retro cocktail mini-dress, red hot halter, elegant cowl pullover, and sage corset. Beautifully photographed with moody lighting and stylish models, and featuring step-by-step illustrations, this unique guide will appeal to the upscale crocheter eager to combine her favorite craft with her taste for all that’s chic and elegant.
Amy Swenson graduated from the University of Illinois with a B.A. in Rhetoric (Fiction Writing). She currently owns and operates Make One Yarn Studio, a retail yarn shop in the heart of Calgary, Alberta. She is the author of Not Your Mama’s Crochet and Not Your Mama’s Felt, and has contributed designs to numerous textile arts books, including Knit Wit, Big Girls knits, Stitch and Bitch Nation, Get Hooked 2, Knitgrrl, and Knitting for Dogs. Her design work can also be found on Knitty.com and in over 100 shops across North America under the pattern line, IndiKnits.