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Create a gorgeous collection of crocheted snowflakes Bring the lacey beauty of a snowfall into your home. Crafters of all levels can easily crochet up a storm - or just make a simple snowflake or two. The designs range from simple ones requiring only a few rows to large intricate ones for more advanced stitchers. Starting with a review of crochet basics, a discussion of materials and finishings, the structure of snowflakes, and methods of blocking and starching your finished flakes, anyone can easily learn to craft one of these gossamer creations. Then onto the Snowflake Selector to browse for a pattern that matches your skill level. However, as you work through the book, you will improve your skills as you go along! These lovely flakes - intricate, delicate, and symmetrical - can be used as appliques, to hang in windows, or to adorn your Christmas tree. With full patterns and lots of project ideas for your finished snowflakes, you're certain to find hours of enjoyment and inspiration from the next book in our bestselling series.
CAITLIN SAINIO originally trained as a mechanical engineer, but turned her engineering talents to freelance crochet design, concentrating particularly on snowflakes, flowers, and other beautiful patterns found in nature.
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"No two snowflakes are alike, of course, which makes this seasonal addition to the best-selling ornamental-crafts series a natural." —Yarn Market News
"With full patterns and lots of project ideas for your finished snowflakes, you're certain to find hours of enjoyment and inspiration." —Crochet 1-2-3