These runway-ready projects will have crocheters hooked! Contemporary, trendy, and totally chic, Fashion Crochet features 30 patterns for clothing and accessories, each accompanied by a photo of the piece that inspired it. Incorporating a wide cross-section of techniques from granny squares and knotwork to lace, the beautiful creations include everything from skirts, tops, and beachwear to shawls, scarves, and bags.
Claire Montgomerie is a British textile designer specializing in knitting and crochet. A graduate of the Royal College of Art, she has designed her own range of knitted accessories, toys, and garments called Monty. She has also created for the US fashion market, made knitwear for film costumes, and knitted characters for music videos and animations. Currently teaching textiles at Barnet College, Hertfordshire, she runs knitting classes at Loop, the London knitting emporium. She is the author of Easy Baby Knits (Ryland Peters & Small), Knitter's Yarn Palette (Reader's Digest), and Knitting Vintage (Carlton). Claire lives in London.