Moving beyond the basic granny square to encompass a wide variety of shapes and patterns, the crochet designs featured in this book are surprisingly quick, easy, and simple to master. Granny squares” can easily become hexagons, triangles, pentagons, and circles, and can be fashioned into everything from blankets and potholders to pillows and fingerless gloves, from rugs and placemats to headbands and hacky sacks, using these innovative and colorful patterns. Granny SquaresAll Shapes and Sizes presents twenty-six inspiring projects, with detailed instructions on how to become proficient in more than 30 new crochet techniqueseverything a crocheter needs to keep up with the modern granny!
Beatrice Simon lives in France, she started crocheting when she was 6 years old. In the early 2000's she started creating garments and worked as a free-lance translator specializing in crafts. This is her first book.
Barbara Wilder is the creator of the craft products label Raumseelig, which she sells on her blog. She is the coauthor of Granny SquaresOver 25 Creative Ways to Crochet.
Table of Contents
Foreword Just granny squares New forms, new models Pretty baskets for odds and ends Warm baby blanket in berry tones Cute baby beanies Cozy floor cushion Sweet Clutch Colorful eye-catching afghan Happy Cuddle Pillow Chic toiletry bag Loop scarf in pastel tones Loop arm warmers Trendu laptop bag Fun Keychain Headband Granny look Fantastically soft rug Elegant placemat Star chef potholders Colorful pennant banner Pincushion with a flower Felted bag Hacky sack balls Cell phone case padded stool with bright blue flowers Round pillow Lamp shade with glowing stars Practical pencil case Circular flowers to spice up a tablecloth Techniques