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75 Floral Blocks to Knit

Beautiful Patterns to Mix & Match for Throws, Accessories, Baby Blankets & More (Knit & Crochet)

By Lesley Stanfield

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Format: Paperback, 128 pages
Other Information: illustrations
Published In: United States, 01 January 2013
Another great book for knitters and crafters on the go, the second book in our Floral Blocks series features a wonderful collection of knitted floral-themed blocks of all shapes and sizes. Bestselling author Lesley Stanfield offers a variety of square, triangular, diamond, and hexagonal-shaped blocks that knit up quickly, are portable, and wonderfully versatile. Using a variety of knitting techniques from colorwork, to raised effects, to open, lacy stitches, there's a bouquet of blocks to knit that can be easily incorporated into delightful projects from patchwork throws to a lacy vest, there's something to delight every knitter.All the blocks are a breeze to make while following the written instructions which are accompanied by symbols indicating the direction of knitting, skill level, and color charts. And like previous books in the series, "75 Floral Blocks to Knit "contains a refresher course on basic knitting techniques is included, along with an overview of different methods for joining blocks. The creative projects section will guide and inspire you to mix and match the wide range of designs into endless combinations to assemble a flourishing garden of projects featuring daisies, sunflowers, pansies, lilies, rosebuds, and more!"
EAN: 9781250019028
ISBN: 1250019028
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Dimensions: 22.1 x 22.1 x 1.02 centimeters (0.34 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years

About the Author

LESLEY STANFIELD is the author of several books on knitting and crochet, including our bestselling "100 Flowers to Knit & Crochet, 75 Birds, Butterflies & Little Beasts to Knit & Crochet, "and "150 Knitted Trims." She is a long-time hand knitting designer and has been the knitting editor of several women's magazines including "Woman "and "Family Circle." She is based in England.

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The wonderful blocks in this book all feature flowers, but the commonality ends there. The variety of styles and techniques makes this book a great resource for adding fresh garden blooms to your knitting.... Check out the Lily, Oriental Poppy, and Sunflower--each one is amazing! "Knit 1-2-3" A soft-covered book that will encourage you to dig into your yarn stash and knit afghans, accessories, and more. "Paula Moliver, Hartford Knitting Examiner""

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