Crochet jug covers, with their tinkling bead fringes, conjure up a more leisurely time when afternoon tea was a celebration. In this book, Melinda Thorns captures those romantic times with a collection of 40 charming designs. From simple patterns for the beginner to more challenging beaded filet and Irish crochet, this collection offers inspiration for everyone who hankers after bygone elegance. Jug covers make perfect gifts and are best sellers at fetes. Leave off the beads and they can be made into potpourri cushions, charming pillows or even bedspreads. All you need is imagination.
Table of Contents
Crochet abbreviations and symbols. Crochet terminology and variations between countries. Crochet hooks. Laundering. Beads. Cotton. Stitch formation. Patterns.