Your Essential Guide for Blankets, Bags and More for Last-Minute Gifts & Easy Projects
In just a few short hours, you can create vibrant accessories, cheerful home decor items and handmade gifts that are guaranteed to brighten up every space and occasion! Crochet designer Kate Rowell combines simple stitches and smart techniques to bring you this stunning collection of eye-catching projects that work up in next to no time. Your projects will come to life in three hours or less with fast-paced patterns for a Speedy Striped Cowl or a Hanging Storage Basket that’s both functional and fun. You won’t believe how easy it is to transform your space or wardrobe in a single afternoon with exciting patterns like the Rainbow Fringe Wall Hanging, Cozy Slipper Socks and Easy Market Bag. And if you’ve ever spent weeks laboring over a larger pattern, like for a blanket or shawl, you’ll be delighted by designs like the Spikes & Stripes Throw, Boho Rug and the Chunky Triangle Shawl, which work up in just a few days.
With easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step photography, this is sure to become your go-to guide—whether you’re scrambling for a last-minute gift or simply craving something new without the hassle of a time-consuming pattern that will end up half-finished. From cowls and coasters to plant hangers and rugs, this book is packed with quick, colorful projects that are perfect for gifting to friends and family.
About the Author
Kate Rowell is a crochet designer and the creator of Jellybean Junction, a popular crochet blog, Etsy shop and Instagram account. She has collaborated with well-known yarn brands such as Hoooked®, Lion Brand®, Rico® Design, Wool and the Gang and more. She lives with her husband and two sons in Cambridgeshire, England.
“This book is perfect for making last-minute gifts and quick and easy projects for beginners, and the designs are just beautiful! I can’t wait to get stitching.”
—Tom Daley, Olympic gold medalist and crochet and knitting enthusiast
“A wonderful mix of fun and functional projects for the everyday crocheter. This book is a great way to help develop your skills, refine your eye for color and inspire you to crochet something that makes you happy.”
—Brittany, crochet designer and instructor at B.Hooked
“From eye-catching homewares to vibrant fashion accessories, this book is packed full of deliciously colorful and happy designs that are sure to bring lots of joy to so many!”
—Rachel Henderson, artisan on BBC One’s Money for Nothing and textile designer and furniture artist