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Bring more color into your crochet with these 35 bright and beautiful patterns.
Imagine you are in the yarn store or searching for supplies online—do you instinctively go for the reds and pinks, naturally veer towards soft blues and greens, or head to the dark side of grays and blacks? The relationship between colors and our state of mind is well established, but we don't often consciously notice how much different colors affect us or understand why we favor some over others. Emma Leith is known for her colorful crochet, and has designed 35 projects that will bring you the psychological benefits of working with different shades, along with the enjoyment of creating beautiful items for the home and to wear. There is a chapter for each season, to reflect the colours of nature in spring, summer, fall, and winter, and then a chapter of "four seasons" designs, showing you how to mix shades from different times of the year. With notes on the color therapy benefits of different patterns, and suggestions for switching shades to suit your own preferences, you will soon be crocheting in full color.
About the Author
Emma Leith's website, Emma Leith Atelier (emmaleith.co.uk), showcases her love of colour and texture, and her aim is to spread hope and happiness in all that she does. Whether she is yarnbombing a town centre or teaching children, her work is always life-affirming and full of fun. In her first book, Mindful Crochet (CICO Books), Emma used her Buddhist practice and her personal experience of breast cancer to teach the benefits of mindfulness and crochet combined. Emma lives near Bath, UK, with her daughter and partner, their two Dachshunds, and Womble the cat.