Stitchips Creative Crochet Lace
stitchips Creative Crochet Lace is an electronic book delivered in a compact USB drive. Compatible with both Mac & Windows, stitchips are a great way to expand your craft library.
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A Freeform Look at Classic Crochet
Learn a new, free form approach to traditional crochet openwork techniques that's easier than you can imagine! You'll discover 5 methods of crocheting lace and a creative, fluid approach to create wonderful wearables, accessories, and anything else you can imagine. No patterns necessary! First you'll discover the origins of crochet lace and then each free form method, modified from a classic style, is explained in detail. All the basics you need to know including which materials to use, how to pick yarns and fibers, and which hooks work best are explained. You'll find an in-depth discussion about "Lace Logic" and how different stitches and yarns work together. The project section goes into detail about the process used for making the pieces along with photos of the works in progress. Templates are included for many of the projects to give you a good understanding of the creative approach. Along with these excellent examples designed to spark your imagination there is a gorgeous gallery of fellow crochet artists' works and inspiring photos of flowers and gardens to get your creative juices flowing. This book is clearly written with lots of beautiful photos to help get you started on your Creative Crochet Lace adventure.
The digital content on stitchips are Rich PDFs that are optimized to work with both Mac and Windows based products, providing you with high-res text and images that will print with crispness. Charts and images will easily enlarge for your comfort. Rich PDFs provide internal and external linking. Click on a link in the Table of Contents and you’ll be taken right to that section. Links to websites are also provided where appropriate. Bookmarks and search functions will help you navigate your stitchips quickly and easily.
For best results, we recommend using Acrobat Reader (a free application from Adobe™) as a desktop application for viewing and printing. Acrobat Reader 6 or higher is required to take advantage of all the features listed above. This PDF can be transferred to your tablet with all of the same functionality when you use one of many apps (like iBooks in the iOS).