Corner to corner crochet--also known as C2C crochet--is the perfect way to create colourful, graphic designs without having to learn complex colourwork techniques. Using basic crochet stitches you can create stunning, contemporary designs for home decor items and accessories. C2C projects also stitch up super-fast so if you've been put off tackling a crochet blanket because it would take too long, this is the technique for you! Author Jess Coppom has brought a really fresh take to this style of crochet with a collection of 15 modern projects all made using the C2C technique. Choose from patterns for six different afghans or blankets including a monochrome chunky throw and a beautiful Mexican style blanket. Other projects include pillows, a bathroom rug and some stunning items to wear such as a poncho, shawl and cowl. Why not make some C2C projects for yourself and then stitch up some treats for friends and family?
Corner-to-Corner is a fun and unique way of crocheting! By following a pixel graph instead of a written pattern, you can incorporate virtually any character or image you want into a crochet blanket. This great book includes how-to instructions and step-by-step photos. Also included are instructions for 5 cute throws. All designs are made using #4 worsted-weight yarn.
Florence Schultz's latest book, Learn to Crochet Corner to Corner and the Straight Box Stitch Patterns; Learn Two Popular Patterns in Just One Day, she teaches you all you need to know to crochet these popular patterns. Florence begins with a tutorial of basic crochet stitches and techniques. These crochet stitches and techniques can be used not only in the patterns included in this book, but in almost all crochet patterns. She gives you a solid base to begin your journey with crochet. If you are familiar with crochet, then this chapter will serve as a welcome refresher course for you. You'll learn the following:* Chain Stitch'* Single Crochet* Double Crochet* Slip Stitch* How to change colors* How to weave in tails securely* How to calculate the length of the foundation chain* How to add an edging to your projectsNext Florence moves onto teaching you the popular Corner to Corner (C2C) pattern. This pattern is worked on the diagonally and is not only fun to crochet, but works up very quickly. You can use this pattern to create lovely afghans, throws, washcloths, dishcloths, home décor items, and more. Each step is explained and illustrated for you in Florence's laid back and easy to understand teaching style.The Straight Box Stitch is very similar to the Corner to Corner patter, but it is crocheted across horizontal rows. Florence guides you through each step of this pattern with easy to understand instructions and lots of big clear images. Florence also includes a tutorial on how to calculate the proper number of foundation stitches for your projects, and how to add edgings to both types of projects. A table is included in this book which includes the measurements for the most popular afghan sizes from a baby blanket to a king size bed.If you are a beginner the Corner to Corner and Straight Box Stitch patterns are the perfect way to begin your journey with crochet. More advanced crochet artists will appreciate the clear instructions and images Florence has included in this book, and the ease of learning these two crochet patterns. Don't miss out on her latest tutorial. Get your copy of Learn to Crochet Corner to Corner and the Straight Box Stitch Patterns by Florence Schultz today!
Using many of the same techniques that make Corner-to-Corner (C2C) crochet so popular, Center-to-Corner crochet begins each piece at the center and works to the outside edge. 7 great designs are included. Market Bag is made with simple chain spaces within the basic Center-to-Corner stitch to create an openwork bag. Cables and puff stitch bobbles add texture to half double crochet fabric in Cable Corners Afghan. You can also find a delicate doily with a floral center and corners with diamonds set in lace, along with a triangle shawl worked from center back neck to lower edge with openwork—the stitch creates its own sawtooth edge. And there's more!
Learn the popular Corner to Corner and the Straight Box Stitch Patterns and more with this book explained in simple to understand instructions with plenty of clear easy to see pictures. In her latest book, Crochet the Corner to Corner and Straight Box Stitch for Beginners; Learn the Basics of Crochet and How to Crochet the Popular C2C and Straight Box Stitch Patterns, Cynthia Welsh teaches you the basics of crochet and how to crochet the popular Corner to Corner (C2C) and straight box stitch patterns. Cynthia starts out with a tutorial on hooks and yarn. Next she moves on to teaching you how to crochet with easy to understand instructions and lots of large clear images. You will learn the basic stitches and techniques you need to begin your journey with art of crochet. Learn about yarn and hooks Learn how to crochet the chain stitch Learn the single crochet stitch Learn the double crochet stitch Learn the slip stitch Learn how to weave in tail securely Learn how to decrease in a pattern Learn easy color changes Learn how to read and understand a pattern repeat Once you have the basics of crochet down pat, it's time to move onto learning how to crochet the C2C and straight box stitch pattern. Cynthia guides each step of the way with her easy to understand written instructions and large images to help you visualize and understand the Corner 2 Corner and straight box stitch patterns. The C2C pattern is crocheted on the diagonal and Cynthia teaches you how to read a chart to help you understand and crochet this popular stitch pattern. She provides several charts for project ideas and gives you tips to help your crochet project turn out perfect every time. The straight box stitch pattern is very similar to the C2C pattern, but it is crocheted in rows. Cynthia teaches you how to begin your project, change colors, and create an even edge at the end. There is even a cute striped dishcloth pattern included in this book to help you practice your new skills. Don't miss out on Cynthia Welsh's latest book. It will be a favorite in your crochet library. Crochet the Corner to Corner and Straight Box Stitch for Beginners; Learn the Basics of Crochet and How to Crochet the Popular C2C and Straight Box Stitch Patterns is written for absolute beginners and takes you from picking up a hook and yarn for the first time all of the way to creating your first project. More advanced crochet artists will find this book a great resource to refresh their skills and learn how to crochet C2C and straight box stitch projects. Get your copy today! Black and White Version** Buy It Now
Use the Corner-to-Corner Stitch in New Ways to Make 20 Hats, Wraps, Scarves & Accessories
Author: Corinne Freeman
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
The box stitch, or corner-to-corner stitch, is for more than just afghans! Crochet it in creative ways to make wraps, scarves, hats, tops, fingerless mittens, and other accessories with the instructions and patterns in Box Stitch Crochet. Learn the basics of box stitch with step-by-step instructions, and then learn to work it in a rectangle, with a beveled edge, and as a motif. Learning to change colors within the stitch and join pieces will enable you to crochet pieces you wouldn't have thought were possible with box stitch. By creatively manipulating this classic stitch, Corinne Freeman has designed a wide range of easy, fun, and fashionable crochet designs. The stitch is quick to learn, and once you know it, you will be ready to complete the Butterfly Shawl, Crossing Neck Scarf, Under-the-Sea Motif Shawl, and any other design you choose.
The Only book you need to learn this amazing skill of crocheting corner to corner How to Crochet Corner 2 Corner and Ripple AfghansPopular and Timeless Techniques for You to LearnIn her latest book, How to Crochet Corner 2 Corner and Ripple Afghans, Dorothy Wilks shares with you the basic stitches and techniques you need to learn these popular patterns. Corner 2 Corner has fast become a favorite technique, and the ripple or wave pattern has stood the test of time and remains one of the most treasured techniques for crochet enthusiasts. Even beginners can use this book to learn basic crochet skills and create beautiful afghans and throws. Dorothy's friendly style, precise instructions, and clear images make How to Crochet Corner 2 Corner and Ripple Afghans a book you will refer to again and again. Don't miss out and add this great resource to your collection today!Black and White Version**Buy It Now
"Making fun baby wraps is easy with the popular C2C crochet technique in Corner to Corner Baby Afghans from Leisure Arts. The diagonal construction eliminates the need for a tedious long starting chain, and the basic block pattern makes it simple to create colorful charted images. Two baby afghans (Anchor and Ice Cream) each feature a charted design in the center. Five car seat blankets (called Pebble, Granny, Stripes, Single, and Traditional) feature stripes or solid colors of allover pattern stitches. The designs by Becky Stevens are all for Easy skill level and use light, medium, or bulky weight yarns."--
Following the success of 200 Crochet Stitches comes 200 More Crochet Stitches by bestselling designer Tracey Todhunter. This brand-new collection includes both classic and new stitches, reflecting the modern crocheter's thirst for new ideas and innovative techniques. As well as popular traditional stitch styles such as ridges, cables and ripples, there are complex Tunisian stitches, trellis and picot, plus textured patterns like bobbles and puffs for those who like to add some 3D fun to their designs! This is the only stitch guide to combine clear, photographic step-by-step instructions, charts and examples of the stitches.The book also includes feature spreads that explore ideas for yarns and colours, along with the multiple ways you can use your newly learnt stitches in garments, accessories and homewares. This is a book packed full of instruction, ideas and inspiration that crocheters everywhere can dip into time and time again.