75 Seashells, Fish, Coral & Colorful Marine Life to Knit & Crochet (Paperback)

By Jessica Polka

St. Martin's Griffin, 9781250003089, 128pp.

Publication Date: January 17, 2012

List Price: 21.99*
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A captivating collection of knitting and crochet patterns taken from the shoreline and the deep!

Dive into a beautiful collection of aquatic wonders to knit and crochet---from lovely shells, lush seaweed, and eerie anglerfish, to elaborate and colorful coral reefs.
Each creature is beautifully presented in the directory at the front of the book; here they are shown living in their different habitats, including the beach, the tidepool, and the open ocean. Each is cross-referenced to the instructions chapter, where an easy-to-follow pattern, complete assembly and finishing instructions, yarn requirements, and charts for crochet designs can be found. Over 200 four-color images throughout.
75 Seashells, Fish, Coral & Colorful Marine Life to Knit and Crochet also includes a host of inspiring ideas for how to use your creations in a wide range of settings---elegant jewelry and accessories, unusual home accents, and large display arrangements.

About the Author

JESSICA POLKA is a designer of soft sculpture and embroidery based in San Francisco. Her online shop, Wunderkammer, opened in 2007, and her designs have been featured in galleries and stores throughout the world. She is the author of 75 Seashells, Fish, Coral & Colorful Marine Life to Knit & Crochet.

Praise For 75 Seashells, Fish, Coral & Colorful Marine Life to Knit & Crochet

“With items this small (the smallest being a ten-row fish, six stitches at its widest), don't be afraid to dive right in.” —Knit Simple

“Dive into an ocean's worth of underwater creatures with Jessica's wonderful patterns.... We really love that each project is silhouetted in multiple views, taking the guesswork out of what your work will look like.” —Crochet Today!