75 Exquisite Trims in Thread Crochet (Paperback)

For Edgings, Corners, Crescents & More (Knit & Crochet)

By Caitlin Sainio

St. Martin's Griffin, 9781250039057, 128pp.

Publication Date: November 12, 2013

List Price: 21.99*
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Description

Author of the bestselling 100 Snowflakes to Crochet, Caitlin Sainio, is back with seventy-five gorgeous edging and trims

From airy geometric patterns, delicate eyelets and fringes, to gossamer calligraphic borders, lush floral chains, and charming motifs that children will love—the possibilities for making stunning decorative edgings are endless. This collection of delicate edgings and trims has both written directions and easy-to-follow charts, plus gorgeous full-color photographs. Detailed information is provided for the finished dimensions, thread required, and the number of colors needed for each trim. For beginners there is a comprehensive review of crochet basics and for experts a wide variety of edgings, some more complicated, and an easy-to-use cross-reference format. All the designs are organized by theme and once you find the perfect trim for a project, you can easily locate the pattern and start crocheting. 75 Exquisite Trims in Thread Crochet also offers plenty of ideas for using your edgings to customize your projects or embellish store-bought items. From adding elegant trims to cardigans, lacy fringe to table runners and curtains, or embellishing adorable gifts and accessories like pincushions, you can be sure you will find the perfect trim in this delightful reference.



About the Author

CAITLIN SAINIO is also the author of 100 Snowflakes to Crochet and 100 Lace Flowers to Crochet. She originally trained as a mechanical engineer, but turned her engineering talents to crochet design, concentrating particularly on snowflakes, flowers, and other beautiful patterns found in nature. Caitlin lives in Marlborough, Massachusetts.