50 Pincushions to Knit & Crochet (Paperback)

Stash Your Sharps in Something Cute and Handmade

By Cat Thomas

St. Martin's Griffin, 9781250042736, 128pp.

Publication Date: February 18, 2014

List Price: 21.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.


Here is a pretty collection of pincushions that all knitters and crocheters will love. Functional, yet decorative, pincushions not only keep pins and needles in one place, they also make charming accessories that can be displayed in your workroom or given as a gift to a fellow crafter or collector.

Included are a range of fifty fanciful and practical knit and crochet patterns for a wide variety of shapes and sizes. You can choose from an array of designs like colorful crocheted hexagons, knitted traditional tomato or strawberry motifs, elegant flowers, delicious fruits and cakes, charming woodland creatures, prickly cacti, and other fun shapes. These useful and decorative pincushions are quick and cheery projects for all levels of crafters to make. Whether your style is classic or fun and quirky, there's something here to please every knitter and crocheter!

About the Author

CAT THOMAS is a trained textile artist who has taught art and design for most of her career. She now produces her own designs selling under the name of Baban Cat on sites such as Etsy and Folksy. Cat also shares her crafting experiences via her blog.