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Irish Crochet - (Dover Needlework) by Priscilla Publishing Co (Paperback)

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Specifications

Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up

Number of Pages: 48

Genre: Crafts + Hobbies

Sub-Genre: Needlework

Series Title: Dover Needlework

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Dover Publications

Book theme: Crocheting

Author: Priscilla Publishing Co

Language: English

Street Date: February 29, 2012
TCIN: 78079924
UPC: 9780486247052
Item Number (DPCI): 247-36-0568
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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IRISH CROCHET combines challenges to sharpen the skills of even the most advanced needleworker with a step-by-step approach but that will prepare even beginners for intricate projects. Combine classic Irish crochet motifs--rose leaf and wild rose designs, blackberry flowers, and others into purses, collars, jackets, gowns and other beautiful pieces. 117 illustrations. Size D>



Book Synopsis



Fashion has rediscovered the charm of a touch of lace. The durability and serviceability of the form of handmade lace known as Irish crochet makes this time-honored craft especially appealing to today's needleworkers. Here is an excellent turn-of-the-century introduction to Irish crochet, available in this attractive and inexpensive paperback edition.
Irish Crochet is a lucid, well-planned guide for crocheters of all levels of skill and experience. Newcomers to Irish crochet will find helpful suggestions on materials, detailed instructions for making even the simplest designs, and a thorough grounding in the special techniques characteristic of Irish crochet. Also included are clear explanations for the basic crochet stitches so that even a newcomer to crochet may begin in the Irish way.
Experienced crocheters can skip to the step-by-step illustrated directions for dozens of stunning background stitches, borders, beadings, insertions, medallions, and classic Irish crochet motifs -- rose leaf patterns, wild rose designs, blackberry flowers, passion flowers, and others. Here, too, are expert suggestions and assistance for combining these elements into purses, collars and cuffs, bonnets, jackets, gowns, and other beautiful and ambitious pieces.
Irish Crochet combines challenges to sharpen the skills of the most advanced needleworkers with a step-by-step approach that will prepare even beginners for intricate projects. Here is a full Irish crochet vocabulary of attractive ornaments and figures that you can draw upon again and again in the practice of this fine craft.

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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.16 inches length x 8.12 inches width x 11 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.33 pounds
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