by Edie Eckman
Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: Storey Publishing (May 13, 2010)
Around the Corner Crochet Borders is a delightful book bursting with cute borders that you'll be itching to add to your projects - 150 different borders to be exact!
A beautiful border adds that special finishing touch to any project, whether you visioned it from the first stitch or had an afterthought when casting off. Edgings are essentail to many popular knit and crochet items - blankets, scarves, afghans - and they just give your project that "completed" look. It doesn't matter if you knit or crocheted the main project, a crochet border is the perfect solution for adding that final touch.
Are you tired of using the same old border over and over again? With Around the Corner Crochet Borders, Edie Eckman comes to the rescue with 150 solutions, each more colorful and delightful than the next. Each border pattern includes clear directions for working around a corner without breaking the pattern (essential!) and the instructions are given in both text and chart format. Up close, detailed color photographs of each pattern turning a 90-degree corner are included, making it easy to flip through for something that catches your eye.
Borders range from the delicate to the flamboyant and there is surely something to appeal to everyone... now if I would just learn how to crochet, I'd be all set!
About the Author: Edie Eckman is the author of The Crochet Answer Book and a nationally known teacher, designer, writer, and editor in both the crochet and knitting worlds. Her designs and techniques have been published in a variety of magazines and booklets. She lives in Waynesboro, Virginia.
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