Crochet in a Weekend: 29 Quick-To-Stitch Sweaters, Tops, Shawls & More (Paperback)
If you shy away from crocheting sweaters, cardigans, ponchos, or tops because you think they're complicated and take too much time to make, this book was designed just for you. Crochet in a Weekend offers 29 wrap, cowl, cardigan, poncho, tunic, sweater, and top patterns for every season of the year Each design is made with a yarn that's easy to find (or substitute), stitches that create gorgeous fabrics (that are easy to memorize), and separate pieces that are portable and easy to seam together You can start with simple designs like the Roving Stole or Date Night Poncho if you're looking for styles made with dazzling yarns The Coboo Top and ZZ Twist Tee are worked with open stitches, creating oversized fits that are very complementary to wear. When looking for cozy, plush styles, the Charisma Poncho, Color Made Easy Cardigan, and Weekend Blanket Wrap are classic pieces that you'll love to wear Whether you're looking for a quick project, like the Picnic Vest or Warlock Wrap, or want to learn a new stitch or technique with the Mauve Cardigan or Speckle Sweater, your weekend crochet projects really can be gorgeous designs that you'll enjoy making.
Salena Baca is the author of Two Simple Shapes = 26 Crocheted Cardigans, Tops & Sweaters; My Crocheted Closet; Crochet in a Day; Build Your Skills: Crochet Tops; and Crochet for Christmas. She resides in Bend, Oregon, happily spreading the joy of crochet far and wide.