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75 Floral Blocks to Crochet

75 Floral Blocks to Crochet

Beautiful Patterns to Mix and Match for Afghans, Throws, Baby Blankets, and More

Knit & Crochet Blocks & Squares

Betty Barnden

St. Martin's Griffin

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Bring the beauty of the garden indoors with this floral themed collection

75 Floral Blocks to Crochet is a charming collection of square, triangular, diamond, and hexagonal blocks, all with a floral theme—from traditional blanket squares with petals and rosebuds to colorful blocks with three-dimensional flowers and butterfly patterns—there's something here to inspire every crochet fan. Great for crafters "on the go" it's easy to work a few blocks while traveling or commuting. Then when all the blocks are complete you can assemble a whole project at your leisure.

The book includes: "Useful Techniques" offering directions on construction—in straight rows, in the round, or corner-to-corner—plus how to join blocks and create edgings. The "Block Directory," categorized by shape, showcases the designs which are cross-referenced to the row-by-row (or round-by-round) written instructions, as well as easy-to-follow charts. Additional information indicating the direction of working, skill level, and the number of colors needed is also included. Lastly, "Creative Projects" helps you make your own choice of blocks to create stunning projects including throws, afghans, shawls, and more!

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Praise for 75 Floral Blocks to Crochet

“[A] collection of crochet motifs in various shapes and skill levels to inspire any crochet enthusiast.... You will quickly be creating a beautiful project, whether a basic afghan or a fabulous scarf...This is a book that any crocheter will want.” —Crochet 1-2-3

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About the author

Betty Barnden

BETTY BARNDEN is the author of 200 Knitting Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets, Super Finishing Techniques for Crocheters, and Filet Crochet. An experienced needlecraft designer, Barnden has designed hundreds of patterns for various companies and her knitwear, embroidery, and crochet designs have appeared in many magazines. Barnden lives in the UK.

Betty Barnden

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