Clever Crocheted Accessories: 25 Quick Weekend Projects

Satisfy your hunger for cool things to crochet by feasting your eyes on 25 unique, small projects that make perfect gifts—though you may be tempted to keep them all to yourself!

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Crocheters will satisfy their hunger for cool things to create by feasting their eyes on Brett Bara's Clever Crocheted Accessories. Brett, the former editor of Crochet Today, collected 25 unique, small projects that make perfect giftsthough you may be tempted to keep them all to yourself!
The ideal curator, Brett shares a first-rate lineup of projects that appeal to beginners and experts alike, from porkpie hats and tams to draping shawls to cozy man-socks, plus a flirty bag. You'll also discover many of your favorite techniques including Tunisian crochet, broomstick lace, and Bruges lace.
Created by an all-star roster of designers including Robyn Chachula, Doris Chan, Regina Gonzalez, Drew Emborsky, Kristin Omdahl, Ellen Gormley, Linda Cyr, and many more, each project possesses that "wow" factor crocheters long for.
With Clever Crocheted Accessories, you'll delight in 25 quick projects for the men and women in your lifeor for you!
Table of Contents



  • Cloche Hat- Linda Cyr
  • Belt- Regina Gonzalez
  • Porkpie Hat- Tony Limuaco
  • Stocking Cap- Marly Bird
  • Lacy Beret- Ellen Gormley
  • Classic Scarf- Lauren Osborne
  • Chunky Scarf- Linda Permann
  • Neckerchief- Maryse Roudier
  • Socks- Kim Kotary
  • Necklace- Drew Emborsky
  • Wrist Warmers- Linda Permann
  • Mens Slippers- Kj Hay
  • Ear Warmer- Cal Patch
  • Tablet Cover- Faith Hale
  • Shawl- Mari Lynn Patrick
  • Cowl- Vickie Howell
  • Mittens- Robyn Chachula
  • Earrings- Kazekobo
  • Ring- Kazekobo
  • Purse/Clutch- Robyn Chachula
  • Tote- Regina Gonzalez
  • Womens Slippers- Lorin Vincent
  • Capelet- Doris Chan
  • Pin- Faith Hale
  • Change Purse- Amy Polcyn

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About the Author
Brett Bara was the editor of Crochet Today and continues to host the popular show Knit and Crochet Now! on public television. Previously she was Crafts Editor at Woman’s Day Special Interest Publications and a writer for numerous national magazines including Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Details, Men’s Health, and Prevention. She is the author of Sewing in a Straight Line: Quick and Crafty Projects You Can Make by Simply Sewing Straight.

SKU: 12CR03

Author/Speaker/Editor: Brett Bara

Format: Hardcover

ISBN 13: 9781596688278

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Customer Reviews

Good but missing a bit of detail Review by Christine

I received the book and was excited to start. Having crocheted since childhood I consider myself as intermediate to expert for most stitches but not strong in some areas. I wanted to make the pork pie hat but imagine my frustration when there are no diagrams for the stitches? I have started it many times over and I do not get the same look as the book. Considering the first row is single crochet, there really aren't "vertical stitches" and doing two on same holes gets real tough. Maybe a errata page with diagrams would help. I am now, not very excited about the book at all.

(Posted on 1/21/14)