Crochet Fall 2008

Fall arrives with a wide assortment of inspiring projects for cooler days. Cozy sweaters and accesso
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Fall arrives with a wide assortment of inspiring projects for cooler days. Cozy sweaters and accessories are inspired by history, post stitches and cables make a comeback, alpaca indulges the senses. An assortment of simple projects are appropriate for beginners and don't sacrifice on style. Michelle Wiener takes us on a journey of yarn, from raising fiber animals to crocheting and all the steps between. Annette Petavy illustrates a variety of seaming techniques in the first part of a two-part series on garment construction. Get better acquainted with prolific designer Robyn Chachula and glimpse the stunning art of Emily Barletta.
Table of Contents
Features
  • Beyond the Basics: Seaming (Annette Petavy)- Part I of a two-part series on garment finishing.
  • Give a Girl a Hook (Chelsea Norquay)- The making of a teenage crochet entrepreneur.
Projects
  • Ridge Swing Cardigan (Robyn Chachula)- Ridged cardigan grows from mitered squares using simple stitches.
  • The Road to Bruges (Annette Petavy)- Rediscover a nineteenth-century Belgian crochet lace technique.
  • Oxford Town Tote (Lisa Naskrent)- Sturdy, textured cabled fabric in a sophisticated tote.
  • Northern Dreams Pullover (Julia Vaconsin)- Crochet an Icelandic yoked sweater, colorwork and all.
  • Spanish Moss Coat (Tracy St. John)- Amazingly light, this basketweave car coat is also warm and soft.
  • Diamond Cabled Pullover (Drew Emborsky)- Cables in fingering-weight wool offer a surprisingly stretchy fabric.
  • Woodland Shawl (Kathy Merrick)- An autumnal shawl edged with forest green flowers evokes spriteliness
  • Pretty Little Dolman (Annette Petavy)- Worked wrist to wrist, this pullover turns fashion on its ear.
  • Lara's Dance Skirt (Doris Chan)- Bias-like swirl softens the silhouette of this hemp skirt with faux godets.
  • Austen Lace Muffler (Robyn Chachula)- This lacy but sensible muffler adds a touch of drama to fall outfits.
  • Stepping Stones Cardigan (Kristin Omdahl)- This short-sleeved cardigan is worked in one piece from the top down.
  • Driftwood Cap (Ellen K. Gormley)- Allover post stitches worked in the round create outstanding stretch.
  • Dusk Sweater (Amy O'Neill Houck)- A beginner-friendly everyday pullover with feminine detailing.
  • Sweet Lorraine Lace Throw (Doris Chan)- A simple, lovely lace pattern embodies versatility.
  • Stone City Scarf (Melissa Mitchell)- Simplicity in self-striping yarn is adorned with ring fringe.
  • Beaux Jestes Socks (Tracy St. John)- Playful socks with a choice of fun cuffs.
  • Seamed Mittens (Kathy Merrick)- Flat-construction chevron mittens, sized for all ages.
  • Finest Hops Bag (Annie Modesitt)- Simple colorwork is embellished with embroidery.
  • Ornamental Handspun Motifs (Cecily Keim)- Textured, bulky handspun yarn works into dramatic embellishments.
  • Fino Mitones (Marlaina Bird)- A simple lace pattern makes for light-as-air, beaded fingerless gauntlets.

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