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Crochet With Wire eBook

With this easy-to-download eBook, crocheters, knitters, beaders, and wireworkers alike will relish this innovative approach to creating necklaces, earrings, and bracelets, quirky boxes, and delicate but functional baskets.
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With this easy-to-download eBook, crocheters, knitters, beaders, and wireworkers alike will relish this innovative approach to creating necklaces, earrings, and bracelets, quirky boxes, and delicate but functional baskets.

Those new to crochet receive a chapter on basic crochet techniques including how to get started, finishing off, tube crocheting, adding new wire, and planning projects-all presented with plenty of illustrations. Nancie M. Wiseman, author of Knitting with Wire, also discusses which crochet hooks to use, the tools required, and how to choose the wire gauge to suit the project. A creative collection of 30 projects, presented with clear instructions and beautiful photographs, includes jewelry sets such as a bead encrusted necklace and bracelet; silver and crystals necklace, bracelet, and earrings; as well as several charming box and basket projects. Also included are beading charts and a resource guide.

Crocheting with wire instead of yarn adds a fun and exciting dimension to this time-honored craft. Get tons of inspiration when you add the Crochet with Wire eBook to your creative collection!

SKU: EP4020

Author/Speaker/Editor: Nancie M. Wiseman

Format: eBook

ISBN 13: 9781596689589

Table of Contents
Introduction
Wire, Glorious Wire!
Tools for Crochet with Wire
Wire Crochet with Beads
Attaching Closures, Fastening, and Finishing Off

The Projects
Bracelets
-Off the Cuff
-Leaf Cuff
Necklaces
-Central Bead with Wire Ribbon
-Central Bead with Beaded Chain
-Squares Necklace
Sets
-Bead Encrusted Necklace and Bracelet
-Silver and Crystals Necklace, Bracelet, and Earrings
-Winter Trees Necklace and Earrings
-Red Tube Necklace and Bracelet
-Choker and Bracelet with Flat Beads
-Seaweeds Necklace and Bracelet
-Simply Sterling Necklace and Bracelet
-Gold Lace Necklace and Bracelet
-Zigzag Necklace and Bracelet
-Filet Crochet Necklace and Bracelet
Purse
-Granny Square Purse
Baskets and a Box
-Squares and Triangles Basket
-Pot O' Gold
-Two-Wire Basket
-Triangular Trinket Box

Abbreviations
Resources
Bibliography
Index
About the Author

Nancie M. Wiseman worked her way through college making wedding dresses while she studied to be a registered nurse. In 1987 she opened her yarn shop, Nancie Knits, in Sacramento, California. The store has since closed, but Nancie continues to teach, design, and write. Winner of the The Knitting Guild of America International Design competition in 1992, Wiseman designs and writes patterns for Prism, Lorna's Laces, Rainbow Mills, Cascade Yarns and Trendsetter Yarns. She has published articles on knitting in Interweave Knits, Knit 'n Style, and Knitter's magazines, and an article on crochet in PIECEWORK magazine. She has also published designs for Knitters and Cast On magazines. In the fall 1997 issue of Martha Stewart Living, Wiseman was the consultant for the article “Knitting 101.” This is her fifth book.

SKU: EP4020

Author/Speaker/Editor: Nancie M. Wiseman

Format: eBook

ISBN 13: 9781596689589

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