Patterns and Designs for the Minimalist Maker
Modern Crochet: Chic Patterns & Designs for the Minimalist Maker brings crochet to a new generation of makers!
Teresa Carter, the creator behind Debrosse (@debrosse_nyc) makes crochet accessible, teaching basics like how to select the proper tools and yarn and how to read a pattern. From luxe throw blankets to sleek baskets, a cozy infinity scarf to a casual summer clutch, and featuring a variety of materials like faux fur and alpaca, Carter's fresh patterns lend a chic, minimalist vibe to home décor and fashion projects. The definitive resource for contemporary crochet, Modern Crochet includes:
* 12+ Stitches and Techniques: Slip Knot - Chain - Slip Stitch - Slip Stitch to Join - Whip Stitch - Single Crochet - Half Double Crochet - Double Crochet - Treble Crochet - Magic Ring - Single Crochet into a Magic Ring - Herringbone Half Double Crochet - Bobble
* 16 Original Patterns: Baskets - Coasters - Tassel - Infinity Scarf - Bobble Pillow - Faux Fur Cowl - and more!
* Extensive Support: Step-by-Step Photos - 20+ Video Tutorials - Corresponding Webpages With Materials and Support
A comprehensive guide for beginning and experienced crocheters alike, Modern Crochet covers crochet tools, all things yarn (shapes, sizes, colors, and dye lots), crochet abbreviations, how to read a pattern, how to work in both rows and rounds, the nuances of short rows and standing stitches, how to manage and measure gauge, tension, and substitutions, and so much more!