Prolific crochet designer Eckman (Connect the Shapes Crochet Motifs) enlists the help of a number of other well-known crochet designers for this collection of Christmas-themed designs. Christmas stockings are a popular choice for crocheters, and Eckman includes nine festive patterns, ranging from straightforward stripes to an all-white stocking embellished with free-form crochet snowflakes. There's also a fine selection of ornaments, several different holiday garlands, a tree skirt, and a pillow featuring lacy snowflake-shaped doilies. Written directions are included for all projects, with charts provided as needed. VERDICT This fun collection of holiday designs is appropriate for crocheters of all skill levels. [Page 82]. (c) Copyright 2014. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
Presents eighteen crochet projects for making Christmas decorations, including bows, pillows, mittens, stockings, and a tree skirt.Review by Publisher Summary 2
From Christmas stockings to holiday ornaments, package ties, and tree skirts, this is the crocheter's must-have project book for the season.Review by Publisher Summary 3
Create a festive holiday with handmade Christmas stockings, ornaments, and more. With 20 projects geared toward a variety of skill levels, including a useful tutorial on techniques for beginners, crocheters of all types can join in on the fun. Edie Eckman’s passion for crafting is evident in these inspired designs that cover not only traditional stockings and tree skirts, but delightful twists on other Christmas traditions, like a sock-and-mitten advent calendar. Crochet a holiday full of joy for the whole family.