Amazing Japanese crochet stitches A stitch dictionary and design resource

Keiko Okamoto

Book - 2021

From elegant to funky, popular designer Keiko Okamoto presents a wide selection of crochet stitches in this valuable reference. Amazing Japanese Crochet Stitches includes versatile stitch patterns that can be used in just about any piece. Whether you want to recreate an Irish lace in creamy neutrals or play with stitches that stand out for their unusual shape and dimension, this book has it all. You'll find designs for unusual yarns, unique stitch patterns and some amazing edgings. Seven pr...actice projects help you cut loose with some creative application, including: Two elegant, lacy shawls; Two fun flowery necklaces; A bohemian vest in neutral tones; A wildly embellished rainbow scarf; The most one-of-a-kind bag you'll ever see. A technical section demonstrates the stitches step-by-step, so readers can become familiar with crocheting in the Japanese style. Amazing Japanese Crochet Stitches is a joy for the experienced crocheter, and a valuable reference for needlecraft enthusiasts everywhere!

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Patterns (Instructional works)
Pattern books
Reference works
Instructional and educational works
Tokyo ; Rutland, VT : Tuttle Publishing [2021]
Item Description
Translation of: Kagibariami no moyou 156 sen.
Originally published in Japan in 2012.
Physical Description
120 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Main Author
Keiko Okamoto (author)
Other Authors
Cassandra Harada (translator), Keiko (Knit and crotchet designer Okamoto, instructor) (-)
  • Colorwork crochet patterns
  • Beaded crochet stitch patterns
  • Lace patterns
  • Broom stick crochet
  • Motifs
  • Crocheted Irish lace
  • Edgings
  • From the pattern to a finished item
  • Yarns used in this book
  • Instructions
  • Crochet basics.