Cold-weather accessories for year-round crocheting! As holidays and special events draw near, we pick up our crochet hooks and yarn and settle in to make projects to gift to friends and family. In Cold Weather Crochet, well-loved designer Marly Bird has created a diverse and eye-catching collection of 21 crochet patterns specifically designed to keep us warm. Patterns are easily accomplished by beginner-level as well as more advanced practitioners of yarn and hook. If you're looking for small crochet accessories to make, you will find plenty to capture the imagination--hats, gloves, and cowls galore! These snap-to-make projects boast gorgeous colorwork and clever design details. Those looking to sink their hooks into a bigger project will be pleased to find cheerful afghan patterns along with a gorgeous lacy wrap. Designs are included for both men and women, perfect for gifting. With Marly Bird as your guide, even if the weather outside is frightful, you can curl up and crochet something fabulous!
"A great assortment of patterns...there's something for everyone's skill level." --The Crochet Architect "Cozy up for the winter months with..."Cold Weather Crochet." This charming collection [is]...perfect for layering up nearly any time of year...these patterns are as cozy as they are stylish.... The patterns in this collection are creative, fun, and perfect for a variety of occasions." --FaveCrafts
Marlaina "Marly" Bird is the co-author of Curvy Crochet (Leisure Arts, 2011), I Can't Believe I'm Knitting Entrelac (Leisure Arts, 2014), and Knitting for Dummies 3rd ed. (Wiley, 2013). Marly is also creative director for Bijou Basin Ranch Yarns and you've seen her designs in Love of Knitting, Love of Crochet, Knitter's, Knit Simple, Interweave Crochet, Knitscene, Inside Crochet, Wild Fiber and Petite Purls, and in many collaboration knitting and crochet books.