Crochet Kid Stuff

20 Fun Projects

Sharon Mann and Phyllis Sandford
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20 easy crochet projects for girl and boy apparel and accessoriesCrochet is cool in elementary school. The kids love the beanies, the retro sweaters, the chunky scarves, the backpack dangles. Moms, grandmothers, and aunts are furiously crocheting for this age group, but they're having trouble finding current patterns, especially for boys. Here are the quick, colorful, fun projects they're looking for. While there are more and more books of hip knitting and crochet for women, this book offers a unique collection of crochet patterns for this special underserved age group. Girls will love the cute hats, sweaters, mini-bags, and hair flair; boys will actually wear the hoody, rugged sweater, skateboarder beanie, and fingerless gloves; and everybody will show off backpack danglies, pencil buddies, and hacky sacks. All the projects featured use the latest yarns, including popular and fun super-soft and very textural yarns in bright in energetic colors. Patterns, with simple stitches, mostly single and double crochet, provide three levels of sizing and classic styles perfect for this age range. Each project includes creative touches that kids will love.

Author bio:

Sharon Mann's designs have been published in several knitting and crochet books, Bead Unique magazine and Clotilde's Sewing Savvy. Sharon has a B.A. degree in Art from California State University, Northridge. She lives in Las Vegas, NV.Sharon Mann's passion is designing creative crochet projects. She has been published in books, magazine, and on the Internet. Other artistic endeavors include knitting, embellishment beading, needle felting, and fiber-art design. Check out her work and interests on her Web site: www.sharonmanndesigns.com.Phyllis Sandford is a freelance designer and author. She has had a number of magazine articles and books published and has also created project sheets for manufacturers of craft materials. Her other interests include knitting, needle felting, felting, and decorative painting.Margaret Hubert designs for yarn companies and book and magazine publishers including Crochet, Interweave Press, Quick and Easy Crochet, Crochet Fantasy, and Belle Armoire. She teaches at yarn shops, retreats, and national gatherings and rarely misses a national conference in the needle arts field. Among her specialties, she is a master at freeform crochet and knitting. She is the author of many books and currently resides in Pawling, NY. Visit her online at www.margarethubertoriginals.com and margaretshooksandneedles.blogspot.com.

Category: Lifestyle
ISBN: 9781589232952
Publisher: Quarto US
Imprint: Creative Publishing
Pub Date: May 2007
Page Extent: 96
Format: Paperback
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Lifestyle & personal style guides