Dare to Wear Crochet in More Ways Than One Convertible Crochet is a brand new way to think about crochet fashion, exploded lace motifs, and flattering silhouettes. Award-winning designer Doris Chan helps you get more out of crochet with these endlessly adaptable patterns and techniques that can work with a variety of different looks, personal styles, and body shapes. You'll learn to personalize these designs by easily making alterations, adding removable elements, or simply styling the piece in an ingenious new way. Make it once. Wear it again and again.
Table of Contents
Introduction How to Use This Book The Origins of Entropy Entropy Throw and Shawl White Dwarf Doily Tempest Skirt and Poncho Spawn of Entropy: Motifs Copernicus Motifs Carina Motifs Constellation Motifs Universal Assembly Measuring Motifs Working with Motifs
The Designs 1. Inside the Box: Square Telesto Stole Gliese Cowl Skyliner Skirt and Poncho
2. Hey Nineteen: Hexagons Carina Shawl and Throw Stella Blanket Wrap Chaos Wrap Miranda Vest: Chaos Captured
3. Polygonzo: Pentagons Galaxy Skirt Titan Top Zodiac Tunic Callisto Top Phoebe Shrug
4. Angular Momentum Corsair Collar T-Bird Four Ways Fairlane Jacket Eldorado Jacket Rambler Cape with Drop Top Hood
5. String Theory Kerry Top Kerry Skirt Nebula Wrap Skirt and Capelet Nebula Jacket Nebula Coat with Hood Andromeda Vest Andromeda Dress
Resources Master Key for Stitch Symbol Diagrams Abbreviations Strings Buttons Chainless Foundations BFF (Blocking Friends Forever) Sources Index
About Doris Chan
DORIS CHAN broke into the crochet design scene when a photograph of her first doily shawl attracted the attention of a notable yarn company, and she's been at the forefront of modern crochet design ever since. Her work is featured in the design catalogs of yarn companies, including Caron International and NaturallyCaron.com, Tahki Stacy Charles, and Coats & Clark, in magazines such as Interweave Crochet, Vogue Knitting Crochet, and Piecework, among others, as well as on Knitting Daily TV and Knit and Crochet Now on public television. She is an avid professional member of the Crochet Guild of America and a CYCA certified crochet instructor. Catch up with Doris at her site dorischancrochet.com, discover her independent pattern line, DJC Designs, and coming soon from Interweave Crochet, her DVD workshop Top Down Construction.