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Modern Granny Square Crochet and More

35 stylish patterns with a fresh approach to traditional stitches

Whether you are just starting to crochet, or you have moved on to other stitches and patterns, Modern Granny Square Crochet and More provides you with plenty of inspiration to get back to basics and reignite your love of granny squares, circles, triangles, and more. Starting with larger scale projects for the home, Pillows and Throws includes colourful, bright, and quick patterns for pillow covers, floor cushions, and blankets and throws, using hexagons, flower squares, and chevrons in addition to squares. Finishing Touches includes quick and easy pieces to complete your interiors, from a monochrome wall hanging to a granny circle rug, circular placemats in graphic black and white with fluorescent trim, and a collection of crochet "pictures" to display. There is plenty to choose from in the Clothes and Accessories section too, including a book bag and coin purse, a granny hexagon tech case, and a triangle shawl, all in rich colours. The basic stitches and techniques you need are all fully illustrated and explained, so you just need the yarn and a hook to be able to create these beautiful, contemporary, and stylish pieces.

Laura Strutt is a passionate designer and enjoys knitting and crochet, as well as dressmaking, quilting, and hand-lettering. Laura is the author of Sewing for Babies and Children, Modern Weaving, Get Knooking, 35 Knitted Baby Blankets, Modern Crocheted Blankets, Throws and Cushions, Modern Crocheted Shawls and Wraps, Modern Granny Square Crochet, and Arm and Finger Knitting, all published by CICO Books, and the Haynes Sewing Manual. Discover more of Laura’s designs, technique guides and crafty inspiration on her creative lifestyle blog, www.madepeachy.com

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