Posted by Rachel Westall on 1 April 2021
David and Charles is an independent publishing company and provider of online learning courses. It supports creative people to develop their skills in arts and crafts. The books are beautifully designed, with a focus on high quality, clear step-by-step instructions. Whether you need a complete guide to learn a new hobby from scratch, or a project book to understand a new trend or technique, we are likely to have the book for you. Here are some excellent titles to look forward to in 2021...
Mosaic Crochet Workshop
Create sensational crochet throws and accessories with this indispensable guide to mosaic crochet.
Mosaic crochet is a cutting-edge technique that allows you to work two-colour patterns without having to change yarns in one row. You simply skip stitches in one row and connect them by filling in with the alternate colour two rows later. This produces incredible modern geometric patterns that look amazing as throws, blankets, afghans, pillows, rugs, bags and other accessories – using a much easier method than other crochet colourwork techniques. One crochet hook and two balls of yarn are all you need to get started.
Price: £15.99 / $22.99 RRP
The Beading Bible
An indispensable guide to beads and beading techniques, presenting essential beading know-how together with a wide range of inspirational projects, tips and ideas.
Beads are the oldest and most widespread art form, having been used in virtually every culture since ancient times. Over the years new materials and methods of making beads have been introduced and now bead workers have a vast array of stunning beads to work with. Beading has also developed over the years and, even though many traditional techniques are still popular, the craft is constantly evolving. With so many techniques, and such a vast array of beads and materials available for the contemporary beader, there is definitely a need for a comprehensive guide. The Beading Bible is just that.
Price: £16.99 / $24.99 RRP
Knit like a Latvian: Accessories
Knit yourself stunning Latvian accessories including gloves, hats, scarves and shawls with this collection of colourwork knitting patterns and charts from the author of Knit Like a Latvian: Mittens and Knit Like a Latvian: Socks.
Price: £15.99 / $22.99
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