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A career in structural engineering may seem a far cry from crochet design, but for me it doesn?t matter if I am building a concrete building or a granny square blanket. My approach to designing them ...
A career in structural engineering may seem a far cry from crochet design, but for me it doesn?t matter if I am building a concrete building or a granny square blanket. My approach to designing them is the same. I take a big project and break it down into little items that I can understand, then piece them back together for the big picture.
In my book Blueprint Crochet: Modern Designs for the Visual Crocheter (Interweave Press, 2008), I used my engineering background and crochet symbols to bring crochet to new learners. Robyn?s latest book, Unexpected Afghans, from Interweave Press 2012, shows how to use classic crochet techniques for astoundingly innovative afghans. She is incredibly thankful to be able to design and write from home in Pittsburgh, PA while playing with her little ?office assistants?. She is also the author of Baby Blueprint Crochet, Simply Crochet, and Crochet Stitches Visual Encyclopedia (Wiley 2011).
Inspired by classic snowflake doilies, this stunning wrap turns heads. The pure beauty of crochet shines as it floats around your body. Wear it as a shawl, or tied behind your back as a top, or twisted around your waist; you will find that you will want to keep coming back to it day after day. The wrap is constructed of grannies that are joined as you go and the edging is added last. As with all my patterns, the motifs and construction are both written out and diagrammed in symbols. The pattern is written in 3 sizes, shawlette, shawl, poncho size.
Granny Motif= 6 1/4" diameter
1200 yards of Sport weight