Modern Crochet: Chic Patterns & Designs for the Minimalist Maker brings crochet to a new generation of makers! Teresa Carter, the creator behind Debrosse (@debrosse_nyc) makes crochet accessible, teaching basics like how to select the proper tools and yarn and how to read a pattern. From luxe throw blankets to sleek baskets, a cosy infinity scarf to a casual summer clutch and featuring a variety of materials like faux fur and alpaca, Carter's fresh patterns lend a chic, minimalist vibe to home decor and fashion projects. The definitive resource for contemporary crochet, Modern Crochet includes: 12+ Stitches and Techniques: Slip Knot, Chain, Slip Stitch, Slip Stitch to Join, Whip Stitch, Single Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Double Crochet, Treble Crochet, Magic Ring, Single Crochet into a Magic Ring, Herringbone Half Double Crochet, Bobble; 16 Original Patterns: Baskets, Coasters, Tassel, Infinity Scarf, Bobble Pillow, Faux Fur Cowl and more!; Extensive Support: Step-by-Step Photos, 20+ Video Tutorials, Corresponding Webpages With Materials and Support. A comprehensive guide for beginning and experienced crocheters alike, Modern Crochet covers crochet tools, all things yarn (shapes, sizes, colours and dye lots), crochet abbreviations, how to read a pattern, how to work in both rows and rounds, the nuances of short rows and standing stitches, how to manage and measure gauge, tension and substitutions and so much more!
AUTHOR: Teresa Carter lives in New York City with her husband. She is the founder and creator of DeBrosse, a full-service knitwear brand. She has sold over 20k crochet and knit patterns to date. Her designs have been featured by Martha Stewart, West Elm, House Beautiful, and more. Teresa leads a Masterclass, empowering other makers to build careers in the crochet and knit industry. She also travels to Haiti each year in support of orphaned children, investing a portion of all DeBrosse proceeds in partner orphanages. See more at debrosse.com or follow along on Instagram @debrosse_nyc.