25 fabulous things to crochet
by Rachael Matthews
“Recreate the time of Adam Eve with a crocheted fig leaf bikini for her and a snake scarf for him; make fantastic Baroque costumes to wear out clubbing including a lacy top and a mysterious eye mask; smarten up an old t-shirt with a collar and vestee; and blend sophistication with casual styling by wearing a school boy tie.
“No modern home is complete without crocheted baguette warmers, coasters and placemats; protect the cyclist in your life with cleverly crocheted plush knee pads; and stay in bed with your ‘do-not-disturb’ book cover.
“Suitable for both adventurous and beginner hooksters, HOOKORAMA will help you realize your creative potential and encourage you to crotchet what you want!
“HOOKORAMA author, and co-founder of the Cast Off knitting club, Rachael Matthews gets crafters hooked on the art of crotchet. When she traveled to New York for the first time she took the US by storm with KNITORAMA. Vogue Knitting Knit 1 magazine called her “the inventive knitter.” Knitty.com said “the patterns are certainly the stars of this book.” Rachael has appeared on the BBC and has been featured in Bust magazine and In-Knitter magazine.”