This sumptuous step-by-step guide unites traditional crochet skills with contemporary fashion styles and icons. Crocheted Accessories introduces crocheters of all abilities to a new vista of exciting possibilities. The booklet aims to give beginners the confidence to tackle exciting projects, as well as inspire intermediate crochet makers to develop new skills and dexterity. Vanessa Mooncie takes the reader on a making journey, explaining the techniques needed to produce a wide range of vibrant and exhilarating pieces; from intricate bumblebee brooch pins and vintage-inspired tattoo emblem brooches to delicate flower accessores. Each chapter includes a project that all levels of makers can accomplish, as well as history boxes explaining the development of crochet through the ages. Projects include: fantail dove brooch, daffodil headband, loveheart tattoo necklace, charm bracelet and oak leaf and acorn pendant
Vanessa Mooncie studied fashion and textile design and became a children's wear designer, illustrator and interior designer. Vanessa now specializes in silkscreen work and designing crochet jewellery through her company Kissy Suzuki. She lives with her family in a rural village in the south of England. Vanessa has written many successful books for GMC Publications, including Animal Hats, Crocheted Wild Animals, Sew Adorable, And Sew to Bed and Crocheted Sea Creatures. She is also a regular contributor to other craft books and magazines.