Erika Knight brings the traditional art of crochet bang up to date, making it a more contemporary and glamorous pastime, rather than something that only grandmothers do. Here she introduces 20 exciting crochet projects, with clear photographs and step-by-step instructions, including cushions, throws, a shopping bag and slippers.
Erika Knight is a much-respected knitwear and crochet designer, as well as a sought-after consultant to the fashion and craft industries. She has created knitwear ranges for many top brands, including M&S, Whistles and Nicole Farhi in the UK, plus J. Crew and Gap in the US and Country Road in Australia. Through her work as a fashion forecaster, Erika has an uncanny knack of identifying coming trends. In 2011 she launched her own capsule collection of high-quality hand knit yarns, Erika Knight Yarns, to great acclaim. With each yarn sheared, scoured and spun in England, as you would expect from this talented designer, the texture and colours of this yarn collection are truly special.