Hooked on Shakespeare: Crochet Projects Inspired by The Bard (Hardcover)
15 projects featuring more than 30 step-by-step designs inspired by the works of William Shakespeare.
This fabulous collection of creations ranges from the iconic Romeo and Juliet to Hamlet and the Ghost, and from the Three Witches from Macbeth to Bottom and Titania from A Midsummer Night's Dream. Not forgetting the one and only Woolliam Shakespeare himself.
Each project features an introduction to the play and its characters, followed by colourful step-by-step instructions. The easy-to-make designs include fully illustrated stitch basics, perfect for beginning crocheters as well as advanced crochet enthusiasts.
About the Author
Gurinder Kaur Hatchard is the crochet designer behind yayforcrochet.com, an online platform dedicated to inspiring and teaching others with her gorgeous patterns and brilliant beginner's 'Couch to Crochet' project. Gurinder's designs have been published in outlets such as Inside Crochet and Prima and she is the author of Head to Toe Crochet: Beanies and Booties for Infants to Toddlers. Gurinder lives in London with her family and was taught to crochet by her mum at a young age.
“adorable…novice-friendly…enchanting… The step-by-step instructions are easy to follow, and Hatchard's detailed explanation of how to read crochet patterns will be a boon to beginners. Crocheters with a literary bent will get a kick out of this.” —Publishers Weekly
“[C]learly illustrated, well written, and easy enough to follow for advanced beginner crocheters. Included with the instructions are Hatchard's playful puns and intriguing choices that all bring the Bard's characters into cuddly existence… A perfect addition to the crafty reader's shelf. Will have Shakespeare readers and English teachers crocheting characters in no time.” —Emily Bowles, Library Journal