Book Review - Crochet Flowers Step-by-Step

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Title: Crochet Flowers Step-by-Step
Author: Tanya Shliazhko
MSRP: $18.99 USD

Book review by Pia Thadani - Stitches'N'Scraps


Bring a little bit of sunshine into your world with these beautiful crochet flowers. They're fast, fun, and so versatile!

Cover - Crochet Flowers Step-by-Step



The absolute hardest part of this book is page 6. It says "choose a flower," with pictures of all the flower patterns in the book. They're not simply variations on the same basic design. Each one is unique and they're all so pretty that it's hard to pick just one!

Choose a Flower - Crochet Flowers Step-by-Step


Some of the designs may look complex, but the book makes them very accessible for beginners. They're organized by difficulty, so you can work your way up as you master new skills. In addition to clear instructions and charts, the patterns also include step-by-step photos of each row.


Marigold - Crochet Flowers Step-by-Step


To get you started, there is a diagram showing what information is in each pattern and how it is arranged. The basic stitches and techniques used are illustrated in photo tutorials. There are also tips on choosing materials and tools, and reading the charts. Because the instructions are so detailed and the patterns themselves are so small, this could be a wonderful book to learn to crochet with!


Tools and Materials - Crochet Flowers Step-by-Step

Every flower needs leaves, and there are leaf patterns included too. You can use your finished flowers to decorate almost anything, or try one of the 5 fun projects in the book!

Projects - Crochet Flowers Step-by-Step

Enter to win your own copy of Crochet Flowers Step-by Step! This prize is generously provided by the publisher, St Martin's Griffin. To be eligible, you must be 18 years of age or older, with a valid, US or Canadian shipping address. The winner will be contacted by email, and must reply to that email and provide the shipping address within 1 week in order to receive the prize. If the winner does not reply within 1 week, a new winner will be selected.

The giveaway ends on December 30th. Hurry and enter below! 

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Disclaimer: A free review copy of Crochet Flowers Step-by-Step was provided by St Martin's Griffin. Although I accept free products for review, I do not accept additional compensation, nor do I guarantee a positive review.  My reviews are based entirely on my honest opinions. All images of copyrighted material are used with permission.

4 comments:

  1. I love flowers - and crocheted ones are the best as they don't fade.

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  2. Great! Now I have another crochet obsession! :-)

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  3. What a book to have! Thank you for the chance to win it!

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