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imageforlife
New Pal

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Posted - 06/07/2007 :  02:05:32 AM  Show Profile Send imageforlife a Private Message
Can anyone recommend a book and/or other resource where the crochet patterns for garments are not so darned bulky and stiff looking? I've checked out a few books and frankly I haven't seen anything yet where the pattern drapes well as a garment.
Thanks

Grammy
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USA
148 Posts

Posted - 06/07/2007 :  11:08:39 AM  Show Profile Send Grammy a Private Message
Drops has some nice looking patterns, I have not used any yet. I have knit some of there patterns.
http://www.garnstudio.com/lang/en/oppskrift_oversikt.php?kat=Heklet&side=1&fra=0 Good luck,Sandy
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NastiJ
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Posted - 06/07/2007 :  6:03:09 PM  Show Profile Send NastiJ a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by imageforlife

Can anyone recommend a book and/or other resource where the crochet patterns for garments are not so darned bulky and stiff looking? I've checked out a few books and frankly I haven't seen anything yet where the pattern drapes well as a garment.
Thanks


http://iamintheloop.com/artofcrochet/patterns.php
http://www.crochetme.com/issue/2007-spring?type=pattern
http://www.crochetpatterncentral.com/index.php

Nancy J.

"Learning how to knit was a snap.It was learning how to stop that nearly destroyed me." Erma Bombeck
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imageforlife
New Pal

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Posted - 06/07/2007 :  7:12:08 PM  Show Profile Send imageforlife a Private Message
Thanks! These sites really give me hope!
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Greyling
Gabber Extraordinaire

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Posted - 06/09/2007 :  9:44:29 PM  Show Profile Send Greyling a Private Message
Interweave Knits now has a Crochet issue that comes out 4 times a year.

http://www.interweavecrochet.com/default.asp

Also, check for Lily Chin's patterns and books.

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