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CROCHETED GIFTS IN A WEEKEND--Review by Sherry Kappel
70 Quick & Lively Projects to Make
Nola Theiss
A Sterling/Lark Book
Published 1995 ($24.95)

This one I'm going to buy!
It has fabulous, updated crocheted gifts:

  • ---Around the Home (pincushion, sachet, towel edging, soap covers, handkerchief edging, doily, sit-upons);
  • --- Filet Elegance (filet crochet bag, filet tablecloth/center panel, round filet pillows);
  • ---Kitchen Classics (egg warmers, napkin rings, jar cover, pink doily, "home sweet home" potholder, plain and embroidered potholders, fish-shaped pot holder/trivets, pink petals pot holder/trivets, textured potholders, daisy collection including potholders, towels, shelf edging and napkin rings);
  • ---Cover-Ups (cotton afghan, block afghan, bedspread, scarves & beret, child's hat & scarf, textured scarf); In the Bag (cotton satchel, cotton hammock & bag, backpack, two-handled bag); Kid's Stuff (rabbit pullover sweater, adorable ribbon-laced mohair cardigan.

    ATTN: AMERICAN GIRL MOMS
    matching child's sweater & doll sweater, toddler striped sweater and hat, sunny yellow top, starfish top, baby T-shirt, heart-filet beachwear top, spaghetti strap heart top, geometric filet cotton top);
  • ---Nursery Favorites (toy train, cotton-over-foam play balls, afghan-stitched train motif baby blanket, baby booties--more like ballet slipper than booties, sheep motif blanket, bottle warmer, bib & diaper pin cushion, duck ensemble of diaper pin cushion, cardigan & booties);
  • ---Crocheted critters (chickens, duck & ducklings, mohair kittens, teddy bear).###

    Reviewed by Sherry Kappel for Crochet Partners 4/96 (sherryK466@aol.com)