Size: 8″ x 10″
Pages: 128 pages
Sug. Retail: $18.95
Fans of crochet will love Sandy Powers’s adorable and fun-to-make patterns. With 20 projects to choose from, this collection for boys and girls includes a range of hats (from a beanie to a newsboy), two cozy cocoons, bunting and baby blankets, a hooded sweater, legwarmers, mittens, booties, and four “sets” featuring body suit & hat, cocoon & hat, diaper cover, and more.
- Author is hugely popular and number 194 on Etsy’s Top 1,000 Handmade Etsy Sellers of 2011.
- Like other needlecrafts, crochet is popular for a number of reasons: it’s easy to learn, fun to do, projects can be made quickly, it’s portable and requires few tools, it doesn’t cost much, and there’s a personal satisfaction that comes from making something by hand.
- Consumers are paying in the range of $2.95 to $5.95 for one of the author’s patterns; the book is $18.95 for 20 patterns plus full-color photography and detailed instructions.