Author(s): Dora Ohrenstein
Tunisian crochet is hot! Open the door and discover many designers and 30+ Tunisian stitch patterns. Tunisian crochet, a technique dating back to the nineteenth century, has recently been making its way back into the hands of crocheters. Here, author Dora Ohrenstein presents more than 30 Tunisian stitch patterns and 11 projects, updating historic concepts and introducing innovative techniques using contemporary styles and yarns. The door has officially been opened for those interested in rediscovering this treasured craft. In The New Tunisian Crochet, you'll begin with Tunisian stitch patterns to create a variety of beautiful fabrics you'll love. Next, follow the inspiration of some of crochet's masters with projects that showcase these stitches in a variety of garments, accessories, and home decor projects. Get ready to explore a craft that's received a fresh jolt of inspiration and insight in The New Tunisian Crochet.
Dora Ohrenstein's designs and articles have been published in Interweave Crochet, Inside Crochet, Knit Simple, Crochet Insider, Yarn Market News, and Crochet Today, as well as in several books. She is the author of Crochet Insider's Passion for Fashion (Leisure Arts, 2008) and Creating Crochet Fabric (Lark, 2009).