So many of us have been impacted by breast cancer, whether we've dealt with it personally or know someone who has. A special crocheted gift is a tangible way to show our support to loved ones--or our appreciation to our caregivers. These beautiful crochet patterns are ideal.
- Choose from 26 attractive accessories, including a comforting shrug and jacket, face cloths, cozy socks and slippers, and other small, quick-to-crochet items
- Incorporate affordable amounts of luscious yarns such as alpaca, cashmere, and silk that are soothing against the skin and easy to wear comfortably
- Use those waiting-room hours to crochet something from the heart that will be welcomed and treasured
The twenty-six accessories in Crochet Pink are meant to be treasures for loved ones going through breast cancer and to be given as a show of support. Each project is done in a different shade of pink, the breast cancer awareness color; and the great variety of yarns used for the projects were chosen because they are soothing against the skin and comfortable to wear. Janet has so graciously included a list of all the "cancer awareness" colors so that crocheters affected by other types of cancer can do these same projects in alternate colors. Woven throughout the book are quotes from cancer patients and caregivers whom Janet has personally known, and they offer inspiration and guidance for continuing to move forward.
Review from Midwest Book Review, February 2014
Janet Rehfeldt's Crochet Pink provides a fine collection of nearly thirty ways to crochet accessories, and covers projects ranging from a scarf or a shawl to hats and bags. Featured stitches, finished dimensions, and sidebars of tips such as how to measure a square accompany crochet directions and color photos throughout. From different kinds of crochet to clear patterns, this is a fine pick for any crocheter who wants to turn out quick, easy, professional-looking accessories.
Review from Susan D, Crochet Addict UK, February 2014
Janet has written this book as so many of us have been impacted by breast cancer. A special crocheted gift is a tangible way to show our support to loved ones --or our appreciation to our caregivers. These beautiful crochet patterns are ideal. This book is an amazing collection of beautiful patterns. Each one has it's own special look and gives beauty to something that is so scary. Whether you are giving the item to someone else or making something for yourself you will find many things that are so special... The patterns are written in easy to follow written format. The vast range of patterns in the book mean that there are so many different styles and looks you are bound to find numerous items you will want to make... I think this is a book that every crocheter should own. I am touched by Janet's generosity by putting so many beautiful patterns together. She has thought so much about the maker, giver, and receiver and amassed it into an amazing set of patterns. This book has really touched me. The only thing I can't wait for now is to make my first project from one of the patterns.
Review from Crochet 1-2-3, Issue 10
Many of us have been impacted by breast cancer, whether we've dealt with it personally or known someone who has. A special crocheted gift is a tangible way to show our support to loved ones and our appreciation to caregivers. The beautiful patterns featured in Crochet Pink are ideal for this purpose. Choose from 26 attractive accessories, including a comforting shrug and jacket, face cloths, cozy socks and slippers, and other small quick-to-crochet items. Incorporate affordable amounts of luscious yarns (such as alpaca, cashmere, and silk) that are soothing against the skin and easy to wear comfortably. Crochet something from the heart that will be welcomed and treasured!
Review from Paula Moliver, Hartford Knitting Examiner, March 2014
Janet Rehfeldt is the author of Crochet Pink, 26 Patterns to Crochet for Comfort, Gratitude and Charity. Pink is the color of breast cancer awareness. Did you know that each year in the U.S., there are 220,000 women who are diagnosed with breast cancer? Janet created this project book with "hope" for all the women facing this disease. The patterns cover slippers, hats, scarves, throws, a tote, socks and more. There are projects for every skill level. "Getting Started" shows you yarn substitution, special crochet stitches, finishing and blocking. If you want to crochet any of these items in another color...the book includes the colors that represent other types of cancers. Do you know someone who has cancer? They will spend long hours in doctors waiting rooms and receiving chemotherapy. Teaching them to crochet, will help pass the time and give them the feeling of accomplishment and control.
Review from Love of Crochet, Fall 2014
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the designs in this book were inspired by the well-known pink ribbons that show support for those affected by this terrible disease. Give this book or a finished project from it as a gift to a loved one to show your support and encouragement, or make a few of these designs for charity to provide warmth and comfort for others in your community. With 26 gorgeous patterns inside, you'll find a variety of inspiring projects to choose from.
Janet Rehfeldt has been knitting and crocheting since the age of seven. She is the owner of Knitted Threads Designs, LLC. As an instructor, designer, and author, she teaches on both a local and national level. Her work has been featured in magazines such as Cast On, Crochet Today!, and Crochet! as well as in several Martingale publications.Visit Janet's website
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