Not Your Granny's Granny Squares        **Release 9/10/24

Not Your Granny's Granny Squares **Release 9/10/24

Babette Ulmer

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Simon & Schuster requires an order of $125 or more mixed and matched

There was a time when granny squares were reserved for afghans and arcmchair covers. Not anymore! Fashion designer and crochet master Babette Ulmer shows you how to make nostaligc crochet squares and turn them into fun, fashion-forward, contemporary pieces of wearable art.

Granny squares have been around for more than 125 years and for a long time, they were just for making blankets. But now they can be seen everywhere, from social media to the pages of Vogue. Far from being old-fashioned, these works of crocheted art are the fashion world’s hottest trend. And now, with Not Your Granny’s Granny Squares you can make some of the coolest granny square clothes you’ll ever see. Crochet master and fashion designer Babette Ulmer has created patterns for everything from headbands, scarves, and tote bags to gorgeous halter tops, skirts, cardigans, dusters, and more. With detailed instructions on how to make all kinds of squares, easy-to-follow patterns, and even a bit of history about the granny square itself, this is the only book you’ll need to crochet your own iconic granny square look.

STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS: Includes easy-to-read instructions, charts, and schematics that make knitting these patterns fun and easy.

STUNNING IMAGES: Enjoy beautiful full-color photography and iconic images of models wearing their granny squares on the runway.

AN INSIDE LOOK at the fashion industry through the perspective of professional designer/ granny square knitter, Babette Ulmer.

FOR FANS OF CRAFTING AND FASHION: Not Your Granny’s Granny Squares features easy-to-read instructions and informative essays about the craft’s history.