Every Which Way Crochet Borders by Edie Eckman – Book Review and Giveaway!

I am so excited to be participating in Edie’s blog tour and to be able to share her amazing new book with you! Every Which Way Crochet Borders by Edie Eckman, published by Storey Publishing LLC, contains 139 patterns for gorgeous custom edgings that will add the perfect finishing touch to your crochet, knit, and ever fabric projects. 

I was provided a complimentary copy of this book from the publisher to complete my review, but was not financially compensated in any way to write a favorable review. All opinions expressed in this post are my own. This post also contains affiliate links. I receive compensation from purchases made through these links. This small contribution helps support The Stitchin’ Mommy and allows me to bring you more great posts!

 

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Excerpted from Every Which Way Crochet Borders © Edith L. Eckman. Photography by John Polak. Charts by Karen Manthey. Used with permission from Storey Publishing.

 

Title: Every Which Way Crochet Borders
Published by: Storey Publishing, LLC
Author: Edie Eckman
ISBN: 978-1-61212-740-8
Format: Hardcover with concealed wire, 308 Pages
Published: January, 2017


Every Which Way Crochet Borders is the perfect book to add to any crocheter’s collection. There are so many border designs to choose from in various different styles. With 139 different borders, there is something for everyone. There are open, lacy border patterns and closed, tightly-stitched patterns. Each border pattern is unique and beautiful in it’s own way. The patterns vary in skill level with some patterns being simple and others being more advanced.

In this book, Edie goes into great detail about border structure, the importance of colors (both complementary and contrasting), and how to customize your border to create a unique finish to your project. She also touches upon working into different kinds of fabric (crochet, knit, and woven.) The border stitch patterns in Every Which Way Crochet Borders are written in great detail. The vibrant yarn choices make for excellent photos that show the detail of the stitches. In addition to the written instructions, charts are provided for each border pattern to help the reader visualize the stitch pattern. There is even an Appendix at the back of the book that contains useful information on how to read a pattern, a stitch key, glossary, a visual border directory, and more. This book is great for crocheters of all skill levels. Even if you are an experienced crocheter, there are techniques in Every Which Way Crochet Borders that can help take your project to the next level.

Thank you to Storey Publishing LLC and Edie Eckman for providing me with a copy of this book for my review! You can see more about Every Which Way Crochet Borders by Edie Eckman from Storey Publishing LLC. You can also purchase a copy on Amazon!

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Bonus Content!

Storey Publishing LLC has graciously provided an excerpt from Every Which Way Crochet Borders by Edie Eckman for my amazing readers! I hope you enjoy this wonderful border pattern from Edie Eckman!

Excerpted from Every Which Way Crochet Borders © Edith L. Eckman. Photography by John Polak. Charts by Karen Manthey. Used with permission from Storey Publishing.

#52

Base rnd, each side: Multiple of 8 + 7 + corners.

Begin in any stitch. Work Rnds 1‒–4 of Border #51 (page 101).

Stitches & Notes

For a different look, simplify Border #51 by leaving off a couple of rounds.

Reversible, Medium, Undulating

Excerpted from Every Which Way Crochet Borders © Edith L. Eckman. Photography by John Polak. Charts by Karen Manthey. Used with permission from Storey Publishing.


Giveaway!

With the help of Edie Eckman and Storey Publishing LLC, I am giving away one copy of Every Which Way Crochet Borders to one of my lucky readers!

To enter the giveaway, please use the Rafflecopter form below. This giveaway is open to U.S. residents only. The giveaway will end on 2/22/17 at 11:59pm ET. Good luck to you all!


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25 Comments

  1. I’ve always had trouble coming up with a unique border to put on an afghan. I think this book would solve my endless hours of trying to find something online that looks good!

  2. I have been wondering about purchasing this book. Thank you for the review. It will now be on my to buy list.

  3. This is a great book. We used it extensively on the recent Crochet Crowd Cruise. Lovely way to finish a simple pattern!

  4. I’ve had this one on my wish list for a while now. Might just have to break down and buy it.. always looking for inspiration with borders.

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