KNIT IT - HOOK IT - CRAFT IT
Take Two, Collection One - Crochet Hard Copy (with automatic digital download)
A collection of eight crochet patterns, creating sixteen designs from two designers (Fay Dashper-Hughes and Lynne Rowe). Lynne and Fay each designed four projects, using yarn that was spun in the north of England.
They then swapped patterns and crocheted them again using stash yarn. The take two versions use different yarn weights, leave elements out or add different elements.
You are encouraged to do the same. Choose a design, look to your stash and make the patterns your own, or make one of the versions from the book.
Lynne has designed a cushion (Chrysanth), blanket (Phasian), mittens (Baltum) and a cowl (Galicia).
Fay has designed a bag (Skogafoss), shallow shawl (Colosseum), short cowl (Auchincruive) and a notions pouch/purse (Paraphernalia).
The book is A5 sized and gives additional details such a the number of hours the project should take and exactly how much yarn was used (grams and meters). The majority of the patterns are deemed to be easy to make, and great stash busters.
The hard copy uses UK terminology. An electronic US version will be available shortly from www.knitit-hookit-craftit.com and www.ravelry.com
When you buy this hard copy you will automatically receive a digital download when you have checked out.
We took the decision to staple the booklets rather than glue bind them. This means that:
1 - More of the paper could be printed on and therefore less paper was required.
2 - The printer was able to staple the booklet in-house rather than having to transport them to an external source, creating additional carbon miles and cost.
3 - The staples mean that the pages easily flatten out and stay there when you are using the booklet and there is n spine to break.
Product materials, sourcing and PoM Rating
The book are printed on paper that is 100% recycled content. They were printed and bound in London.
Postage and Packaging
The P&P costs applied are very transparent. No additional costs are added on, you simply pay for the cost of packaging and the cost of postage. I don't offer free P&P because what that usually means is that the cost of P&P has been added to the cost of goods. I think it is better to assume that my customers aren't daft and would rather have transparent P&P costs than the pretense of 'Free P&P' with potentially inflated prices on the items that they are buying.