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Take a Ball of String

Take a Ball of String
  • Publishing: Autumn 15
  • Pub month: September
  • ISBN-13: 9781861087935
  • Author: Jemima Schlee
  • Price: £12.99
  • Binding: PB
  • No. of pages: 128
  • Photos: Includes 296 photographs
  • Dimensions: 230 x 190 mm
  • Colour : Full colour throughout

Take a Ball of String

Everyone has at least one long-forgotten ball of string lurking at the back of a drawer. Take a Ball of String shows us how to transform this everyday mundane item into an array of exciting makes. The pleasingly tactile nature of string makes it perfect for creating some crafty treasures. From rustic garden twine to soft cotton braid, these eye-catching projects will inspire you to get knitting, crocheting, coiling and knotting. The 16 projects fall into four main sections: Kitchen, Bathroom, Porch and Study. All the basic techniques and know-how are explained, with clear step-by-step instructions and pictures.

Projects include:
The Kitchen: Coasters, Dish scrubs, Kitchen cloths, Pot holders
The Office: Circular rug, Desk trays, Lampshade, Tablet cover
The Porch: Coin purse, Door stop, Jam-jar candleholders, Market bag
The Bathroom: Bath mat, Wash mitt, First-aid purse, Storage boxes

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