Dark & Dramatic Mosaic Crochet: A Master Guide to Overlay Colorwork with 15 Modern Goth & Alternative Patterns (Paperback)
Your Step-by-Step Guide for Bold, Brilliant Mosaic Crochet Masterpieces
Capture the art of mosaic crochet and craft gothic colorwork creations with ease! From Alexis Sixel, the creator of Sixel Design, comes the ultimate all-in-one resource for the addictive technique of overlay mosaic crochet. Under Alexis’s expert guidance, you’ll effortlessly master all the essential skills in no time. Learn to read mosaic charts, crochet border stitches and create the unique special stitches that Alexis has personally spent years developing and perfecting—all before moving on to the edgy, eye-catching works of crochet art on every page.
From quick, exciting projects like the Heartbreaker Zipper Pouch to wearable designs like the Poison Skull Cap to dramatic home décor like the damask-style Victorian Pillow, you’ll never run out of vibrant creations to crochet. Perfect for beginners, each of these dazzling designs is quick to come together and is paired with clear step-by-step images and encouraging instructions to guarantee your stitching success. So, grab your hooks and get started! Your dark and dramatic side has never looked so good.
“Alexis is a brilliant crochet designer. She tests the boundaries of crochet and her attention to detail is second to none. The outcome is a series of beautiful, crisp designs that I absolutely love.”
—Tinna Thorudottir Thorvaldar, author, designer & textile artist
“Alexis’s book has left me in awe. The patterns are so detailed, the designs are so unique and the instructions are so clear—this is a great book for any maker to have in their collection.”
—Amber Millard, creator of Divine Debris
“Sixel Design is a must-see source of mosaic crochet inspiration. When it comes to wonderfully wicked motifs, there’s no better resource. Dark & Dramatic Mosaic Crochet? Be still my gothy heart!”
—Vickie Howell, award-winning author, designer & founder of YarnYAY!
“If you want to take your crochet skills up a notch, check out the designs in this book. This gothic- inspired collection is thrilling to make and stunning to wear or display in your home. If this is the dark side of crochet, then I’m in.”
—Sara Huntington, editor at Simply Crochet Magazine