Crocheting and travelling – these two passions have been brought together by designer Mark Roseboom – aka The Guy with the Hook – in this exquisite book featuring 12 patterns based on Mark’s remarkable journeys. Beautifully presented with stunning photography and his personal travel stories, this is a crochet experience like no other.
Mark has traveled extensively in the last ten years. He has seen and learned from the different cultures, religions and ways of life. Travelling made him the person he is today. And it’s the same with crochet… When Mark picks up his crochet hook and starts designing, it’s like stepping into another dimension.
In Crochet Journey, there are 12 patterns that are based on the remarkable journeys Mark has made. His goal was to visit some of the most interesting places in the world and soak in all the culture, lessons, experiences, and feelings they delivered. Each design in the book is inspired by a cherished memory and takes you on an adventure through the wonderful world of crochet. The patterns feature full written instructions in US crochet terms, charts, and Mark’s tips for success.
Beautifully presented with stunning photography and Mark’s fascinating personal travel stories, this is a crochet experience like no other. Projects include the Rivendell Shawl from New Zealand, the Santa Maria Maggiore Rug from Italy, the Kamakura Pin Cushion from Japan, the Nazar Mandala from Turkey, the Fading Light Scarf from Greenland, the Rituals Pouf from India, La Boca Shawl from Argentina and many more.
Get carried away with this unique book and create beautiful crochet items that connect you with the wonder of the world.