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Nicky Epstein’s Books, Crocheted Flowers & Knitted Flowers Nicky Epstein is one of many knitters and felters favorite designers, from her “Knitting Never Felt Better “to her current book Crocheted Flowers.  Nicky was one of the first authors to show us step by step the art of Shibori Knitting  in her “Knitting Never Felt Better “.  We see the trendy felted purse patterns and want to do all the lovely flower embellishments. Now we can with “Crocheted Flowers”.    I have featured both books, “Crocheted Flowers” and “Knitted Flowers” by Nicky.  Both these books cover knitters and those of you that crochet that a wanting to learn the floral techniques for the latest trends.  

A Synopses & Reviews Powell’s Books Publisher Comments: Following on the success of the best-selling Nicky Epstein’s Knitted Flowers, Epstein gives crocheters a special gift: an equally exquisite collection of over 40 flowers—plus patterns for garments embellished with her floral designs. Featuring a beautiful layout and magnificent photography, this keepsake volume features stitch pattern flowers, petal constructed flowers, cord flowers, and the extremely popular felted flowers. Some make fanciful pieces of jewelry; others can adorn handicrafts for a fabulous finishing touch. Epstein offers yarn suggestions and colors, and encourages crocheters to experiment with all the interesting choices in the market today to create breathtaking corsages and bouquets. Among the pretty garden blossoms: a calla lily, blue and purple pansies, a delicate and lacy white wedding boutonniere, complete with a pearl center; and a selection of floral corkscrews.  Following on the success of the bestselling “Nicky Epstein’s Knitted Flowers,” Epstein gives crocheters an equally exquisite collection of over 40 flowers, plus patterns for garments embellished with her floral designs. This keepsake volume features a beautiful layout and magnificent photography.

By Linda Lanese




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  1. flower » Blog Archive » Nicky Epstein’s Books, Crocheted Flowers & Knitted Flowers on April 21, 2008 2:08 pm

    [...] rooster1597 wrote an interesting post today onHere’s a quick excerptFeaturing a beautiful layout and magnificent photography, this keepsake volume features stitch pattern flowers, petal constructed flowers, cord flowers, and the extremely popular felted flowers. Some make fanciful pieces of jewelry; … [...]

  2. Nicky Epstein’s Books, Crocheted Flowers & Knitted Flowers | Gardening Tips and Products on April 21, 2008 3:28 pm

    [...] adamg wrote an interesting post today onHere’s a quick excerptNicky Epstein is one of many knitters and felters favorite designers, from her “Knitting Never Felt Better “to her current book Crocheted Flowers. Nicky was one of the first authors to show us step by step the art of Shibori Knitting in … [...]

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  4. MARLA FIALKOW on May 21, 2008 10:09 pm

    THIS IS  AN HONOR F0R ME TO SPEAK MY MY MIND AND EXPRESS MY THOUGHTS ABOUT ONE OF THE GREATEST MOST TALANTD DESIGNER THE KNITTING INDUSTRY COULD BE BLESS TO HAVE. NICKY EPSTEIN HAS BEEN AROUND FOR SOME TIME NOW AND I ALWAWY’S LOOKED THROUGH HER BOOKED AND WAS IN AWE HOW HER TALANT JUST GOT BETTER AND BETTER. I KNEW I LOVED HER EVEN BEFORE WE SHARED OUR QUALITY TIME TOGETHER.
    THEIR IS ONE NICKY EPSTEIN AND YOU SHOULD HAVE EVERYONE OF HER BOOKS BECAUSE YOU WILL NEVER FIND A DESIGNER THAT PRODUCES HER WORK WITH SUCH PASSION AND HER WORK SCREAMS WHAT A BEAUTIFUL PERSON MRS. NICKY EPSTEIN TRULY I WILL ADMIRE YOU AND LOVE YOU FOREVER.
    WITH ALL MY LOVE MARLA,MITCH,AND RHODA

  5. Julia D. on August 5, 2011 9:06 am

    So creative!
    Thanks for sharing your talent.

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