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By Michael G. LaFosse


Advanced Origami offers unheard of guideline in the way to create master-class point paper folding tasks. The origami designs are challenging-they require massive folding experience-but the consequences are extra artwork than craft-you'll create initiatives for you to demonstrate or supply as gifts.

Sophisticated origami or paper crafts lovers will have fun with the 10 exact origami designs integrated within the book--with entire how-to directions and photographs.

The e-book additionally positive factors details on paper choice and practise, improve thoughts corresponding to "wet folding," and making your individual paper.

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Row 4B (WS): With B, ch 4, dcib in next dc, *ch 1, dcib in next dc; repeat from * across. Drop Color B to back. Row 6A (WS): With A, ch 4, dcif in next dc, *[ch 1, dcib in next dc] twice, ch 1, dcif in next dc; repeat from * across to last dc, ch 1, dcib in last dc. Row 6B (WS): With B, ch 4, dcib in next dc, *ch 1, dcif in next dc, [ch 1, dcib in next dc] twice; repeat from * across. Turn the entire piece. Turn the entire piece. Repeat Rows 1−6 until piece is desired length. PATTERN TIPS The geometric shapes of the Squares/Crosses pattern make it a simple, bold design.

Next Row A (WS): With A, ch 4, dcib in next dc, [ch 1, dcib in next dc] 5 times, [ch 1, dcif in next dc] twice, *[ch 1, dcib in next dc] 11 times, [ch 1, dcif in next dc] twice; repeat from * across to last 7 dc, [ch 1, dcib in next dc] 7 times. Next Row B (WS): With B, ch 4, dcif in next dc, [ch 1, dcif in next dc] 5 times, ch 1, dcib in next dc, *[ch 1, dcif in next dc] 12 times, ch 1, dcib in next dc; repeat from * across to last 7 dc, [ch 1, dcif in next dc] 7 times. Fasten off B. Weave in all ends.

Florentine Zigzag had the look of needlework and tapestries hanging on castle walls of that same era. Worked in rich colors of cotton or acrylic, create an everyday tote or use a shimmering nylon for a chic evening bag. Cathedral Windows/Florentine Zigzag combines well with other designs such as Zigzag (page 23), Honeycomb/Railroad Tracks (page 56), Woven Ribbons/Woven Vertical Stripes (page 73) or Sidewinder/Looped Lasso and Stripes (page 64). Use these to crochet an exquisite afghan. The design does require an additional Row A of plain filet mesh to finish the panel so it’s vertically symmetrical and ready for uniting the edges of both layers.

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