Crocheted granny squares and filet crochet come together in new pattern book
When Granny Meets Filet offers crocheters a mix of 50 different granny squares and 91 filet stitches that combine to create seven one-of-a-kind designs, including a pillow, a headband, a scarf, an afghan, a cardigan, a pair of fingerless gloves and a neck warmer.
The book is being released in January and will sell for $9.95 in select stores and through the Annie's Attic catalog, accessible on the Web at AnniesAttic.com.
Connie Ellison is the book's editor. She is the crochet product development director for DRG's Annie's Attic-brand products and originally started with the company in 1979. She oversees all DRG crochet pattern leaflets and crochet hardcover books, in addition to merchandising the Annie's Attic direct mail catalog crochet products. She is a member of the Crochet Guild of America and lives in East Texas.
Annie's Attic publishes high-quality needlecraft publications and craft patterns known for instructional accuracy and clarity. Every book includes a stitch guide and a list of needlecraft abbreviations for added ease in creating each project.
Annie's Attic is a leading DRG brand. Others brands include House of White Birches, American School of Needlework, Good Old Days and Clotilde.
Crocheters can visit the DRG website at DRGnetwork.com for information about additional products and publications available through the DRG publishing division.
About DRG: DRG (DRGnetwork.com) is part of the third-generation Muselman family business headquartered in Berne, Ind., near Fort Wayne. A leader in the craft and nostalgia markets, DRG is well known for its iconic brands, which include House of White Birches, Annie's Attic, Clotilde, American School of Needlework and Good Old Days. The company publishes magazines and books (print and digital), and also offers kits, supplies and Web-deliverable products in print catalogs and on its more than 40 websites. Magazines and products are also available on newsstands and in retail chains and independent stores nationwide. One of DRG's divisions, Strategic Fulfillment Group (SFG), provides state-of-the-art fulfillment and database marketing services out of a 140,000-square-foot facility nestled in the rolling wooded landscape of East Texas, centered between Shreveport and Dallas. The Muselman business began in 1925 with the founding of Economy Printing Concern in Berne. EP Graphics, as it is known today, is still owned by the Muselman family. It specializes in high-quality, four-color web printing for catalogs and magazines.