Granny Square Flair Book

Granny Square Flair

It’s done!  Hooray!  I am so pleased to introduce you to my very first print book!

Designing granny squares is my jam.  It’s what I love to do most and so my book, Granny Square Flair, has fifty 6″ granny square patterns for you to play with.

Granny Square Flair books by Shelley Husband

 

Granny Square Flair is an all new collection of 50 variations on the classic square crochet motif. With innovative techniques and inventive combinations of basic stitches, I have created what I hope will be a valued addition to your crochet reference library.

Granny Square Flair by Shelley Husband

Each of the 50 square patterns is presented in both chart form and in written round-by-round instructions, so you can work in the way that suits you best.  I include full explanations of special stitches, along with tips for finishing your project beautifully. Every square is shown in at least 3 distinctive colour ways, inspiring your own colour exploration.

Granny Square Flair by Shelley Husband

Granny Square Flair is not just a reference book. I have included full instructions for 11 beautiful projects made with motifs from the book. I also walk you through using the patterns to design your own projects, including estimating yarn requirements, combining patterns and colour inspiration.

Melbourne Wrap by Shelley Husband from Granny Square Flair (1)

Melbourne Wrap by Shelley Husband from Granny Square Flair. Awesome photography by  Jo O’Keefe.

To get the most out of Granny Square Flair, you’ll need to know the most common crochet stitches and how to read a written pattern or chart.  Anything out of the ordinary is explained of course.

Granny Square Flair by Shelley Husband 2018

When is Granny Square Flair out?

Now!  Yay!  The book was launched 20 July at the  Bendigo Sheep and Wool Show,  where hung out with Isabel and Nick at the Great Ocean Road Woollen Mill stand in the Osborne Building (just near the front gate).  I used some of their gorgeous yarns to make things in the book.  Thanks so much to everyone who dropped in and say hello and have a chat!

Blues sampler blanket by Shelley Husband from Granny Square Flair (5)

Blues sampler blanket from Granny Square Flair. Photo by Jo O’Keefe.

Where can I get a copy?

It just depends where you are where you can order from.  If you’re in the US, UK or elsewhere, you can order from Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk and Barnes and Noble

If you’re in Australia, you can order your copy now below.  As a bonus, you will receive a PDF digital, non-print version of the book straight away and the actual book will be sent to the Tuesday after you order. Postage of $5 will be added during checkout.  Purchasing direct from me is only available for Australian folks due to postage costs. If you really want one from me and live elsewhere, email me and I can let you know the postage costs for where you are.   

Can I  get a Digital Version?

If you’re only after a digital PDF version, you can get it now no matter where you are.  Like straight away.  Just click the button below with your preferred terms to grab yours and you’ll have it on your device in no time at all. Please note, this is not a print quality version.  If you’re after an ebook version for Kindle or Kobo, ibooks etc, it’s coming.  They’re not quite there yet, but they will be available soon.  Keep searching the stores and it’ll pop up eventually.

I can’t wait to share Granny Square Flair with you!

Granny Square Flair by Shelley Husband

See it at a live event near you!

I am planning a bit of a tour with Granny Square Flair, doing workshops and book chats around Victoria and beyond.  If you know of a book shop, craft/yarn shop that might be interested in having me visit, please let me know.

Here’s a list of events planned so far.

All done! Monday 9 July – Hamilton Wool and Craft Guild at the Yulecart Hall – Book chat and show and tell.  What a great day! Thanks to everyone who came along!

Friday 20 July, Saturday 21 July, Sunday 22 JulyBendigo Sheep and Wool Show at the Great Ocean Road Woollen Mill stand.

Sunday 29 July – 10 am to 5 pm. Portland Fibre Artists Market – Portland RSL, Percy St Building (Opposite carwash)

Wednesday 8th August – Workshop and Book chat/show and tell – Portland Library

Saturday 18th August – Workshops and book chat/show and tell – Mount Gambier Library

Wednesday 22nd August – Workshop and Book chat/show and tell – Joy’s Craftworx Percy St Portland

Check back to see new events as they are organised!

So there you have it!  My very first print book!  I am so excited!  Watch this space for news on reviews and giveaways. Some super lovey folks have some fun things planned to help me celebrate.

xx Shelley