Author(s): Maaike Van Koert
The perfect crochet book for mums to be (and excited grandmothers too!) - embrace your nesting instinct with 25 projects that will take you from your first crochet stitches through every stage of your pregnancy. With specially chosen projects to correspond to each trimester, allow the naturally calming rhythms of crochet to relax you while creating a beautiful set of baby and nursery items with a unique personal touch to welcome your little one. Projects for baby include cardigans, fun toys, a sleeping bag and mobile, while mum-to-be can relax with a beautiful hot water bottle cover, blanket and shawl. The yarns used for the projects are all baby-friendly natural fibres like cotton and washable wool, that are practical and long-lasting too.
Maaike von Koert is a crochet designer with a popular crochet blog (www.creJJtion.com). Her designs have been available through Etsy since 2012 and Ravelry since 2014. Bestselling items are her baby blankets, with about 80% of the sales being to US customers. She is the author of two Dutch language crochet books Puur Haken (2014), a bestseller in The Netherlands and currently up for a fifth reprint, and Hollands Welgaren (2015). Her sense of project styling and crochet design is recognized with a 24k+ following on Instagram.