Beer Crafts: Making the Most of Your Cans, Bottle Caps, and by Shawn Gascoyne-Bowman PDF

By Shawn Gascoyne-Bowman

ISBN-10: 1449427839

ISBN-13: 9781449427832

A synthesis of 2 striking spare time activities — making issues and ingesting — Beer Crafts is the reply to the age-old query of what to do with these ninety nine bottles of beer at the wall.

While writer and crafter extraordinaire Shawn Bowman want to imagine she got here up with the assumption on her personal, thought particularly got here from her eight-year-old daughter, who spent a summer season captivated with making jewellery out of her parents' discarded bottle caps. discovering the be aware on her table, “My crafting includes you to open a beer,” the writer had what can basically be known as an epiphany: “ALL crafting should still contain me commencing a beer.” She raised her daughter’s allowance, and set right down to penning this booklet. yet first, she opened a beer.

Beer Crafts indicates you ways to repurpose not only the caps but in addition labels, bottles, or even cans into priceless, hip, and quirky goods — from attention-getting (if now not downright horny) garter belts to the vintage crochet beer can hat, to beer bottle tags, to fridge magnets, and extra. The tasks are great enjoyable, effortless to make (even for a first-time crafter), and many of the offers are belongings you most likely have already got to be had or chilling within the fridge.

Beer Crafts has jewellery and add-ons for men and gals. From cowboy hats made up of beer case containers and masculine bottle label belt buckles and wallets to flowery bottle most sensible flip-flops and cute-as-a-button beer cap headbands, there’s a bit anything for everybody — even beer can jackets for the relatives puppy! Beer bottles themselves dress up with insulating crochet cozies and fancy appeal necklaces, finishing all arguments over whose drink is whose, while they’re all in actual fact marked “mine”! There are even funky domestic decor tasks, together with candle holders, patio lanterns, chook feeders, and a memo board. And with lots of beer charges and minutiae, Beer Crafts is suggested bar analyzing in the event you don't craft.

Tie one on — then braid it, glue it, and enhance it — with Beer Crafts.

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Gram(s) hdc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . half double crochet hdc dec . . . . . . . . . . half double crochet 2 or more stitches together, as indicated inc . . . . . . . . . . . . increase/increases/increasing lp(s) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . loop(s) MC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . main color mm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . millimeter(s) oz .

Round(s) RS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . right side sc . . . . . . . . . . . . single crochet (singular/plural) sc dec . . . . . . . . . . . . . single crochet 2 or more stitches together, as indicated sk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . skip/skipped/skipping sl st(s) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . slip stitch(es) sp(s) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Yard(s) yo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CoM/StitChguide Reverse single crochet (reverse sc): ch 1, sk first st, working from left to right, insert hook in next st from front to back, draw up lp on hook, yo and draw through both lps on hook . Chain (ch): Yo, pull through lp on hook . Front loop Single crochet (sc): insert hook in st, yo, pull through st, yo, pull through both lps on hook . = = = = = = = Back loop Front post stitch (fp): Back post stitch (bp): When working post st, insert hook from right to left around post of st on previous row .

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