A to Z of Crochet

Author: Sue Gardner
Publisher: Martingale & Company Incorporated
ISBN: 156477998X
Release Date: 2010-05
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Presents step-by-step instructions and photographs covering the techniques of crocheting.

A to Z of Crochet

Author: Country Bumpkin Publications
Publisher: Martingale & Company Incorporated
ISBN: 1564778568
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Whether you're a new crocheter or just want to try new techniques, this must-have resource offers all the know-how you'll ever need! Easy-to-read text and full-color photos walk you step-by- step from basic through advanced methods Over 1,000 close-up photographs feature real hands holding real yarn and needles--there's no easier way to learn Fix mistakes, shape garments, and find the answers to almost any crochet question

Getting Started Crochet

Author: Judith L. Swartz
Publisher: Betterway Books
ISBN: 9781620332498
Release Date: 2013-02-15
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Neophyte crafters learn how to wield a crochet hook with skill and grace, enter yarn stores with confidence, and recreate their favorite crochet trends in this invaluable guide. Seemingly complex crocheting jargon and techniques are demystified with step-by-step photographs and instructions. Clear diagrams demonstrate how to hold a crochet hook and yarn, and form basic stitches to create a simple scarf. More advanced skills - such as shaping, working in rounds, motifs, and edging - lead into sophisticated projects, including an evening bag, a pillow, and an edged camisole. Designed for the extreme beginner, the manual also contains an index, a list of additional resources, and helpful charts.

The Complete Book of Crochet Stitch Designs

Author: Linda Schäpper
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
ISBN: 1579909159
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Profiles five hundred crochet stitch designs, including classic patterns and originals by the author, providing a photo, a diagram, and written instructions for each; and includes a pictorial index, illustrated instructions for basic stitches, and a list of international crochet symbols.

Crochet Step by Step

Author: Sally Harding
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781465410757
Release Date: 2013-01-17
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Crochet Step by Step is a complete introduction to the art of crochet, providing a must-have resource on the materials and techniques needed to get started. With clear photographic step-by-step "tutorials" on all the key stitches, you will quickly master the basics and gain the confidence to develop your skills. Whether you are a crochet newbie or wishing to refresh your skills, Crochet Step by Step is the ideal companion: compact and easy to reference, yet brimming with useful tips, advice and ideas, its pages contain everything you need to get started and develop a skill that will last a lifetime.

A to Z of Knitting

Author: Sue Gardner
Publisher: Martingale & Company Incorporated
ISBN: 1564779149
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

This must-have resource offers essential knitting know-how. With more than 1,000 close-up photographs featuring real hands holding real yarn and needles, there's no easier way to learn this beautiful craft.

Crochet the Complete Guide

Author: Jane Davis
Publisher: Krause Publications Craft
ISBN: 9780896896970
Release Date: 2009-05-27
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Crochet is a varied craft form with everything from thick, yarn afghans to delicate lace doilies. It's hard to find a book that covers it all, and when you do, most books are large and heavy, not something you can carry with your project for easy reference.

Beginner s Guide to Crochet

Author: Sarah Shrimpton
Publisher: David & Charles
ISBN: 9781446372579
Release Date: 2015-02-16
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Want to learn to crochet, but have no idea where to start? Well this book will guide you through the basics and have you completing your first project in just one day! Each new stitch is explained in easy steps with accompanying photographs and diagrams and is followed up with a project showing you how to utilize your new found skills. The 20 modern projects range from a super simple cafetiere cosy to a granny square blanket, plus there is a section dedicated to "extreme crochet," using t-shirt yarn to create larger-than-life crocheted creations. In addition, crochet charts are included for each stitch and pattern with the author explaining, in detail, how to read and follow charts. The author's chatty, informal style will take you on your journey from newbie to fully-fledged crocheter and before you know it you'll be crocheting and making fantastic homemade presents for friends and family. Crochet blogger Sarah Shrimpton, who blogs under the name Annaboos House, is a self taught crocheter and former teacher, who started blogging for fun and now has over 7k followers on Instagram.

Crocheting For Dummies with Online Videos

Author: Karen Manthey
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119287117
Release Date: 2016-11-30
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

This revised edition of Crocheting For Dummies provides new and revised content including: Fresh new patterns, stitches, and techniques, including crochet styles from around the world A new section covering common crocheting mistakes and how to correct them Crocheting with an eco-awareness: using organic yarns, tie dye yarns, as well as free trade and sustainably sourced fibers, and how to recycle materials Information about of the many resources and events held within the community, like the annual Sheep and Wool Festival held in Rhinebeck NY since 1980 that attracts thousands of yarn crafters and wool lovers.

Crochet Patterns For Dummies

Author: Susan Brittain
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118050705
Release Date: 2011-02-09
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Would you like to learn to crochet? Already know the basics, but would like to stretch your crocheting skills? From scarves and sweaters to hats and handbags, you can create beautiful, useful designs with ease using Crochet Patterns For Dummies. From choosing the right hooks and yarn and crocheting basic stitches to joining pieces together, this easy-to-follow guide will have you hooked in no time. Our hands-on workbook gets you crocheting fashionable, fun designs in a focused, step-by-step manner. You get a review of the basic stitches and stitch combinations, along with a concise appendix containing easy-to-follow instructions for working these stitches. You’ll find plenty of tips on changing colors and adding shape to your projects. Plus, you get full-color photos of every project—from potholders to afghans, belts to table runners, skirts to vests, and much more. You’ll also discover how to: Decipher crochet lingo Make a gauge swatch, read a pattern, and understand garment sizing Work with the most common stitches and stitch patterns Crochet in the round or with color Shape a design through increasing or decreasing stitches Use new techniques like felting and working with wire Crochet pictures and words using the filet crochet technique There are also quick-and-easy designs that are great for kids to make, as well as handy hints on caring for your finished items. Featuring more than 50 fantastic patterns perfect for beginners or those wanting to take their skills to the next level, Crochet Patterns For Dummies is your one-stop guide to crocheting success!

Crocheting in Plain English

Author: Maggie Righetti
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9781466869929
Release Date: 2014-04-29
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

The definitive classic on crocheting for years, the first edition of Crocheting in Plain English equipped readers with easy-to-follow, friendly advice on creating their dream crochets. A lifelong crocheting teacher and designer, Maggie Righetti offered both basic principles and step-by-step instructions to get crocheters started and to perfect their techniques. In this latest edition, completely updated and revised for today's crocheter, Righetti dispenses more of her invaluable wisdom, covering virtually everything you need to know about crochet, including: * Selecting threads and yarns * Determining gauge * Working with the right tools * How to interpret patterns and instructions * Increasing and decreasing stitches * How to fix mistakes * Basic stitches (chain, double, treble, slip) * Sixteen different fabric pattern stitches * Assembling the finished product * How to block, clean, and care for crocheted articles * And much, much more! Each technique is illustrated with clear drawings, charts, or photos. Complete with a new introduction and a detailed glossary of crochet terms, Crocheting in Plain English is one sourcebook no crocheter should do without.

The Big Book of Crochet Stitches

Author: Rita Weiss
Publisher: Martingale
ISBN: 9781604684513
Release Date: 2014-02-11
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Increase your stitch repertoire! Access hundreds of crochet stitches that you can use year in and year out. From two of the most respected names in crochet, this indispensable resource provides excellent value. Find step-by-step instructions for more than 350 stitches, from easy to advanced, including shells, fans, clusters, bobbles, and more See a swatch for each stitch in a full-color, close-up photograph Locate quickly and conveniently any stitch you like; stitches are grouped by style for easy reference, and an alphabetical index is also included

Crochet 101

Author: Deborah Burger
Publisher: Creative Publishing international
ISBN: 9781610584197
Release Date: 2012-09-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Written with the absolute beginner in mind, this book teaches all the basics for learning to crochet with step-by-step instructions and photographs. Crocheting skills are learned by working on projects, beginning with something very easy and getting progressively more difficult as the reader works through the book. New skills are explored in depth as they are introduced. The introductory section covers all the basics of crochet-selecting yarn, hook types and sizes, other tools and accessories, crochet gauge, chaining, forming the basic stitches, reading patterns-making this the most comprehensive beginner’s book available.

Everything Crochet

Author: Carol Alexander
Publisher: Annie's
ISBN: 1596353619
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Offers guidance on learning the practical skills of crocheting, including substituting yarns, mastering seaming, and enlarging patterns for a perfect fit.