Crochet Patterns For Dummies

Crochet Patterns For Dummies

by Susan Brittain

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 21/09/2007

RRP  $30.95 $26.75
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

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

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
Knitting & crochet
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
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