Crochet the Complete Guide

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Krause Publications Craft, May 27, 2009 - Crafts & Hobbies - 256 pages
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Your one-stop reference for a lifetime of happy crocheting!

It's amazing that a simple hook and yarn can yield such diverse results, from thick, cozy Afghans to delicate lace doilies. Crochet The Complete Guide contains everything you need to get started or take your projects to the next level—from advice on selecting the best yarn types and colors for your projects, to easy-to-follow instructions for creating sophisticated edgings, lacework and three-dimensional textures, to multi-color effects, ruffles, flowers and much more!

  • 150+ illustrated stitch patterns, from classic patterns to new and unusual designs—arranged by type and style, and color-coded for easy browsing
  • directions for a wide range of crochet styles, including Tunisian crochet, beaded crochet and CroKnit
  • 7 timeless projects to make as shown, or customize by substituting pattern stitches found throughout the book
  • a getting-started section that covers tools, materials and basic techniques
A must-have guide for crocheters of all skill levels, this little book will satisfy your itch to stitch!

 

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Contents

Introduction
7
Chapter 1
9
Chapter 2
61
Chapter 3
205
Glossary
242
Resources
249
Index
250
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Jane Davis is an avid crafter with experience in a variety of crafts. She has written eight books with Krause on beading, knitting, crocheting and bead embroidery, in addition to six other books on similar subjects. She is an expert designer and creates well-written instructions, great illustrations and beautiful photography that appeal to crafters of all levels.

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