Encyclopedia of Crochet Techniques: A Step by Step Guide to Creating Unique Fashions and Accessories

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Running Press, 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 160 pages
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The latest addition to our best-selling Encyclopedia of Art series (more than 300,000 copies sold!) focuses on the wonderful textures of crochet. All the essential tools and techniques are clearly explained in more than 400 diagrams and photographs, making it an invaluable guide for both beginners and the more experienced crafters. Readers will discover new twists on the basics, and learn how to create complex-looking stitches, openwork and lace, multicolored patterns, shaped motifs, Afghan squares, and much more. A 16-page gallery in the back of the book features a wide range of crochet items from designers around the world, a perfect section to inspire creativity.

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User Review  - Kathryn - Goodreads

As someone who knows the basics of crochet but no more, this was pretty much the perfect book on crochet. It left me feeling confident about tackling crochet projects and reading patterns, and the ... Read full review

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Jan Eaton is a professional needlecraft and textiles designer who has written over a dozen craft books.

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