This release from American School of Needlework teaches all the fundamentals of crochet, plus fun and simple projects. With it's bright cheery cover, with a few balls of yarn and a sset of hooks, this makes a perfect gift!
by Mary Thomas
Techniques covered are the chain cast on, single, double, half double, triple crochets, as well as increasing and decreasing, changing yarns and working in rounds. Book also teaches you how to read patterns, about gauge, and finishing your work. Projects are an afghan, a potholder, a purse, pillow and bathroom set.
This book, presented by American School of Needlework, teaches the basics of crochet in just eight hours. Includes easy-to-follow instructions illustrated with large step-by-step diagrams.
126 pages full of multiple projects and extensive and detailed crochet techniques. Techniques covered are the chain cast on, single, double, half double, triple crochets, bead crochet, thread crochet, as well as increasing and decreasing, changing yarns and working in rounds. Five chapters progress a new crocheter from basic rectangles to skirts, cardigans and even felted crochet bowls.
This Compendium from White Birches combined their best selling technique books into the ultimate reference book of crochet techniques -- great for newcomers and expert crocheters too! Newcomers to crochet can learn to crochet with our basics section that begins with the slip knot, and each lesson gradually builds upon the other. Experts will love the 16 techniques ranging from Hairpin Lace to Learning to Symbol Crochet all in one great book! Each technique features full-color illustrations, step-by-step instructions and a project to practice on. A must have for every crochet library! 136 pages.
This comprehensive reference and pattern book from Annie's is a must-have addition to the serious crocheter's library. Covered in the pages of this in-depth how-to book are the answers to a wide range of nuts-and-bolts questions that crocheters want and need answers to but are often unable to find in standard "tutorial" crochet books that cover only the basics.
Other helpful information includes special, "out of the ordinary" crochet techniques such as felting, mosaic crochet, Swedish embroidery, tambour crochet, fair isle, crocheting with thrums and locks, flatwork bead crochet, doing cross-stitch on crochet, crocheting on fabric, and even how to process and crochet with pet hair. This book will also help you organize your crochet supplies and yarn scraps, and even show you how to take your crochet to a professional level.
You'll find all of this and much more in this one-of-a-kind crocheter's guide book that you will go to time and time again for answers to those crochet problems and questions that every crocheter encounters at one time or another. 280+ pages.