Crocheting For Dummies with Online Videos

Author: Karen Manthey,Susan Brittain

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119287111

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 408

View: 308

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.

Big Book of Thread Ornaments

Author: Leisure Arts

Publisher: Leisure Arts

ISBN: 1601403305

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 1508

Big Book of Thread Ornaments, -More than 100 Christmas ornaments and tree top angels fi ll this big book of designs in cotton crochet thread.

The New Crochet

A Beginner's Guide, with 38 Modern Projects

Author: Marion Madel

Publisher: Potter Craft

ISBN: 038534614X

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 224

View: 2528

A fresh, upscale approach to crochet, with 38 simple projects presented in 25 comprehensive yet easy-to-understand lessons for anyone just picking up this craft. Crochet gets a chic makeover in this beginner-friendly book from French designer and crochet teacher Marion Madel. The 38 quick and easy projects include oversized scarves, cozy cowls, lacy shawls, decorative embellishments, bags, and much more. In 25 lessons, beginners will steadily build their repetoire of crochet skills, each one presented in detailed step-by-step photos, from creating foundation chains to decreasing and increasting stitches to crocheting in the round. For each lesson, the accompanying patterns offer the chance to try out new stitch patterns and techniques while creating a collection of beautiful garments and accessories that go far beyond typical "beginner's" projects.

200 Ripple Stitch Patterns

Exciting Patterns to Knit and Crochet for Afghans, Blankets and Throws

Author: Jan Eaton

Publisher: Search Press(UK)

ISBN: 9781782216353


Page: 128

View: 5834

Creativity abounds with vibrant colors and combinations for 200 ripple stitch patterns to knit or crochet. A new edition of the popular stitch book by internationally renowned needlecraft and textile designer, Jan Eaton. In this collection, create beautiful fabrics with variegated zigzags of colour and pretty ridged effects, perfect for afghans, throws, baby blankets and even wall hangings. This easy to use book features 200 colourful ripple stitch patterns to knit and crochet using a range of techniques, from traditional Shetland lace stitches to modern textured pattern. Each stitch features a detailed photograph, clear instructions and suggested colour variations; Jan's book also includes guidance on planning projects, choosing yarn, making and combining swatches, and finishing edges, along with an easy-to-follow refresher course on knitting and crochet basics. There is even the addition of five beautiful projects inside for you to knit and crochet, allowing you to see the myriad creations that can be made with the stitch patterns. With so much inspiration to help you in one handy guide book, prepare to while away hours knitting and crocheting your dream designs with this essential and invaluable directory that's perfect for new and familiar needlecrafters everywhere.

Crochet Towel Toppers and Potholders

Author: Leisure Arts

Publisher: Leisure Arts

ISBN: 1609008189

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 32

View: 3101

5733 Crochet Towel Toppers and Potholders Freshen your kitchen with crocheted flowers! These quick blooms will add beauty to the heart of your home. The half-dozen sets of floral potholders and towel toppers by Glenda Winkleman were inspired by printed kitchen towels, yet they're also perfect with towels in solid colors. Need a wedding or housewarming gift in a hurry? These are your go-to patterns for a fast and impressive finish! The six sets are all for Easy skill level, made using medium weight yarn: Apple Blossom Set, Cabbage Rose Set, Daisy Set, Sunflower Set, Violets Set, and Nasturtium Set. BONUS: Online technique videos.

Connect the Shapes Crochet Motifs

Creative Techniques for Joining Motifs of All Shapes

Author: Edie Eckman

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603429735

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 271

View: 4417

Presents 101 crochet motifs along with techniques for arranging and joining them together in a variety of patterns.

Encyclopedia of Tunisian Crochet

Author: Angela Grabowski

Publisher: LoneStar Abilene Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 097497255X


Page: 148

View: 5652

This is one of the most comprehensive books on Tunisian Crochet published to date. Featuring 140 pages of... 400+ Stitch Variations 560 Photographs Tutorials Questions & Answers Tips & Tricks Dictionary of Terms Historical Background Alternate Stitch Names & Terms Bibliography This book includes everything needed to get started and master Tunisian Crochet! I received the Encyclopedia of Tunisian Crochet yesterday and all I can say is WOWOWOWOWOWOW. I mean it. Without a doubt, it is the most comprehensive book Ive ever seen on Tunisian crochet and I cant wait to show it off to my crochet group. Its excellent quality, well worth the asking price and very easy to understand. BarbIf you want more than the basics, Id recommend [the] Encyclopedia of Tunisian Crochet. This book has all those basic stitches, numerous variations on the basics, historic stitches; history of crochet, knit and Tunisian; actual photos of stitch swatches and photos of how to make the stitches. The detailed photos of where to insert your hook are extremely clear. Over 400 stitches! Photos included stitches, stitch details and some color photos of completed projects. Definitely worth the cost! JaneThe research, the writing, the pictures, all of it is the ticket I looked for over the last 25 years [or maybe more]! LindaThis definitely is the most comprehensive book on Tunisian/Afghan stitch I have ever seen. Great illustrations and written instructions. Even the novice can follow this. JudySo far I have one word for your book... PHENOMENAL! I cant wait to sit down with it and really look it over. Please, if you are maintaining a list of those who would like to purchase your next Tunisian book, put my name down and let me know when it is ready to purchase. PeggyI havent yet had the time to really sit down and read it, but OMG [Oh my God!] Im already absolutely in love with it! I honestly never knew that there is so much that can be done with Tunisian crochet. Anyway, Im looking forward to spending a lot of time with your book [and will whole-heartedly recommend it to my friends] and will excitedly await your second one. Debra

Crocheting Patchwork Patterns

23 Granny Squares for Afghans, Sweaters & Other Projects

Author: Annette Lep

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486239675

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 50

View: 1039

Instructions for making 23 "granny-type" squares based upon quilt block patterns including such favorites as Log Cabin, Streak of Lightning, Baby Block, and Indian Hatchet, plus specific instructions for putting the blocks together to make afghans, sweaters, and many more. Instructions. 81 illustrations.

The Crochet Answer Book, 2nd Edition

Solutions to Every Problem You'll Ever Face; Answers to Every Question You'll Ever Ask

Author: Edie Eckman

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612124070

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 408

View: 7576

Edie Eckman’s classic Q&A reference book has been updated with helpful answers to even more of your burning crochet questions. From beginning basics like yarn styles, stitch types, and necessary tools to detailed outlines of more advanced techniques, you can trust Eckman to deliver straightforward guidance and plenty of encouragement. With illustrations for left-handed crocheters and tips for broomstick lace, linked stitches, crochet cables, and more, The Crochet Answer Book is full of expert advice on every page.

The Big Book of Crochet Stitches

Fabulous Fans, Pretty Picots, Clever Clusters and a Whole Lot More

Author: Rita Weiss,Jean Leinhauser

Publisher: Martingale

ISBN: 1604684518

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

View: 392

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

75 Colorful Hexagons to Crochet

The Ultimate Mix-and-Match Patterns in Eye-Popping Colors

Author: Leonie Morgan

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1250074347

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 7227

In this new book from Leonie Morgan you'll discover a delightful collection of hexagons to crochet in bright and inspiring colorways. With 75 original designs to choose from, a further 50 vibrant color variations, and five eye-catching projects to try, there's plenty here to spark the imagination. Complete with a wide variety of designs that range from simple to more advanced, each hexagon comes with a clear written pattern, an easy-to-follow chart, and a large photograph of the crocheted piece. Simply pick your favorite pattern and get crocheting, or mix and match the blocks to create your own unique project. Containing a step-by-step guide to all the basic crochet techniques you need to get started, as well as advice on how to add finishing touches to the designs, this wonderfully illustrated book will appeal to beginners and more experienced crocheters alike.

Learn Embossed Crochet

Author: Lianka Azulay

Publisher: Annie's Wholesale

ISBN: 1590122380

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 52

View: 5658

The technique of Embossed Crochet creates a textured fabric where the beauty of knitted cable leaves have been translated to crochet. This book includes 10 fashion designs such as a scarf, cowl, vest, handbags, blankets and hat, made using light- and worsted-weight yarns. Written instructions as well illustrations, photos and symbol crochet are included to help you with this exciting new technique.

Crochet Your Way

A Learn-to-crochet Afghan, Over 40 Projects for Home and Family, Easy-to-understand Text and Symbols, Special Instructions for Left-handers, EZ Reference Crochet Shorthand Chart

Author: Gloria Tracy,Susan Levin

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 1561583103

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 218

View: 8958

Provides instructions for completing more than forty crochet projects, including hats, afghans, sweaters, and other items.

A to Z of Crochet

Author: Sue Gardner

Publisher: Martingale & Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9781564779984

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 9449

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

100 Colorful Ripple Stitches to Crochet

50 Original Stitches & 50 Fabulous Colorways for Blankets and Throws

Author: Leonie Morgan

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1250049490

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 3677

A comprehensive guide shares 75 original stitch designs for beginners through advanced crafters, explaining how to use colors and textures to create eye-catching ripples, zig-zags and waves. Original. 35,000 first printing.