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Crocheting for dummies, 2nd edition

Author: Susan Brittain
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Wiley Pub., 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st ed

This revised edition contains completely new content and includes fresh new patterns, stitches and techniques reflecting crocheting styles from around the world. It's packed with new and refreshed  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Brittain
ISBN: 9780470536452 0470536454
OCLC Number: 682191587
Description: 386 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction. Part I: Crochet 101. Chapter 1: Hooking into a Life of Crochet. Chapter 2: Tools of the Trade. Chapter 3: Creating Consistency with Gauge. Chapter 4: Decoding Crochet Patterns. Part II: Basic Stitches and Techniques. Chapter 5: Focusing on Fundamental Stitches. Chapter 6: Long, Longer, Longest: Several Common Crochet Stitches. Chapter 7: Shaping Up and Slimming Down: Increasing and Decreasing Stitches. Chapter 8: I've Been Here Before: Crocheting in Circles. Chapter 9: Crocheting in Technicolor. Part III: Advanced Stitches and Techniques. Chapter 10: Fancy Stitches That Steal the Show. Chapter 11: Creating Texture in Unexpected Ways. Chapter 12: Like Knitting with a Hook: Tunisian Crochet. Chapter 13: Filet and Mesh Crochet: Creating a New Style. Chapter 14: Building on Your Skills with Motifs. Part IV: Putting It All Together. Chapter 15: Connecting the Parts: Joining Seams. Chapter 16: Design 101: Crocheting Your First Sweater. Chapter 17: Finishing Functionally: Borders, Buttons, and Pockets. Chapter 18: It's All in the Details: Embellishing Crochet. Chapter 19: Neatness Counts: Fixing, Blocking, and Caring for Your Work. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Do Good with Crochet. Chapter 21: Ten Variations on Crochet. Appendix: Sources and Resources. Index.
Responsibility: Susan Brittain, Karen Manthey, Julie Holetz ; [edited by] Laura.


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'The ultimate fool-proof guide, it will have you crocheting masterpieces in no-time.' (Let's Get Crafting, June 2010).

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