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Crocheting for dummies, 2nd edition

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