Author: Emma Brown
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release Date: 2017-03-09
Have you ever wanted to Learn how to Crochet? For many people, the process of learning how to crochet took hours and hours of sitting with someone who really understood the art. Crochet books were largely useless because it is difficult to teach a visual art through words-until now. Crochet for Beginners is full of photos and diagrams that make it easy not only to learn beginning crocket stitches but really begin to put them into use, making more and more complicated projects, all the way up to crochet afghans. If you already know how to do basic crochet stitches and are looking for crocheting books that can help you take your projects to the next level, this book is also perfect for your needs. This books is very specific about not only how to start crocheting, but how to improve your skills with a range of techniques and crochet patterns that train you to make just about anything you want, quickly and easily. All you have to do is look at the pictures and diagrams and you will be able to make any of the 21 crochet patterns included in the book. This book teaches you to complete every single one of our patterns, even the most advanced ones, in less than three days. To speed up the process, the book also includes a full list of Glossary terms, to explain that crochet terminology that patterns and other crocheters use. There are even ten fast-track tips to get you crocheting fast and a FAQ to answer any questions you might have about crocheting, crochet stiches, what hooks to purchase, etc. You will be a master of crocheting in no time! Here are just some of the benefits provided by Crochet for Beginners: * Learn whether or not crocheting is harder than knitting * 21 different crochet projects, teaching you the skills to crochet just about anything * How to easily start crocheting and build your skills * How to join crochet pieces * And many more! Learning how to crochet is not a difficult or protracted process when you have the right tools. That is what Crochet for Beginners provides, a step-by-step, picture and diagram tutorial for simple and highly advanced projects. Scroll up and get your copy today! Check Out What Others Are Saying... "One thing I really love about the book is the abundance of clear, beautiful photos. They feature colorful crochet stitches done, has got to be one of my most favorite books. Why? Because you don't just read it cover to cover and walk away from it. It is useful, it is a resource, and I find myself referring to it time and time again. You see, I am a crocheter, but I don't crochet constantly so I forget stitches. A to Z Crochet is a great tool to remind me how to do a certain stitch. The pictures are helpful and show progressive steps. If there is more than one way to do something, you can bet it is explained.. I really appreciate these pics!I now have enough stitches to keep me crocheting into the next millennium. Easy instructions and great pictures...makes it hard to do anything other than crochet.For the price, this book is an absolutely incredible value. I expect to use this book as a reference for a long time to come." - Michelle Smith "I've always wanted to learn how to crochet, this book makes it so easy! The diagrams of the patterns were really helpful to me (it doesn't matter how many times someone explains something in words, I'm a visual learner!). Awesome guide, I can crochet now!Great book, It really does make it simple enough for anyone!" - Katy Johnson (USA)
Caution: This Book will take your skill set to the next level for crocheting overnight, just in one day! Also Includes Free Bonus Book: Learn How to Crochet 4 Granny Square Patterns In her latest book, Learn to Crochet in Just One Day, Florence Schultz shares her extensive knowledge of the art of crochet with you so that you can truly learn to crochet in just one day. In her most comprehensive book yet, Florence teaches you all about yarn and hooks, basic crochet stitches and techniques, more advanced stitches, and shares 10 original patterns for you to put your new skills to use. To begin Florence gives you a short tutorial on yarn and the various fibers used to manufacture it. She also teaches you the importance of gauge, how to read and understand a yarn label, and how to choose the correct yarn for your project. Next she moves onto an explanation of crochet hooks; the types and different styles of holding the hook. In the next section Florence teaches you crochet stitches and techniques in easy to understand language and with large clear images. You will learn basic and intermediate crochet stitches: Here Is A Preview Of What You'll will Learn.. Chain stitch Single crochet Cluster stitch Shell stitch Treble stitch Single crochet stitch Double crochet stitch Back and front loops stitches Back and front post stitches Florence then shares crochet techniques every crochet artist needs to know to produce fine quality professional projects. These techniques include how to have clean even edges every time, how to crochet in the round, how to weave in tails securely, and more. This book is truly a comprehensive reference book on the art of crochet, but it is written in easy to understand language and includes several clear images. Florence also includes several tables of information such as crochet abbreviations in US and UK terms, hook sizes for the US, UK, and Canada, a yarn weigh table, and other tables for your reference. She also includes a complete list of laundry symbols used by today's yarn manufacturers and a comprehensive list of crochet terms and abbreviations used by today's crochet pattern designers. If you have ever wanted to learn how to crochet, then Learn to Crochet in Just One Day is the book for you. This book would make a great gift for anyone wanting to pass down the fine art of crochet. With over 70 pages of information, helpful tables, and 10 original patterns this book is a must-have for your crochet library. Get your copy today! What are you waiting for? If you are still reading this you are obviously motivated to get all the benefits this book has to offer. Stop thinking and take ACTION. Buy It Now
Do you love the Old-World look of a cabled sweater? Then why not crochet an afghan replete with the same rich, romantic patterns? Sixty-three pattern stitches come together to create this heirloom-quality sampler afghan. For the matching square pillow, simply assemble four blocks for the front and create a single large block for the back. Or fashion a soft and elegant bolster pillow using sections of several pattern stitches. This compendium of cable designs is only the latest volume in the Leisure Arts stitch library. Round out your pattern collection with Leisure Arts Leaflet #555, 63 Easy-to-Crochet Pattern Stitches, and Leaflet #2146, 63 More Easy-to-Crochet Pattern Stitches. A world of touchable, crocheted texture awaits your discovery on every page! By Darla Sims. 63 Cable Stitches to Crochet (Leisure Arts #3961)
Inspired by the lifestyle of the urban dweller, this crochet fashion collection from award-winning designer Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby is vibrant, versatile and exciting. Shannon presents 13 garments that are as energising to crochet as they are to wear. Showcasing yarns in light and medium weights, the designs include Bangkok Jacket, Dublin Cables Dress, Rio Sleeveless Hoodie, St. Tropez Butterfly Sleeve Top, Buenos Aires Maxi Vest, Amsterdam Vest, Helsinki Sweater, Seattle Cross Front Vest, Los Angeles Jacket, Taos Poncho, Milan Cowl Neck Top, Paris Wrap (a multifunctional skirt or dress) and NYC Dress. Most patterns are for sizes Small to 3X and Easy to Experienced skill levels. Tutorials help explain foundations and finishing techniques.
Author: The Editors of Lark Books
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal
Release Date: 2013-09-19
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
The latest addition to the best-selling Wisdom & Know-How series is an all-in-one guide to mastering a variety of popular crafts, from knitting and quilting to ceramics and jewelry making. The fifth book in the popular Wisdom and Know-How series, CraftWisdom & Know-How covers dozens of the most popular crafts in one complete, all-encompassing resource. The book is organized by type of craft and includes Sewing, Knitting, and Other Needlework; Paper Crafts and Bookmaking; Glasswork; Jewelry Making; Pottery and Clay; Mosaics; Candle-making and Decorating; and Woodworking and Furniture Making. The sections are further broken down into chapters that cover specific crafts, each with step-by-step directions and tips for projects for all levels of skill and ability, from beginner to advanced. Hundreds of projects are included, such as Super Sock Monkeys, Crocheted Hats, Etched Glass, One-Afternoon Skirts, and Beading Vintage-Style Jewelry, to name a few. The material is hand-selected from dozens of publications from Lark Books, a leader in craft books. The information is tried, trusted, and true, and provides indispensable instruction and advice from the most accomplished crafters in the world. With hundreds of black-and-white illustrations and photographs, as well as essential resources for materials and tools, Craft Wisdom & Know-How is a must-have book for the aspiring and experienced crafter alike.
Learn the popular Corner to Corner and the Straight Box Stitch Patterns and more with this book explained in simple to understand instructions with plenty of clear easy to see pictures. In her latest book, Crochet the Corner to Corner and Straight Box Stitch for Beginners; Learn the Basics of Crochet and How to Crochet the Popular C2C and Straight Box Stitch Patterns, Cynthia Welsh teaches you the basics of crochet and how to crochet the popular Corner to Corner (C2C) and straight box stitch patterns. Cynthia starts out with a tutorial on hooks and yarn. Next she moves on to teaching you how to crochet with easy to understand instructions and lots of large clear images. You will learn the basic stitches and techniques you need to begin your journey with art of crochet. Learn about yarn and hooks Learn how to crochet the chain stitch Learn the single crochet stitch Learn the double crochet stitch Learn the slip stitch Learn how to weave in tail securely Learn how to decrease in a pattern Learn easy color changes Learn how to read and understand a pattern repeat Once you have the basics of crochet down pat, it's time to move onto learning how to crochet the C2C and straight box stitch pattern. Cynthia guides each step of the way with her easy to understand written instructions and large images to help you visualize and understand the Corner 2 Corner and straight box stitch patterns. The C2C pattern is crocheted on the diagonal and Cynthia teaches you how to read a chart to help you understand and crochet this popular stitch pattern. She provides several charts for project ideas and gives you tips to help your crochet project turn out perfect every time. The straight box stitch pattern is very similar to the C2C pattern, but it is crocheted in rows. Cynthia teaches you how to begin your project, change colors, and create an even edge at the end. There is even a cute striped dishcloth pattern included in this book to help you practice your new skills. Don't miss out on Cynthia Welsh's latest book. It will be a favorite in your crochet library. Crochet the Corner to Corner and Straight Box Stitch for Beginners; Learn the Basics of Crochet and How to Crochet the Popular C2C and Straight Box Stitch Patterns is written for absolute beginners and takes you from picking up a hook and yarn for the first time all of the way to creating your first project. More advanced crochet artists will find this book a great resource to refresh their skills and learn how to crochet C2C and straight box stitch projects. Get your copy today! Black and White Version** Buy It Now
This guide for the modern knitter presents more than 150 new and innovative cable stitch patterns ranging from basic to complex and offers enlightening insight into how cables are engineered, how knitters can design their own, and how knitters can mix and match cables in a knitting pattern. Teacher, author, and master knitter Norah Gaughan shares her design principles and offers clear cable-making instruction throughout, always in a conversational, easy-to-understand voice that proceeds naturally, as one cable idea leads to the next. Master the art of cable knitting, then test your newfound skills with the 15 garment patterns for wraps, sweaters, and accessories. Also available from Norah Gaughan: Knitting Nature,Comfort Knitting and Crochet: Afghans and Comfort Knitting, and Crochet: Babies and Toddlers.
Everyone loves to crochet for baby and Vanna White is no exception. In Giggles & Grins, Vanna shows us 12 new designs with baby in mind. Cute striped sweaters for boys and girls, stuffed elephant and bear toys, giant stuffed letter and number blocks, and blankets are all easy to crochet and are great for gift giving. Vanna tells us why she likes each project and also introduces us to Vanna's Choice® Baby, a worsted weight, machine washable premium acrylic yarn that comes in wonderfully up to date baby colors. Projects are A-B-C Baby Block, 1-2-3 Baby Block, Amigurumi Elephant, Amigurumi Bear with Sweater, Granny Square Blankie, Froggie Hooded Baby Blanket, 'Mint Chip' Booties, Shell Stitch Blanket, Mitered Magic Baby Blanket, Girls' Striped Cardigan, Boys' Striped Cardigan, and Circle to Square Baby Afghan.
Instructs crafters on a variety of techniques using bugle beads, sharing 30 thematically organized projects including a Victorian choker, a parallel weave bracelet and a black-and-white pouch. Original. Crafters Choice.
Beginning sergers will benefit from this introductory guide to the serger machine and basic serging techniques. Information on the function of a serger and instructions on machine maintenance are provided along with step-by-step guidelines on sewing straight lines and curves, turning corners, and creating professional-looking seams. Additional details on stitch types, flatlocking, fabric tension, decorative techniques, and making fast fashion adornments such as collars, gathers, and hems are also included, and exciting projects like the serged napkin, swimsuit, and sweater will help augment the skills of the novice serger.
Author: Leisure Arts
Publisher: Leisure Arts
Release Date: 2012-12-04
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
5949 Baby Afghans Delight a new mom or grandmom with a soft afghan for Baby! The eight wraps offer varying degrees of warmth, so you can crochet the best blanket for the season. Two of the patterns also include sweet little booties. 8 designs for Easy to Intermediate skill levels, to make using light or medium weight yarns: Soft Zigzags by Carole Prior, Twirling Pinwheels by Carole Rutter Tippett, Granny's Love by Anne Halliday, Little Boy Blue and Precious in Pink (both with booties) by Mary Ann Sipes, Baby Love by Kay Meadors, Concentric Circles Wrap by Melissa Leapman, and Ripples of Joy by Rebecca Leigh. BONUS: Online technique videos.
Author: Cecily Keim
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-06-15
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
The visual way to get hooked on crochet The art of crocheting is timeless-and its popularity is evident in the surge of modern, sophisticated techniques like amigurumi and Tunisian crochet. So if you yearn for the skills to join this crafting revolution, this easy-to-follow guide is for you! With new patterns and even more techniques explained step by step, this updated edition is your go-to guide for learning how to crochet. Concise, two-page lessons show you all the steps to a skill and are ideal for quick review Detailed color photos demonstrate each step and helpful tips provide additional guidance New patterns, more techniques, and refreshed interior design Packed with tons of step-by-step instructions and fun, innovative patterns, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Crochet, 2nd Edition, gives you the tools you need to create one-of-a-kind crochet projects that will add handmade flair to your home and wardrobe.