The Complete Book of Crochet Stitch Designs

Author: Linda Schäpper
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
ISBN: 1579909159
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Profiles five hundred crochet stitch designs, including classic patterns and originals by the author, providing a photo, a diagram, and written instructions for each; and includes a pictorial index, illustrated instructions for basic stitches, and a list of international crochet symbols.

The Complete Book of Crochet Stitch Designs

Author: Linda Schäpper
Publisher: Lark Books (NC)
ISBN: 1454701374
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Uses diagrams and color photographs to demonstrate five hundred varied designs, including chains; single, double, and triple crochet; v-stitches; shells; x- and y-stitches; picot; puff stitches; and cluster, popcorn, dropped, and relief stitches.

The Complete Book of Crochet Border Designs

Author: Linda P. Schapper
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
ISBN: 1579909140
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

A comprehensive resource covering hundreds of band and border designs presents 342 different crochet patterns, ranging from the traditional to innovative originals, along with easy-to-follow instructions, detailed diagrams of each stitch, full-color photographs, and a pictorial index. Crafter's Choice.

500 Crochet Stitches

Author: Erika Knight
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781250067302
Release Date: 2015-08-25
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Presents an introduction to crocheting, discussing tools, equipment, basic and advanced stitches, edgings, and trims, with illustrations and detailed instructions for five hundred stitches.

300 Classic Blocks for Crochet Projects

Author: Linda Schäpper
Publisher: Lark Books
ISBN: 9781579909130
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Each design in this comprehensive collection of crocheted shapes features a close-up photograph of the stitch, detailed written instructions, and an at-a-glance diagram of every stitch and pattern involved, including both classic shapes and original new patterns.

Crochet Stitch Dictionary

Author: Sarah Hazell
Publisher: Betterway Books
ISBN: 9781620334904
Release Date: 2013-09-24
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Great for new and experienced crocheters alike, Crochet Stitch Dictionary offers 200 stitches with detailed written, charted, and photographed instructions. This essential book presents 10 color-coded stitch sections: Basic stitches, Fans & Shells, Bobbles & Clusters, Spike stitches, Post stitches, Mesh & Filet, Cable stitches, Tunisian stitches, and more! Learn each stitch with written, charted, and step-by-step photo instructions that clearly explain where the yarn goes each step of the way. In addition, each stitch pattern shows a large finished swatch in actual size. You'll enjoy the colorful and eye-catching "candy-box" sampler pages that start every section. Crochet Stitch Dictionary offers excellent useful instruction and inspiration for all crocheters.

The Big Book of Crochet Stitches

Author: Rita Weiss
Publisher: Martingale
ISBN: 9781604684513
Release Date: 2014-02-11
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

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

The Crochet Stitch Bible

Author: Betty Barnden
Publisher: Chartwell Books
ISBN: 0785830480
Release Date: 2013-05-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

The Crochet Stitch Bible contains over 200 stitches explained in full, and is a perfect starter guide for beginners, with advanced projects and details for experts. The handy spiral bound design allows this book to be laid open on a work surface for easy reference, and makes a wonderful addition to the library of any crafter, crocheter, or knitter. Includes step-by-step instructions for basic stitches, textured stitches, fans and shells stitches, mesh and filet stitches, openwork and lace stitches, trims and edgings, clusters, puffs, and bobbles, spike, relief, tunisian, multi-color, squares, and special stitches. Crochet is the technique of making a looped fabric from a continuous length of yarn, using a single hook. The word "crochet" itself derives from the French "croc," meaning a hook (or crook); an old scottish name for crochet is "shepherd's knitting." It is one of the most portable and flexible of crafts, requiring only a hook and some yarn. Once you have mastered the basic techniques, you can create a fascinating variety of effects.

Crochet Stitches VISUAL Encyclopedia

Author: Robyn Chachula
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118030059
Release Date: 2011-10-03
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Offers instructions, color photographs, and patterns for 350 crochet stitches, granny squares, motifs, and edgings that range from the simple and textured stitches to Tunisian stitches, motifs, and ruffle edgings.

100 Quick Easy Crochet Stitches

Author: Darla Sims
Publisher: Annie's
ISBN: 1596357940
Release Date: 2013-08-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Offers one hundred crochet stitch patterns including openweave, textured patterns, and ripples, with tips on turning chains and gauge, and making any project the same dimension.

Big Book of Crochet Afghans

Author: Connie Ellison
Publisher: Annie's
ISBN: 9781596357006
Release Date: 2012-10-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Adding a touch of comfort and style to a crafter's home decor, the patterns in this collection can be made from a variety of yarns and colors and by crocheters of all skill levels. With 26 designs, this book features full-color photographs and detailed instructions on stitching and incorporating motifs and patterns such as granny squares, Tunisian lace, pineapples, shells, ripples, and more. Beautiful, whimsical, and practical, these afghans make perfect gifts and home accents.

Around the Corner Crochet Borders

Author: Edie Eckman
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781603425384
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

A beautiful border adds the perfect finishing touch to your hand-stitched pieces. A knitted scarf, a crocheted baby blanket, even a store-bought tank top --- they're all elevated by the texture and color of crocheted edgings. Complete with detailed instructions for executing the 90-degree corner turns, Edie Eckman's 150 border designs add pop and whimsy to everything they embellish. "An irresistible book of cute crocheted borders...expands the options for adding a little flair to knit, crocheted, and even sewn projects."---Debbie Stoller author of the Stitch `n Bitch books

The Big Book of Granny Squares

Author: Tracey Lord
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 9781620337134
Release Date: 2014-11-14
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

The biggest collection of crochet motifs. Period. Crocheters can never get enough of granny squares--the cheerful, colorful motifs that are the basis of countless afghans, pillows, and baby blankets. The Big Book of Granny Squares is just that--the most comprehensive collection to date. Readers will enjoy 365 unique squares with swatches and step-by-step written instructions for each granny square pattern. A lay-flat binding makes it easy for readers to check the crochet pattern while they work. Easy to use and inspirational, this is a go-to reference that crocheters will reach for again and again. Crocheters love granny squares and are sure to adore this--the biggest and best compendium of granny square patterns ever.

Stitch n Bitch Crochet

Author: Debbie Stoller
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 0761139850
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

A lively introduction to the art of crochet brings together detailed, step-by-step instructions, tips on tools and materials, fundamental techniques, and an array of creative designs and projects that are perfect for beginning needleworkers. Simultaneous.

Unexpected Afghans

Author: Robyn Chachula
Publisher: Betterway Books
ISBN: 9781620331705
Release Date: 2013-01-20
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Unexpected Afghans presents 29 innovative interpretations of a favorite at-home crochet essential. From best-selling author Robyn Chachula comes an in-depth look into crocheting traditional afghans using contemporary techniques, colors, and patterns. Expert designers, including Kristin Omdahl, Kathy Merrick, Kimberly McAlindin, and many more, contribute an abundance of fresh patterns and projects. Both new and advanced crocheters will enjoy:detailed technique workshop in every chapter, including cables, motifs, color, lace, and Tunisian crochet;helpful designer tips for working through each afghan project;easy-to-follow charts and diagrams. Along with beautiful afghan projects for all skill levels, you’ll find many of your favorite designers’ biographies for an inside look into their inspirations.