Teach Yourself VISUALLY Crocheting

Author: Kim P. Werker
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470366189
Release Date: 2008-05-05
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

This highly VISUAL guide makes it easier than ever to get hookedon crocheting The approximately 30 million crocheters in the U.S. makecrocheting one of today’s hottest hobbies. This VISUAL guidemakes it easy to pick up a hook and a ball of yarn and getstitching, with clear, step-by-step presentations of techniquesaccompanied by detailed color photos that show readers exactly whatto do. The book’s more than 20 patterns–everything fromblankets to mittens to a man’s necktie–appeal to hip,modern crocheters.

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Crochet

Author: Cecily Keim
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118153369
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 evidentin the surge of modern, sophisticated techniques like amigurumi andTunisian crochet. So if you yearn for the skills to join thiscrafting revolution, this easy-to-follow guide is for you! With new patterns and even more techniques explained step bystep, this updated edition is your go-to guide for learning how tocrochet. Concise, two-page lessons show you all the steps to a skill andare ideal for quick review Detailed color photos demonstrate each step and helpful tipsprovide additional guidance New patterns, more techniques, and refreshed interiordesign Packed with tons of step-by-step instructions and fun,innovative patterns, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Crochet, 2ndEdition, gives you the tools you need to create one-of-a-kindcrochet projects that will add handmade flair to your home andwardrobe.

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.

Teach Yourself Visually Knitting Crocheting

Author: MaranGraphics Development Group
Publisher: Visual
ISBN: 0764569147
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Presents a visual tutorial on both knitting and crocheting. This book includes coverage of basic as well as advanced techniques, from circular knitting and incorporating lace to making honeycomb cables and Fair Isle knitting along with a selection of knitting and crocheting patterns.

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Guitar

Author: Charles Kim
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471789031
Release Date: 2006-03-23
Genre: Music

Do you learn faster by seeing and doing than by wading throughtedious instructions? Then pick up a guitar and start strumming!Teach Yourself VISUALLY Guitar shows you the basics—photo byphoto and note by note. You begin with basic chords and techniquesand progress through suspensions, bass runs, hammer-ons, and barrechords. As you learn to read chord charts, tablature, and leadsheets, you can play any number of songs, from rock to folk tocountry. The chord chart and scale appendices are ready referencesfor use long after you master the basics. Concise two-page lessons show you all the steps to a skilland are ideal for quick review Each skill, chord, or technique is clearly described Detailed color photos demonstrate proper fingering andtechnique Concise and understandable instructions accompany eachphoto Helpful tips provide additional guidance

Crochet VISUAL Quick Tips

Author: Cecily Keim
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118153086
Release Date: 2011-06-24
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Portable • Essential Techniques • Troubleshooting • Time-Saving Tips Solutions to common crochet quandaries are at your fingertips—anywhere you go Crochet VISUAL™ Quick Tips has the answers you need—fast. With detailed color photos and concise instructions, plus time-saving tips, it covers: Selecting tools and yarn Working basic stitches Increasing and decreasing Working in rounds and colors Making puffs, bobbles, clusters, and knots Working Tunisian crochet, filet crochet, and lace Crocheting with beads Finishing Interpreting patterns Diagnosing problems and fixing mistakes

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Color Knitting

Author: Mary Scott Huff
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118066850
Release Date: 2012-05-08
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Each illustrated resource offers visual learners a great beginner's guide to a particular topic, augmenting step-by-step instructions with full-color screen shots.

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Knitting

Author: Sharon Turner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118153352
Release Date: 2011-06-09
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

A new edition of one of the top knitting primers on themarket Teach Yourself VISUALLY Knitting has been one of the topknitting primers on the market since its publication five yearsago. Now, updated with brand-new patterns, even more helpfulphotos, and expanded coverage of knitting techniques, TeachYourself VISUALLY Knitting, 2nd Edition, is the go-to knittingbook for crafters who learn faster by seeing and doing than bywading through tedious instruction books. You'll get visual guidance on the basic knit and purl stitchesand advance to bobbles, cables, lace, and fancy color work. Photoby photo and stitch by stitch, you'll learn how to knit socks,hats, mittens, sweaters, and more. Concise two-page lessons show you all the steps to a skill andare ideal for quick review Detailed color photos demonstrate each step, and helpful tipsprovide additional guidance Other titles by Turner: Knitting VISUAL Quick Tips andTeach Yourself VISUALLY Knitting Design Packed with step-by-step instructions and fun, innovativepatterns, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Knitting, 2nd Edition,will have you creating masterpieces in no time!

Get Hooked

Author: Kim P. Werker
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 0823050920
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Provides step-by-step instructions for creating various crochet projects, including pillows, scarves, belts, and purses.

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Knitting Design

Author: Sharon Turner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118167069
Release Date: 2012-04-19
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

There are lots of stylish knitting patterns out there, but sometimes you want to do your own thing. Maybe you've found a yarn that would make a beautiful hat, and all you need are basic directions for shaping. Or maybe you've had your eye on a cute sweater in a store window and know that you can make a better version yourself—if you could only figure out the measurements. This handy guide demystifies all that knitting math and shows you how to knit custom-fitted, one-of-a-kind fashions that express your style. Master patterns for hats, sweaters, scarves, shawls, bags, mittens, vests, and socks lay out the basic construction for each item in a range of sizes; you choose the yarn and decide which modifications and customizations you want to make. Precise master patterns show you all the steps involved in constructing handknits Master patterns give instructions for multiple sizes and gauges A number of shaping, edgings, and stitch patterns accompany each master pattern Helpful tips provide additional guidance Tables take the work out of knitting math Step-by-step instructions accompany each photo Color photos, illustrations, and diagrams demonstrate important concepts

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Crafting with Kids

Author: Jennifer Casa
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118167106
Release Date: 2011-07-15
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Get creative with kids Unplugging kids from their MP3 players and game systems for one-on-one family time is a great way to reconnect in today's hectic world. And what better way to spend time together than doing an activity that's not only fun but also promotes creativity and self-expression? Teach Yourself VISUALLY Crafting with Kids is packed with step-by-step instructions for making crafts throughout the year, from outdoor projects to gifts and party favors to holiday decor to projects that promote learning through play. 75 fun, simple projects for adults to make with kids 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 Loaded with easy-to-follow instructions and fun, simple projects, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Crafting with Kids gives parents, caregivers, and teachers the tools they need to make the most of the time they spend with kids.

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Scrapbooking

Author: Rebecca Ludens
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470366202
Release Date: 2008-03-11
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Plain or fancy, formal or fun, chronicling special events or everyday moments, scrapbooks are the perfect, personal way to preserve precious memories and create lasting keepsakes. This visual guide walks you through choosing albums and papers, organizing and cropping photos, and more, and explains step-by-step essential techniques like journaling, designing appealing pages, and using embellishments to add pizzazz. The layout gallery gives you great ideas for travel, family, heritage, and other pages, while a chapter on organizing your stuff helps you keep everything in its place. Concise two-page lessons show you all the steps to a skill and are ideal for quick review Each skill or technique is defined and described Detailed color photos demonstrate each step Step-by-step instructions accompany each photo Helpful tips provide additional guidance

Crochet Me

Author: Kim Werker
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 159668044X
Release Date: 2007-10-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Featuring 18 fashionable patterns that take crochet into new territory, this beginner-friendly book of projects dispels the "unhip" reputation of crochet with designs that are edgy and stylish. Projects include jewelry, thigh-high stockings, retro bags, scarves, sweaters, shrugs, camis, and home decor objects, exploring color, texture, design, embellishment, and how to customize patterns to fit personal style. Basic crochet techniques are covered along with tutorials on sizing, design, and special techniques. Up-and-coming designers are profiled throughout the book to give an entertaining and inspiring insight into this new generation of crocheters, what inspires them, how they find community with other crocheters, and creative ideas for breaking the rules and representing their individual crochet style.

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Sock Knitting

Author: Laura Chau
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118153185
Release Date: 2011-06-20
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Socks are portable, fun to knit, and quick to complete—and they make great gifts. This step-by-step guide walks you through all the techniques used to knit beautiful socks—from buying yarn to working on double-pointed needles, from turning a heel to grafting a toe. It covers knitting socks top-down, toe-up, and flat, explains how to create various heels and toes, and gives you a dozen original patterns for everything from baby booties to knee socks. Whether you're new to knitting or just new to socks, you'll learn the skills needed for a lifetime of creative sock knitting.

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Jewelry Making and Beading

Author: Chris Franchetti Michaels
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118153116
Release Date: 2011-06-20
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

You've probably coveted jewelry you've seen in artsy boutiques and fashion magazines or envied friends who have the perfect bling to accent everything. With this book, you'll learn to craft designs that are chic but inexpensive. With hundreds of detailed photos, this book covers tools and supplies, bead stringing and weaving, wire wrapping, and more. Terrific projects will get you started and inspire you to create your own jewelry and beadwork designs. Concise two-page lessons show you all the steps to a skill and are ideal for quick review Each skill or technique is defined and described Detailed color photos demonstrate each step Step-by-step instructions accompany each photo Helpful tips provide additional guidance