The crochet book

Book - 2020

"Perfect your skills with more than 100 fully illustrated step-by-step techniques, from basic chain stitches to delicate openwork. Practice as you learn with a series of accompanying projects designed for a ranges of abilities, including amigurumi and toy designs, blankets and pillows, and clothing for children and adults." -- Back cover.

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Subjects
Genres
Instructional and educational works
Patterns (Instructional works)
Pattern books
Published
New York, NY : DK Publishing 2020.
Edition
Second edition. American edition. New edition
Language
English
Item Description
"Hooks, yarns, stitches, patterns, projects for the home and to wear" -- Cover.
"More than 130 techniques and stitches"--Cover.
Includes index.
Physical Description
319 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
ISBN
9780744020403
0744020409
9781465498359
1465498354
  • Introduction
  • Crochet know how
  • Tools
  • Techniques
  • Projects. Blankets and pillows ; Home and gifts ; Hats and scarves ; Gloves, socks, and slippers ; What to wear ; Toys ; Bags.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Newly updated, this helpful guide to crochet presents step-by-step photography and clear instructions for both beginners and more practiced crocheters alike through 80 imaginative projects for the home and to wear. Simultaneous. Illustrations.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Stitch-by-stitch instructions with illustrations that will guide you through crocheted baby blankets to baby shoes, and many more lovely things for you or your home.A complete guide to crocheting for beginners and practiced crocheters with more than 130 techniques and stitches. As a bonus, there are 80 projects for you to practice and enjoy!If you are picking up your first crochet hook, this book will lead you through the basic stitches and starts you off with classic granny squares for blankets. Learn how to craft delicate lace and openwork pieces to create home décor items.The clear instructions and step-by-step, close-up pictures of the various stitches make your first projects simple and fun to complete. The instructions let you know the difficulty level of each pattern, the correct tools and the ideal yarn for you to use.If you're a confident crocheter there are plenty of new stitches and patterns for you to try your hand at. Create baby and adult clothes, baby shoes and amigurumi toys for yourself or as treasured gifts for loved ones. There's something very special about receiving a handmade present! New EditionNewly updated with a fresh design and brand-new photography that shows the stitches with gorgeous clarity. Learn how to read patterns so you can go from novice to expert crocheter in no time!   • Easy-to-follow directions with close up photos of the stitches.    • Over 130 key techniques and 80 projects to create.    • Advice on yarn and tools.