Crochet Patterns For Dummies

This hands-on workbook gets you crocheting fashionable, fun designs in a focused, step-by-step manner Would you like to learn to crochet?

Crochet Patterns For Dummies

Crochet Patterns For Dummies

Would you like to learn to crochet? Already know the basics, but would like to stretch your crocheting skills? From scarves and sweaters to hats and handbags, you can create beautiful, useful designs with ease using Crochet Patterns For Dummies. From choosing the right hooks and yarn and crocheting basic stitches to joining pieces together, this easy-to-follow guide will have you hooked in no time. Our hands-on workbook gets you crocheting fashionable, fun designs in a focused, step-by-step manner. You get a review of the basic stitches and stitch combinations, along with a concise appendix containing easy-to-follow instructions for working these stitches. You’ll find plenty of tips on changing colors and adding shape to your projects. Plus, you get full-color photos of every project—from potholders to afghans, belts to table runners, skirts to vests, and much more. You’ll also discover how to: Decipher crochet lingo Make a gauge swatch, read a pattern, and understand garment sizing Work with the most common stitches and stitch patterns Crochet in the round or with color Shape a design through increasing or decreasing stitches Use new techniques like felting and working with wire Crochet pictures and words using the filet crochet technique There are also quick-and-easy designs that are great for kids to make, as well as handy hints on caring for your finished items. Featuring more than 50 fantastic patterns perfect for beginners or those wanting to take their skills to the next level, Crochet Patterns For Dummies is your one-stop guide to crocheting success!

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Crochet Patterns For Dummies
Language: un
Pages: 288
Authors: Susan Brittain
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02-09 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Would you like to learn to crochet? Already know the basics, but would like to stretch your crocheting skills? From scarves and sweaters to hats and handbags, you can create beautiful, useful designs with ease using Crochet Patterns For Dummies. From choosing the right hooks and yarn and crocheting basic
Crocheting For Dummies with Online Videos
Language: un
Pages: 408
Authors: Karen Manthey, Susan Brittain
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-30 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Get hooked on the art of crochet The crochet craze has taken the craft world by storm. If you've caught the bug and want to take your skills from beginner to beguiling, look no further than the friendly guidance in this bestselling guide. In Crocheting For Dummies, 3rd Edition, you'll
Crocheting For Dummies
Language: un
Pages: 408
Authors: Susan Brittain, Karen Manthey, Julie Holetz
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02-22 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

An updated classic covering the latest techniques and trends in crocheting Are you hooked on the art of crochet? Looking for a fun new hobby that you can take with you virtually anywhere? Crocheting For Dummies, 2nd Edition gives you easy-to-understand instructions on how to choose the right tools, create
Crocheting For Dummies
Language: un
Pages: 328
Authors: Susan Brittain, Karen Manthey
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-07-30 - Publisher: For Dummies

Presents techniques for beginners, including choosing tools, creating basic stitches, and finishing-off work, and moves on to advanced techniques and information about caring for crocheted items.
Knitting and Crocheting All-in-One For Dummies
Language: un
Pages: 608
Authors: Pam Allen, Shannon Okey, Tracy L. Barr, Marly Bird, Susan Brittain, Karen Manthey, Kristi Porter
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-04 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

The patterns and instruction you need to start crocheting and kitting today! Knitting and crocheting go hand-in-hand and are the most popular yarn crafts today. This one-stop guide to all things needles, hooks, and yarn will give you everything you need to know to get started knitting or crocheting. The

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