Crocheting for Dummies (Paperback)

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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 ea...

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Karen Manthey is a freelance technical editor and creates crochet diagrams for various publications and designers. Susan Brittain crochets and designs pieces for numerous yarn companies. Julie Armstrong Holetz is a pattern designer and freelance technical editor for craft publishers and magazines.

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 basic stitches, and finish off your work to make beautiful pieces of art. From learning to create consistency with gauge swatch to decoding crochet patterns, symbols, and diagrams, this easy-to-follow guide is all you need to start creating beautiful designs in no time!

This revised edition contains completely new content, including fresh new patterns, stitches, and techniques reflecting crocheting styles from around the world. Plus, it's packed with new and refreshed photos and line art throughout, along with step-by-step instructions that will easily guide you from your first stitch to your first sweater.

  • A new section covering common crocheting mistakes and how to correct them
  • Crocheting with eco-awareness: using organic yarns, as well as free trade and sustainably sourced fibers
  • The best resources for purchasing supplies, as well as choosing and buying patterns

Whether you're a first-time crocheter or looking to expand your skills, Crocheting For Dummies, 2nd Edition gives you the skills, techniques, and confidence to crochet like a pro.

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ISBN 9780470536452
Genre CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Needlework / Crocheting
Format Paperback
Pages 388
Publisher Date 2010-03-01 00:00:00.0
Publisher For Dummies
Copyright Year 2010
Height 9.0 in
Wdth 7.25 in
Thickness 1.0 in
Unit weight 1.35 lb
Language English
Series Name For Dummies Series
Edition Number 2
Audience General/trade
Authors Manthey, Karen

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  • Perfect for this dummy!!

    With the help of this book I am proud to say that this dummy can now crochet!!! This book has every detail, if not more, than you could ever need and helped so much by walking me through with baby steps. This book has been a great help and continues to be a great reference guide.

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