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Amy Swenson has come a long way since she crocheted blankets for her dolls. She now markets her own line of original patterns for knitting and crochet, IndiKnits, sold in over 100 shops across North America and on Her designs have been featured in many popular books and online magazines.
Forget ugly afghans and dainty doilies and think luxurious throws and sumptuous sweaters. You can crochet cool stuff that will make everyone envious?things to spice up your wardrobe and your pad, or gifts to amaze your "I could never do that" friends. Choose from nearly thirty projects ranging from elegant to earthy?from a chic shrug to a recycled denim rug and from fun plush toys to sweaters too good for boys. In hip style, this guide covers:
  • All kinds of yarns and materials, and the tools of the trade
  • The basic stitches, shaping, finishing techniques, blocking, and more
  • Simple projects that give you close-to-instant gratification and more complex ones that take some commitment
  • Suggestions for customizing every design and personalizing every project
Intone your creative mantra and get your hooks into a terrific project. With Not Your Mama's Crochet, you won't just make unique, chic items?you'll make a statement.


ISBN 9780471973812
Genre CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Needlework / Crocheting
Format Paperback
Pages 221
Publisher Date 2006-09-28 00:00:00.0
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Copyright Year 2006
Height 9.25 in
Wdth 7.5 in
Thickness 0.5 in
Unit weight 1.0 lb
Language English
Subtitle The Cool And Creative Way to Join the Chain Gang
Audience General/trade
Authors Swenson, Amy
Dimensions 9.0x6.45x0.75
Country of Origin United States

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  • good helpful book
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    i wanted to learn to crochet and had no experience at all, this book was my beginner lesson and it served very well. it helped me get started. it covers all the basics. there are some stitiches i wish there were more pictures, and i'm still not sure i can understand the crochet short-hand instructions enough to do all the projects described in the book.

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  • Great beginner book
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    This is a great book for those just beginning the craft . This is also a good reference for others. I am a beginner and I really enjoyed it. It was written in plain english and the projects are cute and different. I really like this book!

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