The Complete Guide

Book - 2009
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Your one-stop reference for a lifetime of happy crocheting!

It's amazing that a simple hook and yarn can yield such diverse results, from thick, cozy Afghans to delicate lace doilies. Crochet The Complete Guide contains everything you need to get started or take your projects to the next level—from advice on selecting the best yarn types and colors for your projects, to easy-to-follow instructions for creating sophisticated edgings, lacework and three-dimensional textures, to multi-color effects, ruffles, flowers and much more!

  • 150+ illustrated stitch patterns, from classic patterns to new and unusual designs—arranged by type and style, and color-coded for easy browsing
  • directions for a wide range of crochet styles, including Tunisian crochet, beaded crochet and CroKnit
  • 7 timeless projects to make as shown, or customize by substituting pattern stitches found throughout the book
  • a getting-started section that covers tools, materials and basic techniques

A must-have guide for crocheters of all skill levels, this little book will satisfy your itch to stitch!

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Krause Publications, 2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780896896970
Branch Call Number: 746.434 DAV
Characteristics: 254 p. :,chiefly col. ill. ;,21 cm.


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Aug 28, 2018

looking forward to being able to correct my mistake on a project I started and had to pull out. I guess I should have been absolutely sure of what my turns consisted of but forgot after 6 years of not crocheting.

Jan 22, 2014

This is a great guide to crocheting..I will use it again and again.

Mar 26, 2013

a very interesting book - will definitely have to borrow it again (didn't have time to complete reading as there was another "hold" on it) well written, and well illustrated!!

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