Crochet Basics: All You Need to Know to Create Beautiful Crocheted Pieces

Crochet Basics: All You Need to Know to Create Beautiful Crocheted Pieces
Title: Crochet Basics: All You Need to Know to Create Beautiful Crocheted Pieces
Author:
Jan Eaton
Description:

Crochet is one of the oldest and most fascinating ways of creating a fabric with yarn. It is easy to produce wonderful fabrics using one continuous length of yarn and a short hook and the results can vary from light and lacy to soft chunky and textured. Crochet techniques are surprisingly easy to master; given a little practice, and the techniques in Crochet Basics are arranged so they lead the beginner step by step through the learning process in a logical manner. Throughout this process, the varied projects give you the opportunity to practice your new skills and make stylish and unusual garments, accessories, and home furnishings.


No. of pages: 128
Cover type: Paperback
Trim size: 280 x 215mm
Colour type: Full colour
Series: Milner Craft Series
Imprint: Sally Milner Publishing
ISBN: 978 1 86351 322 7
RRP: A$39.99

Contents

Introduction. 
Getting Started: Materials and Equipment; Basic Skills. 
Projects & Techniques: Variations on basic fabrics - Project 1, scarf; Finishing – Project 2, buttoned cushion covers; Tension, Understanding Patterns – Project 3, child’s sweater; Shaping – Project 4, bags; Working in rounds – Project 5, baby Afghan; Lace motifs – Project 6, lace evening wrap; Shaped motifs – Project 7, harlequin Afghan; Filet crochet – Project 8, filet crochet top; Lace stitches – Project 9, summer top; Textured stitches – Project 10, bobble sweater; Braids, edgings, borders – Project 11, Edwardian bordered towels; The personal touch – Project 12, winter jacket. 
Glossary. 
Index.
Introduction. Getting Started: Materials and Equipment; Basic Skills. Projects & Techniques: Variations on basic fabrics - Project 1, scarf; Finishing – Project 2, buttoned cushion covers; Tension, Understanding Patterns – Project 3, child’s sweater; Shap
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