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Teach yourself visually crochet, Cecily Keim and Kim P. Werker

Teach yourself visually crochet
Teach yourself visually crochet
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Cecily Keim and Kim P. Werker
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Overview: The visual way to get hooked on crochet. The art of crocheting is timeless-and its popularity is evident in the surge of modern, sophisticated techniques like amigurumi and Tunisian crochet. So if you yearn for the skills to join this crafting revolution, this easy-to-follow guide is for you! With new patterns and even more techniques explained step by step, this updated edition is your go-to guide for learning how to crochet. Concise, two-page lessons show you all the steps to a skill and are ideal for quick review; Detailed color photos demonstrate each step and helpful tips provide additional guidance; New patterns, more techniques, and refreshed interior design; Packed with tons of step-by-step instructions and fun, innovative patterns, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Crochet, 2nd Edition, gives you the tools you need to create one-of-a-kind crochet projects that will add handmade flair to your home and wardrobe
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.W375 2011
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  • Teach yourself visually
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Teach yourself visually crochet, Cecily Keim and Kim P. Werker
Teach yourself visually crochet, Cecily Keim and Kim P. Werker
  • "Inspiring projects, step-by-step instructions, hundreds of color photos"--Cover
  • Includes index
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  • Introduction To Crochet -- Crochet for knitters -- Join the crochet community -- Hooks -- Other tools -- Yarn fibers -- Yarn construction and packaging -- How to read yarn labels -- Yarn weight and care symbols -- How to wind yarn -- Getting Started And Basic Stitches -- Choose a learning yarn and hook -- How to hold your hook -- How to hold your yarn -- Notes for left-handed crocheters -- Make a slip knot -- Make a chain stitch -- Make a foundation chain -- Identify parts of the chain -- Make a turning chain -- Make a slip stitch -- Make a single crochet -- Make a half double crochet -- Make a double crochet -- Make a treble crochet -- Count your stitches -- Plan your crochet project -- Basic Techniques -- Increase -- Decrease by leaving stitches unworked -- Decrease gradually by working stitches together -- Create a ring using the chain stitch -- Create a ring using a loop -- Work in the round -- Shape in the round -- Join new yarn -- Fasten off and weave in yarn tails -- Stitch Variations -- Make a double treble crochet -- Make an extended single crochet -- Make an extended double crochet -- Make an extended half double crochet -- Make a crab stitch -- Work in the front loop or back loop only -- Make a spike stitch -- Make crossed stitches -- Work double crochet post stitches -- Work a treble crochet post stitch -- Combining Stitches -- Clusters -- Bobbles -- Puffs -- Popcorns -- Bullions -- Follow A Pattern -- Work from a pattern -- Understand crochet abbreviations -- Read a pattern -- Understand gauge -- Measure your gauge -- Take your measurements -- Mesh fabric using crochet arches -- Stitch Patterns -- Crumpled stitch pattern -- Crunch pattern -- Crunchy dots pattern -- Granite stitch pattern -- Trinity pattern -- Chevron pattern -- Shells with double crochet -- Odd shells pattern -- Popcorn dance pattern -- Follow a diagram -- Stitch pattern 1 -- Stitch pattern 2 -- Stitch pattern 3 -- Stitch pattern 4 -- Stitch pattern 5 -- More Techniques -- Use stripes to add color -- Follow a charted color pattern by stranding -- Follow a charted color pattern by working intarsia -- Tapestry crochet -- Tunisian simple stitch -- Tunisian knit stitch -- Tunisian purl stitch -- Increase in Tunisian crochet -- Decrease in Tunisian crochet -- Bind off in Tunisian crochet -- Free-form crochet -- Felt/full a crocheted item -- Crochet with beads -- Crochet with different materials -- Make broomstick loops -- Make a broomstick loop ruffle -- Make traditional broomstick lace -- Make a lover's know trellis -- Make a clones know mesh -- Filet crochet -- Make hairpin lace -- Troubleshooting -- Diagnose mistakes -- Fix mistakes -- If something still seems wrong -- Use stitch markers -- Work with splitting yarn -- Smooth uneven sides -- Loosen up a tight foundation chain -- Fix the fit of the garment -- Final Details And Finishing -- Make a buttonhole -- Seam pieces together by sewing -- Seam pieces together by crocheting -- Insert a zipper -- Make pompoms -- Make fringe -- Patch pockets -- Block your finished project -- Care for crocheted items -- Flowers, Shapes, And Creatures -- Loopy chain flower -- Simple daisy -- Add layers to the simple daisy -- Rosette -- Corkscrew -- Hyperbolic ruffle -- Triangles using increases or decreases -- Shapes in the round -- Make creatures using 2-D shapes -- Make an owl -- Crochet a ball -- Form a tube -- Make creatures using 3-D shapes -- Blocks And Motifs -- Square in the round -- Mitered square -- Diagonal square -- Granny square -- Granny shapes -- Log cabin -- Circle in a square -- Cross in a square -- Flower in a square -- Ten points motif -- Diamond motif -- Join motifs -- Edgings -- Single crochet edging -- Picot edging -- Crab stitch edging -- Tall stitch edgings -- Arched edgings -- Shell edgings -- Fancy edgings -- Edging knit fabric -- Edging commercial fabric -- Patterns -- Beanie master pattern -- Basic beanie -- Cloche -- Baby beanie -- Booties master pattern -- Sock master pattern -- Cozy, webby sweater -- Sweet and chic granny square bag -- Simple sampler scarf -- Coasters -- Trivet -- Round box --Bold bag -- Exquisite washcloths -- Cool baby hat -- Magnificent shawl -- Tunisian tie -- Spider woman belt -- Bunny amigurumi
  • Introduction to crochet -- Getting started and basic stitches -- Basic techniques -- Stitch variations -- Combining stitches -- Follow a pattern -- Stitch patterns -- More techniques -- Troubleshooting -- Final details and finishing -- Flowers, shapes, and creatures -- Blocks and motifs -- Edgings -- Patterns
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2nd ed.
333 pages
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