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One-Day Crochet: Afghans: Easy Afghan Projects You Can Complete in One Day by Barb Asselin
How To Crochet: A Complete Guide for Absolute Beginners
Alison McNicol - 2013
* Easy to follow How To Crochet illustrations * Fun and simple projects to make * Learn a variety of crochet stitches and skills * Perfect for absolute beginners * Projects include hats, scarves, mittens, baby blankets, scented hearts, granny squares and more! This is the ONLY beginner's book you'll need to start to crochet today!!
Rustic Modern Crochet: 18 Designs Inspired by Nature
Yumiko Alexander - 2014
Her garments feature eye-catching construction based on very simple lines that come together in unexpected ways. Stitch patterns have central focus here, as the silhouettes or shapes are kept simple to emphasize the crocheted fabric. Yumiko's pieces are versatile enough that they can be dressed up or down according to your fancy.Yumiko takes her inspiration from the natural world-tide-swept sand, shells, coral, shale rock formations, the colors of sunset. Her nature-inspired palette is brought to life using luscious yarns that are as pleasing to the hand as they are to the eye. These designs will appeal to crocheters seeking a more upscale look in their garments. Rustic Modern Crochet features designs in subtle earth tones and warm sunset hues that hold a cross-generational appeal.
The Big Book of Granny Squares: 365 Crochet Motifs
Tracey Lord - 2014
Period. Crocheters can never get enough of granny squares--the cheerful, colorful motifs that are the basis of countless afghans, pillows, and baby blankets. The Big Book of Granny Squares is just that--the most comprehensive collection to date. Readers will enjoy 365 unique squares with swatches and step-by-step written instructions for each granny square pattern. A lay-flat binding makes it easy for readers to check the crochet pattern while they work. Easy to use and inspirational, this is a go-to reference that crocheters will reach for again and again. Crocheters love granny squares and are sure to adore this--the biggest and best compendium of granny square patterns ever.
Easy To Crochet 2 Hour Slippers
Vicki Becker - 2013
You can crochet these slippers in about 2 hours dependingon how fast you crochet using bulky yarn and a J, K, or L hook.The pattern instructions are for 4 styles of ladies slippers in three sizes. Patterns for threeflower embellishments and 2 bows are included.This crochet pattern is suitable for beginners.You should know how to chain, single crochet,half double crochet, double crochet, and sew seams together with yarn. Ariana - These slippers are so soft and comfortable with just the right amount of stretch. You can crochet these in less than 2 hours and they make great gifts. Carrie - Super simple to make, these soft and cozy slippers are just right for lounging around. Flora - A pretty pair of slippers that fit your feet quite cozily! Isabell -This pretty ballerina style slipper can be made in two colors or just use one. I hope you enjoy my patterns for these easy to crochet slippers.
Big Book of Crochet Stitches, The: Fabulous Fans, Pretty Picots, Clever Clusters and More
Rita Weiss - 2014
From two of the most respected names in crochet, this indispensable resource provides excellent value. Find step-by-step instructions for more than 350 stitches, from easy to advanced, including shells, fans, clusters, bobbles, and more See a swatch for each stitch in a full-color, close-up photograph Locate quickly and conveniently any stitch you like; stitches are grouped by style for easy reference, and an alphabetical index is also included
Contemporary Celtic Crochet: 24 Cabled Designs for Sweaters, Scarves, Hats and More
Bonnie Barker - 2014
This book features easy projects, such as hats, scarves and device covers, and more difficult projects, including sweaters, wraps and blankets. Make the Hialeah Honey Baby Blankey to swaddle a newborn or create the Inisheer Sweater Wrap to stay cozy in cool weather. The Cables Meet Lace Cape is perfect for evenings out, and the Pennywhistler's Pack will let you carry your essentials on any day trip. These Celtic-inspired stitches and projects are the perfect addition to your crochet repertoire.
Learn to Do Bavarian Crochet
Jenny King - 2010
Color photos accompany detailed step-by-step instructions for transforming the original square pattern into rectangles, triangles, and circles with eight wonderful designs. Featuring seven unique projects—including an afghan, a basket, a table runner, a hat, and a scarf—this creative manual illustrates how this perfect, two-round stitch offers versatility of color because of its unique, textured color overlap.
365 Days of Crochet: 365 Crochet Patterns for 365 Days
White Lemon - 2015
All you need to do is find patterns that you can make up in a few hours. There are loads of great patterns out there that you can whip up easily while you’re sitting around watching television, riding in a car on a long trip, or in your spare time (if you actually have any). In this 365 Days of Crochet e-book, we are giving you a whole year’s worth of patterns, and each one can be made in a single day. In fact, you can make many of these patterns in a couple of hours or less, although you may want to set aside 5-6 hours if you plan on trying some of the bigger projects like blankets and ponchos. Seriously: You will find loads of great ideas for items for your home, wearables, gifts, and a whole lot more. So, grab your crochet hooks and yarn, and start the year off right with a special pattern for every day of the year.Download Your Copy Right Now!
Crochet 101: Master Basic Skills and Techniques Easily through Step-by-Step Instruction
Deborah Burger - 2012
Crocheting skills are learned by working on projects, beginning with something very easy and getting progressively more difficult as the reader works through the book. New skills are explored in depth as they are introduced. The introductory section covers all the basics of crochet-selecting yarn, hook types and sizes, other tools and accessories, crochet gauge, chaining, forming the basic stitches, reading patterns-making this the most comprehensive beginner’s book available. The online video tutorials created to supplement this book are an additional learning tool demonstrating the essential techniques used in crochet.
Crochet That Fits: Shaped Fashions Without Increases or Decreases
Mary Jane Hall - 2008
By using Mary Jane Hall's Graduated Stitch Method, along with the correct size hook and yarn, anyone can make flattering, form-fitted items! Different stitch heights do all the shaping for you, without the hassle and confusion of figuring out increases and decreases. With this method you are essentially building garments with squares and rectangles, but the finished product doesn't look at all boxy.33 step-by-step projects feature a wide variety of patterns for adults and childrenAn illustrated stitch guide get even beginners started quicklyDetailed instructions make it easy to adjust the patterns to suit your shape (or others') because one side doesn't fit all!Easy enough for a beginner and stylish enough for the more experienced crocheter, these are projects you'll enjoy making and feel good wearing. With fits like this, you'll never think about crochet in the same way again!
Learn Tunisian Crochet: Beginner Stitch Guide & 6 Easy Potholder Patterns (Tiger Road Crafts Book 2)
Tara Cousins - 2014
The "Getting Started" section will give you a great overview and help explain some things for the very beginner. Next, learn some easy stitch patterns in the section "Basic Stitches." When you're ready to try your first project, take a look at the "Potholder Patterns" section, but make sure to read the "Pattern Information & Notes" first for some important stuff that pertains to all the patterns. The ebook is also filled with photos to help you along your way.Why Potholders?Potholders are a great project to work with Tunisian crochet because:• The back/wrong side is hidden between the two layers• Tunisian crochet makes a very thick final product• Working square shapes is easy for the beginnerHave fun, and happy hooking to you!
One Day Crocheting Projects: Over 15 Fun & Quick Crochet Projects (crochet patterns, crochet beginners, crocheting, knitting, cross-stitching, one day crochet, one day afghan, afghan patterns)
Elizabeth Taylor - 2014
There is a certain joy in the basics of life and going back to simpler times. Today we live in a fast-paced world of machines and premade everything. Crocheting gives you a way of slowing down in this hectic life. From just a hook and a ball of yarn you can create items with more value than what you find in any store. Are you ready to start something different? This book will take you through the basics of how to crochet and give you twenty basic patterns to follow for crafts that range from whimsical to practical. From headbands to caterpillar’s this book has a little of everything. You’ll be surprised at how easy it is to get started. You’ll be amazed at how quickly you can get started with some of the most basic patterns. Want to create something that’s one of a kind? Pick your favorite colors. Represent your team. Match your décor. You have the power to make the pattern your own just by simply changing the colors. This is a great craft for everyone, regardless of your age or gender. Studies have proven that crafts like crocheting can help reduce stress, improve motor function, and increase mental clarity and retention. It’s more than just a hobby! Complete with full directions, material lists, and color photos of each project, this book is a great how-to guide if you’re just getting started. There’s more advanced projects too! Download this book today and get started on one of the best little crafts out there! Comments From Other Readers “Being new to crocheting, I was looking for something that would be easy to follow and keep up with. I’ve been learning how to crochet with my daughter and I thought this was the perfect book! We were both able to follow along with the patterns and made some cute scarfs and matching mittens. We each picked our own colors but it was great getting to work on the project together!” - Tobi (Manitoba, Canada) “There’s so much that can be done with these books! I’m not a novice, I’ve been working with yarn for years and I even spin my own, but it’s nice to get back to the basics sometimes to keep my skills sharp. That’s why I love books like this that help me to keep steady with my skills. The instructions were clear and the patterns came out wonderful. This is a great book for beginners or even more advanced crafters!” - Erika (Los Angeles, US) Tags: crochet, crochet 101, beginners, easy patterns, novice crochet, crocheting, one day crochet, learn to crochet, crochet patterns, afghan projects, crochet stitch gallery, easy to crochet, knitting, crochet for beginners, cross-stitching, needlework, one day crochet afghan, crochet scarf, craft, crocheting for dummies, crochet craft, crochet book
Christmas Crochet for Hearth, Home & Tree: Stockings, Ornaments, Garlands, and More
Edie Eckman - 2014
With 20 projects geared toward a variety of skill levels, including a useful tutorial on techniques for beginners, crocheters of all types can join in on the fun. Edie Eckman’s passion for crafting is evident in these inspired designs that cover not only traditional stockings and tree skirts, but delightful twists on other Christmas traditions, like a sock-and-mitten advent calendar. Crochet a holiday full of joy for the whole family.
17 Easy Crafts With Yarn: Make Accessories, Decor and More with Lion Brand Imagine Yarn
FaveCrafts - 2013
If you're short of time or need a quick gift for a birthday, keep this eBook handy - it's sure to become a lifesaver when you're in a pinch. Be sure to stock up on Lion Brand Imagine Yarn so you're always prepared to make a quick craft.Believe it or not, Lion Brand Imagine Yarn can be the sole supply for a bunch of creative projects. For instance, you can create a scarf by simply unwinding the yarn and creating a series of knots. These crafts to do with yarn are as varied as they are intricate. In this free eBook, you'll find delicate jewelry crafts, winter wearables and even a plant hanger. Decorate your home and accessorize your wardrobe, all you need is Lion Brand Imagine Yarn. Make gifts for friends and family members or create something you can keep - it's up to you. Either way, you won't get bored with this vast assortment of crafts with yarn.