From the Back Cover
Get kids involved with quick and easy designs
From scarves and sweaters to hats and handbags create beautiful crochet designs with ease
Want to get a handle on crocheting? Know the basics, but don't know where to go from there? No problem! This hands-on workbook gets you crocheting useful, fashionable designs in a focused, step-by-step manner. From choosing the right hooks and yarn and crocheting basic stitches to changing color, shaping, and joining pieces together, this easy-to-follow guide will have you hooked in no time. Plus this friendly guide features full-color photos of every project and over 50 fantastic patterns perfect for beginners or those wanting to stretch their crocheting skills!
Discover how to:
Make a gauge swatch, read a pattern, and understand garment sizing
Work with the most common stitches and stitch patterns
Crochet in the round or with color
Use new techniques like felting and working with wire
Crochet pictures and words using the filet crochet technique
About the Author
Susan Brittain is a pattern designer and former assistant editor of Crochet Fantasy magazine.