Need help reading your crochet pattern? Need a gift for a crochet lover? Read on:
The Crochet Stitch Handbook fully explains over 200 stitches. A perfect starter guide for beginners, with advanced projects and details for experts, this book is a wonderful addition to the library of any crafter, crocheter, or knitter.
The handbook includes step-by-step instructions for basic stitches, textured stitches, fans and shells stitches, mesh and filet stitches, openwork and lace stitches, trims and edgings, clusters, puffs, bobbles, spike, relief, Tunisian, multi-color, squares, and special stitches.
Crochet is the technique of making a looped fabric from a continuous length of yarn, using a single hook. The word crochet itself derives from the French croc, meaning a hook (or crook); an old Scottish name for crochet is “shepherd’s knitting.” It is one of themost portable and flexible of crafts, requiring only a hook and some yarn.
Master the basic techniques of crochet, and more, to create a fascinating variety of effects with The Crochet Stitch Handbook.
About the Author
Betty Barnden is a needlecraft designer whose crochet designs have appeared in magazines and been published by prestigious yarn companies. She has written books on knitting and embroidery, including The Embroidery Stitch Bible; The Crochet Stitch Bible; Filet Crochet; and 200 Knitting Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets. Betty continues to inspire crochet fans the world over.
Net Galley Review : This is a wonderful reference book filled with step by step instructions,pictures and stitch selector to make learning more about crochet. Its laid out well with names of stitches and example to make finding the right stitch easy. Need help reading a crochet problem this is just what you need. Have a crochet lover on your Christmas list buy them this book. Lisa