The Complete Photo Guide to Crochet, 2nd Edition

The Complete Photo Guide to Crochet, 2nd Edition by Margaret Hubert

*All You Need to Know to Crochet *The Essential Reference for Novice and Expert Crocheters *Comprehensive Guide to Crochet Tools and Techniques *Packed with Hundreds of Tips and Ideas *Step-by-Step Instructions for 220 Stitch Patterns

Format: Paperback / softback, 272 Pages
ISBN: 9781589237988
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This is a comprehensive reference book on all aspects of crochet. This book provides a reference for all methods, including Tunisian, intermeshing, broomstick lace, hairpin lace, and freeform crochet. Includes step-by-step instructions for all the basic stitches and swatches of 100s of stitch patterns with complete instructions. Now with:

All new projects

20 new stitch patterns

Expanded basics

Margaret Hubert is the author of more than 20 crochet and knitting books, including Plus Size Crochet, Knits for Men, Knit or Crochet--Have It Your Way, The Complete Photo Guide to Crochet, The Complete Photo Guide to Knitting, The Granny Square Book, Lacework for Adventurous Crocheters, Runway Crochet, and Customize Your Knitting. She has enjoyed a lifelong career designing both crochet and knit patterns for yarn companies and book and magazine publishers. Hubert also teaches at yarn shops, retreats, and national gatherings, and rarely misses a national conference in the needle-arts field. A world traveler, Hubert pays close attention to the fashions in Europe and spots trends as they hit New York. In 2012, in fitting tribute to Hubert's lifelong work as a knitting and crochet designer, the Crochet Guild of America inducted her into their Jean Leinhauser Crochet Hall of Fame. Her work and information about the events she attends can be found on her blog: margaretshooksandneedles.blogspot.com. She lives in Pawling, New York.

Format: Paperback / softback, 272 Pages
ISBN: 9781589237988
Illustrations: 400 color photos
Size: 8.25 in x 10.812 in x 0.75 in / 209.55 mm x 274.62 mm x 19.05 mm
Edition: Second Edition
Published:
Introduction to Crochet
Crochet Basics
Crochet Hooks and Other Tools
Techniques
Crochet Instructions
Details and Finishing Techniques
Stitch Patterns
Basic Stitches
Shell Stitches
Bobbles, Popcorns, and Puffs
Ripple Stitches
Lace Stitches
Mesh Stitches
Color Combinations
Heavy Textures
Unusual Stitches
Motifs
Edgings and Trims
Tunisian Stitches
Specialty Crochet Methods
One Piece, Top Down
Intermeshing Crochet
Freeform Crochet
Hairpin Lace
Broomstick Lace

About the Author
Acknowledgements
Index

"The latest in a continuing series of photo guides, this book features full-color photos of techniques with examples and practice  projects. Veteran knitting and crochet teacher Hubert (Knit or Crochet:  Have It Your Way) has dozens of stitch samples clearly pictured and  charted.  This guide will be useful for crafters beginning to experiment." -- Library Journal, February 15, 2010