First Time Crochet

The Absolute Beginner's Guide: There's a First Time For Everything

First Time Crochet
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Format: Paperback / softback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781589238251
Series: First Time
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Description

Learning how to crochet has never been simpler! Enjoy this beginner's guide that takes you by the hand, like a personal instructor, and teaches you how to crochet. With detailed descriptions of materials and tools, the easy step-by-step instructions for all the basic crocheting techniques will have you creating projects like boas, coasters, and even slippers and bags in no time. Eight simple projects will introduce crocheting skills like basic stitches, chaining, increasing and decreasing, and color techniques; skills you will use often as you continue to learn. With First Time Crochet, soon you will be stitching amazing gifts and projects with confidence.

The author

Deborah Burger is the author of Crochet 101 and How to Make 100 Crochet Appliqués. She learned to crochet from her grandmother at age 12. While she has found enjoyment in many fiber, textile, and other art forms, crochet remains her lifelong favorite. She has been teaching crochet for more than 20 years, through Girl Scouting, various community centers, summer camps, at Charlotte’s Fibers (a yarn shop in Western North Carolina), and the John C. Campbell Folk School. She is active in the online community, Ravelry, and has written articles and patterns for Interweave Crochet and the e-zines, Crochet Insider, and Crochet Uncut.

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781589238251
Illustrations: 250 color photos
Size: 8.5 in x 11 in x 0.325 in / 215.9 mm x 279.4 mm x 8.255 mm
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