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Teach Yourself Visually Crocheting (2006)
(Book)

Call Number 746.434/WERKER,K

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Adult Nonfiction746.434/WERKER,KAvailable
Published: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley Pub., c2006
Series: Visual read less, learn more
Description:  280 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 0764596411, 9780764596414,
Language:  English


Includes index



Introduction to crochet: Join the crochet community -- Crochet for knitters -- Find resources on the Internet -- Brief notes on designing -- How to use this book -- Tools and yarn: Hooks -- Other tools -- Yarn construction and packaging -- Yarn fibers -- Yarn length and dye lot -- Yarn care and storage -- Yarn weight and care symbols -- Getting started and basic stitches: How to hold your hook -- How to hold your yarn -- Choose a learning yarn and hook -- Notes for left handed crocheters -- Make a slip knot -- Make a chain stitch -- Make a foundation chain -- Identify parts on the chain -- Make a turning chain -- Make slip stitch -- Make a single crochet -- Make a half double crochet -- Make a double crochet -- Make a treble crochet -- Count your stitches -- How hook size affects stitches -- Take your measurements -- Estimate stitch and row count -- Estimate how much yarn you need -- Basic techniques: Increase -- Decrease -- Decrease gradually by working stitches together -- Create a ring using the chain stitch -- Create a ring by using a loop -- Work in the round: Rounds -- Work in the round: Spiral method -- Shape in the round: Gradual increase -- Join a new ball of yarn and change color -- Basic finishing techniques -- Stitch variations: Make a double treble crochet -- Make an extended single crochet -- Make an extended double crochet -- Make an extended half double crochet -- Make a crab stitch -- Make a border by using crab stitch -- More stitches: Work in the front loop or back loop only -- Make spike stitch -- Make crossed stitches -- Work double crochet post stitches -- Work a treble crochet post stitch -- Combining stitches: Clusters -- Bobbles -- Puffs -- Popcorns -- Bullions -- Follow a pattern: Work from a pattern -- Understanding crochet abbreviations -- Read a pattern -- Understanding gauge -- Measure your gauge -- Understanding crochet symbols -- Stitch patterns: Mesh fabric using crochet arches -- Crumpled stitch pattern -- Crunch pattern -- Crunchy dots pattern -- Granite stitch pattern -- Trinity pattern -- Chevron pattern -- Shells with double crochet -- Odd shells pattern -- Popcorn dance pattern -- Motifs and fun shapes: Loopy chain flower -- Simple daisy -- Add layers to the simple daisy -- Leaf -- Corkscrew -- Teardrop -- Bauble -- Triangles using increases or decreases -- Triangle in the round -- Pentagon -- Rectangle in the round -- Granny square -- Mitered square -- More techniques: Use stripes to add color -- Follow a charted color pattern by stranding -- Follow a charted color pattern by working intarsia -- Make broomstick loops -- Make broomstick loop ruffle -- Make traditional broomstick lace -- Make a lover's knot trellis -- Make a clones knot mesh -- Tunisian Simple stitch -- Tunisian knit stitch -- Tunisian purl stitch -- Increase in Tunisian crochet -- Decrease in Tunisian crochet -- Bind off in Tunisian crochet -- Free from crochet -- Filet crochet -- Make filet crochet -- Full a crocheted item -- Crochet with beads -- Final details and finishing: Diagnose mistakes -- Fix mistakes -- Care for crocheted items -- Make a buttonhole -- Seam pieces together by sewing -- Seam pieces together by crocheting -- Make a single crochet edging -- Make a picot edging -- Make pompoms -- Make fringe -- Block your finished project -- Simple rectangles: Explore the possibilities -- Simple sampler scarf -- Exquisite washcloths -- Cool baby hat -- Noisemaker -- Precious clutch purse -- Patterns: Oval trivet and circular coasters -- Beanie -- Cloche -- Sweet and chic granny square bag -- Round box -- Tunisian tie -- It's a shawl and a poncho -- Bold bag -- Spider woman -- Magnificent bamboo scarf -- Cozy, webby sweater -- Yummy, scrumptious blanket -- Index

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