Whimsical Stitches

Author: Lauren Espy
Publisher: Paige Tate Select
ISBN: 9781944515638
Size: 37.37 MB
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Explore Amigurumi, the Japanese art of crochet design, with 30 unique and darling patterns. Whether a novice or an experienced crocheter, anyone can pick up a needle and complete these cuddly creations. Author and amigurumi guru Lauren Espy inspires crocheters with her easy-to-follow patterns, pictures, and helpful instructions. Lauren always takes the patterns one step at a time to ensure that your finished product is as cute as the creation on the page! In Whimsical Stitches: A Modern Makers Book of Amigurumi Crochet Patterns, amigurumi is explored through thirty simple, fanciful patterns in a variety of themes, including: How Does Your Garden Grow At the Aquarium Down on the Farm At the Bakery Brighten a room with flowers that won't wilt, bring cheer to your table with colorful fruits that won't attract flies, and add cuddly friends to a baby's collection of favorite toys.

Ultimate Beginner S Guide To Tunisian Crochet

Author: Kim Guzman
Publisher: Leisure Arts
ISBN: 1609003411
Size: 63.13 MB
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Provides instructions for learning Tunisian style crochet stitches and techniques, along with patterns for nine items, including a felted duffel, a hoodie vest, and a crib cover.

Crocheting For Dummies With Online Videos

Author: Karen Manthey
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119287111
Size: 11.10 MB
Format: PDF
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This revised edition of Crocheting For Dummies provides new and revised content including: Fresh new patterns, stitches, and techniques, including crochet styles from around the world A new section covering common crocheting mistakes and how to correct them Crocheting with an eco-awareness: using organic yarns, tie dye yarns, as well as free trade and sustainably sourced fibers, and how to recycle materials Information about of the many resources and events held within the community, like the annual Sheep and Wool Festival held in Rhinebeck NY since 1980 that attracts thousands of yarn crafters and wool lovers.

Crocheting In Plain English

Author: Maggie Righetti
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 1466869925
Size: 79.14 MB
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The definitive classic on crocheting for years, the first edition of Crocheting in Plain English equipped readers with easy-to-follow, friendly advice on creating their dream crochets. A lifelong crocheting teacher and designer, Maggie Righetti offered both basic principles and step-by-step instructions to get crocheters started and to perfect their techniques. In this latest edition, completely updated and revised for today's crocheter, Righetti dispenses more of her invaluable wisdom, covering virtually everything you need to know about crochet, including: * Selecting threads and yarns * Determining gauge * Working with the right tools * How to interpret patterns and instructions * Increasing and decreasing stitches * How to fix mistakes * Basic stitches (chain, double, treble, slip) * Sixteen different fabric pattern stitches * Assembling the finished product * How to block, clean, and care for crocheted articles * And much, much more! Each technique is illustrated with clear drawings, charts, or photos. Complete with a new introduction and a detailed glossary of crochet terms, Crocheting in Plain English is one sourcebook no crocheter should do without.

The Chicks With Sticks Guide To Crochet

Author: Nancy Queen
Publisher: Potter Craft
ISBN: 0307587037
Size: 77.45 MB
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Join the clique of the Chicks with Sticks! Anyone can do it. Anyone. Stop thinking. Stop being afraid. Stop sweating, you’ll get the hook all damp. Yes, with the help of the Chicks with Sticks, anyone can learn to crochet in just a weekend—and by Sunday night, beginners will know what they’re doing and have the confidence to do it. Advanced beginners (the ones who have already made an afghan square) will have fresh, fashion-forward projects to wear around town. First up is an introductory section on tools and materials. Then the Chicks present a series of lessons that each introduce a new skill and patterns that help readers learn and master it before moving on. The more than 30 projects range from cool belts to stunning scarves, from felted bags to stylish wraps and sweaters. Throughout, the Chicks with Sticks are standing by with quips and anecdotes, support and sisterhood. Learning to crochet has never been so entertaining . . . and so empowering! From the Trade Paperback edition.

Freeform Crochet And Beyond

Author: Renate Kirkpatrick
Publisher: Sally Milner Pub
ISBN: 9781863513852
Size: 72.53 MB
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"The aim with this freeform crochet book is to encourage the reader to tap into the hidden creativity that lurks within us all, to entice the true beginner with easy starting points that will then lead them on to explore other techniques and experiment with what they learn, free from too many rules and must nots, and, to inspire the more experienced to call upon all the arts and crafts that he or she has explored over the years, in some cases abandoned, and illustrate ways of bringing them together in a truly amazing art form."--Provided by publisher.

Itty Bitty Crocheted Critters

Author: Erin Clark
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462913431
Size: 58.42 MB
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Knit adorable mini amigurumi animals with this fun Japanese knitting book. While the demand for Japanese amigurumi or "crocheted stuffed toys" just keeps getting bigger, these incredibly cute Japanese crocheted critters have just gotten smaller! Voodoo Maggie (AKA Erin Clark) has taken her yarn craft to the micro-level and stitched together a new menagerie of mini amigurmi that are so darn cute—and tiny—that you might not want to part with any of them. Maggie's amigurumi crochet patterns are so easy to follow that you'll be able to make enough to satisfy an obvious demand from your friends and family. Erin even provides instructions on how to display these tiny Japanese crochet creatures in their own crochet-decorated terrarium. Itty Bitty Crocheted Critters features step-by-step instructions on how to make twenty of Voodoo Maggie's most popular mini amigurmi miniatures. Amigurumi animals include: Red Panda Tusked Narwhal Otter Pinkerton Flamingo Camellia Chameleon These irresistible little guys are guaranteed to bring a smile to anyone's face. Get ready to "Awwwww!"

Amigurume

Author: Allison Hoffman
Publisher: Lark Books (NC)
ISBN: 9781454703976
Size: 25.91 MB
Format: PDF
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Presents step-by-step instructions for crocheting miniature versions of friends and celebrities and includes tips on creating facial features, hairstyles, and removable clothes and accessories.

Kids Learn To Crochet

Author: Lucinda Guy
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781863514323
Size: 59.75 MB
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This book is aimed at children aged 6 and over. Thre are easy-to-follow instructions with lively illustrations. Included are fantastic projects, all with charts and templates and everthing you need to get crocheting in no time. So, pick up a crochet hook and some wool to learn how to make Sweet Mousie, All-Together Albert, Stripy Stu and his friends, as well as some pretty flowers and a smart bag.

Ultimate Knitting Bible

Author: Sharon Brant
Publisher: Pavilion Books
ISBN: 1911163329
Size: 79.77 MB
Format: PDF
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Certain challenges are often faced when learning how to knit. As a beginner, you must acquire a basic understanding and the necessary tools and equipment. As your knitting improves, you discover interesting principles behind each technique. As an expert, your boundaries are limited only by your imagination. 'Ultimate Knitting Bible' is a definitive reference for all aspects of knitting – from the first stitch you cast on to the care and maintenance of your projects. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned expert, the book boasts more than 400 step-by-step illustrations and diagrams to guide you through the process. With a simple format and cross-references on virtually every page, this one-stop volume makes every aspect of the knitting process accessible to knitters of all ages. Workshops and tips inspire the knitter to learn something new about the craft. There's even a chapter devoted to crochet. This is one resource that you will turn to time and time again.