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Crochet Patterns For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-05070-5
288 pages
February 2011
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Part I: Reinforcing Your Crochet Foundation.

Chapter 1: Gearing Up and Getting Started.

Chapter 2: Gauge and Garments: Sizing Facts and Figures.

Chapter 3: Sum and Substance: Reading a Pattern.

Chapter 4: Brushing Up on Stitch Basics.

Part II: Hook, Yarn, Action! Crocheting Simple Projects.

Chapter 5: Working in the First Dimension.

Chapter 6: Expanding and Diminishing Dimensions: Adding Shap.

Chapter 7: Going in Circles: Crocheting in the Round.

Chapter 8: Coloring It In.

Chapter 9: Mixing It Up: A Few Changes Make a Dramatic Difference.

Part III: Putting Your Skills to the Test.

Chapter 10: Seams Sew Easy: Joining Pieces Together.

Chapter 11: Finding the Loopholes and Creative Combinations.

Chapter 12: Sensational Sweaters.

Chapter 13: Timeless Techniques: Using the Afghan Stitch and Filet Crochet.

Chapter 14: Mixing Traditional Stitches with Contemporary Materials.

Part IV: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 15: Nearly Ten Projects That Take an Hour or So.

Chapter 16: Ten-Plus Tips for Caring for Your Crochet.

Chapter 17: Ten Kid-Friendly Projects.

Part V: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Crochet Stitches.

Appendix B: Yarn Supply Sources.


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