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Crocheting For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-65039-4
408 pages
February 2010
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Part I: Crochet 101.

Chapter 1: Hooking into a Life of Crochet.

Chapter 2: Tools of the Trade.

Chapter 3: Creating Consistency with Gauge.

Chapter 4: Decoding Crochet Patterns.

Part II: Basic Stitches and Techniques.

Chapter 5: Focusing on Fundamental Stitches.

Chapter 6: Long, Longer, Longest: Several Common Crochet Stitches.

Chapter 7: Shaping Up and Slimming Down: Increasing and Decreasing Stitches.

Chapter 8: I’ve Been Here Before: Crocheting in Circles.

Chapter 9: Crocheting in Technicolor.

Part III: Advanced Stitches and Techniques.

Chapter 10: Fancy Stitches That Steal the Show.

Chapter 11: Creating Texture in Unexpected Ways.

Chapter 12: Like Knitting with a Hook: Tunisian Crochet.

Chapter 13: Filet and Mesh Crochet: Creating a New Style.

Chapter 14: Building on Your Skills with Motifs.

Part IV: Putting It All Together.

Chapter 15: Connecting the Parts: Joining Seams.

Chapter 16: Design 101: Crocheting Your First Sweater.

Chapter 17: Finishing Functionally: Borders, Buttons, and Pockets.

Chapter 18: It’s All in the Details: Embellishing Crochet.

Chapter 19: Neatness Counts: Fixing, Blocking, and Caring for Your Work.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Do Good with Crochet.

Chapter 21: Ten Variations on Crochet.

Appendix: Sources and Resources.


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