Crocheting For Dummies
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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: Getting Down to Basics.
Part II: Basic Stitches and Techniques.
Chapter 5: Decoding Crochet Patterns.
Chapter 6: Long, Longer, Longest: Four 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: Design 101: Crocheting Your First Sweater.
Chapter 11: Fancy Stitches That Steal the Show.
Chapter 12: Getting Creative: Working Stitches in Places You Never Thought Of.
Chapter 13: A Stitch in Time: The Afghan Stitch.
Chapter 14: Filet Crochet: Creating a New Style.
Part IV: Putting It All Together.
Chapter 15: When the Plan Comes Together: Joining Seams.
Chapter 16: Finishing Functionally: Borders, Buttons, and Pockets.
Chapter 17: It’s All in the Details: Embellishing Crochet.
Chapter 18: Neatness Counts: Blocking and Caring for Your Work.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 19: Top Ten (Plus One) Crochet Resources.
Chapter 20: Ten Do’s and Don’ts of Crochet.
Chapter 21: Ten Variations on Crochet.
Appendix: Yarn Supply Sources.