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Crocheting For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-7645-4151-3
360 pages
July 2004
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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.


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