The Chicks with Sticks Guide to Crochet [NOOK Book]

Overview

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 ...
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The Chicks with Sticks Guide to Crochet

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Overview

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!


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307587039
  • Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 2/23/2011
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 325,647
  • File size: 17 MB
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Meet the Author

Nancy Queen is one of the Chicks with Sticks, the creators of a popular line of knitting and crochet patterns sold in yarn shops. A popular designer and instructor, she is the author of Crochet for Tots.

Mary Ellen O’Connell, the other Chick, is a lifelong knitter who creates knitting patterns for her own line, Meo Designs, as well as for the Chicks with Sticks.

Both Chicks live near Philadelphia.


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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 2, 2012

    Awesome for Beginners!

    This is a great book to learn from, when used inconjunction with resources from the internet (like Ravelry, Annies Attic, Youtube). The patterns are easy to follow and are actually things you'll want to make. I think the best part of this book is that they teach you a skill, and then immediatly give you a pattern so you can practice. Worth buying if you're wanting to jump in and learn quickly!

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 19, 2012

    Good Book

    Good for beginners. Not for advanced. Please remove all the non reviews, they are not helpful.

    6 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 3, 2011

    first time

    i am trying this book for the first time i hope it qets me better in crocheting

    2 out of 16 people found this review helpful.

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