Crochet Master Class: Lessons and Projects from Today's Top Crocheters

Crochet Master Class: Lessons and Projects from Today's Top Crocheters

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by Jean Leinhauser, Rita Weiss
     
 

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Crochet Master Class presents 18 crochet techniques taught by some of the world’s best crochet designers and instructors. Each chapter focuses on a different technique, inviting you to dip in, experiment, and then apply your newfound skills to create a custom piece designed by these crochet luminaries. You’ll learn Hairpin Lace from Stitch Diva

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Crochet Master Class presents 18 crochet techniques taught by some of the world’s best crochet designers and instructors. Each chapter focuses on a different technique, inviting you to dip in, experiment, and then apply your newfound skills to create a custom piece designed by these crochet luminaries. You’ll learn Hairpin Lace from Stitch Diva Jennifer Hansen, discover the intricate color work of tapestry crochet from Carol Ventura, and explore free-form crochet with renowned fiber artist Prudence Mapstone. Filled with expert instruction, inspiring stories, and projects created exclusively for this book, Crochet Master Class is your guide to the incredible range of crochet possibilities.

Techniques include:
Filet Crochet • Hairpin Lace • Tapestry Crochet • Aran Crochet • Entrelac Crochet • Fashion Crochet • Tunisian Crochet • Woven Crochet • Double-Ended Crochet • Tassels • Bullion Stitch • Overlay Crochet • Bead Crochet • Bruges Crochet • Painted Crochet • Free-Form Crochet • Irish Crochet • Wire Crochet

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Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
Plenty of books feature crochet basics, but this rare volume goes beyond to advanced crochet techniques and styles. Leinhauser (editor, Crochet! magazine) and Weiss (former president, Crochet Guild of America) work with 18 talented artists, exploring techniques such as hairpin lace, Tunisian crochet, filet crochet, and overlay crochet. Interviews, how-tos, and a sample project are included for each technique. Experienced crocheters will find the techniques and projects in this collection inspiring, and beginners will see them as something to aspire to.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307586537
Publisher:
Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
Publication date:
12/28/2010
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
525,669
Product dimensions:
10.20(w) x 11.34(h) x 0.51(d)

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Meet the Author

JEAN LEINHAUSER is the founder of Leisure Arts and The American School of Needlework. She was the editor Crochet! Magazine and is the co-owner of Crochet Partners, the oldest internet crochet discussion group

RITA WEISS is an author, designer, and teacher who was formerly the executive Vice-President of The American School of Needlework. She is the former president of the Crochet Guild of America, having served for three terms.

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