Crocheting in Plain English: The Only Book any Crocheter Will Ever Need

Crocheting in Plain English: The Only Book any Crocheter Will Ever Need

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by Maggie Righetti
     
 

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The definitive classic on crocheting for years, the first edition of Crocheting in Plain English equipped readers with easy-to-follow, friendly advice on creating their dream crochets. A lifelong crocheting teacher and designer, Maggie Righetti offered both basic principles and step-by-step instructions to get crocheters started and to perfect their

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The definitive classic on crocheting for years, the first edition of Crocheting in Plain English equipped readers with easy-to-follow, friendly advice on creating their dream crochets. A lifelong crocheting teacher and designer, Maggie Righetti offered both basic principles and step-by-step instructions to get crocheters started and to perfect their techniques.

In this latest edition, completely updated and revised for today's crocheter, Righetti dispenses more of her invaluable wisdom, covering virtually everything you need to know about crochet, including:

* Selecting threads and yarns
* Determining gauge
* Working with the right tools
* How to interpret patterns and instructions
* Increasing and decreasing stitches
* How to fix mistakes
* Basic stitches (chain, double, treble, slip)
* Sixteen different fabric pattern stitches
* Assembling the finished product
* How to block, clean, and care for crocheted articles
* And much, much more!

Each technique is illustrated with clear drawings, charts, or photos. Complete with a new introduction and a detailed glossary of crochet terms, Crocheting in Plain English is one sourcebook no crocheter should do without.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781466869929
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
04/29/2014
Sold by:
Macmillan
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
480,459
File size:
15 MB
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Meet the Author

Maggie Righetti, a certified knitting and crochet instructor, is the author of Knitting in Plain English and Sweater Design in Plain English. She lives in Southern California.


Maggie Righetti, a certified knitting and crochet instructor, is the author of Crocheting in Plain English, Sweater Design in Plain English and Universal Yarn Finder. She lived in Atlanta, Georgia, where she ran her own knitting design company.

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Crocheting in Plain English 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
MadebyMarie More than 1 year ago
Maggie Righetti did it again! This book and her book on Knitting in Plain English are essential for stitchers, particularly helpful when learning on one's own. Her diagrams are very clear and helpful.