Learn to Crochet: With Instructor Ellen Gormley

Learn to Crochet: With Instructor Ellen Gormley

by Ellen Gormley
     
 

Today is the day you learn how to crochet and discover a relaxing hobby you'll enjoy for life. Join instructor Ellen Gormley as she makes learning how to crochet fun and easy in this video class that teaches both right- and left-handers. Quickly learn all the basics of crochet, from how to hold the yarn and hook to crocheting all the basic stitches, including chain

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Today is the day you learn how to crochet and discover a relaxing hobby you'll enjoy for life. Join instructor Ellen Gormley as she makes learning how to crochet fun and easy in this video class that teaches both right- and left-handers. Quickly learn all the basics of crochet, from how to hold the yarn and hook to crocheting all the basic stitches, including chain stitches, slip stitches, single crochet, half-double crochet, double crochet, treble crochet, clusters, shells, and even post stitches. Soon you'll be crocheting delightful items to make as gifts, to decorate your home, and, simply put, to impress family and friends. Enjoy how portable crochet is; it's perfect for always having a project with you on the go. In this class, you'll learn about reading yarn labels, crochet hooks and notions, working in rounds and increasing, working round in spiral, join-as-you-go motifs, post stitches, shells, and fringe. As you follow along with Ellen, you'll crochet five attractive, beginner-level crochet projects using basic crochet stitches and techniques—Easy Striped Dishcloth, Pamper Yourself Spa Cloth, Sweet & Sassy Hats, Square Motif Blanket, and Shells & Cables Scarf. Supplies needed to complete class projects are worsted-weight yarn; light worsted-weight yarn; crochet hooks sizes 5, 8, and 10; a tapestry needle; and locking stitch markers.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573673839
Publisher:
Annie's Publishing, LLC
Publication date:
04/01/2014
Pages:
1
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Ellen Gormley is a professional crochet designer and instructor, the editor of Crochet! magazine, and a member of the Southwest Ohio Crochet Guild. She is a crochet expert on the PBS program Knit & Crochet Now! and is the author of Go Crochet! Afghan Design Workbook and Learn Bruges Lace. She lives in North Bend, Ohio.

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