Oodles of Crochet: 40+ Patterns from Hats, Jackets, Bags, and Scarves to Potholders, Pillows, Rugs, and Throws

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Do you love to crochet? What could be better than an illustrated modern reference guide and a visually stunning source of inspiration—in the same book? Readers will find oodles of tips and tricks—both to help beginners get comfortable with the basics, and to show masters of the craft how to take their crocheting to new heights.

Just a few essential techniques can go a long way toward ensuring fun and success with crochet! Helpful introductory sections explain stitches, ...

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Overview


Do you love to crochet? What could be better than an illustrated modern reference guide and a visually stunning source of inspiration—in the same book? Readers will find oodles of tips and tricks—both to help beginners get comfortable with the basics, and to show masters of the craft how to take their crocheting to new heights.

Just a few essential techniques can go a long way toward ensuring fun and success with crochet! Helpful introductory sections explain stitches, textures, materials, equipment, and everything else new crocheters will need to get started, while projects range from the beautifully simple to the challenging. Inside, you'll find dozens of bold and beautiful designs for pillows, throws, rugs, sweaters, jackets, scarves, hats, gloves—and so much more. Includes a glorious selection of striking and colorful photographs bound to generate exciting new ideas for future crochet projects.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570766855
  • Publisher: Trafalgar Square
  • Publication date: 7/23/2014
  • Pages: 168
  • Sales rank: 636,060
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 10.50 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author


Paula Hammerskog is a communication consultant and the author of several books. She has been an avid knitter for many years and lives in Sweden.

Eva Wincent has been running her own knitting business for twenty years. She is among Sweden’s most prolific and respected knitters.

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Table of Contents


Table of Contents-
Stitches
Slipknot
Chain stitch
Slip stitch
Half Post
Post
Double Post
Increases
Decreases
Crochet around
Crochet spiral
Cylinder
Oval
Increase in the corner
Counting stitches and turns into a crochet
Recognizing a pattern
Yarn
Gauge
Crochet hooks
Abbreviations
English and American abbreviations
Terms
Material, equipment & preparations
Yarn - types and properties
Natural fiber
Dyed yarns
Synthetic Yarns
Other materials crocheting in crochet
More gadgets
Prepare your crochet
Develop your crochet
Rib & textural
V-covered poles & crochets
Fans & Shells
Boxes & grating
Zigzag & scallops
Relief Stitches
Crochet with multiple colors
Making your own patterns
If something goes wrong
Edges
Buttons and buttonholes
Decorations
Sew
Care of crochet garments
For the kids
Blanket of granny squares
Sleeveless tunic
Baby Blanket with border
Cute baby dress
Children Hats
Felt of block boxes
Children's Jacket with yoke
Stroller Blanket
Baby Cardigan & Shoes
Soft teddyAdult Garments
Chanel JacketMen’s vest
Sleeveless top
Straight jacket
Dress with collar
Accessories
Wrap in wave pattern
Slippers
Clutch Bag & smartphone case
Hat & fingerless gloves
Bag
Scarf in pastel tones
Snood
Tie
Turquoise hat
Case & toiletry bag
Fingerless gloves in coarse wool
Triangular shawl in mohair
Mittens & Hats
Summer Bag
Scarf in purple
Shawl with interwoven threads
Checked bag
Kitchen potholders
Bread basket
Gray pillow
Trivet
Tea cozy
Cushion in wave pattern
Granny square the size of a blanket
Round pillow
Colorful round rug
Colorful pillows
Crocheted cans
Index
Yarn & supplier list
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