Super Finishing Techniques for Crocheters: Inspiration, Projects, and More for Finishing Crochet Patterns with Style

Super Finishing Techniques for Crocheters: Inspiration, Projects, and More for Finishing Crochet Patterns with Style

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by Betty Barnden
     
 

Almost done crocheting your latest project and not sure how to finish it? Need a refresher course on how to assemble the pieces, make a buttonhole, or just looking for inspiration for the perfect finishing touch? No matter whether you're just learning to crochet or are more experienced, you'll find the simple techniques needed for creating beautifully finished

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Almost done crocheting your latest project and not sure how to finish it? Need a refresher course on how to assemble the pieces, make a buttonhole, or just looking for inspiration for the perfect finishing touch? No matter whether you're just learning to crochet or are more experienced, you'll find the simple techniques needed for creating beautifully finished items--as well as pick up new techniques to hone your skills and help push you to the next level--in Super Finishing Techniques for Crocheters.

With Betty Barnden's valuable expertise, clear step-by-step photographs and instructions, and a host of rules and tips, you'll perfect your abilities while learning all about:

• Construction: seams, joining, borders, and much more

• Different fastenings and closings: zippers, buttonholes, ties, and cords

• Embellishment ideas: decorative techniques including needlefelt, free-form crochet, and more
You'll also find a useful section on crochet basics and ten fun projects, with plenty of how-to tips to adapt them to your own style. No matter what your next project is, whether it's felted slippers, a pretty scarf, or a baby sweater, here is the book to help you complete it perfectly.

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Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
The star of this book is finishing, and all the basics are well covered, including step-by-step, illustrated examples of seaming and blocking crochet pieces, applying buttons and other fasteners, and embellishment. The stitch guide is helpful, and the projects are designed to take advantage of the techniques covered throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312570491
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
08/18/2009
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
640,443
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.40(d)

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