Crochet Stitches VISUAL Encyclopedia

Crochet Stitches VISUAL Encyclopedia

by Robyn Chachula
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Crochet Stitches VISUAL Encyclopedia by Robyn Chachula

Visual instruction for 300 crochet stitch patterns

This visual encyclopedia features step-by-step instructions for 300 gorgeous crochet stitch patterns, from basic stitches to cables, lace, textured stitches, mesh and filet crochet, fans and shells, clusters, puffs, bobbles, spike stitches, colorwork, and more. Each pattern is accompanied by a full-color photo and a chart. Every crocheter needs a book like this on her shelf—the content is timeless and will have a place next to the crochet hooks for many years to come.

Crochet Stitches VISUAL Encyclopedia gives crocheters quick visual access to a comprehensive collection of stitch combinations that enables them to create their own designs or modify existing patterns with ease.

  • Patterns are represented in both charts and words to suit individual crocheters’ preferences
  • A detailed color photo accompanies each stitch pattern
  • Hardcover packaging makes the book durable for a lifetime of use

Whether you're a beginner or an advanced crocheter, Crochet Stitches VISUAL Encyclopedia is a book you'll turn to again and again.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118183168
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/06/2011
Series: Teach Yourself VISUALLY Consumer , #50
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 122,592
File size: 70 MB
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About the Author

Robyn Chachula is a crochet designer with a background in structural engineering. She's the author of Blueprint Crochet: Modern Designs for the Visual Crocheter and Baby Blueprint Crochet. Fans can catch her as one of the crochet experts on "Knit and Crochet Now" on PBS, or on her blog, Crochet by Faye (

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Crochet Stitches VISUAL Encyclopedia 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Before i buy this i want to know if i can read and use the patterns on my nook....couldnt the free sample have at least one so i could determine that?grrr
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Nice, extensive selection of pattern stitches. I especially like the lacy motifs. The author's brief description preceding each pattern make them all the more enticing. A great, comprehensive reference book.. (I am novice crocheter)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Really nice selection of stitch patterns...this book is NOT meant to be a stitch guide, and it states right on the cover that it is an encyclopedia of patterns, edgings, and more. I love that it covers traditional crochet as well as Tunisian, Filet, and other patterns. In response to a previous review complaining about abbreviations, "hk" stands for hook (probably an oversight by publisher), and the deifinition/instructions for a slip stitch (sl st) is right there near the top of page 271.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a reference for stitching patterns, not for stitches themes. No instructions on what a slip stitch is, just patterns in which it is used. Poor explanations of abbreviations - what does hk mean?
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