As the founder of Annie's once said, "If you can hold a pencil, you can learn to crochet!" Today is the day you learn how to crochet and discover a relaxing hobby you'll enjoy for life! Join crochet instructor Ellen Gormley as she makes learning how to crochet fun and easy. With this all-new Annie's class, you will 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! And you'll love how portable crochet is -- it's perfect for always having a project with you on the go. In this class, you'll learn: •Reading yarn labels •Crochet hooks & notions •How to hold the yarn & hook •Basic crochet stitches •Practice basic stitches-Easy Striped Dishcloth •Working in rounds & increasing-Pamper Yourself Spa Cloth •Working round in spiral-Sweet & Sassy Hats •Join-as-you-go Motifs-Square Motif Blanket •Post stitches, shells & fringe-Shells & Cables Scarf As you follow along with Ellen, you'll crochet five attractive, beginner-level crochet projects using basic crochet stitches and techniques. Class projects include a striped dishcloth, a soft, hexagon-shaped spa cloth, a sweet hat in adult and child sizes, a snuggly motif blanket and the final capstone project of this class, an easy shells and cables scarf! Supplies needed to complete class projects: worsted weight yarn (4 MEDIUM), light worsted weight yarn (3 LIGHT), crochet hooks sizes 5, 8 and 10, tapestry needle, locking stitch markers. Skill Level: Beginner 24 pages DVDs are both PC and MAC compatible, as well as US television/DVD-player compatible.
|Publisher:||Annie's Publishing, LLC|
|Product dimensions:||8.80(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.30(d)|
About 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!, the host of the instructional DVD Learn to Crochet, and the author of Go Crochet! Afghan Design Workbook and Learn Bruges Lace. She lives in North Bend, Ohio.