Donna Kooler's Encyclopedia of Crochet
300 Crochet Stitches: Includes Basic Stitaches, Lace Patterns, Motifs, Filet, Clusters, Shells, Bobbles, Loops (The Harmony Guides, V. 6)
The Ultimate Sourcebook of Knitting and Crochet Stitches: Over 900 Great Stitches Detailed for Needlecrafters of Every Level
220 More Crochet Stitches: Includes All-Over Patterns, Edgings and Trimmings, Motifs, Irish Style Crochet (The Harmony Guides, V. 7)
in Plain English
At last, crocheters without the benefit of a friendly
instructor can find the help they need in Crocheting in Plain English. Even
if you've never held a crochet hook before, Maggie Righetti's sound
instructions and encouragement will help get you started. If you're an
experienced crocheter, you'll find dozens of tips for perfecting your
techniques. This comprehensive, common-sense guide covers virtually
everything you need to know about crochet:
Selecting threads and yarns
Working with the right tools
How to interpret patterns and instructions
Increasing and decreasing
How to fix mistakes
Basic stitches (chain, double, triple, slip)
Sixteen different fabric pattern stitches
Assembling the finished product
How to block, clean, and care for crocheted articles
and much more
Each technique is illustrated with clear drawings, charts or photos. Complete
with a detail glossary of crochet terms, Crocheting in Plain English is one
sourcebook no crocheter should do without.
Your Way :
A Learn to Crochet Afghan, over 40 Projects
for Home and Family, Easy-To-Understand
Text and Symbols, Special Instructions for left
There are an estimated 30 million crocheters in the U.S. alone, from novices
to artists. Crochet Your Way has something for everyone. A comprehensive
guide, it starts with the basics through a quick review of 20 different
pattern stitches. Each stitch includes clear technique tips with
accompanying illustrations. When the 20 squares are completed, they can be
joined together to create an original afghan.
By emphasizing the concepts behind the craft as well as
the practical aspects, Crochet Your Way
also helps the enthusiast learn to
crochet any pattern available. For those who already know how to crochet,
the book will give them the tools they need to move to the next skill level.
Included are more than 35 creative projects, including hats, sweaters, and
home accessories, all illustrated with 275 photos and step-by-step drawings.
Magic : Afghans Made Easy
Create beautiful, award-winning
with HERRSCHNER'S BLUE RIBBON AFGHANS. Both crocheted and knitted
afghans from Herrschner's national afghan competition are presented here.
The best afghans from all over the nation will suit a wide variety of tastes
and styles as well as skill levels. Great designs with clear instructions
and photographs will aid readers in creating over 40 projects.
Favorite Crochet Designs
(Dover Needlework Series)
Selected from vintage thread-company leaflets, this
rich treasury of popular crochet designs includes 150 patterns favored by
crocheters during the first half of the 20th century. Included are designs
tablecloths, bedspreads, doilies, edgings, and other pieces. Detailed
instructions guide both beginning and advanced
step of the crocheting process. 140 illustrations.
Crochet From Start To Finish*ing
About the Actor
Bev learned to knit and crochet at the age of 6 and
has happily pursued the needle arts most of her life. Since 1964 she has
taught knitting, tatting, and crochet for retail shops and other
organizations. Her designs have been purchased by needlework magazines,
yarn companies and Leisure Arts. She is known for her "easy to
understand" patterns as well as her relaxed and patient style of
teaching. Her three craft video tapes, Knitting From Start to Finish*ing
with Bev Dillon, Tatted Lace From Start to Finish*ing with Bev Dillon,
Crochet From Start to Finish*ing with Bev Dillon, and the accompanying
booklets, are the result of years of experience and planning. You will
enjoy and appreciate the results. Bev resides with her husband in
Bev demonstrates the art of crochet for the beginner
and also challenges the more experienced
crocheter. She covers basic
stitches, and includes increasing, decreasing, shaping, making seams, and
finishing. Also shown are textures, trims, beadwork, and many more lovely
stitches. A 20-page pattern booklet, Crochet From Start to Finish*ing, is
included with the tape.
Tape Contents: 8 Chapters
The Basic Stitch
Yarn, Hooks, Gauge
Granny Squares, Changing Colors
Textures, Seams, Trims, Blocking
Afghan Stitch, Bead Trimmed Bag
Hairpin Lace & Broomstick Lace
Pineapple Designs, Filet Crochet & Irish Crochet Lace
This tape is part of a three-tape set including also
Knitting From Start to Finish*ing with Bev Dillon and Tatted Lace From
Start to Finish*ing with Bev Dillon.
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Sewing Books and more.
Sewing Hats Handbags
Sewing Curtains Shades Draperies
Teddy Bears Stuffed Animals
Sewing Doll Clothes
Sewing Bedspreads / Slip Covers / Linings
Shirtmaking / Tops / Blouses /T Shirts
Sewing Homebased Business
Bridal Gowns / Veils Wedding Gown
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