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Crochet Workshop (Dover Knitting, Crochet, Tatting, Lace)by James Walters
Synopses & Reviews
An outstanding resource for crocheters of all levels, this guide covers all aspects of stitches and technique. In addition to offering the perfect introduction to the craft, this versatile volume will also appeal to more experienced practitioners seeking to develop new design ideas. Crocheters are encouraged to explore their creativity and develop their own styles with detailed advice on planning, sketching, and adapting designs.
Starting with basic technique, Crochet Workshop explains a variety of stitches as well as how to follow pattern instructions and handle materials and equipment. Scores of drawings, diagrams, and photographs illustrate suggestions for working with motifs, patchwork, crochet lace, jacquard and color work, surface and woven crochet, and free-working and finger crochet. The book includes tips for incorporating decorations and accessories, selecting yarns, making up and finishing, and after care. Helpful appendixes feature information on equipment and terms as well as conversion tables.
Outstanding guide for crocheters of all levels covers all aspects of crochet stitches and technique, from yarn selection to edgings, borders, and braid. Profusely illustrated with drawings, diagrams, and photographs.
An outstanding guide for crocheters of all levels, this volume covers all aspects of crochet stitches and technique. The perfect introduction to the craft, the down-to-earth guide is also a terrific resource for more experienced practitioners seeking to develop new design ideas. Profusely illustrated with drawings, diagrams, and photographs.
About the Author
A self-taught crocheter, James Walters is an expert in handspinning, natural dyeing, and experimental crochet and has produced crochet garment designs for yarn manufacturers.
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