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The Chicks with Sticks Guide to Crochet: Learn to Crochet with More than 30 Cool, Easy Patternsby Mary Ellen O'Connell
Synopses & Reviews
Join the clique of the Chicks with Sticks
Anyone can do it. Anyone. Stop thinking. Stop being afraid. Stop sweating, you'll get the hook all damp. Yes, with the help of theChicks with Sticks, anyone can learn to crochet in just a weekend-and by Sunday night, beginners will know what they're doing and have the confidence to do it. Advanced beginners (the ones who havealready made an afghan square) will have fresh, fashion-forward projects to wear around town. First up is an introductory section on tools and materials. Then the Chicks present a series of lessons that each introduce anew skill and patterns that help readers learn and master it before moving on. The more than 30 projects range from cool belts to stunning scarves, from felted bags to stylish wraps and sweaters. Throughout, the Chickswith Sticks are standing by with quips and anecdotes, support and sisterhood. Learning to crochet has never been so entertaining . . . and so empowering
From the Trade Paperback edition.
A series of easy-to-follow tutorials teaches anyone how to crochet in just a few days, in a colorful handbook that features an introduction section on tools and materials, lessons on crochet skills and patterns, and more than thirty stylish projects that range from cool belts and scaves, to felted bags, sweaters, and wraps. Original.
About the Author
Nancy Queen is one of the Chicks with Sticks, the creators of a popular line of knitting and crochet patterns sold in yarn shops. A popular designer and instructor, she is the author of Crochet for Tots.
Mary Ellen O’Connell, the other Chick, is a lifelong knitter who creates knitting patterns for her own line, Meo Designs, as well as for the Chicks with Sticks.
Both Chicks live near Philadelphia.
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