Finishing Techniques For Crochet

Author: Pauline Turner
Editor: Trafalgar Square Publishing
ISBN: 9781570764240
Size: 12,87 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Revealing the skillful finishing elements that set a crocheted work apart, this resource provides hundreds of expert tips on mastering a variety of finishing techniques to create breathtaking crocheted pieces. Needle workers will learn numerous stitches as well as how to work with more than one color, use camouflaging tricks, employ decorative techniques such as adding purl or shell edge, and incorporate raglan shaping, diamonds, hexagons, and motifs. Embellishments and yarn joining techniques are included, as are patterns for a silky tunic, a form-flattering vest, a cozy sweater, and a charming spring dress.

Finishing Techniques For Crochet

Author: Betty Barnden
Editor: Search
ISBN: 9781844484348
Size: 15,68 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Read: 422

This title features ten projects for garments, accessories and articles for the home, with full instructions on how to customise them to your own individual style.

Super Finishing Techniques For Crocheters

Author: Betty Barnden
Editor: Macmillan
ISBN: 031257049X
Size: 17,65 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 936

Provides instructions for finishing touches ranging from collars and buttonholes to zippers and decorative embellishments for simple crochet pieces.

Finishing Techniques For Hand Knitters

Author: Jane Crowfoot
Editor: Search PressLtd
ISBN: 9781903975848
Size: 13,99 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 232

Finishing a garment successfully involves everything from choosing the appropriate methods of casting off to adding a zipper, and this essential guide for hand-knitters provides advice and instructions for every situation and type of finishing. Most patterns readily available to hand-knitters give instructions on how to knit the item but not necessarily how to finish it—which requires techniques that take time to master. This book also offers tools to put new skills into practice using a few classic design projects, and readily prepares knitters to access the limitless potential and versatility of well-executed finishing techniques.

The Crocheter S Skill Building Workshop

Author: Dora Ohrenstein
Editor: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1612122477
Size: 18,11 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Read: 870

“A beautiful, stunning and informative resource . . . Dora Ohrenstein nailed it with this book. . . . [It] will transform your crochet” (Yarnovations). From choosing yarns, shapes, and styles to finishing off your project with flair, Dora Ohrenstein shows you how take your crocheted creations to the next level. This fun guide includes more than seventy stitch-along swatches that teach specific crochet techniques and five projects—a hat, shawl, neck warmer, bag, and scarf—that put your new skills to use. With a variety of stitch patterns and shaping types explained, you’ll be inspired to build upon Ohrenstein’s creations and develop your own sophisticated designs. “This book provides the knowledge to go past traditional granny squares to sophisticated techniques, elevating crocheters to the possibility of fascinating with inventive new ways to crochet . . . An all-in-one resource guide, The Crocheter’s Skill-Building Workshop encourages readers to experiment and try new techniques while giving them confidence to tackle any project.” —San Francisco Book Review “[Ohrenstein] provides many great tips to help you improve your crochet including finishing techniques, blocking techniques and even how to properly unravel a project . . . This book is great for crocheters of all skill levels.” —The Stitchin’ Mommy “I am thrilled that Dora Ohrenstein gives us not only step by step instructions, but also pictures to go along with each step in learning a new crochet technique. . . . A great addition to any crocheter’s library.” —Little Monkey Shop

How To Crochet

Author: Emma Varnam
ISBN: 1861087276
Size: 12,20 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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If you've been thinking about taking up crochet but didn't know where to start, this guide for the absolute beginner is for you. This simple-to-follow project-based book takes you through the basic techniques of this fun and creative craft. You'll learn everything you need to get started, including how to do the basic stitches, read charts and patterns, and finish off your work. A troubleshooting section will guide you out of any difficulties too. A range of techniques - including double crochet, working in the round and making granny squares - is accompanied by a stylish project to make, including a tea cosy, a tablet cover and mittens. Each technique is explained with the help of clear illustrations that will guide you every step of the way. The straightforward explanations combined with desirable projects means that no matter how little crocheting experience you have to start with you'll soon be impressing friends and family with your new-found creative skills.

Melissa Leapman S Designer Crochet Accessories

Author: Melissa Leapman
Editor: Creative Publishing international
ISBN: 1631591525
Size: 10,57 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Read: 615

Accessorize your wardrobe with one-of-a-kind crocheted pieces, following these new patterns from knit designer Melissa Leapman! Sometimes, all it takes is the right accessory to pull off a great look. And if that accessory happens to be handmade by you? All the better! In this book, popular author/designer/teacher Melissa Leapman shows you how to make more than 25 fresh and beautiful crocheted accessories for women. From winter warmers like cozy hats and scarves that make a statement to all-season wardrobe builders such as one-of-a-kind jewelry, colorful handbags, and stunning shawls, Melissa Leapman's Designer Crochet Accessories has it all. The projects include something for crocheters of all levels, from beginners to intermediate and advanced knitters. Crafters of all skill levels will find a a project to keep their fingers busy. Each project offers easy-to-follow instructions, stitch diagrams using international symbols, and a clear photo to illustrate the finished piece. The back of the book also includes helpful resources such as general crochet and finishing techniques. Crocheters, just think of all those lovely handmade accessories to keep or give as gifts! Unleash your inner accessory-crocheter, and let this book guide you along.

Bullions And Beyond

Author: Prudence Mapstone
Editor: Prudence Mapstone
ISBN: 0958044317
Size: 19,63 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Crocheting For Dummies

Author: Susan Brittain
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118053346
Size: 11,75 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Read: 773

Are you hooked on the art of crochet? Not only can you make beautiful pieces of art and work on it virtually anywhere, crocheting also provides stress relief and is a great way to pass time without wasting it. It’s a hobby that is highly addictive yet highly rewarding, though it may take a little bit more than a rainy afternoon and a ball of yarn to get started. Whether you’re a first-time crocheter or looking to expand your skills, Crocheting For Dummies shows you how to choose the right tools, create basic stitches, and finish off your work. This hands-on guide provides step-by-step instructions and full-color photos that make it fun and easy to master the basics as well as more advanced techniques. You’ll have the tools you need to: Create consistency with a gauge swatch Decode crochet patterns, symbols, and diagrams Stitch a double, a triple, a double triple, and a half double crochet Increase and decrease stitches Crochet in circles Work with different colors Stitch texture and advanced patterns Create an Afghan stitch Make new styles with filet crocheting Join seams, sow buttons, add trims, and make pockets Block and care for your work Packed with instructions on different projects, as well as common mistakes and safety measures you should take to maximize your progress and fun, Crocheting For Dummies is the only guide you need to start creating beautiful designs in no time!

Crochet Know How

Author: CICO Books
Editor: CICO Books
ISBN: 9781782498292
Size: 13,17 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Read: 923

A complete guide to the stitches, techniques and finishing touches that every crocheter needs to know. Whether you are just learning to crochet, or you are seldom separated from your hook and yarn, there will always be times when you need instruction—or just a reminder—on a particular technique or stitch, and even the most experienced crocheter may not know all the tips and wrinkles included here. Crochet Know-How has step-by-step instructions accompanied by clear color artworks, showing you how to do everything from basic single and double crochet, to increasing and decreasing, working in the round and in spirals, and changing color. If you want to know how to get started, everything from making a slip stitch and working out your gauge to blocking your finished make is covered. For more experienced makers, useful tips on making raised stitches, creating bobbles and clusters, and creating ribbing in crochet will all help you achieve a perfect finish to your makes.