A Beginner's Guide to Crochet: A complete step-by-step course (Paperback)
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Have you ever thought that you’d like to learn the craft of crochet, or improve your skills? If so, A Beginner's Guide to Crochet is for you.
A Beginner's Guide to Crochet is the perfect starting point for anyone wishing to learn how to crochet. It is a structured course of 20 workshops and projects, which starts by showing you how to hold your crochet hook and leads you through all the techniques and stitches you will ever need to know. The Getting Started section includes advice on which yarns and equipment to buy, step-by-step illustrations which show how to work all the stitches, and essential information on how to understand crochet patterns. This is followed by the workshops, each of which introduces new techniques and reinforces skills already learned. Each workshop finishes with a project which consolidates these skills. The projects range from items for the home, such as pillows, throws, and blankets, through to clothes and accessories, including a striped sweater and a cute camisole, a beanie hat, and a bobble bag. Experienced teacher Nicki Trench takes you by the hand and shows you the easy way to learn. And with plenty of projects to spur you on, you’ll soon work your way up from crocheting the simplest of squares to creating your own garments.
About the Author
Nicki Trench is one of the leading figures in the revival and promotion of home crafts, and she is an expert on crochet, knitting, and sewing. Her books include Learn to Crochet, Crochet Stashbusters, Cute & Easy Crochet, Cute & Easy Crochet with Flowers, Super-scary Halloween Crochet, and Super-cute Amigurumi, all published by CICO Books. Visit her website at www.nickitrench.com and her blog at nickitrench.blogspot.com. The author is based in East Sussex, UK.