Crochet Step by Step: Techniques, Stitches, and Patterns Made Easy (DK Step by Step) (Paperback)
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Get hooked on crocheting with this crochet book for beginners!
Filled with step-by-step illustrations for an easy-to-follow and fully visual experience, this foolproof guide will have you starting your first crochet project right away!
If you’ve always wanted to learn how to crochet but thought it would be too tough, this is the ultimate book for you! From choosing the right hooks and crochet yarn to basic stitches and patterns, Crochet Step By Step explains all the tools, materials, and techniques you’ll need to get started. You’ll be making scarfs, blankets, baby hats, and cushions in no time!
Inside the pages of this illustrative crochet reference guide, you’ll find:
• Over 100 key techniques and 20 easy projects to get you started
• Clear step-by-step photography and easy-to-follow instructions
• Advice on what materials you need and how to use them
• An introduction to color theory and how to combine colors for optimum effect
Even if you’ve never held a crocheting needle in your hand, the detailed illustrations and instructions will transform you into a crochet master! There are more than 100 techniques and crochet patterns to try, each explained step by step, with clear terms and methods.
This basic crochet book includes a concise explanation of stitch symbols and abbreviations together with clear guidelines on how to read crochet patterns. There are 20 projects to practice what you’ve learned about stitches, techniques, and tools, so you can go from a novice to an expert crocheter! There's also helpful advice on which color combinations to use for beautiful results.
On Your Marks. Get Set. Stitch!
This newly updated edition includes a fresh design and brand-new photography that shows the stitches with gorgeous clarity. Gorgeous photos of finished projects will inspire you to pick up your crochet hook and get creative! It’s the perfect gift for anyone who wants to learn how to crochet.
Complete the Series:
Fully illustrated and easy to use, the DK Step by Step series covers all the essential skills and techniques you need to succeed in all sorts of hobbies, whether you’re a newbie or not. Once you’ve mastered the art of crocheting with Crochet Step by Step, why not learn how to master key carpentry skills in Woodwork Step by Step?
About the Author
Sally Harding is a needlecraft technician, author, designer, and editor. Born in the United States, she now lives in London. She was the Technical Knitting Editor for Vogue Knitting from 1982-1983, and has for many years edited needlework books by acclaimed textile designer Kaffe Fassett. She is passionate about crochet, and eager to update the traditional craft so that it reaches a new audience. Her books include Crochet Style (1987) and Quick Crochet Huge Hooks (2005).