Crochet Stitch Dictionary Paperback
From left to right featured stitches are: alternate stitch, arcade stitch, and slit stitch.
Would you like to learn how to create beautiful stitches like these? Do you want to learn and master basic and advanced crochet stitches? Are you looking to try stitches that create texture, airy lace, or tight warm fabric? You've come to the right place.
Whether you've been crocheting for years or are just starting out, there's one resource every crocheter should have, and that's a crochet stitch dictionary. Something you can turn to at a moment's notice to see exactly how to crochet that stitch or to find inspiration for customizing your favorite patterns.
The Crochet Stitch Dictionary offers you exactly that. Pages and pages of beautiful crochet stitches, each with easy-to-follow written, charted, and photographed instructions so you can learn the way you like to learn. Inside you'll find the most popular stitches including:
- Fancy Picot
- Solomon's Knot
- Crochet Cables
- Popcorn Stitches
- Filet Squares
- and Chevrons
A Guide to Crochet Stitches for All Crocheters
Great for crocheters still learning, each stitch page features step-by-step photo and written instructions that clearly explain where the hook goes each step of the way, so you can follow along and master that stitch quickly. The getting started section also features instructions for starting a foundation chain, tips on hooks and yarn, and finishing techniques such as weaving in ends. We made sure you have all the right information to start crocheting with confidence.
"I find myself turning to this book more and more. As a new crocheter it is helpful to have each stitch broken down this way and the explanations of how one stitch relates to another is valuable. The illustrations and sample photos are great. Between this book and a number of [videos] . . . I've managed to teach myself to crochet in fairly short order and now I have a fun new hobby." - Anita D. Roberts Review, Amazon.com, Web. 10 Feb. 2014.
More experienced crocheters will also love this crochet stitch guide to help with designing your own patterns or adding different crochet stitch patterns to existing designs. Each stitch page includes extra information such as alternate names and comparisons to other stitches in the guide, plus project suggestions to help use each stitch to its fullest potential. You can learn how to use spike stitch to add dips of color to any pattern, or enjoy the stunning fabric created by Fan and V stitches. With 200 crochet stitches to pick from you'll have years of inspiration to help you take your crocheting to the next level.
Inside the Crochet Stitch Dictionary
The book begins with the basics to make sure that you have access to essential and important stitches, a great feature for beginners. The remaining sections get into some of the more intermediate and advanced stitches, but that's where the fun begins. All the stitches are grouped into color-coded sections so you can jump right to the type of stitch you need, including:
- Basic Stitches
- Fans & Shells
- Bobbles & Clusters
- Spike Stitches
- Post Stitches
- Mesh & Filet Crochet
- Cable Stitches
What sets this crochet stitch guide apart from others is that there is a photo of what the stitch pattern looks like, step-by-step instructions, a chart, and a step-by-step chart. Most dictionaries only have a few of those options, but here you get them all. Crocheters will also enjoy the eye-catching "candy-box" sampler pages that start every section and the special foldout flap containing a key for all abbreviations and symbols used. Crocheting stitches has never been easier thanks to this valuable resource!
Grab your copy of the Crochet Stitch Dictionary to discover this truly useful and inspiring book.
From left to right featured stitches are: basket stitch, filet squares, and double crosses.
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