Basic Crocheting Fundamental skills and stitches, such as the chain stitch, slip stitch, and single, half double, and double crochet
Techniques include creating an integral fringe, crocheting in the round, and filet crocheting
Create a shadowbox pillow, basketweave blanket, bunny basket, child's cap and mittens, openwork placemats, woven shoulder bag, and more
A heavily illustrated introduction to the skills you need to become a crocheter, Basic Crocheting begins with the yarn, hooks, and other tools you need to get started, and then moves on to cover the skills you need to make a wide variety of home accessories and wearables. Detailed instructions for every step of each project are supplemented with helpful photographs and illustrations.
About the Author:
All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started
Sharon Silverman is a writer and crochet designer based in West Chester, Pennsylvania. She is a member of the Crochet Guild of America.
Annie Modesitt is a knit and crochet designer and instructor from South Orange, New Jersey. Her work is featured regularly in books and magazines, including the Interweave Knits crocheting issue, and she maintains an active teaching schedule. Annie is the editor of the 2006 Crochet Pattern-a-Day Calendar.
Alan Wycheck is an award-winning photographer based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.