Teach your children the basics of crochet in a clear way that's certain not to have them tangled in knots. Claire Montgomerie steps away from traditional methods of teaching crochet to kids and presents 35 brilliant projects that are fun and simple rather than complex and boring. By working through the easily digestible lessons, children will quickly develop the skills needed to make cool MP3 holders, mittens, jewellery, hats, dolls, teddy bears and more. There are four chapters, each featuring projects for beginners, intermediate and confident crocheters, so once the simpler projects have been mastered, your child can move on to the next challenge. The comprehensive techniques section describes everything from holding the hook correctly to crocheting in the round. All the stitches needed are explained with helpful photographs and clear instructions and in no time, any child will be working with yarn like a pro, ready to tackle all the patterns. The yarns have been selected for their ease of use and are often specially formulated for children to be kind to skin as well as being durable and easy to wash. Claire also shares tricks and tips gathered from her sell-out crafting classes, where she has taught hundreds of children the joys of crochet.
It doesn't matter how old they are, girls love clothes. And Crochet Clothes for Children has plenty of vintage clothing patterns for girls 6 and under. There is a skirt, hats, sweaters, dresses, and more. Every young girl will love this book.
Are you looking for the perfect guide to teach your child to crochet? Look no further! Creative Kids Complete Photo Guide to Crochet starts with the absolute basics about stitching, beginning with a discussion about hooks and yarn and how to make simple chains, then gradually introduces skills and techniques until kids are crocheting confidently. Veteran crochet author Deborah Burger, author of Crochet 101 and How to Make 100 Crochet Appliqués, will guide you and your children through projects. With over 200 photos and clear, concise instructions in language easily understood by grade-school kids, you're going to be creating crafty crochet projects with your child in no time! Each project lists the crocheting skills that will be exercised in making it and projects are rated for difficulty, so kids can learn and grow as they develop dexterity and coordination. Your children will learn to crochet by making simple projects and building skills by practicing the essentials, and this book provides a sound foundation for a lifetime of crocheting enjoyment.
DIVWhether you have kids or are a kid at heart, you’ll love making the fun and kid-stylish projects featured in Crocheting Clothes Kids Love. This easy-to-use book features twenty-eight designs for garments and accessories for school-age kids.. Projects include:sweaters, vests, a capelet, dress, skirt, tank top, and slippers in styles kids are certain to love. Crocheting Clothes Kids Love also includes patterns for accessories, such as: hats, scarves, mittens, wristers, hair bands, jewelry, leg warmers, a backpack, belt, and messenger bag. Creative, fun photography by Nancy Langdon, who also co-authored and photographed Sewing Clothes Kids Love and photographed Knitting Clothes Kids Love shows kids wearing and using the projects to give you added inspiration./divDIV /divDIVAll projects are designed using a variety of yarn types in fibers that are easy to care for. Yarns used represent selections from both LYS and big box brands, with generic descriptions, gauge and hook sizes to allow you to easily substitute comparable yarn. /divDIV /divDIVNew to crochet? No worries. General crochet instructions are provided to make it easy for new crocheters to follow along./div
Discover simple patterns for huggable dolls, loveable animals and nursery favourites. Which one will you choose to make first? A racing car, a rocket or a farmyard friend? All the projects are prefect for beginners and make adorable gifts for all to treasure. Colour photography and easy-to-follow instructions accompany each project. If you want to make a unique gift for the child in your life, these simple patterns will inspire you to pick up your hook and start crocheting.
Kids will love these 4 blankets depicting tails of different sea creatures, just add a child and you have a complete adorable sea creature!A mermaid, seahorse, shark and octopus tail are each crocheted using worsted-weight yarn. Pattern provides 2 formats; written and chart. Photo instructions are also included explaining how to hide your yarn when carrying color change. Size: approximately 38”W x 48”L.
Debbie does crochet! Debbie Stoller, the “knitting superstar,” has been leading an entire movement of hip young knitters with her New York Times bestseller Stitch ’n Bitch and its follow-up, Stitch ’n Bitch Nation, together with over 521,000 copies in print. But guess what? For every one knitter in the world there are three crocheters—which translates into millions of hip, crafty, 18- to 35-year-olds ready to be happy hookers with Stitch ’n Bitch attitude, sexiness, ingenuity, and cool. Written in the author’s cheeky chick style, this heavily illustrated book—featuring four-color photographs and instructional illustrations throughout—is chock-full of instruction, inspiration, and to-die-for designs, from a Fishnet Skullcap to a lacy evening wrap. For knitters and new crafters exploring the hook comes the primer: the advantages of crochet and the ways in which knitters (and nonknitters) benefit by learning this sister craft; a discussion of tools; all the cool yarns available, and what the different gauges mean; plus basic techniques and stitch patterns—including the chain stitch, picot, flowers, filet crochet, changing yarns, and finishing. Then come 40 fabulous, funky projects—the kind that make Stitch ’n Bitch rule—for crocheters: Pom Pom Capelet, Retro Clutch Purse, Anarchy Irony Hat, Ms. Pac Man Change Purses, Doris Daymat, Va-Va-Va Voom Bikini, Animal I-Pod Cozies, Kid’s Sock Monkey Poncho. No, these aren’t your grandma’s doilies.