A comprehensive guide to all the basic Tunisian stitches and techniques from the designer behind the crochet blog Poppy & Bliss. Tunisian Crochet Workshop will help you on your way with step-by-step instructions for techniques, including colorwork, shaping, and working in the round. Once you’ve tried your hand at the workshops, there are also twelve beautiful, contemporary designs to create. With projects ranging from fashion accessories to decorative homewares, there is something for everyone!
A comprehensive guide to Tunisian Crochet written especially for the complete beginner. All you need to get started - a detailed section on Tunisian Crochet stitches with instructions and photographs. English crochet terms and spelling. Workshop style projects - clear step-by-step instructions allow you to build on skills and techniques. The book also includes intermediate and advanced design ideas with a wide range of stitches and contemporary projects to inspire and encourage your new skills.
Outstanding guide for crocheters of all levels covers all aspects of crochet stitches and technique, from yarn selection to edgings, borders, and braid. Profusely illustrated with drawings, diagrams, and photographs.
“A beautiful, stunning and informative resource . . . Dora Ohrenstein nailed it with this book. . . . [It] will transform your crochet” (Yarnovations). From choosing yarns, shapes, and styles to finishing off your project with flair, Dora Ohrenstein shows you how take your crocheted creations to the next level. This fun guide includes more than seventy stitch-along swatches that teach specific crochet techniques and five projects—a hat, shawl, neck warmer, bag, and scarf—that put your new skills to use. With a variety of stitch patterns and shaping types explained, you’ll be inspired to build upon Ohrenstein’s creations and develop your own sophisticated designs. “This book provides the knowledge to go past traditional granny squares to sophisticated techniques, elevating crocheters to the possibility of fascinating with inventive new ways to crochet . . . An all-in-one resource guide, The Crocheter’s Skill-Building Workshop encourages readers to experiment and try new techniques while giving them confidence to tackle any project.” —San Francisco Book Review “[Ohrenstein] provides many great tips to help you improve your crochet including finishing techniques, blocking techniques and even how to properly unravel a project . . . This book is great for crocheters of all skill levels.” —The Stitchin’ Mommy “I am thrilled that Dora Ohrenstein gives us not only step by step instructions, but also pictures to go along with each step in learning a new crochet technique. . . . A great addition to any crocheter’s library.” —Little Monkey Shop
Step-by-step instructions supplemented by photographs and illustrations teach new techniques clearly and thoroughly. Beaded crochet, crocheting with wire, making motifs, felting, ripple stitch, and crocheting on the diagonal. Includes a variety of contemporary projects any crafter would be proud to make.
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Unexpected Afghans presents 29 innovative interpretations of a favorite at-home crochet essential. From best-selling author Robyn Chachula comes an in-depth look into crocheting traditional afghans using contemporary techniques, colors, and patterns. Expert designers, including Kristin Omdahl, Kathy Merrick, Kimberly McAlindin, and many more, contribute an abundance of fresh patterns and projects. Both new and advanced crocheters will enjoy:detailed technique workshop in every chapter, including cables, motifs, color, lace, and Tunisian crochet;helpful designer tips for working through each afghan project;easy-to-follow charts and diagrams. Along with beautiful afghan projects for all skill levels, you’ll find many of your favorite designers’ biographies for an inside look into their inspirations.
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Great for new and experienced crocheters alike, The Crochet Stitch Dictionary offers 200 stitches with detailed written, charted, and photographed instructions. This essential book presents 10 color-coded stitch sections: Basic, Fans & Shells, Bobbles & Clusters, Spike stitches, Post stitches, Mesh & Filet, Cable stitches, Tunisian stitches and more! Learn each stitch as they are simultaneous written, charted, and offer step-by-step photo instructions, clearly explaining where the yarn goes each step of the way. In addition to the photo instructions and charts, each stitch pattern shows a finished swatch in actual size. You'll enjoy the colorful and eye-catching "candy-box" sampler pages of every stitch that start every section. The Crochet Stitch Dictionary offers excellent useful instruction and eye-catching inspiration for all crocheters.