Beginner's Guide to Crochet, The: Easy techniques and 8 fun projects

Beginner's Guide to Crochet, The: Easy techniques and 8 fun projects

Claire Montgomerie

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Get your crochet off to a flying start with 8 simple projects and multiple techniques to master.

A must-have guide for those new to crochet stitches, techniques and projects, or those wanting a recap.

In this complete course, crochet expert Claire Montgomerie covers all the basics from

  • selecting the right tools and materials to
  • holding your hook,
  • making those crucial first stitches,
  • fastening off, and
  • reading a pattern.

Clear step-by-step photographs and a handy fold-out flap with crochet abbreviations make it accessible for all, whether you are hooking your first stitch or revisiting the basics.

Claire's approachable and friendly guidance is complemented by a delightful array of modern projects that will leave you inspired. As you build your skills, you'll be amazed at the progress you make while creating 8 stunning designs, each one teaching and reinforcing a new technique– from increasing and decreasing to changing color and joining seams.

Choose from a diverse range of projects that will captivate your imagination:Craft eco-friendly washcloths and makeup pads, perfect for pampering yourself or gifting to loved ones or knit a ribbed beanie with a whimsical pompom, keeping you cozy and stylish in colder months. Or even unlesh your creativity and crochet a lovable cuddly toy that will bring joy to children and adults alike.

Once you've gained confidence in your crochet skills, it's time to have some fun! Explore a world of eye-catching yarns and vibrant hooks as you embark on inspiring projects that showcase your newfound expertise. Start stitching today and unlock a world of endless possibilities.