Crochet these squares using worsted weight yarn, fine baby yarn, or chunky yarn. Depending on your mood, you can give a different look to every creation. There is no limit to what a granny square can become!
Craft stylish and unique fabric masterpieces. Whether you’re new to crocheting or just need a refresher course, Hooked on Crochet makes it a snap to learn basic techniques and then move on to more challenging patterns. Candi Jenson provides illustrated step-by-step instructions for 20 sweet and sassy projects that include hats, bags, clothing, and accessories for the home. You’ll learn how to use novelty yarns to make one-of-a-kind scarves, create cloche-style hats, and fashion lacey tank tops with this high-style guide to the world of crochet.
Your Step By Step Guide To Crocheting Granny Squares
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
If you want to crochet granny squares, then get "How To Crochet Granny Squares" guide. This book takes you through the step by step process to crochet a patchwork blanket using designs borrowed from the granny square, the granny hexagon, the granny star and as a special delight, the knitted hexagon. You will be taught the basic crochet steps. After that all four patterns are presented step by step with pictures to help you through the process. At the end, you will be able to assemble a beautiful patchwork blanket created from all your components. This book will be of tremendous help to beginners and a nice challenge to the more advanced crochet divas out there. In addition, this book includes a segment on color theory. You will develop a new eye for choosing your yarn, employing the proper color terminology. Along with colors, it also explains elements of design and how your crochet pieces can transform a room. You will learn how different color combinations create different moods in the house. From fun fiesta colors to romantic lace, your house can be transformed in an instant. But most importantly, it holds your hand through the process of creating a magnificent patchwork blanket that will be your treasure for a long time to come. HowExpert publishes quick 'how to' guides on all topics from A to Z by everyday experts.
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Science and Technology Dept
You'll be hooked on crocheting in no time! Crocheting is one of the most popular crafts among people all ages, but if you've never picked up a hook before, it's hard to know where to begin. Geared for the absolute beginner, Idiot's Guides: Crochet teaches the basics of knitting: Helpful full-color, step-by-step illustrations to help you clearly see how each stitch is executed. Practice projects to test out your newly learned skills-from beginner to advanced. Expert crochet advice on choosing the best yarns, how to hold your hook and yard, and how to quickly get started crocheting. No matter your starting skill level, with Idiot's Guides: Crochet, you'll be making scarfs, blankets, coasters, shawls, and baskets in no time!
The New York Times–bestselling author of Stitch ’n Bitch conquers crochet with forty original patterns in her sassy, sexy, signature style—fully illustrated. Stitch ’n Bitch Crochet is chock-full of instruction, inspiration, and to-die-for designs, from lacy, sexy summer tops to chic, cozy sweaters, chunky, funky hats, and colorfully crafty afghans. And, as Debbie Stoller demonstrates with her easy-to-follow instructions, it all starts with the simple act of wrapping a hook around a strand of yarn. Full of color photographs and instructional illustrations, Stitch ’n Bitch Crochet is the perfect primer on knitting’s sister craft—from tools and uses for the different gauges to all the cool yarns available. She also takes you through basic techniques and stitch patterns including the chain stitch, picot, flowers, filet crochet, changing yarns, and finishing. Then come forty fabulous projects for everyone from beginners to experienced crocheters: A pom-pom capelet, a retro clutch purse, an “Anarchy Irony Hat,” an “Orange You Glad Bag,” a “Doris Daymat,” a beach-ready bikini, animal iPod cozies, a kid’s sock monkey afghan, and so much more! These are definitely not your grandma’s doilies.
Offers instructions, color photographs, and patterns for 350 crochet stitches, granny squares, motifs, and edgings that range from the simple and textured stitches to Tunisian stitches, motifs, and ruffle edgings.
Indexes knitting and crochet patterns for clothing and accessories for children, women, and men and for toys and household and holiday items that appeared originally in such magazines as Family Circle, McCall's, and Good Housekeeping
The Best Toys, Books, Videos, Music & Software for Kids
Author: Joanne Oppenheim
Publisher: Oppenheim Toy Portfolio
This book takes the guesswork out of finding the best products for kids from infancy to age ten. Here are over 1,000 expert and kid-tested products that are guaranteed to entertain as well as educate. You will also find safety tips and a Basic Gear checklist for the best new and classic products your kids will love. This fun, easy to use guide includes: Learning toys that work, Brand-name comparisons, Baby shower and birthday gifts, for every budget, Products for kids with, special needs, And much, much more! Book jacket.