Get Started: Crochet, 1st Edition

  • Susie Johns
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  • ISBN-10: 1465425314
  • ISBN-13: 9781465425317
  • DDC: 746.434
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 192 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Get Started: Crochet teaches beginners basic stitches and shows how to start crocheting with 20 easy projects, including hats, blankets, and baby clothes. Perfect for beginners who want to learn a new craft, DK's Get Started: Crochet takes a "do and learn" approach by starting simple and building new skills, using photographed techniques to help people learn step-by-step.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Build Your Course.
2: Essential Equipment.
3: Buying Yarns.
4: Understanding Gauge.
5: Choosing Colors.
6: Crochet Abbreviations and Terms.
7: Start Simple.
8: How to Make a Slipknot.
9: How to Hold the Yarn and Hook.
10: How to Make Chain Stitches.
11: How to Make Slip Stitches.
12: How to Work Single Crochet.
13: How to Join in New Yarn and Colors.
14: Make a Washcloth.
15: How to Work Half Double Crochet.
16: How to Join with Seams.
17: Make a Phone Cover.
18: How to Work Double Crochet (Abbreviation = dc).
19: Make a Coffee Cozy.
20: How to Work Treble Crochet (Abbreviation = tr).
21: How to Work Double Treble Crochet (Abbreviation = dtr).
22: Make a Towel Edging.
23: How to Identify Stitches.
24: How to Work Simple Variations and Textures.
25: How to Work into Chain Spaces.
26: Make Friendship Bracelets.
27: Build On It.
28: How to Crochet Flat Circles.
29: Make a Set of Coasters.
30: Make a Round Pillow.
31: How to Make Granny Squares.
32: How to Join Colors in Granny Squares.
33: Make a Baby's Blanket.
34: How to Work Single Crochet Increases.
35: How to Work Single Crochet Decreases (Abbreviation = sc2tog).
36: Make Toy Balls.
37: How to Work Double Crochet Increases.
38: How to Work Double Crochet Decreases (Abbreviation = dc2tog).
39: How to Measure Gauge.
40: How to Block Crochet Pieces.
41: Make a Chevron Pillow.
42: Make a Baby's Hat.
43: How to Crochet Tubes.
44: Make a Project Basket.
45: How to Combine Stitches.
46: Make a Bookmark.
47: Make a Clutch Bag.
48: How to Follow Stitch Symbol Diagrams.
49: Gallery of Basic Stitch Patterns.
50: Take It Further.
51: How to Work Around the Post.
52: Make a Ribbed Scarf.
53: How to Crochet Openwork.
54: Gallery of Filet Stitch Patterns.
55: Make a String Bag.
56: Gallery of Openwork Stitch Patterns.
57: Make a Lacy Scarf.
58: How to Crochet Color Patterns.
59: Make a Tote Bag.
60: Gallery of Colorwork Stitch Patterns.
61: How to Crochet Motifs.
62: Gallery of Motif Patterns.
63: Make a Patchwork Blanket.
64: How to Crochet Edgings.
65: Gallery of Simple Edging Patterns.
66: How to Work Step Decreases.
67: How to Work Step Increases.
68: Make a Baby's Cardigan.
69: Make a Teddy Bear.
70: Make Baby's Shoes.
About the Author.