The Crochet Stitch Handbook (Hardcover)
The Essential Illustrated Reference: Over 200 Traditional and Contemporary Stitches with Easy-to-Follow Charts
Chartwell Books, 9780785836360, 224pp.
Publication Date: October 9, 2018
The handbook includes step-by-step instructions for basic stitches, textured stitches, fans and shells stitches, mesh and filet stitches, openwork and lace stitches, trims and edgings, clusters, puffs, bobbles, spike, relief, Tunisian, multi-color, squares, and special stitches.
Crochet is the technique of making a looped fabric from a continuous length of yarn, using a single hook. The word crochet itself derives from the French croc, meaning a hook (or crook); an old Scottish name for crochet is "shepherd's knitting." It is one of themost portable and flexible of crafts, requiring only a hook and some yarn.
Master the basic techniques of crochet, and more, to create a fascinating variety of effects with The Crochet Stitch Handbook.
About the Author
Betty Barnden is a needlecraft designer whose crochet designs have appeared in magazines and been published by prestigious yarn companies. She has written books on knitting and embroidery, including The Embroidery Stitch Bible; The Crochet Stitch Bible; Filet Crochet; and 200 Knitting Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets. Betty continues to inspire crochet fans the world over.