Super Stitches Crochet: Essential Techniques Plus a Dictionary of more than 180 Stitch Patterns (Paperback)

Essential Techniques Plus a Dictionary of more than 180 Stitch Patterns

By Jennifer Campbell, Ann-Marie Bakewell

Potter Craft, 9780823099085, 256pp.

Publication Date: February 19, 2008



Handy reference for all crocheters

Do you really think a broken mirror means seven years of bad luck? Come on. Superstitions are useless. Now, Super Stitches Crochet—that’s useful! Super Stitches Crochet offers a complete introduction to this favorite craft, plus an illustrated dictionary of more than 180 stitches and patterns. Solids, openwork, fans, trellises, arches, laces, textures, medallions, shapes, edgings, and more are shown with instructions and diagrams on left-hand pages and a photo of a crocheted sample swatch on the opposite page. This follow-up to the super-successful Super Stitches Knitting includes information on choosing yarns, selecting hooks, understanding symbols and abbreviations used in crocheting patterns, essential crochet techniques, and the stitches and formations that are the essentials of all crochet work. Look, throwing salt over your shoulder won’t keep you busy forever. You need Super Stitches Crochet!

• User-friendly lay-flat binding

• Unbeatable illustrated reference

• Great for crocheters at every level

About the Author

Jennifer Campbell and Ann-Marie Bakewell are lifelong needlearts enthusiasts and experienced teachers of crochet and other fiber crafts. They live in Sydney, Australia.