Crochet Master Class: Lessons and Projects from Today's Top Crocheters

Crochet Master Class: Lessons and Projects from Today's Top Crocheters

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By (author) Jean Leinhauser, By (author) Rita Weiss

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  • Publisher: Potter Craft
  • Format: Paperback | 208 pages
  • Dimensions: 214mm x 252mm x 18mm | 721g
  • Publication date: 17 February 2011
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0307586537
  • ISBN 13: 9780307586537
  • Illustrations note: full colour throughout, 140 illustrations, 140 photographs, includes patterns
  • Sales rank: 43,726

Product description

What if you could take a course in crochet and each week a different master crocheter were to teach you the technique for which they are best known? "Crochet Master Class" is your guide to the incredible range of crochet possibilities. Eighteen different techniques are thoroughly explained by today's top crochet designers and instructors. Filled with expert instruction, invaluable advice, stories and projects from some of the world's finest crocheters, this book is the perfect blend of reference and inspiration. Learn hairpin lace from Stitch Diva Jennifer Hansen, discover the intricate colour work of tapestry crochet from Carol Ventura, or explore freeform crochet with fibre artist Prudence Mapstone. Each chapter focuses on a different technique, inviting you to dip in, experiment and then apply your newfound skills to create a unique piece. "Crochet Master Class" will open your eyes to the creativity of crochet and will be a reference to return to again and again.

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Jean Leinhauser was a founder of Leisure Arts. Rita Weiss is two term president of the Crochet Guild of America.

Customer reviews

By Holly Landgren 29 Jan 2011 1

What a disappointment! Far from being a master class and the chance to really extend your skills, this book has only one garment pattern per designer. Some are really simplistic, unwearable, and most are uninspiring.

I would not recommend this book to anyone. I will not be making any of the "projects" and will write the cost of this one off to experience.

I would give the book a "zero" on the rating score if I could.