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    Essential Handbook of Crochet Stitches: Over 200 Traditional and Contemporary Stitches with Easy-to-Follow Charts (Paperback) By (author) Betty Barnden

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    DescriptionIn this work, over 200 crochet stitches are explained in full, each accompanied by a photographed sample, row-by-row instructions, and easy-to-follow symbol charts. Additional chapters on basic techniques and materials, a stitch selector and a how-to-use section provide clear guidance for beginners and experts alike.


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    Title
    Essential Handbook of Crochet Stitches
    Subtitle
    Over 200 Traditional and Contemporary Stitches with Easy-to-Follow Charts
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Betty Barnden
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 148 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 440 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781844485116
    ISBN 10: 1844485110
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: CRA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.6
    BISAC V2.8: CRA004000
    BIC subject category V2: WFBS
    DC22: 746.434042
    Illustrations note
    240 illustrations, colour
    Publisher
    Search Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    Search Press Ltd
    Publication date
    10 November 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Tunbridge Wells
    Author Information
    Betty Barnden is a freelance needlecraft designer who studied furniture design at the Royal College of Art (where she made her first tubular knitted chairs). Betty has designed knitting patterns for companies such as Sirdar, Patons, Jaeger and King Cole. Her knitwear, embroidery and crochet designs have appeared in many magazines over the years, and she has also designed embroidery projects and kits. Betty regularly contributes to Sewing World magazine.
    Review quote
    Create your own garments and mix and match stitches and edgings with the help of this guide that includes over 200 stitches. Whatever your ability, you will be bale to follow the basic techniques, easy-to-use stitch library and symbols and charts in this compact 256 page book. All the usual stitches, but some more unusual ones too. Shapes and motifs include flowers.-KarenPlatt.co.uk We all need reference books and machine knitters can do a lot worse than have a good handbook of crochet stitches. We can add many decorative edgings to machine knitting, so do look out for [this book]. It's an essential guide for crochet workers of all abilities. Over 200 crochet stitches are explained in full, each accompanied by a photographed sample, row-by-row instructions and easy to follow charts. Additional chapters on basic techniques and materials, a stitch selector and a how-to-use section provide clear guidance for all abilities. The book also includes a detailed introduction to yarns, hooks, accessories and basic crochet stitches. It's illustrated throughout in colour, with easy to use charts and samples.-Machine Knitting Monthly Ideal for anyone who wants to invent their own patterns, this helpful little guide gives you over 200 illustrated stitch patterns to experiment with - from basic patterns to textured stitches, fans and shells, mesh and filet stitches, openwork and lace, spikes, relief stitches, trims, clusters, puffs and bobbles - and more! There are flower patterns and special stitches like overlaid steps and woven checks, too - all in all, an invaluable guide.-AllAboutYou.com
    Table of contents
    Introduction How to use this book Crochet essentials Stitch selector The stitch collection Basic stitches Textured stitches Fans and shells Mesh and filet stitches Openwork and lace stitches Trims and edgings Clusters, puffs and bobbles Spike stitches Relief stitches Tunisian stitches Multi-colour patterns Squares Shapes and motifs Special stitches Abbreviations and symbols Glossary Index and credits