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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BE Spiral bound
  • Publication: 07 February 2014
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782210818
  • Stock: 50+
  • Size: 155x215 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: £10.99
  • Series: Absolute Beginner Craft
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Crochet for the Absolute Beginner


by Pauline Turner

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Book Description

Restyled, and with fresh new photography, Crochet for the Absolute Beginner is the ideal novice’s guide, containing crochet expert Pauline Turner’s clear, step-by-step guidance, inspiring projects and helpful hints and tips. The close-up photography and no-nonsense advice leads beginners through the basic stitches and techniques, showing them exactly what they should be doing, while the exciting projects from scarves and bags to lacework gradually increase in difficulty to challenge and inspire the reader as they progress through the book. The smaller, wire-bound format is ideal for crafters, as it will fit comfortably into a bag and will sit open while in use for easy reference.
Previously published as Beginner's Guide to Crochet; ISBN 9781903975466

A reasonably priced, basic guide to crochet for people with no previous experience
Clear, step-by-step photography, and no-nonsense, easy-to-follow text
The small size and wire-bound format make this an extremely handy little book to carry around and use

Table of Contents

First, a little bit about crochet 8
What you need 10
Essentials 16
Making a start 20
Brilliant Bags 32
Marvellous Mug Rugs 46
Super Scarves 60
Snug Rugs 80
Sugar and Spice 92
Cuddly Cover 101
Cosy Coat 114
Cute Camisole 119
Filet Dove 126
Lacy Pillow 138
Index 142

About the Author

About Pauline Turner

Pauline Turner is the author of many books and articles on crochet and provided the City and Guilds with material from her international correspondence course 'The Diploma in Crochet'. She is a founder member of the Knitting and Crochet Guild of Britain and the International Liaison Chairperson of the Crochet Guild of America.


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Machine Knitting Monthly

May 14

Here's the ideal novice's guide with clear guidance, inspiring projects and helpful hints and tips. The no-nonsense advice shows exactly what we should be doing and the projects increase in difficulty to challenge and inspire. The wire-bound format fits into a bag and sits open while the book is in use.

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