The Resource 350 crochet tips, techniques and trade secrets, Jan Eaton

350 crochet tips, techniques and trade secrets, Jan Eaton

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350 crochet tips, techniques and trade secrets
Title
350 crochet tips, techniques and trade secrets
Statement of responsibility
Jan Eaton
Title variation
  • 350 crochet tips, techniques & trade secrets
  • Three hundred fifty crochet tips, techniques and trade secrets
  • Three hundred and fifty crochet tips, techniques and trade secrets
Title variation remainder
a compendium of crochet know-how
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Language
eng
Summary
Give a stylish finish to your crocheted garments and accessories with this must-have compendium of crochet know-how. This updated edition of the hugely successful 'Compendium of Crochet Techniques' now contains over 350 tips, techniques and trade secrets, all clearly explained with step-by-step instructions, photographs and diagrams. Discover how to substitute yarns, accurately estimate the amount you need and adapt patterns for the perfect fit. All stitches are clearly demonstrated, from basic chain stitch to filet crochet, and there is advice on mixing and matching stitch patterns. All the techniques you need are explained, in the order you need them, from choosing the right hook and yarn to looking after your finished garment. 'Try it' and 'fix it' panels suggest ways of practising and developing new skills and avoiding or correcting common knitting errors. This is the essential go-to crochet guide that you will turn to again and again
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Eaton, Jan
Dewey number
746.434
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Crocheting
  • Crocheting
Label
350 crochet tips, techniques and trade secrets, Jan Eaton
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
ch. 1 Hooks, tools and yarns -- Choosing and holding a hook -- Essential tool kit -- Looking after hooks -- Which yarn? -- Changing yarn -- ch. 2 Patterns and charts -- Understanding crochet patterns -- Reading symbol charts -- Mixing and matching stitch patterns -- Working from a colour block chart -- Working from a filet crochet chart -- ch. 3 Design -- All about tension -- Evaluating drape -- Garment shapes -- Getting a good fit from a ready-made pattern -- Design basics -- Designing scarves -- Designing shawls and wraps -- ch. 4 Crochet techniques -- Working a foundation chain -- Working basic stitches -- Turning and starting chains -- Understanding stitch patterns, multiples and repeats -- Joining in new yarns -- Joining lengths of yarn -- Working filet crochet -- Working lace stitches -- Working shells and fans -- Working clusters -- Changing scale -- Working chevron patterns -- Working puff stitches -- Working popcorns -- Working bobbles -- Adding texture with post and spike stitches -- Working crossed stitches -- Shaping -- Shaping filet crochet -- Pockets -- Making inset pockets -- Neckbands and collars -- Button and buttonhole bands -- Adding buttons -- Making your own buttons -- Zips -- Working edge treatments -- Edgings and insertions -- Jazzy trims and fringes -- ch. 5 Working in the round -- Working out from the centre -- Working a basic round block -- Fitting blocks together -- Turning corners on shaped blocks -- Working in layers -- Making a spiral -- Joining lace blocks -- Tubes and cylinders -- Socks -- Mittens -- ch. 6 Fun with colour -- Grouping colours -- Stripe patterns -- Working Jacquard and intarsia patterns -- Felting crochet -- Applying beads -- Setting up a dye studio -- Handpainting yarn with acid dyes -- ch. 7 Assembling and finishing -- Dealing with yarn ends -- Blocking and pressing -- Seams -- Working guidelines
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
160 pages
Isbn
9781782216001
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
350 crochet tips, techniques and trade secrets, Jan Eaton
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
ch. 1 Hooks, tools and yarns -- Choosing and holding a hook -- Essential tool kit -- Looking after hooks -- Which yarn? -- Changing yarn -- ch. 2 Patterns and charts -- Understanding crochet patterns -- Reading symbol charts -- Mixing and matching stitch patterns -- Working from a colour block chart -- Working from a filet crochet chart -- ch. 3 Design -- All about tension -- Evaluating drape -- Garment shapes -- Getting a good fit from a ready-made pattern -- Design basics -- Designing scarves -- Designing shawls and wraps -- ch. 4 Crochet techniques -- Working a foundation chain -- Working basic stitches -- Turning and starting chains -- Understanding stitch patterns, multiples and repeats -- Joining in new yarns -- Joining lengths of yarn -- Working filet crochet -- Working lace stitches -- Working shells and fans -- Working clusters -- Changing scale -- Working chevron patterns -- Working puff stitches -- Working popcorns -- Working bobbles -- Adding texture with post and spike stitches -- Working crossed stitches -- Shaping -- Shaping filet crochet -- Pockets -- Making inset pockets -- Neckbands and collars -- Button and buttonhole bands -- Adding buttons -- Making your own buttons -- Zips -- Working edge treatments -- Edgings and insertions -- Jazzy trims and fringes -- ch. 5 Working in the round -- Working out from the centre -- Working a basic round block -- Fitting blocks together -- Turning corners on shaped blocks -- Working in layers -- Making a spiral -- Joining lace blocks -- Tubes and cylinders -- Socks -- Mittens -- ch. 6 Fun with colour -- Grouping colours -- Stripe patterns -- Working Jacquard and intarsia patterns -- Felting crochet -- Applying beads -- Setting up a dye studio -- Handpainting yarn with acid dyes -- ch. 7 Assembling and finishing -- Dealing with yarn ends -- Blocking and pressing -- Seams -- Working guidelines
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
160 pages
Isbn
9781782216001
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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