Crocheting in Plain English
By (author) Maggie Righetti
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Crocheting in Plain English by Maggie Righetti
Book DescriptionThe definitive classic on crocheting for years, the first edition of "Crocheting in Plain English" equipped readers with easy-to-follow, friendly advice on creating their dream crochets. A lifelong crocheting teacher and designer, Maggie Righetti offered both basic principles and step-by-step instructions to get crocheters started and to perfect their techniques.In this latest edition, completely updated and revised for today's crocheter, Righetti dispenses more of her invaluable wisdom, covering virtually everything you need to know about crochet, including: * Selecting threads and yarns* Determining gauge* Working with the right tools* How to interpret patterns and instructions* Increasing and decreasing stitches* How to fix mistakes* Basic stitches (chain, double, treble, slip)* Sixteen different fabric pattern stitches* Assembling the finished product* How to block, clean, and care for crocheted articles* And much, much more!Each technique is illustrated with clear drawings, charts, or photos. Complete with a new introduction and a detailed glossary of crochet terms, "Crocheting in Plain English" is one sourcebook no crocheter should do without.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780312353544
(229mm x 188mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Thomas Dunne Books
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
Publish Date: 9-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Maggie Righetti
Knitting in Plain English, Paperback (September 2006)» View all books by Maggie Righetti
Provides instructions for beginners and solutions for experienced knitters. This work includes topics and techniques such as: picking a pattern that's right for you, determining gauge, how to knit and purl, five different methods of buttonholing, how to weave invisible seams, picking up dropped stitches, how to hand-wash, and more.
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Author Biography - Maggie Righetti
Maggie Righetti, a certified knitting and crochet instructor, is the author of "Knitting in Plain English" and "Sweater Design in Plain English." She lives in Southern California.
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