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Description - Crocheting in Plain English by Maggie Righetti

The 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 Details

ISBN: 9780312353544
ISBN-10: 0312353545
Format: Paperback / softback
(231mm x 188mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Thomas Dunne Books
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
Publish Date: 9-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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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.