This indispensable resource includes all of the essentials, plus a few exciting extras you've been longing for: more tools, stitches, and techniques, as well as updated yarn information, complete abbreviations and symbols, and additional information on reading stitch diagrams. Also, due to popular demand, the section on Tunisian crochet has been expanded.
Still in its handy pocket-sized, spiral-bound format, the updated edition covers all the basics (and then some!). Thread and hook charts, stitch instructions with clear illustrations, and lots of helpful hints from one of crochet's most experienced authors will inspire beginners and serious crocheters alike. With impeccable illustrations, an easy-to-understand format, and the most updated information available, The Crocheter's Companion will soon become the only crochet resource you'll need.
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Table of Contents
Tools, Yarns and GaugeToolsCrochet hooksCrocheter’s supply kitYarnsPlyWeightDye lotsYarn labels and bandsYarn label symbolsSubstituting yarnsGauge and tensionGauge or tensionGauge swatchHow to Read Crochet InstructionsAbbreviationsWritten instructionsterms and symbolsInternational stitch symbols and termsHow to read a stitch diagramBasic Crochet StitchesFoundation chainChainless foundationsSingle crochetExtended single crochetHalf double crochetExtended half double crochetDouble crochetExtended double crochetTreble crochetSlip StitchWorking in the front loop only and the back loop only Basic Crochet TechniquesWorking in rowsWorking in roundsAdjustable ring or magic loopJoining a new yarnShapingBinding offFamiliar Stitches and FavoritesAround the postCluster stitchLoop stitchPicotPopcorn stitchPuff stitchRibbingsSingle crochet ribbingHalf double crochet ribbingPost stitch ribbingSeed stitchShell stitchesSolomon’s Knot stitchAdvanced Crochet TechniquesAran crochetBead crochetFilet crochet Lacet crochetIrish crochetMulticolored crochetRuffle crochetMotifs and MedallionsGranny SquaresSample Granny SquareJoining Granny SquaresWorking half motifsHalf Granny SquareGranny Square TriangleCircular motifsHexagons