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The Essential Book of Crochet Techniques

The Essential Book of Crochet Techniques

by Nancie M. Wiseman


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From the first chain stitch to buttonholes and blocking, you'll find expert guidance for mastering a time-honored craft. Make your first crochet adventure frustration free--or sharpen your skills--with dozens of tips that guarantee success.

  • Take an easy walk through each technique with close-up color photos and detailed illustrations
  • Start with basic crochet stitches; then learn about gauges, increases, decreases, seams, trims, edgings, and finishing
  • Crochet on the go with the book's convenient take-along size
  • Bonus! Includes introductions to filet crochet, intarsia, and the afghan stitch (also known as Tunisian stitch)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781604682847
Publisher: Martingale & Company
Publication date: 05/14/2013
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 740,857
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Nancie M. Wiseman has been sewing, knitting, and crocheting since she was a child. Surrounded by people who taught her these skills as she grew up, Nancie learned to love crafting and was able to use it to earn money for college and eventually to make a living.

Nancie has made several videos on knitting, which appeared on the DIY television network and on the Needle Arts Studio with Shay Pendray on PBS. She has also written articles and designed patterns for Martha Stewart Living, Piecework, Knitters, and Knit 'n Style magazines and Prism, Trendsetter, Brown Sheep, and Tilli Tomas yarn companies.

Nancie lives in a small town north of Sacramento, California, with her husband, Bill, and her Yorkie, Pumpkin.

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