The Big Book of Crochet Stitches: Fabulous Fan, Pretty Picots, Clever Clusters and a Whole Lot More

The Big Book of Crochet Stitches: Fabulous Fan, Pretty Picots, Clever Clusters and a Whole Lot More

Jean Leinhauser, Rita Weiss

Language: English

Pages: 536

ISBN: 2:00262159

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Access hundreds of crochet stitches that you can use year in and year out. From two of the most respected names in crochet, this indispensable resource provides excellent value.
Step-by-step instructions for more than 350 stitches, from easy to advanced, including shells, fans, clusters, bobbles and more
Solid-colored swatch for each stitch in a full-color, close-up photograph
Stitches are grouped by style for easy reference, and an alphabetical index is also included

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stitch. For instance, “(dc, ch 2, dc) in corner sp.” [ ] Brackets and ( ) parentheses are also used to give you additional information. Glossary Join. This means to join with a slip stitch unless another stitch is specified. Finish off. This means to end your piece by pulling the cut yarn end through the last loop remaining on the hook. This will prevent the work from unraveling. These patterns have been written using the crochet terminology that is used in the United States. Terms which may

sp) 2 times; rep from * across; ch 4, sc in next ch4 sp, ch 2, dc in last sc; ch 1, turn. Row 6: Sc in first dc, (ch 4, sc in next ch-4 sp) 3 times; *ch 3, sk next ch-3 sp, (dcCL in next dc, ch 3) 5 times, sk next ch-3 sp, sc in next ch-4 sp, ch 4, sc in next ch-4 sp; rep from * across; ch 4, sc in next ch-4 sp, ch 4, sc in 3rd ch of turning ch-5; ch 5, turn. Row 7: Sc in first ch-4 sp, ch 4, sc in next ch-4 sp; *ch 4, dc in next ch-4 sp**; (ch 4, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 4, sk next ch-3 sp, sc in

each of next 4 sts; rep from * to last 15 sts, (ch 2, sk 2 sts, dc in next st) 5 times; ch 5 (counts as a dc and ch-2 sp of following row), turn. Row 3: (Dc in next dc, ch 2) 3 times; *dc in next dc, 2 dc in ch-2 sp, dc in next dc**; ch 2, sk 2 dc, dc in next dc; (ch 2, dc in next dc) 3 times, ch 2; rep from * across, end last rep at **, ch 2, sk 2 dc, dc in top of turning ch; ch 5, turn. Row 4: Dc in next dc, ch 2, sk 2 dc, dc in next dc; 2 dc in ch-2 sp, dc in next dc; *(ch 2, dc in next dc) 4

* to last 5 sts, sk next 2 dc, dec over last 3 sts; ch 2, turn. Rep row 2 for patt. Winding Roads Chain multiple: 9 + 3 Two colors: color A and color B Stitch Guide Cluster (CL): Keeping last lp of each dc on hook, dc in specified 2 sts, YO and draw through all 3 lps on hook: CL made. Instructions Work beg ch with color A. Row 1 (RS): With color A, dec over 3rd and 4th chs from hook (to work dec: YO, draw up a lp in 3rd ch from hook, YO, draw through 2 lps on hook, YO, draw up a lp in next

ch-6; ch 3, turn. Row 4: (CL, ch 3, CL) in first CL; *dc in next 2 dc, (CL, ch 3, CL) in next CL; rep from * across; dc in 3rd ch of turning ch-5; ch 6, turn. Row 5: Sc in first ch-3 sp; *ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp; rep from * across; ch 3, dc in 3rd ch of turning ch-3; ch 5, turn. Rep rows 3–5 for patt. Wacky Wicker Chain multiple: 4 + 2 Stitch Guide Cluster (CL): YO, insert hook in specified st and draw up a lp, YO and draw through 2 lps on hook; YO, insert hook in

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