In her latest book, Learn to Crochet in Just One Day, Florence Schultz shares her extensive knowledge of the art of crochet with you so that you can truly learn to crochet in just one day. In her most comprehensive book yet, Florence teaches you all about yarn and hooks, basic crochet stitches and techniques, more advanced stitches, and shares 10 original patterns for you to put your new skills to use.
To begin Florence gives you a short tutorial on yarn and the various fibers used to manufacture it. She also teaches you the importance of gauge, how to read and understand a yarn label, and how to choose the correct yarn for your project. Next she moves onto an explanation of crochet hooks; the types and different styles of holding the hook.
In the next section Florence teaches you crochet stitches and techniques in easy to understand language and with large clear images. You will learn basic and intermediate crochet stitches:
- Chain stitch
- Single crochet
- Double crochet
- Half double crochet
- Treble crochet
- Back and front loops stitches
- Back and front post stitches
- Shell stitch
- Cluster stitch
- Puff stitch
Florence then shares crochet techniques every crochet artist needs to know to produce fine quality professional projects. These techniques include how to have clean even edges every time, how to crochet in the round, how to weave in tails securely, and more.
This book is truly a comprehensive reference book on the art of crochet, but it is written in easy to understand language and includes several clear images. Florence also includes several tables of information such as crochet abbreviations in US and UK terms, hook sizes for the US, UK, and Canada, a yarn weigh table, and other tables for your reference. She also includes a complete list of laundry symbols used by today's yarn manufacturers and a comprehensive list of crochet terms and abbreviations used by today's crochet pattern designers.
If you have ever wanted to learn how to crochet, then Learn to Crochet in Just One Day is the book for you. This book would make a great gift for anyone wanting to pass down the fine art of crochet. With over 70 pages of information, helpful tables, and 10 original patterns this book is a must-have for your crochet library. Get your copy today!