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Guide Picks - Top 5 Books for Beginners Learning to Crochet
Any of the first three books listed here can help you learn to crochet your very first stitch, along with all the other basics, as well as answer the questions that all beginners have. These books also contain some wonderful patterns for beginners to enjoy crocheting. These books have tips and patterns for experienced crocheters, as well. The last two books listed are great resources for learning more pattern stitches and techniques. Always something new and fun to try!
1) Crochet Your Way
Color illustrations for learning basics, including diagrams for left-handed crocheters, a learn-to-crochet afghan, patterns for contemporary hats and sweaters, both in written instructions and in international symbols. Over 40 projects. Answers to beginner questions. Highly recommended.
2) Crocheting In Plain English
Black and white illustrations for learning basics, patterns that are learning lessons, patterns for plain and fancy stitches, edgings and motifs. Comprehensive chapters of answers to beginner questions.
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3) How to Crochet: The Definitive Crochet Course
A series of 10 workshops with step-by-step techniques, stitch libraries and projects.
4) 300 Crochet Stitches
A wonderful resource for learning more pattern stitches and techniques. Patterns with color photos for motifs, filet crochet, lace, shells, clusters and bobbles, with instructions both in written form and in diagrams.
5) 220 More Crochet Stitches
Another resource for learning more pattern stitches and techniques. Patterns with color photos for Irish crochet, edgings, motifs and all-over patterns, with instructions both in written form and in diagrams.
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