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Handbook of Crochet Stitches
  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 14 September 2009
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781844485116
  • Stock: 50+
  • Size: 148x196 mm
  • Illustrations: 240
  • Pages: 256
  • RRP: £9.99

Handbook of Crochet Stitches


The complete illustrated reference to over 200 stitches by Betty Barnden (Author)

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Book Description

Over 200 crochet stitches are explained in full, each accompanied by a photographed sample, row-by-row instructions, and easy-to-follow symbol charts.
Additional chapters on basic techniques and materials, a stitch selector and a how-to-use section provide clear guidance for beginners and experts alike.

Table of Contents

Includes a detailed introduction to yarns, hooks, accessories and basic crochet stitches
Illustrated throughout in colour with easy-to-use charts and samples
Suitable for crochet workers of all abilities

About the Author

About Betty Barnden

Betty Barnden is a freelance needlecraft designer who studied furniture design at the Royal College of Art (where she made her first tubular knitted chairs). Betty has designed knitting patterns for companies such
as Sirdar, Patons, Jaeger and King Cole. Her knitwear, embroidery and crochet designs have appeared in many magazines over the years, and she has also designed embroidery projects and kits.



Mar 10

Ideal for anyone who wants to invent their own patterns, this helpful little guide gives you over 200 illustrated stitch patterns to experiment with - from basic patterns to textured stitches, fans and shells, mesh and filet stitches, openwork and lace, spikes, relief stitches, trims, clusters, puffs and bobbles - and more! There are flower patterns and special stitches like overlaid steps and woven checks, too - all in all, an invaluable guide.

Knit Today

Mar 10

Betty Barnden is a famous knitting, crochet and embroidery expert, who has designed hundreds of patterns for Sirdar, Patons, Jaeger and other leading knitwear companies. You'll find every crochet stitch you could ever want inside her newest book. It's an essential guide for all crocheters, with each stitch explained in full, and a photo of a stitched sample, row-by-row instructions and easy to read charts. The book also introduces you to different yarns and tools.

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The Embroidery Stitch Bible

The Embroidery Stitch Bible

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The Essential Embroidery Stitches Card Deck

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