Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Tunisian Crochet-9 Beautiful Projects from Beginner Level to Intermediate, with Clear Instructions and Photos, You will Love Learning Tunisian Crochet
Paperback – August 12, 2012
Provides instructions for learning Tunisian style crochet stitches and techniques, along with patterns for nine items, including a felted duffel, a hoodie vest, and a crib cover.
If you like the ease of working with a crochet hook, but admire the look and feel of knitted fabric, you'll love learning Tunisian crochet. Award-winning teacher Kim Guzman walks you through the basics and takes you through each step with clear photos and friendly instructions. Included are several different Tunisian crochet stitches, stitch patterns and techniques such as short rows, making a cable, seaming, joining new yarn, learning to felt a project and so much more. Nine fresh projects for you to explore will help you develop the skills you need, presented in an order making it fun and easy to learn, going from a beginner level with the stockinette-look scarf to the more intermediate level of the cute hooded vest. Designed for a variety of yarns, the nine unique projects include Stockinette Scarf and Hat, Seed Stitch Ruana, Drop Stitch Cowl, Diagonal Hearts Crib Cover, Felted Duffel, Cabled Mitts, Hoodie Vest, and Mitered Vest.
About the Author
Kim Guzman is an award-winning teacher and crochet pattern designer. She writes a variety of patterns including garments, home decor, accessories and gift items. Kim has authored 12 books, most of them in her favorite form of crochet--Tunisian crochet. Tunisian crochet offers Kim more flexibility in her designing due to its unique look, which can mimic knitting or weaving, depending on the stitches used while still maintaining crochet's ease. Being able to combine these looks together in one project brings all needlework together and makes Tunisian crochet a favorite among many. You may often hear that Tunisian crochet is the "step-child" of knitting and crochet. "Not so," says Kim, "it's more like the best of both worlds!"