Learning to crochet has never been easier! An accessible introduction to crochet, How to Crochet is for absolute beginners. Simple-to-follow projects teach the basic skills and techniques of this fun and creative craft. New crocheters will learn everything they need to get started, including how to do the basic stitches, read charts and patterns, and finish off theirwork. Ten stylish projects introduce a different technique, with complete instructions explained in detail with the help of clear illustrations. How to Crochet explains the basics of crochet so that even beginners will soon be impressing friends and family with their new-found creative skills.
Projects include: tablet cover, tea cosy, pot holder, toy bunny, Granny Square blanket, cowl, fingerless mittens and a lace shawl.
"Beginners looking for an easy-to-follow overview of crochet basics coupled with a series of attractive and functional projects are the ideal audience for this guide."—Library Journal
Inspired by the imagination of children, Emma likes to make items that bring a smile. She has not only written a number of popular crochet books—Crocheted Keyrings & Charms, Cute Crocheted Animals and How to Crochet, all published by GMC Publications—but also worked closely with yarn companies and retailers to design exclusive contemporary patterns. She has had a number of successful collaaborations with the celebrated knitwear designer Debbie Bliss and she regularly shares her design inspiration and thought processes through her award-winning knitting and crochet blog: emmavarnam.co.uk. Emma lives in Greater Manchester with her husband and young son.