Girl's Guide to Basic Crochet by Jenny Occleshaw

Girl's Guide to Basic Crochet

Written by Jenny Occleshaw
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Girl's Guide to Basic Crochet by Jenny Occleshaw

This delightful collection of 25 easy-to-make, step by step crochet projects is perfect for any teen or young adult who wants to learn how to master this fun craft skill. Included are patterns for buntings, scarves, a pin cushion, hats, brooches, necklaces, tea cosies, bracelets, bowls, a journal cover and even a shopping bag. The patterns are all simple to follow with clear written instructions and each features a suggested yarn type. Included too is information that shows you how to master the basic crochet stitch, how to cast on and off, increase and decrease stitches as well as how to read a pattern.

About the Author

Jenny Occleshaw started knitting very early in life and when her daughter was born she became the recipient of many of Jenny's creations and whilst she's not sure why, she was always terribly thrilled, craft sustained Jenny through a nursing career and then a stint at Paton's, where she really honed her pattern writing skills and perfected her crocheting under the eagle eye of Lucia Russo. At the same time Jenny has been writing patterns for Australian Creative Knitting, and magazines such as Yarn Art and Embellish. She was also one of the contributors to the publication Yarn Art published by Crown Content. Jenny also heads knitting workshops at the CAE and at her studio at home. She enjoys teaching knitting and seeing the joy people find in learning a new skill or mastering new techniques.

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96 pages


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New Holland Publishers

Publication date

1st January 2015



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