In her latest book, Stash Busting Crochet Potholders: 10 Fun and Functional Potholders Designs for You to Crochet, Dorothy Wilks once again brings her original designs and love of color to life. If you are looking for a quick project for a gift, or want to spruce up your kitchen décor the potholders in this book are for you. Even beginners will find the clear instructions and illustrations easy to follow to work up these fun and functional works of art. More advanced crochet artists will also find these designs fresh and a fun way to use up their yarn stash.
Professional and seasoned crocheters know how to make well-crafted garments, and as a knitter, you deserve the same polished look from your designs. Finishing Techniques for Crochet provides enthuasiasts with the technical know-how to create garments which fit as well as they look. From creating a slip knot to slipping your first stitch, from working with colour to joining new yarns, the book provides a one-stop foundation to the most popular techniques and explains how to work each method properly. When you're ready to move on, discover techniques for proper shaping and sizing as well as seaming. Furthermore, if you're looking for a decorative finish to your garments, one chapter features examples of how to embellish your projects with beads, pompoms, fringes and tassels. What about tailoring? Creating the perfect buttonholes or a lining to your latest jacket will never be easier. Whether you're a student learning how to cast on your first stitch or an expert knitter who simply wants to improve an old skill, Finishing Techniques for Crochet will be an invaluable addition to any crochet library.