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|Tunisian Crochet for Baby
Tunisian crochet is oh-so-adorable in these 23 original patterns for size newborn-12 months! Create cozy hats, colorful blankets, an heirloom christening set, and a range of garments and nursery accessories following the step-by-step instructions, photos, and symbol charts.
Whether you’re looking for classic cables, ripples, stripes, bobbles, stranded colorwork, or basket weave blocks, you’ll find projects to suit your taste and become heirlooms for that special baby. If you are new to Tunisian crochet, or need a refresher on the basics, the Tunisian Crochet Skills section will help you get started. Free online technique videos are also available.
|Crochet Red: Crocheting for Women’s Heart Health
This third book in Laura Zander’s successful Stitch Red series offers more than just stunning projects: it’s an appeal to women to take charge of their heart health. Crochet Red features the designs of 30 celebrity crochet designers (including my Tunisian Chevron Scarf in luscious chenille), plus profiles in which they share their experiences with heart disease and tips for staying healthy. Zander has partnered with The Heart Truth®, a public-awareness program sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, which will receives a portion of the proceeds from book sales.
|Crochet Scarves: Fabulous Fashions-Various Techniques
A scarf is the ideal accessory to dress up your wardrobe year-round! From ethereal lace to warm and chunky winter designs, this book presents 21 original scarf patterns in a variety of styles, colors, yarns, and stitch patterns. Crochet, Tunisian crochet, and broomstick lace designs are included. Each pattern has written instructions, detailed technique photos, and symbol charts. The book also includes the ABCs of crochet and Tunisian crochet stitches, along with a visual index and list of resources.
|Crochet Pillows with Tunisian and Traditional Techniques
Crocheted pillows give your decor an instant lift – and they make great gifts, too! Whether it’s traditional cables, beading, a new take on felting, or innovative stitch patterns, you’ll find it here. The 20 patterns include 10 in Tunisian crochet and 10 in regular crochet, with detailed instructions and step-by-step photos. An essential book for any crocheter’s library!
|Tunisian Crochet: The Look of Knitting with the Ease of Crocheting
This instructional pattern book brings Tunisian crochet into the realm of high fashion with exquisite stitch patterns, meticulous shaping, and attractive finishing. Sixteen chic projects for apparel, accessories, and home decor are explained in detail and are accompanied by lavish photography and illustrations.
|Beyond Basic Crocheting: Techniques and Projects to Expand Your Skills
This is the perfect book for crocheters who know the basics and are ready for more. The follow-up to Basic Crocheting takes crafters to the next level. Beautiful projects with clear explanations and helpful visuals offer a wide variety of creations to wear, use at home, or give as gifts. Techniques include beaded crochet, felting, working with wire, motif crochet, and more.
|Basic Crocheting: All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started
The introductory section of this beginner’s guide teaches the fundamentals of crocheting. Each project in the second part of the book teaches a new skill with step-by-step instructions supplemented by helpful photographs and illustrations. You’ll be making pillows, blankets, handbags, and clothing in no time!
|Basic Crocheting: All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started (Hebrew)
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My Travel Titles!
|Brandywine Valley: The Informed Traveler’s Guide
An insider’s travel guide to the rich history, natural beauty, and cultural attractions of Pennsylvania/Delaware (Chadds Ford, West Chester, Kennett Square, and Wilmington). Detailed information on things to do, places to stay, where to eat, and special events makes the book an essential companion.
|State Museum of Pennsylvania: Trail of History Guide
A look at selected highlights of the museum of Pennsylvania’s heritage from earth’s beginnings to the present, including archaeological artifacts, fine art, decorative arts, industrial and technological innovations, and military history. The guide also provides a history and tour of the museum located in Harrisburg.
|Pennsylvania Snacks: A Guide to Food Factory Tours
The Keystone State ranks number one in production of pretzels and potato chips and is famous for its chocolate, Lebanon bologna, and other snack foods. This guidebook explores the industries by offering first-hand descriptions of the factory tours. Includes fascinating company histories and complete trip planning information.
|Daniel Boone Homestead: Trail of History Guide
A brief biography of Daniel Boone, with details on his youth in the Oley Valley of Pennsylvania, and the history of the Homestead’s later occupants, who reflect the diversity of European settlers in Colonial Pennsylvania. Concludes with a tour of the Boone House and other buildings on the grounds.
|Going Underground: Your Guide to Caves in the Mid-Atlantic
Visitors’ guide to limestone show caves in Pennsylvania, Virginia, New York, and West Virginia. Includes fascinating material on speleothems (cave decorations), tour descriptions, a glossary, and complete trip planning information.