Crocheting for Fun!

Crocheting for Fun!

Hardcover(Library Binding)



Learn how to play your favorite sport or participate in your favorite activity in this exciting series from Compass Point Books. Each book in the For Fun series features bold, full-color photos, informative text, and all sorts of fun facts about your favorite pastime. A quick reference guide, timeline of important events, instructions on basic skills, biographies of notable people, glossary, and index are included.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756538613
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 09/01/2008
Series: For Fun!: Crafts
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: IG850L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

About the Author

Brenda Haugen started in the newspaper business and had a career as an award-winning journalist before finding her niche as an author. Since then, she has written more than 50 books and edited hundreds more, most of them for children. A graduate of the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, Brenda lives in North Dakota with her dog, Alice, who chose Brenda when she went to the Humane Society thinking she was there to adopt another dog.

Table of Contents

Introduction : in the loop — History of crochet : handcraft with a past — Yarn : fantastic fibers — Tools : get hooked! — The slipknot : knot a problem! — Hands on : hold it! — Building basics : making a foundation chain — Single crochet stitch : let the fun begin! — Adding stripes : go color crazy! — Finishing your project : wrap it up — Figuring gauge : how do you measure up? — Project 1 : dishcloth — Project 2 : striped scarf — Project 3 : pretty purse — Project 4 : afghan section — Survival skill : lifesaver — Around the world : here, there, and everywhere — Kids crochet : crocheting for a cause — Fashion forward : crochet sets trends — Timeline : what happened when? — Trivia : fun crocheting facts.

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