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100 Colorful Ripple Stitches to Crochet: 50 Original Stitches & 50 Fabulous Colorways for Blankets and Throws

The ripple stitch is a great stitch to use to add some variety to any multi-colored blanket or throw, and this book, full of over 50 original stitches, is the perfect accompaniment. With full color photos and clear, easy-to-follow diagrams, 100 Colorful Ripple Stitches to Crochet will guide you through a variety of fun and original stitches. Whether you’re a beginner or are someone who’s ready to tackle some more advanced patterns, this book will increase your stitch knowledge and provide inspiration for future projects.

Paperback, 128Pages, $21.99, 978-1250049490

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Crochet for Kids: Basic Techniques and Great Projects that Kids Can Make Themselves

The perfect way to get your child interested in crocheting is by giving them simple and easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions and child-friendly projects. The level of difficulty progresses throughout the book, so a novice crocheter can start from learning simple chains and basic techniques before moving on to more complex projects, like a larger afghan or a stuffed animal. Photos will help guide your child through the required steps for all 29 projects. Learn at your own pace!

Paperback, 136Pages, $16.95, 978-0811714174

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Crochet for the Absolute Beginner

To someone completely unfamiliar with the art of crochet, it can seem like a dauntingly tricky pastime. For an eager-to-learn novice, a simple and basic guide to crocheting can make a huge difference, and that’s what Crochet for the Absolute Beginner aims to be. Follow along with the clear pattern language and close-up detailed shots as you learn the basic stitches. Learn how to make simple crochet items, from scarves and bags up to afghans and lacework, as you get more comfortable with a hook. With its small size and stay-open, wire-bound design, this book is the perfect portable companion for the crochet enthusiast.

Spiral-bound, 144Pages, $19.95, 978-1782210900

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Reversible Color Crochet: A New Technique

It’s time to add a new technique to your crochet skill database with Laurinda Reddig’s Reversible Color Crochet: A New Technique. With this reversible color crochet technique, you no longer have to worry about the right and wrong side of a blanket. No matter which side you’re looking at, the stitches and designs look the same with this crafty new technique. Not only does this book provide a how-to section on this great stitch, but it also provides 20+ reversible square patterns. Use up to seven colors and create the perfect double-sided afghan.

Paperback, 144Pages, $24.99, 978-1620333389