Kim P. Werker
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About Kim P. Werker
Kim Werker is a writer, editor, and self-described camp counsellor (that’s the Canadian spelling) for grown-ups who is determined to help people get (back) in touch with their creativity and have fun while they do it.
After an accomplished career in the crochet industry during which she founded the popular website CrochetMe.com, served as editor of Interweave Crochet magazine, and wrote or co-authored six books on the topic, she worked hard to broaden her crafty horizons. Her seventh and most popular book, Make It Mighty Ugly, is based on the Mighty Ugly project, through which Kim leads workshops and conversations across North America with the goal of helping people to embrace the difficult, scary parts of the creative process.
A native New Yorker, Kim lives in Vancouver, Canada, with her partner, their son, and the aging mutt for whom this book is dedicated.
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The art of crocheting is timeless-and its popularity is evident in the surge of modern, sophisticated techniques like amigurumi and Tunisian crochet. So if you yearn for the skills to join this crafting revolution, this easy-to-follow guide is for you!
With new patterns and even more techniques explained step by step, this updated edition is your go-to guide for learning how to crochet.
- Concise, two-page lessons show you all the steps to a skill and are ideal for quick review
- Detailed color photos demonstrate each step and helpful tips provide additional guidance
- New patterns, more techniques, and refreshed interior design
Packed with tons of step-by-step instructions and fun, innovative patterns, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Crochet, 2nd Edition, gives you the tools you need to create one-of-a-kind crochet projects that will add handmade flair to your home and wardrobe.
• Essential Techniques • Troubleshooting • Time-Saving Tips
Solutions to common crochet quandaries are at your fingertips—anywhere you go
Crochet VISUAL™ Quick Tips has the answers you need—fast. With detailed color photos and concise instructions, plus time-saving tips, it covers:
- Selecting tools and yarn
- Working basic stitches
- Increasing and decreasing
- Working in rounds and colors
- Making puffs, bobbles, clusters, and knots
- Working Tunisian crochet, filet crochet, and lace
- Crocheting with beads
- Interpreting patterns
- Diagnosing problems and fixing mistakes