America's Crochet Book Author:Gertryde Taylor This comprehensive guide to the ever-popular art of crocheting introduces the beginner to the basic steps of chain stitch, single, double and triple crochet. A simple first project- making a shell blouse- explains the principles of garment construction. After becoming famliar with these fundamental techniques, anyone can proceed to the sucessf... more »ul crocheting of whatever is wanted.
Detailed instructions are given for making jackets. skirts, dresses, all fully illustrated with diagrams and photographs so that you can see just what to do, step by step. You are told how to achieve a perfest fit everytime, and how to add the finishing touches which give a professional look. The blocking. laundering, general care and storage of crocheted garments is explained so that you can expect the maximum amount of wear whatever you have made.
In additon to garment construction the following information is also included: