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Tunisian Crochet Stitch Guide

By: Kim Guzman

Choose from 61 stitch patterns to add texture and beauty to your own one-of-a-kind Tunisian crochet projects. They're great for scarves, home decor, garments, pillows and fashion accessories. The book includes photo tutorials of the stitches to familiarize yourself with their execution. It teaches you the symbols for the stitches and how to read the charts. Once you've learned to read the charts, you can use the plethora of stitch patterns, most of them never-before-published, created by the author specifically and exclusively for this book. The book is a handy size, perfect to fit into your project bag. The stitch patterns are separated into chapters of Learning Charts, Typical Stitches, Color Stitches, and Lace Stitches. The stitch patterns include basic, beginner stitch patterns through advanced, including never-before-seen pineapples and pine cones in Tunisian crochet. The book does require some basic crochet knowledge in order to enjoy it; i.e., slip knot, chain and single crochet. But, it does not require prior Tunisian crochet knowledge as long as you're willing to learn the stitches (tutorials provided in the book) before jumping into the stitch patterns. This book is a stitch pattern dictionary to expand your skill level and provide you with the opportunity to create your own projects. Although it includes one pattern/project to practice reading the charts, it is not a pattern book. It is a stitch pattern dictionary, like other stitch pattern dictionaries. Unlike other stitch pattern dictionaries, however, it is all Tunisian crochet. Kim is also the author of the Ultimate Beginners Guide to Tunisian Crochet, Short Row Tunisian Fashion and Tunisian Cables to Crochet.