* Fundamental skills and stitches, such as the chain stitch, slip stitch, and single, half double, and double crochet
* Techniques include creating an integral fringe, crocheting in the round, and filet crocheting
* Create a shadowbox pillow, basketweave blanket, bunny basket, child's cap and mittens, openwork placemats, woven shoulder bag, and more.
A heavily illustrated introduction to the skills you need to become a crocheter, Basic Crocheting begins with the yarn, hooks, and other tools you need to get started, and then moves on to cover the skills you need to make a wide variety of home accessories and wearables. Detailed instructions for every step of each project are supplemented with helpful photographs and illustrations. Enclosed spiral bound, 120 pgs.