You want to learn to crochet, but somehow you always end up in a tangle of yarn and baffled by complicated advice. This beginner's guide goes back to basics, with clear step-by-step illustrations demonstrating how to tie a slipknot, chain stitch, increase and decrease your rows, and crochet in the round, plus many more skills and techniques.
Once you've aced the essentials, move on to 15 clear, stylish and straightforward projects, from colourful plant pot covers to a chic crocheted blanket. As the projects get more complex, you'll practise and perfect the skills you've learned, and build your confidence.
By the end of the book, you will be able to crochet a range of projects including a mobile phone case, a cuddly toy, a wall hanging and a bobble hat. So take some time for yourself, learn a new skill, and enjoy crafting gifts for your friends, family and home with this beautiful book by your side.
Zoe Bateman is a craft teacher, crochet fanatic and self-confessed craft addict. She runs classes at venues across London, UK and is head crafter at the London Craft Club. For more on Zoe, find her social media: @toocutetoquit.