Author(s): Emma Osmond
Ideal for the absolute beginner, The Crochet Workshop teaches you everything you need to get started. Follow Emma's eighteen basic stitch tutorials teaching you how to form a circle, a straight edge and working into a round. There are also basic instructions on choosing yarn and how to hold the hook. There is even a UK USA stitch comparison guide, so you can follow both English and American crochet patterns. With six simple yet inspiring projects to practise, you'll be crocheting in no time and, best of all, the patterns are all written using full terminology to get you used to understanding how a crochet pattern is formed.
Emma Osmond is a mobile consultant for Rowan Yarns and a passionate knitwear and crochet designer. She previously worked for Liberty of London in the haberdashery department which is where she first fell in love with Rowan yarn. Emma learned needle work from her grandmother and has been crocheting from a very young age; today, she has managed to turn her skills into a successful career.