Ever wondered what Tunisian crochet is and how to get started? This fantastic workshop will help you on your way to mastering Tunisian crochet with step-by-step instructions, easy to follow stitch patterns and 12 stunning projects. This comprehensive guide has something for everyone - from complete beginners to those who have learned the basics but now want to expand their skills. Set out in a workshop format, graduating from the basics through to more advanced techniques with 16 lessons giving clear instructions and step-by-step photos as well as handy hints and tips along the way. This invaluable reference guide can be used by novices starting from the very beginning and working their way through each lesson, developing their skills and knowledge as they go. Or, for those who have already tried Tunisian crochet but are wanting to learn more, they can pick up from the Beyond the Basics section to learn many new stitches and stitch patterns, new techniques including shaping, joining, colourwork, working in the round and more.
In addition to the ongoing swatch project added to throughout the lessons, the Projects section includes 12 beautiful, contemporary designs to hone your new skills, ranging from fashion accessories to decorative home wares.
Michelle Robinson has been crocheting since the age of six, and now combines her love of Tunisian crochet with her keen eye for design and colour. Michelle is internationally recognized for her modern, vibrant designs. A former crochet editor of popular Australian craft blog My Poppet, she has also worked as a technical editor for various publishers. Michelle designs her patterns, writes her blog Poppy and Bliss, and teaches Tunisian crochet from her home in Melbourne, Australia.
Introduction About Tunisian Crochet Section 1 - The Essentials Starting from the beginning; this section covers all you need to know before picking up your hook Section 2 - The Basics Now that the essentials are covered, it's time to pick up your hook and learn the basics of Tunisian crochet Section 3 - Beyond the Basics Once you're feeling confident in the basics of Tunisian crochet, this section is designed for you to develop and expand your newfound skills Section 4 - Projects 1. Tassel Pouch 2. Entrelac Bag 3. Ribbed Cowl 4. Simple Scarf 5. Herringbone Cushion 6. Cherry Potholder 7. Geometric Wall Hanging 8. Chevron Cushion 9. Pineapple Pincushion 10. Ombre Rug 11. Honeycomb Pouffe 12. Sampler Blanket Techniques Glossary Yarn Guide