You really, really want to learn to crochet. But you don't know anyone who can teach you. Can you learn, all by yourself, from a book? Yes, you can! In just a few hours you can learn a new skill that will bring you pleasure for years to come. Crochet is a favorite of international fashion designers, and on the runways garments with crochet trim, or even completely made in crochet, are regularly seen. Fashions aren't the only thing you can make with crochet. Crocheters love to make afghans, baby clothes, placemats, rugs, handbags, hats, scarves-the list of what you'll be able to make is endless. This book by Jean Leinhauser will show you all of the basic stitches and techniques, plus four decorative stitches. It also has some patterns that have been written especially for beginners. Stapled: 52 pages.7 Projects: Hat and Scarf Set, Baby Afghan and Bonnet, Granny Ripple Afghan, Tank Top, and Headband. ISBN 9781574866490. Pages 52. Release Date 02/01/2010.