Learn how to crochet with this complete beginner’s guide With just a little yarn and a crochet hook, you can enjoy a relaxing new hobby while creating beautiful gifts, garments, and decor. This guide and stitch dictionary shows you how to get started with step-by-step instructions and illustrations for 30 fundamental crochet stitches and techniques—plus a collection of fun projects to help you practice your skills. What sets Crochet for Beginners apart from other crochet books: The basics of crochet —Learn the different types of hooks and yarn, essential and nice-to-have tools, and explanations of important crochet terms. Skill-building stitches —Start with the most basic stitches and work your way up to more intricate ones as you learn techniques like following a pattern, joining pieces, changing colors, and more. 10 beginner projects —Put everything you learn into practice with simple and beautiful projects, including a beanie, a crochet tool holder, a circle bag, and a blanket. Develop your crochet skills with this beginner-friendly guide to success.