If you have ever wanted to learn how to read a crochet diagram or a crochet chart then you know how confusing this task can be. Now master crochet artist and designer Cynthia Welsh demystifies crochet diagrams and charts for you in her book, How to Read and Understand Crochet Diagrams and Charts; Open Up a Whole World of Patterns with Crochet Diagrams and Charts. Cynthia takes you through the steps of understanding the various crochet symbols used in diagrams and charts and then she provides easy crochet diagrams and charts for you to practice your new skills.
In this book you will find a complete table of the most commonly used crochet symbols used by designers today. Cynthia also provides a handy table to translate UK terms to US terms so that you can work patterns from almost anywhere. Even if a designer speaks a different language than you, your knowledge and skill at reading diagrams and charts will enable you to crochet a pattern no matter what language the written instructions may be written in.
Using the classic Granny Square Cynthia teaches you how to compare a diagram to a written pattern. Each step is explained in easy to understand instructions plus clear photos and images are used to help you. Cynthia explains the difference between crocheting in the round and flat crochet using crochet diagrams and charts.
In this book you will also receive five original designs to help you practice reading and working diagrams and charts.
8 Petal Cluster Flower V-Stitch Granny Square Waffle Stitch Dishcloth 6 Petal Flower Cathedral Window Edging
You should know the basics of crochet to use this book, but even beginners will find it a valuable reference. More advanced crochet artists will also find this to be a valuable reference to learn how to read and work crochet diagrams and charts. Once you know the basics of how to read and crochet from a diagram or chart you will find an entire new world of patterns open up to you. Don't miss out on this valuable reference for your crochet library. Get your copy today!