"Crochet 200 Q & A" by Rita Taylor are questions answered on everything from basic stitches to finishing touches. These FAQ cover the crocheting gamut in this spiralbound book that will conveniently fit into your crochet bag. It doesn't have to be read from cover to cover but over time you will have done just that. Have a question? You will find the answer.
Rita introduces the book with a bit of history and crochet myths. She introduces you to Weldon's Practical Crochet and Godey's Lady's Book, magazines from the late 1800's. Find out about the progression of crochet as a craft and fashion statement to the current day.
The book is broken up into twelve chapters. The questions and answers begin with Tools and Materials, proceeds to How to Start, Basic Stitches, Decorative Stitches, Edging, Inserts and Braids and progresses to Shaping, Color Work, Working in the Round, Crochet Lace and ends with Following Pattern Instructions, Other Types of Crochet and Finishing Touches.
Find out why your stitches are uneven and how to make love knots, also known as Soloman's knot. Learn about adding beads and Tambour crochet. There are expert tips peppered throughout. Advice and hints for beginners through experts. An index is the final help to guide you through your question of where to find the answer.