How To: Simulate Weight for Crocheted Garments to Avoid Stretching with Linda Permann





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Published on Apr 11, 2012

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About Crochet: Beyond Rectangles:


Tired of crocheting scarves and blankets, but nervous about moving on to more complex patterns? Well, fear no more! In Beyond Rectangles, published author and crochet designer Linda Permann personally teaches you the techniques necessary to take your crocheting to new heights.

In Beyond Rectangles, Linda demystifies the often intimidating process of choosing yarn, making (and measuring!) a gauge swatch, and crocheting garments. Stitch along with her as she guides you through a simple baby cardigan pattern, all the while sharing her tips and tricks for creating professional looking projects. Learn how to create smooth edges in your work, link stitches, increase, decrease, and shape sweater pieces. In-depth tutorials on blocking and finishing are sure to be invaluable for every level of crocheter, and you'll even learn a fun surface embellishment technique that you can use to make monograms, flowers, or any shape you can draw on the surface of your sweater.

Gain the confidence you need to crochet your next garment, sign up today!

About Linda Permann:


Linda Permann is an internationally published crochet designer and writer. She writes the Crochet Doctor column for Crochet Today magazine, and is a frequent contributor to many magazines, including Interweave Crochet and Inside Crochet. Her work has also been featured on PBS' popular TV series, Knit and Crochet Now. She was the founding Craft and Decorating Editor of Adorn magazine, and loves to sew, knit and garden when she has spare time.

Since learning to crochet more than 10 years ago, Linda has taught hundreds of people to hook. Her co-workers at Yarnivore, the local yarn shop where she teaches, call her the "Crochet Evangelist" in honor of her passionate enthusiasm for the craft. Read more about her at www.lindamade.com.


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