Crochet, and Pom-Pom Making Kits for Beginners!

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With all you need to start crocheting your very own scarf, this kit includes a step-by-step, 32-page booklet that contains illustrated instructions for learning basic crochet stiches. Even if you’re a beginner, you’ll have a 5.5″ wide and 58″ long scarf when you’re done!

Crocheting expert Deborah Burger will teach you about hooks and other crochet tools, yarn, and all the basic stitches. You’ll understand crocheting instructions, symbols, and diagrams so that you’ll have a handy list of abbreviations for all your future crochet projects. 

The Learn to Crochet Kit also comes with worsted-weight yarn in two colors (150 yds. each), a size H (5 mm) crochet hook and a yarn needle.

About the Author: Deborah Burger is the author of Crochet 101 and How to Make 100 Crochet Appliqués. She learned to crochet from her grandmother at age 12. While she has found enjoyment in many fiber, textile and other art forms, crochet remains her lifelong favorite. She has been teaching crochet for more than 20 years, through Girl Scouting, various community centers, summer camps, at Charlotte’s Fibers (a yarn shop in Western North Carolina), and the John C. Campbell Folk School. She is active in the online community, Ravelry, and has written articles and patterns for Interweave Crochet and the e-zines, Crochet Insider and Crochet Uncut. Deb and her musician/potter husband, Don, are the parents of seven grown children and have several grandchildren, most of whom also crochet. In addition to crochet, Deb enjoys knitting, embroidery, painting, fiber sculpture, gardening, performing folk music, and reading.

 

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Learn to make adorable and fluffy pompom animals with this all-in-one kit! 

Make Pompom Animals is an adorable do-it-yourself kit that includes a step-by-step, 16-page booklet complete with illustrated instructions for learning basic pompom construction. With 4 animal projects and 6 different yarn colors, crafters will have endless fun with just one kit. The tools and techniques that are found in this kit can be used to create future pompom pets.

The Make Pompom Animals kit also comes with lightweight acrylic yarn in 6 different colors – 30 yards each, plastic pompom makers in 2 sizes, 2 pairs of googly eyes and 2 colored paper clips (to make legs).

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With all you need to start crocheting your very own granny squares, this kit includes a step-by-step, 32-page booklet that contains illustrated instructions for crocheting classic granny square, plus 8 more granny square patterns. You’ll also get a special project that will help you create amulet bags made from your granny squares!

The Granny Squares, One Square at a Time / Amulet Bag Kit also comes with one F/5 (3.75 mm) crochet hook, 4 small skeins – enough to make 2 amulet bags, and a yarn needle.

About the Author:  Margaret Hubert is the author of more than 20 crochet and knitting books, including Plus Size Crochet, Knits for Men, Knit or Crochet–Have It Your Way, The Complete Photo Guide to Crochet, The Complete Photo Guide to Knitting, The Granny Square Book, Lacework for Adventurous Crocheters, and Runway Crochet. She has enjoyed a lifelong career designing both crochet and knit patterns for yarn companies and book and magazine publishers.

Hubert also teaches at yarn shops, retreats, and national gatherings, and rarely misses a national conference in the needle arts field. A world traveler, Hubert pays close attention to the fashions in Europe and spots trends as they hit New York. In 2012, in fitting tribute to Hubert’s lifelong work as a needle art designer, the Crochet Guild of America inducted her into their Jean Leinhauser Crochet Hall of Fame. Her websites include: margaretshooksandneedles.blogspot.com