Do you love to crochet? What could be better than an illustrated modern reference guide and a visually stunning source of inspiration-in the same book? Readers will find oodles of tips and tricks-both to help beginners get comfortable with the basics, and to show masters of the craft how to take their crocheting to new heights. Just a few essential techniques can go a long way toward ensuring fun and success with crochet! Helpful introductory sections explain stitches, textures, materials, equipment, and everything else new crocheters will need to get started, while projects range from the beautifully simple to the challenging. Inside, you'll find dozens of bold and beautiful designs for pillows, throws, rugs, sweaters, jackets, scarves, hats, gloves-and so much more. Includes a glorious selection of striking and colourful photographs bound to generate exciting new ideas for future crochet projects.