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Finally, a One-Skein Wonders book just for crocheters! Edie Eckman and Judith Durant offer 101 great crochet projects--from jewelry and scarves to bags, hats, dresses, and home dec items--that each use just one skein of yarn. Whatever your experience level, you'll find something here to delight you! ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published March 6th 2013 by Storey Publishing
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Mischenko
Feb 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: crochet
This book has a ton of crochet projects including hats, bags, scarves, baby items, and even amigurumi. We love it and have made multiple projects from it. The cat is the cutest and the pattern is easy enough for young beginners. Wonderful photos! This one to keep.

5*****
Bridgett
May 07, 2013 rated it really liked it
I got this book a while ago already.
First I thought : What on earth can you make with only one skein in crochet, as it need more yarn than knitting....
Well, did I get a surprise!
So many cute little pattern for only one skein of yarn! Not only hats or scarves, but lace shawls and fingerless gloves, doll clothes and children's clothes and topping it off are some of the cutest felted purses ever. If you would like to know: I am going to make the little felted purse. The one with the leaves applique
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Willa
Mar 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I haven't done a lot of crochet lately, because it hurts my hands. I've been doing more knitting. But there are patterns in this book that make me want to get out the hooks again. I'm especially happy to see beautiful, up-to-date patterns for thread crochet, something that had been relegated to doily making in recent years.

There are an abundance of patterns using various weights of yarn and thread, something for everyone, I think, from easy dishcloth patterns to more complicated thread crochet,
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Sarah
Apr 20, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: netgalley, arc, craft
As someone who often doesn't have the attention span for larger projects, I have long been a fan of the "One-Skein Wonders" series, edited by Judith Durant and published by Storey. We all have those single skeins of yarn kicking around -- leftovers from another project, perhaps, or expensive yarns we could only justify buying one of -- and these books contain patterns for dozens of items using these small amounts of yarn.

While the other "One-Skein" books have included crochet projects, this is t
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Cas H.
Feb 23, 2013 rated it it was amazing
When I look for a crochet book, I look for something that would be easy to understand and easy to use.
I am still a beginning crocheter, when it comes to patterns, and I don't always understand the abbreviations.
I am looking for a book to describe the patterns and abbreviations in a way that even a beginner can understand.
I looked through all the patterns first, they seemed easy enough, and even had pictures. Then when I finished looking at the patterns, I looked at the back of the book and foun
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Demetria
Dec 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Lots of great patterns. I am excited to try them

The instructions are easy to follow and there are many patterns that I would like to try. The projects are broken down by yarn weight and that makes finding patterns to match my stash easier
Jill
Feb 07, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: crochet
I was given this book by Netgalley in exchange of an honest review.
I believe you would call my crochet expertise level intermediate at best.
Because of this, so my times I see crochet pattern books that are just so above my me.

That cannot be said of this book. So many patterns, my little pile of yarn is surely going to dwindle, I want to make all of them!! And I believe with these easy to follow patterns that I would be capable.
I am going to have so much fun with my hooks and this book!!
Jennavier
Sep 11, 2014 rated it really liked it
There are some really great patterns here. I especially liked the baby booties that you can see on the cover. They turned out great! The book was well laid out, so even on an e-reader I was able to navigate it.
Laura Gembolis
Jun 07, 2013 rated it it was ok
Shelves: diy
Didn't make anything - but liked what I saw. Returned to library. ...more
Julie
Nov 16, 2015 rated it liked it
This has a nice collection of smaller crochet projects. There are color photos for every project and the instructions seem to be nice and clear (I haven't actually made anything out of it yet). ...more
Marisa
Apr 22, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Some good ideas; more pictures would be helpful

There are some neat patterns in here, but I felt like some of the more complex ones (especially the amigurumi) really needed some process photos included to show attachments of different pieces, details, etc., rather than just one or two photos of the finished piece. However, I'm also more used to reading ami-specific patterns and books, and this collection was mainly more "traditional" crochet items (hats, scarves, baby clothes, etc.), so maybe th
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Hope
Sep 11, 2017 rated it liked it
Very nice collection of patterns with clear instructions. A number of the patterns depends as much on the specific yarn as the stitch pattern, so the book may not age well. That being said, there are several patterns I'll be adding to my Ravelry queue :) ...more
Sarahanne
I think this will warrant a re-read when I'm more accomplished with crochet. Some very cute projects but I couldn't sort out the patterns. Time will tell if the fault is in the pattern writing or the pattern reading. ...more
Charlene
Sep 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I love this book, well written includes both patterns and diagrams, which is helping learn to read the diagrams. I have a couple favorite patterns. Tha patterns are all easy. The book is well organized by yarn weight. One of my favorite go to books.
Charlotte
Jul 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Awesome book.

I love this book. It is great and is just what I was looking for. Great for all levels of expertise.
Michelle
Nov 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: nonfiction, crafts
Love it.

Perfect for all those skeins I buy on a whim. Patterns are easy to read and projects are worked quickly.
Michelle Jedrzejowska
Jan 06, 2018 rated it really liked it
have made one pattern out of this so far which was the crocodile easy to follow and my nephew was pleased with it
Kristin C
Jan 01, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2019
Some cute things I will definitely try to do! Learning to crochet is fun, but I need a tutorial on how to successfully read the patterns.
Tiffany
Feb 18, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Not super on Kindle. The black and white and smaller format is not conducive to crochet inspiration. I will get the physical copy from the library. Lots of great patterns here for sure!
Mckinley
May 20, 2019 rated it it was ok
Crochet is not my thing.
Carol Greenwood
Jul 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is never read, it's perused...

I love to scan the pages looking for my next project. I liked getting ideas about what I want to try next.
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Amanda Sisco
Oct 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Love!

Easy to read and follow instructions! I hope to find more by this author as soon as I try all these!
JB
Oct 20, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Some good ideas

I found this book in Prime reading. I don’t like to give spoilers, so if you decide to read the book yourself, enjoy!
Maureen
Oct 26, 2019 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Nothing I would consider wearing.
Tosh Oles
Nov 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Lots of very cute projects 💕
Ann Hewitt
Nov 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is amazing

Beautiful book,looking forward to doing these projects. So many projects, so little time! I like that there is something for everyone.
Helen
Dec 02, 2019 rated it liked it
Some cute ideas, need to make a list
Mary Cathie
Dec 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I love to crochet !
mayra j valentin
Great crochet projects

I loved how easy is to read and follow the instructions. Great book!! Recommended. Even if you are a beginner in crochet as I am.
Morgan Gariepy
Jan 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Lots of fun patterns in this book!
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Judith Durant is a knitter and beadworker as well as author and editor of several books on both subjects. Trained as a theatrical costume designer, she took a circuitous route through various costume shops in New York, on to a New York theatrical book publishing house, and then to Interweave Press in Colorado, where she was book editor and one of the founding editors of Interweave Knits.

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