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Get Hooked Again: Simple Steps to Crochet More Cool Stuff

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It's "Get Hooked" all over again with even more fun patterns
to make and give!
Everyone got hooked on "Get Hooked," the first book from the coolest craft instructor ever, Kim Werker. Now even more girls can join the crochet crowd with Get Hooked Again. Simple, step-by-step instructions show exactly how to get started. Then new crafters are ready for the patterns but these
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Paperback, 96 pages
Published October 2nd 2007 by Watson-Guptill Publications (first published October 2007)
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Lisa
Nov 08, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: library-books
This is an excellent book for beginner crocheters. It starts off teaching you some of the basics to crochet such as vocabulary, explains different yarns, and how to hold your crochet hook. Then there is a small section on some of the very basic stitches. There are step by step instructions as well as illustrations on how to make the stitches. I found that I was able to pick up the stitches right away with little to no confusion. Lastly, there is a section dedicated to some simple patterns, maybe ...more
Amy
Feb 03, 2008 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: beginning crocheters
Shelves: crafty, 2008
I am an avid knitter, this is my first time crocheting. I wanted to crochet because there are a few patterns you really cannot find in knitting (like cloche hats, the only cloche pattern I found in knitting was for a super expert, I could only get so far in the pattern before starting over again, which I did, 8 or 9 times). The instructions are pretty good. I thing the written instructions are a little better than the graphics. So far I am over half way through a stripy scarf and then I hope to ...more
Selena
Jan 11, 2013 rated it really liked it
Easy to understand for people who are new to crocheting. The only downside is that some of the sections that explain the stitches aren't always clearly named (the section "Less is More" is for decreasing while "On the Increase" is for adding stitches).

The nice thing was that it explains the projects without shorthand, which is good for someone like me who's still learning.

It also contains a handful of easy projects that anyone can do.
Lorie
Dec 02, 2008 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Beginning or time starved crocheters
Recommended to Lorie by: Found after lots of looking at the library
As a new crochet addict, i have been looking for patterns that are easy and fun, which is a hard combination to find. I have done the hat on the cover and am starting to work on the striped scarf. The intro with stitch and crochet basics will help any beginner. These are also great for people who don't have a lot of time, but want to make fun things for their family and friends. I look forward to trying some of the harder patterns in this book and the other Get Hooked book.

Cami
Aug 01, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Awesome book for beginner crocheters. Written for teens, but the directions are great and easy to follow, so steal it from your niece if you want to learn! :o) Includes really cool projects, including those to build your confidence and also to challenge you as a new crocheter. I love the book and would give it to any teen or college student who is interested in crochet.
Meadow
Feb 04, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: crafty
This is now my go-to for how-to! This book helped me teach myself how to crochet and remains my constant friend whenever making new projects. There is nothing like a kids book to help simplify things to my level ;)
Patsy
May 27, 2009 rated it really liked it
Shelves: non-fiction
This is a great book. The instructions are very easy and simple to understand. Would recommend it to anyone who wants to start to crochet.
Amy M.
Nov 25, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: craft-books
I great book for beginners!
Susan
Jul 28, 2013 rated it liked it
Great book for beginner crocheters. Great projects, easy-to-follow directions,and excellent photos and illustrations.
Kristina Marie
Dec 31, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2009
This book is perfect for beginners. I found the pictures and instructions easy to follow, and I successfully completed many of these projects in no time at all.
Pamela Hubbard
Feb 04, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: non-fiction
Great book to learn the basics of crocheting. Best illustrations and instructions I have found so far!
Laureen
Dec 15, 2010 rated it liked it
Shelves: young-adult
some cute things to crochet...
Angie
Dec 29, 2008 rated it really liked it
Shelves: crafts, 2008
A great book for a beginner with a good selection of actually useful crocheted items to make!
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Kim Werker is a writer, editor and speaker who really digs making stuff. She runs a project called Mighty Ugly, leading workshops and lecture-conversations to help people embrace the dark side of creativity so they can have way more fun making stuff and trying new things.

Her newest book is Make It Mighty Ugly: Exercises and Advice for Getting Creative Even When It Ain't Pretty. Kim is the founder
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