Get hooked on crochet and bring handcrafted charm to your home and wardrobe. This fun introduction to crocheting presents all the basic techniques you'll need to get started. Sara Delaney provides easy-to-follow illustrated instructions for joining, fastening off, selecting color schemes, and much more. Learn how to read crochet patterns and work a basic chain with single or double stitches. You'll quickly be on your way to crafting your own pretty potholders and delicate scarves.