Crochet is Back! Combining the latest fabulous yarns with traditional techniques, this book presents a wonderful collection of 40 glorious crochet designs. The projects are divided into four chapters: Sweaters and Tops; Accessories; Children's Fashions; and Home Accessories. Some of the items are remarkably quick and simple to make, such as the skinny scarf or the baby blanket, while others make use of crochet techniques such as working motifs, using charts or working in rounds. From simple sleeveless vests and tops to warm and cozy jackets and sweaters, as well as bags, scarves and capes, there is something here to suit every style. All the information for each pattern is clearly given, alongside beautiful photographs of the finished items. In addition, a section at the front of the book takes the reader through all the crochet basics, from choosing hooks and yarns to following patterns and checking tension. Essential techniques are explained with step-by-step instructions and photographs. Inside Big Book of Weekend Crochet Projects: 40 super-cute crochet projects, including sweaters and tops, accessories, children's fashions, and home accessories. Beautiful color photographs of the finished items. Essential techniques explained with step-by-step instructions and photographs. Designs for the latest and best yarns such as metallic, mohair, ribbon, 4-ply, and worsted. Simple patterns for the beginner, along with more complex patterns for those with more experience.