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Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite
The Art of Crochet for Beginners: Unique Themes and Patterns for your Loved Ones: Book 1 of the Creative Arts for Beginners Series by Freya Gates is a fascinating book for readers who would enjoy crocheting and require tips and tools on how to go about it. Crocheting is a wonderful craft and this book revives the art of using the hook to come up with designs that enhance the beauty of homes, clothes, and fabrics. The chapters have been designed in a manner that learning the art of crochet and executing the designs will be easy for those who want to try out crocheting patterns and use them for their homes and personally.
Freya Gates tackles the subject in a manner that is easy for readers to comprehend and try, and her tips and techniques are methodical and structured. The step-by-step instructions are helpful to readers who want to get into crocheting and try out patterns on their own. She has also provided images giving clarity to the steps and the illustrations will help readers to learn to crochet on their own without the help of anyone. The chapter titled Starting with Simple Projects gives easy tips on how to start crocheting basic designs that will encourage many readers out there to try their hand at crocheting and come up with useful things. I have already decided what I am going to crochet this weekend using the steps mentioned by the author. The Art of Crochet for Beginners is definitely a must-have in the personal collection of all readers who want to experience the magic of crocheting.