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  • Linda
    Hi All, See cover scans of these & other modestly priced goodies for sale (& 7 *free* patterns) at http://www.lrvictor.bravepages.com Thanks for lookin , Linda
    Message 1 of 20 , May 3, 2005
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      Hi All,
      See cover scans of these & other modestly priced goodies for sale (&
      7 *free* patterns) at http://www.lrvictor.bravepages.com
      Thanks for lookin',
      Linda Victor in PA
      :D

      >Mary Tibbals Ventre, CROCHET, Little, Brown & Co., 1974 ($15.00)
      136 page soft cover has edge wear and scuffed spine, otherwise, good
      condition. B&W drawings & photos accompany the text that introduces
      basic and advanced crochet techniques such as: Forms; Using Objects &
      Armatures; and, Using Crochet with Other Textile Techniques
      Mary Tibbals Ventre, Crochet, Little, Brown & Co., 1974 ($15.00)
      136 page soft cover has edge wear and scuffed spine, otherwise, good
      condition. B&W drawings & photos accompany the text that introduces
      basic and advanced crochet techniques such as: Forms; Using Objects &
      Armatures; and, Using Crochet with Other Textile Techniques.

      >Nicki Hitz Edson & Arlene Stimmel, CREATIVE CROCHET, Watson-Guptill,
      1973 ($25.00)
      143 page hard back in very good condition. Lightly soiled dust jacket
      is worn & has small tears. One of "the" books for those interested in
      free-form crochet. Inspiring B&W and color photos. Contents include:
      Basic Stitches; Fancy Stitches; Shapes; and, Clothing without a
      Pattern.

      >Mon Tricot Special, MODERN GUIDE TO CROCHETING, 1981 ($15.00)
      130 page soft cover in has lightly creased lower corners, otherwise
      good condition. Written directions for over 90 stitches, motifs &
      borders are accompanied by diagrams and B&W photos. Includes 6
      patterns: shawl; boys' pullover; man's blouson; woven pullover;
      jacquard jacket; and afghan stitch jacket.

      >THE HARMONY GUIDE TO CROCHET STITCHES, VOL 1., Lyric, 1986 ($17.00)
      Softcover book in very good condition has color photos of any number
      of crochet stitches. Written directions are accompanied by B&W
      diagrams. Also has a brief section on basic crochet techniques.

      >Liz Blackwell, A TREASURY OF CROCHET PATTERNS, Scribner's, 1971
      ($7.50)
      213 page hardback without dust jacket in good condition. Slight musty
      odor. Stitch dictionary with B&W photos & written directions for over
      200 stitches including: Afghan/Tunisian stitch; shells; lace;
      clusters; and, more. Several color plates.

      >Pauline Chatterton, THE ART OF CROCHET, Columbia-Minerva, 1971
      ($10.00)
      136 page soft cover in good condition has light edge wear. Excellent
      stitch dictionary has B&W photos & written directions of 433 stitches
      including motifs, flowers, edgings & hairpin lace. Lovely lace
      stitches that will compel you to grab up your hook & yarn & make a
      shawl.

      >Carol Alexander (edt.), BLUE RIBBON CROCHET, House of White Birches,
      2004 ($15.00)
      176 page hardback in good condition has laminated cover, no dust
      jacket. Light ripple to top edge of pages. Great fashions & home
      decor items. Highlights include: Woman's cotton candy capelet set,
      shawl, beaded bags, ripple pullover & more. Fun fish bestrewn afghan,
      beautiful beaded doily, butterfly motif filet valance. Kids' Tunisian
      tapestry jacket & wide brimmed hat, pretty baby set, doll & toys. All
      projects shown in color photos.

      >Sylvia Cosh, THE CROCHET SWEATER BOOK, Crown, 1987 ($19.50)
      127 page hardback & DJ in very good condition. Over 30 original
      designer patterns that use color & texture to create unique fashion:
      sweaters; coats; vests; wonderful "butterfly" coat; bobbles;
      chevrons; jacquards.

      >Mildred Graves Ryan, CROCHETING FOR PLEASURE, Doubleday, 1983 ($8.00)
      276 page hardback in very good condition. DJ is good with minor edge
      wear. B&W photos, diagrams and color plate section. Contents cover
      basic how-to directions and a stitch dictionary and over 50 projects
      for family & home. Highlights for women include about 7 lovely lacey
      tops, 2 camisoles and 2 shawls.

      >Margaret Ramsay & Sondra Miller, CROCHETING FOR THE HOME, Creative
      Home Libraries, 1977 ($6.00)
      208 page hardback has lightly bumped corners, but is in good
      condition. DJ shows expected wear. B&W photos, diagrams and color
      plate section. A variety techniques are introduced and home decor
      projects are provided to use them: tapestry; filet; afghan; woven;
      shapes; free-form shaping!

      >Annie Louise Potter, A LIVING MYSTERY: THE INTERNATIONAL ART &
      HISTORY OF CROCHET, A.J. Publishing, 1990 ($25.00)
      159 page hardback in good condition. Dust jacket is lightly creased
      at top front and spine - light soiling. Lavishly illustrated book
      provides the history of crochet covering topics like: Needles, Hooks,
      Techniques; Lace; English Crochet; Irish Crochet; and Crochet in
      America.

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    • Linda
      Hi All, See cover scans of these & other modestly priced goodies for sale (& 7 *free* patterns) at http://www.lrvictor.bravepages.com Thanks for lookin , Linda
      Message 2 of 20 , Sep 6, 2005
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        Hi All,
        See cover scans of these & other modestly priced goodies for sale (&
        7 *free* patterns) at http://www.lrvictor.bravepages.com
        Thanks for lookin',
        Linda Victor in PA
        :D

        >Golden Hands, CROCHET, Random House, 1972 ($8.00)
        128 page hardback in good condition has laminated covers, no dust
        jacket. Dedication in ink in on first inside blank page. 77 great
        retro crochet designs for the family & home, such as: Christening
        gown; child's poncho; bikini & cover-up; shawl; suit; midi dress;
        lampshade; lace curtain; rugs, etc.

        >Mark Dittrick, HARD CROCHET, Hawthorne, 1977 ($7.50)
        143 page softcover in very good condition is illustrated with B&W
        photos, drawings & color plate section. Learn the technique to create
        sturdy, shape-holding fashions & objects. Patterns for 3 hats (cowboy
        hat!), several baskets, bags & cases.

        >Elyse Sommer, THE CROCHETER'S QUILT BOOK, Sedgewood Press, 1987
        ($9.00)
        168 page hardback in very good condition. Minor wear to dust jacket.
        Color photos of 35 crochet afghans based on quilt designs. and made
        with variety of patchwork crochet techniques.

        >Sally Harding, CROCHET STYLE, Ballantine, 1987 ($8.00)
        120 page softcover book in very condition has color photos of 25
        women's fashions that range from sporty to classic to formal.
        Alternate color schemes are illustrated in color.

        >Gloria Tracy & Susan Levin, CROCHET YOUR WAY, Taunton, 2000 ($8.00)
        218 page soft cover in good condition has directions for 40+ projects
        for family & home plus special instructions for left-handers.

        >Sylvia Cosh, THE CROCHET SWEATER BOOK, Crown, 1987 ($19.50)
        127 page hardback & DJ in very good condition. Over 30 original
        designer patterns that use color & texture to create unique fashion:
        sweaters; coats; vests; wonderful "butterfly" coat; bobbles;
        chevrons; jacquards.

        >Mildred Graves Ryan, CROCHETING FOR PLEASURE, Doubleday, 1983 ($8.00)
        276 page hardback in very good condition. DJ is good with minor edge
        wear. B&W photos, diagrams and color plate section. Contents cover
        basic how-to directions and a stitch dictionary and over 50 projects
        for family & home. Highlights for women include about 7 lovely lacey
        tops, 2 camisoles and 2 shawls.

        >Carol Alexander (edt.), BLUE RIBBON CROCHET, House of White Birches,
        2004 ($15.00)
        176 page hardback in good condition has laminated cover, no dust
        jacket. Light ripple to top edge of pages. Great fashions & home
        decor items. Highlights include: Woman's cotton candy capelet set,
        shawl, beaded bags, ripple pullover & more. Fun fish bestrewn afghan,
        beautiful beaded doily, butterfly motif filet valance. Kids' Tunisian
        tapestry jacket & wide brimmed hat, pretty baby set, doll & toys. All
        projects shown in color photos.

        >Nicki Hitz Edson & Arlene Stimmel, CREATIVE CROCHET, Watson-Guptill,
        1973 ($25.00)
        143 page hard back in very good condition. Lightly soiled dust jacket
        is worn & has small tears. One of "the" books for those interested in
        free-form crochet. Inspiring B&W and color photos. Contents include:
        Basic Stitches; Fancy Stitches; Shapes; and, Clothing without a
        Pattern.

        >Mon Tricot Special, MODERN GUIDE TO CROCHETING, 1981 ($15.00)
        130 page soft cover in has lightly creased lower corners, otherwise
        good condition. Written directions for over 90 stitches, motifs &
        borders are accompanied by diagrams and B&W photos. Includes 6
        patterns: shawl; boys' pullover; man's blouson; woven pullover;
        jacquard jacket; and afghan stitch jacket.

        >THE HARMONY GUIDE TO CROCHET STITCHES, VOL 1., Lyric, 1986 ($17.00)
        Softcover book in very good condition has color photos of any number
        of crochet stitches. Written directions are accompanied by B&W
        diagrams. Also has a brief section on basic crochet techniques.

        >Liz Blackwell, A TREASURY OF CROCHET PATTERNS, Scribner's, 1971
        ($7.50)
        213 page hardback without dust jacket in good condition. Slight musty
        odor. Stitch dictionary with B&W photos & written directions for over
        200 stitches including: Afghan/Tunisian stitch; shells; lace;
        clusters; and, more. Several color plates.

        >Pauline Chatterton, THE ART OF CROCHET, Columbia-Minerva, 1971
        ($10.00)
        136 page soft cover in good condition has light edge wear. Excellent
        stitch dictionary has B&W photos & written directions of 433 stitches
        including motifs, flowers, edgings & hairpin lace. Lovely lace
        stitches that will compel you to grab up your hook & yarn & make a
        shawl.

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        Prices do not include shipping
        ------------------------------
        Currently accepting:
        -PayPal (Cash Only. Do *NOT* accept credit or debit card payments.);
        -personal check (but wait til they clear b4 mailing);
        -money order/cashier check (ship ASAP).
      • Linda
        Hi All, See cover scans of these & other modestly priced goodies for sale (& 7 *free* patterns) at http://www.lrvictor.bravepages.com Thanks for lookin , Linda
        Message 3 of 20 , Sep 25, 2005
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          Hi All,
          See cover scans of these & other modestly priced goodies for sale (&
          7 *free* patterns) at http://www.lrvictor.bravepages.com
          Thanks for lookin',
          Linda Victor in PA
          :D

          >Elyse & Mike Sommer, A NEW LOOK AT CROCHET, Crown, 1975 ($10.00)
          276 hardback book in very good condition has previous owner's name in
          ink on first inside blank page. Dust jacket is lightly scuffed & has
          approx. 1" tear front top edge. Classic free-from crochet reference
          profusely illustrated with inspiring 514 B&W photos & 22 color
          plates.

          >Elyse Sommer, THE CROCHETER'S QUILT BOOK, Sedgewood Press, 1987
          ($9.00)
          168 page hardback in very good condition. Minor wear to dust jacket.
          Color photos of 35 crochet afghans based on quilt designs. and made
          with variety of patchwork crochet techniques.

          >Nicki Hitz Edson & Arlene Stimmel, CREATIVE CROCHET, Watson-Guptill,
          1973 ($25.00)
          143 page hard back in very good condition. Lightly soiled dust jacket
          is worn & has small tears. One of "the" books for those interested in
          free-form crochet. Inspiring B&W and color photos. Contents include:
          Basic Stitches; Fancy Stitches; Shapes; and, Clothing without a
          Pattern.

          >Mark Dittrick, HARD CROCHET, Hawthorne, 1977 ($7.50)
          143 page softcover in very good condition is illustrated with B&W
          photos, drawings & color plate section. Learn the technique to create
          sturdy, shape-holding fashions & objects. Patterns for 3 hats (cowboy
          hat!), several baskets, bags & cases.

          >Delsie Rhoades (edt.), 101 THREAD CROCHET EMBELLISHMENTS, American
          School of Needlework, 1997 ($14.00)
          96 page softcover book in very good condition - minor edge wear. Fun
          & wonderful little crochet doo-dahs to use for embellishing
          *anything* you want. Written directions & B&W photos of the designs:
          birds; flowers; angels; houses; hearts; stars; sundry critters; &
          much more.

          >Ondori CROCHET LACE WITH COMPLETE DIAGRAMS, 1982 ($20.00)
          136 page soft cover with a lightly scuffed front cover including a
          couple of small tears, otherwise good condition. Color photos & B&W
          diagrams for 52 home decor items (tablecloths, bedspreads, pillows,
          glass jackets, doilies, lunch sets, etc) worked in a variety of
          techniques.

          >THE FAMILY CROCHET BOOK, Hamlyn, 1971 ($9.00)
          208 page hardback book in very good condition. Dust jacket has light
          edge wear including approx 1" tear at top back spine area. B&W photos
          & color plates of 93 patterns for baby; kids; women; men & gifts.
          Lots of lovely lace patterns are featured in the designs that
          include: 2 bikinis; mini dresses; stockings; cute little girl
          dresses; super bare-midriff with flared hip-huggers.

          >Golden Hands, CROCHET, Random House, 1972 ($8.00)
          128 page hardback in good condition has laminated covers, no dust
          jacket. Dedication in ink in on first inside blank page. 77 great
          retro crochet designs for the family & home, such as: Christening
          gown; child's poncho; bikini & cover-up; shawl; suit; midi dress;
          lampshade; lace curtain; rugs, etc.

          >Iris Rathbone, MORE CROCHET, Drake, 1973 ($8.50)
          80 page hardback in good condition. DJ is covered in library style
          clear plastic wrapper that is a bit loose. Covers basic stitches &
          how-to directions. The projects include: 1 shawl; 1 Pelerine (very
          interesting shawl/wrap); 3 ponchos (one is the once again popular
          round shape); disco dress; dress with puffy sleeves; hoody; 2 lace
          cardis; 3 lace tops; 3 hats (one cloche style with matching shrink)
          plus a couple of items for men, kids & home. Fun 1973 fashions.

          >Doris M. Smith, ENCYCLOPEDIA OF 300 CROCHET PATTERNS, STITCHES &
          DESIGNS, FC&A Publishing, 1988 ($8.50)
          240 page softcover in very good condition measures on 8"x 5.5" but
          contains written & charted directions for 300 stitches that are all
          illustrated with a B&W photo. Stitch patterns include: chain, picot &
          single crochet; double crochet; treble crochet; V-Stitch & Shell;
          Relief; Puff; Popcorn; Dropped; X-Stitch; Wraparound; Y-Stitch;
          Motifs; etc.

          >THE HARMONY GUIDE TO CROCHET STITCHES, VOL 1., Lyric, 1986 ($17.00)
          Softcover book in very good condition has color photos of any number
          of crochet stitches. Written directions are accompanied by B&W
          diagrams. Also has a brief section on basic crochet techniques.

          >Pauline Chatterton, THE ART OF CROCHET, Columbia-Minerva, 1971
          ($10.00)
          136 page soft cover in good condition has light edge wear. Excellent
          stitch dictionary has B&W photos & written directions of 433 stitches
          including motifs, flowers, edgings & hairpin lace. Lovely lace
          stitches that will compel you to grab up your hook & yarn & make a
          shawl.

          ------------------------------
          Prices do not include shipping
          ------------------------------
          Currently accepting:
          -PayPal (Cash Only. Do *NOT* accept credit or debit card payments.);
          -personal check (but wait til they clear b4 mailing);
          -money order/cashier check (ship ASAP).
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