The Maran Family For over 30 years, the Maran family has produced friendly and easy to use books-one book at a time. We carefully handcraft each and every book to ensure they always meet our high standards. We spend hours deciding the best way to perform each task, so you don't have to. We feel this is the best Knitting and Crocheting book that money can buy. We invite you to take a look inside. Sincerely, Judy Ruth Pill Rob Knitting and Crocheting This book is packed with step-by-step instructions covering all you need to know about knitting and crocheting. Look inside to find: * Knitting stitches and techniques, from basic to intermediate and beyond * Bobbles, fringes, tassels, pompoms, beads, lace and more * All the essential crochet stitches-from single to triple * Patterns for projects that allow you to develop your skills Expert Consultant The Maran family teamed up with Joanne Yordanou-a knitwear designer for over eight years. Joanne has had designs published in many magazines including Vogue Knitting, Family Circle Knitting and Self. She has also freelance designed for Patons, Bernat and other major yarn companies.Maran, Ruth is the author of 'Maran Knitting And Crocheting ', published 2005 under ISBN 9781592008629 and ISBN 1592008623.