“Good teach-yourself manual[s] that cover the basics of crocheting and knitting without including more information than can be comfortably absorbed by a newbie.” – Library Journal
“A collection of beginner projects absolutely perfect for warm-weather looping…Swartz covers the ABC’s of crocheting in clear, succinct fashion.” – Yarn Market News
“A lovely beginner’s book… The text is clearly written and the illustrations are very easy to follow.” – Spindlicity.com
“Designed specifically with beginners in mind, this book demystifies jargon and techniques and leads you to new possibilities and skills.” – Get Creative
“Chic, simple projects.” – Crochet Today!
“The instructions are clear and concise, the pictures are beautifully colored, and the how-to diagrams make everything understandable and easy.” – The Compulsive Reader
“The new Getting Started series…promise(s) not to leave the ‘newbie’ wondering what to do next.” – Craftrends