Every busy needlecrafter knows that when it comes to crocheting, the one thing that’s always in short supply is time. As soon as one project is completed, there’s another one ready to go. Wouldn’t it be great if you could effectively double your output in the same amount of time? Now you can, and the secret is a double-ended crochet hook.

Working with this “magic wand” is fast, fun and, best of all, results in a completely reversible thick and fluffy fabric that’s ideal for afghans and throws. Like two designs in one, a reversible afghan can change the whole character of a room with a quick flip.

All it takes to learn this exciting technique is a double-ended crochet hook, two contrasting colors of yarn and the help of a 16-page guidebook, “Learn to Crochet Reversible Afghans.” The book includes complete, step-by-step instructions that will have you crocheting with a double-ended hook in no time.

Once you’ve mastered the basics, practice on the book’s five lovely reversible designs – it’s like finishing 10 afghans in half the time!

“Learn to Crochet Reversible Afghans,” No. AN1311, is $8.95. If you’d like to expand your crocheting skills even further with another new technique, a 32-page guidebook called “Learn to do Irish Crochet,” No. AN1291, is available for $9.95. Prices include postage and handling. Please allow about four weeks for delivery (for first-class postage, add $1 per item up to $3 maximum).

To order by mail, clip this article and send it with a check or money order to U-Bild Features, c/o Lewiston Sun Journal, P.O. Box 2383, Van Nuys, CA 91409. To order by credit card, call 1-800-828-2453. Visit U-Bild on the Web at www.craftbook.com.

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