Crochet (Idiot's Guides)

This is my favorite book on crocheting! I wanted to start up again after many years of not doing it at all and was clueless where to begin. I was able to create this ruana out of buffalo wool yarn, and it was surprisingly easy. This is the easiest book to follow with the clearest instructions and really helpful pictures to follow along with. Highly recommend!

Granny Square Love: A New Twist on a Crochet Classic for Your Home

I love to crochet and knit so when I saw this book, I had to get it. I have not done a granny square since I was young and for the life of me could not remember how to start. This book brought back my memories of making my poncho and shawls with this pattern. I'm so glad I included this book to my collection of knitting and crocheting books. I got this as a book for my crochet-maniac-cousin. She loves it! She whipped up a bunch of th...

Learn Tapestry Crochet

Tapestry crochet is a technique that allows crocheters to add colorwork to their projects. This wonderful book includes basic steps on how to carry and wrap yarn, change colors, step-by-step photos, written instructions and charts. A great learn-to book! Also included are 7 projects perfect for a beginner.

Crochet Cowls: 15 Bold & Beautiful Designs

Cowls are a perennially popular wearable accessory—and great cowl designs can be crocheted by even a relative “newbie.” This new book by crochet design expert Sharon Hernes Silverman includes simple graphic designs, some in striking black and white, as well as more complex color patterns to present a variety of looks and styles. Includes instructions and patterns for crocheting 15 strikingly beautiful cowls using traditional and Tuni...

Vintage Modern Crochet

Vintage crochet lace techniques, on-trend garments and accessories! Lace is one of the hottest trends in crochet, but it is by no means a new technique. In Vintage Modern Crochet, best-selling author Robyn Chachula feeds the craze for lace by exploring five classic crochet lace techniques, reinventing them in beautiful, compelling ways. Crocheters will fall in love with the featured tunics, cowls, shawls, pullovers, and even a croche...

Crochet Taxidermy: 30 Quirky Animal Projects, from Mouse to Moose

Crochet Taxidermy puts a new twist on amigurumi, the popular Japanese method of creating considerably cute stuffed animals with oversized heads. In this delightful collection, heads of animals from farm and forest, sea and safari come to life with irresistible details like the drowsy eye (for the shy deer and sleepy octopus) and fuzzy yarn (for the skittery skunk’s stripe and lazy lion’s mane). Step-by-step instructions and adorable ...

Top-Down Crochet Sweaters: Fabulous Patterns with Perfect Fit

Welcome to the new era of crochet. Making garments from the top down is a favorite knitting technique that allows knitters to test and adjust the fit as they go. Now, thanks to designer Dora Ohrenstein, crocheters will benefit for the first time from a pattern book featuring the same beloved approach. These 14 fashionable patterns are sure to flatter bodies of all shapes and sizes. Show-stopping original photography, an extensive dis...

Crochet for Bears to Wear

What’s cuter than a teddy bear in a sweater? … A teddy bear wearing a custom-crocheted sweater made just for him! With Amy O’Neill Houck’s simple instructions and lovable, huggable patterns, crocheters of all skill levels can create fashions for their teddies and friends, including Build-A-Bear Workshop bears, Vermont Teddy Bear Company bears, and American Girl dolls. In Crochet for Bears to Wear, you’ll find more than twenty quick-t...

Crochet Therapy: The Soothing Art of Savoring Each Stitch

Crochet Therapy will inspire you to pick up a hook and take some time out of your hectic day to dive into colorful whorls of yarn. Focus, relax, and become more mindful by making more than 20 simple and colorful projects comprised of crocheted mandalas, soothing circles, and other beautiful motifs. Each repetitive pattern helps you engage with your materials, increase your well-being, and unlock your creativity. Mindfulness exercises...

Gourmet Crochet: A Yummy Yarn Cookbook

Offbeat, unexpected and charming, Gourmet Crochet will extend the repertoire of anyone who loves to crochet but who has already created all the whimsical rabbits and cute mini-teddies that they, or their friends, need. Designed for everyone with the hint of a sweet or savoury tooth, none of these treats takes more than an hour or two to make, and each is explained in clear patterns with easy to follow instructions for making up.