List books in category Home & Garden / Crocheting

  • Hooked on Amigurumi: 40 Fun Patterns for Playful Crochet Plushes

    Hooked on Amigurumi: 40 Fun Patterns for Playful Crochet Plushes
    Melanie Morita

    Create Irresistible Amigurumi Masterpieces with These 40 Adorable and Easy-to-Follow PatternsCrocheting has never been so cute! With patterns for everything from mermaids and the Loch Ness monster to jellyfish, teapots and cinnamon rolls, these cuddly amigurumi plushes are guaranteed to charm, making them an enchanting addition to a child’s toy collection, a perfect handmade gift or a whimsical way to brighten your home. Best of all, each project requires little or no sewing, allowing them to come together quickly and easily. Beginners will learn the basics behind amigurumi stitches, and experts will enjoy trying out new techniques and designs, making this an appealing collection for crafters of every skill level. Each addictive project will have you reluctant to put down the crochet hook, and the impressive variety of patterns means you won’t have to.

  • The Best-Dressed Knitted Bears: Dozens of patterns for teddy bears, bear costumes and accessories

    The Best-Dressed Knitted Bears: Dozens of patterns for teddy bears, bear costumes and accessories
    Emma King

    The Best-Dressed Knitted Bears is for teddy bear lovers and keen knitters alike, of all ages. Knitting small toys is an absorbing and addictive hobby and homemade teddies have a special charm all of their own. The Best-Dressed Knitted Bears boasts 6 gorgeous knitted teddy bears, ranging in height from 8;16 inches.

  • Tunisian Crochet Encore: New Stitches, New Techniques, New Patterns

    Tunisian Crochet Encore: New Stitches, New Techniques, New Patterns
    Sheryl Thies

    Top-selling author Sheryl Thies presents an exciting encore to Get Hooked on Tunisian Crochet! In this volume, she reviews the basics of Tunisian Crochet, which any confident beginner can master, and then shares a variety of advanced techniques. Get excellent value with 16 all-new crochet patterns for women's garments and accessories Learn in-depth techniques, including double-ended Tunisian crochet, short-row shaping using Tunisian crochet, and mitered Tunisian crochet Discover a wide range of stylish projects that don't require fittingVideo

  • Super Easy Amigurumi: Crochet Cute Animals

    Super Easy Amigurumi: Crochet Cute Animals
    Mitsuki Hoshi

    Master the popular art of Japanese Amigurumi and take your skills to the next level with this enchanting illustrated guide for creating pandas, rabbits, penguins, and other animals from the author of Ami Ami Dogs, Ami Ami Dogs 2, and Ami Ami Kittens.The Japanese art of Amigurumi—which translates to knitted stuff toy—is a crocheting technique that creates adorable stuffed animals with large heads and small bodies. In her previous books, Mitsuki Hoshi taught crocheters how to make cute Amigurumi dogs and cats. Now, she shows them how to knit a range of popular animals, including a chick, chicken, parakeet, penguin, panda, frog, pig, rabbit, mouse, and bear.Super Easy Amigurumi begins with basic crochet techniques to create four animals, each increasing in complexity: the chick, chicken, parakeet and penguin. Clear and easy photos demonstrating the fundamental crochet skills accompany and guide you through the instructional crochet charts. Starting off with basic crochet techniques for beginners and developing into more challenging patterns for experts, Super Easy Amigurumi is perfect for knitters of any level!

  • Crochet Patterns For Dummies

    Crochet Patterns For Dummies
    Susan Brittain

    Would you like to learn to crochet? Already know the basics, but would like to stretch your crocheting skills? From scarves and sweaters to hats and handbags, you can create beautiful, useful designs with ease using Crochet Patterns For Dummies. From choosing the right hooks and yarn and crocheting basic stitches to joining pieces together, this easy-to-follow guide will have you hooked in no time. Our hands-on workbook gets you crocheting fashionable, fun designs in a focused, step-by-step manner. You get a review of the basic stitches and stitch combinations, along with a concise appendix containing easy-to-follow instructions for working these stitches. You’ll find plenty of tips on changing colors and adding shape to your projects. Plus, you get full-color photos of every project—from potholders to afghans, belts to table runners, skirts to vests, and much more. You’ll also discover how to: Decipher crochet lingo Make a gauge swatch, read a pattern, and understand garment sizing Work with the most common stitches and stitch patterns Crochet in the round or with color Shape a design through increasing or decreasing stitches Use new techniques like felting and working with wire Crochet pictures and words using the filet crochet technique There are also quick-and-easy designs that are great for kids to make, as well as handy hints on caring for your finished items. Featuring more than 50 fantastic patterns perfect for beginners or those wanting to take their skills to the next level, Crochet Patterns For Dummies is your one-stop guide to crocheting success!

  • Baby & Kids Crochet Style: 30 Patterns for Stunning Heirloom Keepsakes, Adorable Nursery Décor and Boutique-Quality Accessories

    Baby & Kids Crochet Style: 30 Patterns for Stunning Heirloom Keepsakes, Adorable Nursery Décor and Boutique-Quality Accessories
    Jennifer Dougherty

    From Bonnets to Bearskin Rugs . . . Sweet Crochet Projects for Baby & Family Create something extra special for the baby, toddler or child in your life with Jennifer Dougherty’s new book of better-than-boutique patterns. Find the same gorgeous textures and stylish designs that made her first book, Crochet Style, a hit with makers everywhere, this time for little ones of all ages. If you’re looking for a baby shower gift parents will treasure, choose from a selection of chic bonnets, beautiful blankets, creative car seat covers and more. Make baby’s first photo shoot over-the-top adorable with Jennifer’s original, one-of-a-kind Faux Bearskin Nursery Rug pattern. The whole family can keep warm in style with quick cold weather designs, including sizes through adults.This versatile collection for intermediate crocheters is one you’ll keep returning to for meaningful shower gifts, newborn photo props and cute toddler attire. Jennifer guides you through every step, providing tips, tricks and pointers for a perfect finished product without the guesswork. Each pattern combines sumptuous textures and delicate details with dependable construction for gorgeous, high-quality designs you won’t find anywhere else. These 30 timeless patterns, enhanced by your handmade touch, are sure to become one-of-a-kind family heirlooms.

  • Indian Blanket

    Indian Blanket
    Annie’s

    Stitch images of the Old West and painted sunsets with this beautiful rendition honoring the Indian art form of blanket making. Stitches used in this design include a chain stitch and single crochet in the back loop. Made using worsted-weight yarn. Pattern instructions are done with a chart rather than written. Finished size is approximately 62" x 78 1/2". Skill Level: Intermediate

  • Crocheted Socks!: 16 Fun-to-Stitch Patterns

    Crocheted Socks!: 16 Fun-to-Stitch Patterns
    Janet Rehfeldt

    If you thought handmade socks were just for knitters, think again! This wonderful collection of crocheted socks range in style from fun to fashionable. Sixteen sock patterns are each given in a variety of sizes for both women and men Try ribbed, cabled, or lacy designs, or give your socks a blast of color Learn how to crochet socks that mimic the luxurious look and feel of knitted socks

  • How to Crochet: Learn the Basic Stitches and Techniques. A Storey BASICS® Title

    How to Crochet: Learn the Basic Stitches and Techniques. A Storey BASICS® Title
    Sara Delaney

    Get hooked on crochet and bring handcrafted charm to your home and wardrobe. Sara Delaney provides easy-to-follow illustrated instructions for joining, fastening off, selecting color schemes, and much more. Learn how to read crochet patterns and work a basic chain with single or double stitches. You’ll quickly be on your way to crafting your own pretty potholders and delicate scarves.

  • Top-Down Crochet Sweaters: Fabulous Patterns with Perfect Fit

    Top-Down Crochet Sweaters: Fabulous Patterns with Perfect Fit
    Dora Ohrenstein

    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 discussion of the benefits of top-down construction, and detailed instructions on how and why to adjust the patterns to ensure an exquisite customized fit will have crocheters tying themselves in knots to start strutting their stuff!

  • Year of Dishcloths

    Year of Dishcloths
    Maggie Weldon

    Stitch a dishcloth a day for the next year! 52 designs to crochet include textures, stripes, circles, and flowers. We’ve divided our offering into the four seasons and know you’ll find many, many designs that are perfect for your kitchen or gifts for all of your friends and family to enjoy! Designs are made using size 10 crochet cotton thread and worsted-weight cotton yarn. Skill Level: Easy to Intermediate.

  • My Crochet Doll: A Fabulous Crochet Doll Pattern with Over 50 Cute Crochet Doll s Clothes & Accessories

    My Crochet Doll: A Fabulous Crochet Doll Pattern with Over 50 Cute Crochet Doll’s Clothes & Accessories
    Isabelle Kessdjian

    Instagram sensation Isabelle Kessedjian has created this adorable doll and amazing wardrobe in crochet! Designs include a wide range of outfits, from school days and bedtime to cute fancy dress costumes and adventures to the North Pole! Discover how to crochet your doll and then personalize her with your choice of hair, clothing and accessories. She even has a cute suitcase to store all of her belongings, which can also double up as a bed!Be aware that crochet terms in the US are different from those in the UK. This can be confusing as the same terms are used to refer to different stitches under each system. All crochet patterns in this book are written in UK and European terms. US crocheters must take care that they work the correct stitches. One way to tell which system is being used in other patterns is that the American system starts with a single crochet, which the UK system doesn't have; so patterns with 'sc' in them can be identified as American patterns.

  • Crochet for Christmas: 29 Patterns for Handmade Holiday Decorations and Gifts

    Crochet for Christmas: 29 Patterns for Handmade Holiday Decorations and Gifts
    Salena Baca

    Decorate your home for the holidays with festive crocheted decorations, ornaments, and Christmas cozies! Need a quick holiday gift? This book has you covered there, too, with cute crocheted hats, cowls, and other accessories that work up in a jiffy.• 29 crochet patterns for Christmas décor and stylish accessories• Patterns created by members of the Design Wars Challenge, a group of crocheters who compete for votes in various Design Challenges and work together to expand the style of modern crochet• Colorful and fun to crochet patterns include Reindeer Basket, Penguin Ornaments, Catching Stars Shawl, Braided Cables Christmas Stocking, Spice Hood, Fair Isle Hedgehog, and many others

  • Cross Ornaments

    Cross Ornaments
    Annie’s

    Technique – Crochet These 5 beautiful crosses are stitched using size 10 crochet thread. They make wonderful bookmarks, ornaments and gifts. Sizes range from 3 3/4"W x 5 1/2"L to 6"W x 7"L. Electronic download is available as a PDF and in formats compatible with your e-reader. Skill Level: Intermediate

  • Ami Ami Dogs 2: More Seriously Cute Crochet

    Ami Ami Dogs 2: More Seriously Cute Crochet
    Mitsuki Hoshi

    This Amigurumi handbook is filled with new breeds of adorable miniature puppies. Photos inside reveal the secret, devilish world of your little friends, along with easy-to-follow patterns to help you create them. These sweet creatures are perfect additions to any Amigurumi collection.The world needs more Ami Ami Dogs

  • Granny Square Flower Garden: Instructions for Blanket with Choice of 12 Squares

    Granny Square Flower Garden: Instructions for Blanket with Choice of 12 Squares
    Margaret Hubert

    DIVA granny square is a piece of square fabric produced in crochet by working in rounds from the center outward. Granny squares are made separately and then assembled to create a blanket. Since you work on small pieces one at a time, this technique is perfect for those who are new to crocheting./divDIVA crocheting basics section provides techniques, abbreviations, and the instructions needed to make the 12 granny square projects included in this step-by-step booklet./div

  • Crochet Stitch Dictionary: 200 Essential Stitches with Step-by-Step Photos

    Crochet Stitch Dictionary: 200 Essential Stitches with Step-by-Step Photos
    Sarah Hazell

    Great for new and experienced crocheters alike, Crochet Stitch Dictionary offers 200 stitches with detailed written, charted, and photographed instructions. This essential book presents 10 color-coded stitch sections: Basic stitches, Fans & Shells, Bobbles & Clusters, Spike stitches, Post stitches, Mesh & Filet, Cable stitches, Tunisian stitches, and more! Learn each stitch with written, charted, and step-by-step photo instructions that clearly explain where the yarn goes each step of the way. In addition, each stitch pattern shows a large finished swatch in actual size. You'll enjoy the colorful and eye-catching "candy-box" sampler pages that start every section. Crochet Stitch Dictionary offers excellent useful instruction and inspiration for all crocheters.

  • My Crocheted Closet: 22 Styles for Every Day of the Week

    My Crocheted Closet: 22 Styles for Every Day of the Week
    Salena Baca

    Showcase your crochet style every day of the week, every month of the year! Designed to be go-to items in your wardrobe, every pattern in this collection was created to be a piece that you will reach for again and again. From lightweight tops to shawls, skirts, sweaters, scarves, hats, bags, headbands, and other accessories, the 22 patterns in this book will fill your closet with beautiful crocheted options for every outfit. Dress things up or keep it casual–these pieces are versatile! Combined with the right complementary pieces from your wardrobe, most of these pieces can go anywhere. Detailed patterns and instructions make it easy to crochet them all.

  • Granny Square Fashions for Babies and Toddlers: Stitch patterns in words and symbols plus 5 projects

    Granny Square Fashions for Babies and Toddlers: Stitch patterns in words and symbols plus 5 projects
    Margaret Hubert

    Learn new patterns for granny squares, along with fun, new projects suited for babies and toddlers, with this comprehensive booklet! Are you a lover of granny squares? This booklet is for you! Included in this 32-page reference are both written and charted instructions for 5 colorful granny squares, along with fashions for babies and toddlers. A granny square, for any newbies to the craft, is a piece of square fabric produced in crochet by working in rounds from the center outward. Granny squares are made separately and then assembled to create a blanket, sweater, hat, or almost any other crocheted item. Since you work on small pieces one at a time, the granny square technique is perfect for those who are new to crocheting. For those new to crocheting granny squares or those who just need a refresher, all the granny square basics and a symbol key are included. Complete instructions are provided for a toddler pullover and hat set, a daisy jumper, a toddler cardigan and hat set, a baby sweater and hat set, and a baby afghan–all using the granny squares presented in the book. And remember: You don't have to be a granny to be a granny square crafter!

  • Lacework for Adventurous Crocheters: Master Traditional, Irish, Freeform, and Bruges Lace Crochet through Easy Step-by-Step Instructions

    Lacework for Adventurous Crocheters: Master Traditional, Irish, Freeform, and Bruges Lace Crochet through Easy Step-by-Step Instructions
    Margaret Hubert

    This step-by-step technique reference introduces and thoroughly explores several styles of crochet that produce lacy fabric. With Lacework for Adventurous Crocheters, you'll delve into many exciting methods, including:- Broomstick lace- Hairpin lace- Bruges lace- Irish crochet- Freeform crochetEach section includes easy-to-follow, illustrated instructions, teaching all that is necessary to master the required skills. Charts, diagrams, and graphs are also provided, and swatch exercises in each section give the reader a chance to try the skills. Sections end with three to five small projects. Master this beautiful craft with Lacework for Adventurous Crocheters!

  • Big Book of Crochet Afghans: 26 Afghans for Year-Round Stitching

    Big Book of Crochet Afghans: 26 Afghans for Year-Round Stitching
    Connie Ellison

    Adding a touch of comfort and style to a crafter's home decor, the patterns in this collection can be made from a variety of yarns and colors and by crocheters of all skill levels. With 26 designs, this book features full-color photographs and detailed instructions on stitching and incorporating motifs and patterns such as granny squares, Tunisian lace, pineapples, shells, ripples, and more. Beautiful, whimsical, and practical, these afghans make perfect gifts and home accents.

  • Modish Crochet Hats

    Modish Crochet Hats
    Annie’s,

    This book includes patterns for and instructions to make Easy Beanie, Cozy Ribbed Hat, Newsboy Hat, Summer Hat, Side Tab Mini Slouch, Aviator Hat, Mini Slouch Hat, and Unisex Beanie. These eight classic and cutting-edge designs appeal to men, women, and teens alike. The easy-to-intermediate projects are made using medium- and bulky-weight yarns.

  • Corner-to-Corner Lap Throws For the Family

    Corner-to-Corner Lap Throws For the Family
    Sarah Zimmerman

    Corner-to-Corner is a fun and unique way of crocheting! By following a pixel graph instead of a written pattern, you can incorporate virtually any character or image you want into a crochet blanket. This great book includes how-to instructions and step-by-step photos. Also included are instructions for 5 cute throws. All designs are made using #4 worsted-weight yarn.

  • Crochet Me

    Crochet Me
    Kim Werker

    Featuring 18 fashionable patterns that take crochet into new territory, this beginner-friendly book of projects dispels the "unhip" reputation of crochet with designs that are edgy and stylish. Projects include jewelry, thigh-high stockings, retro bags, scarves, sweaters, shrugs, camis, and home décor objects, exploring color, texture, design, embellishment, and how to customize patterns to fit personal style. Basic crochet techniques are covered along with tutorials on sizing, design, and special techniques. Up-and-coming designers are profiled throughout the book to give an entertaining and inspiring insight into this new generation of crocheters, what inspires them, how they find community with other crocheters, and creative ideas for breaking the rules and representing their individual crochet style.

  • The Complete Photo Guide to Crochet: *All You Need to Know to Crochet *The Essential Reference for Novice and Expert Crocheters *Comprehe

    The Complete Photo Guide to Crochet: *All You Need to Know to Crochet *The Essential Reference for Novice and Expert Crocheters *Comprehe
    Margaret Hubert

    This is a comprehensive reference book on all aspects of crochet. This book provides a reference for all methods, including Tunisian, filet, intermeshing, broomstick lace, bruges lace, and freeform crochet. Includes step-by-step instructions for all the basic stitches and swatches of 100s of stitch patterns with complete instructions. Also provides instructions and patterns for 50 projects for garments, accessories, and décor items.

  • Crochet Infinity Scarves: 8 simple infinity scarves to crochet

    Crochet Infinity Scarves: 8 simple infinity scarves to crochet
    Jane Burns

    Crochet Infinity Scarves Crochet yourself a one-off infinity scarf with this collection of 8 new and individual patterns. Choose from a selection including a delicate lacy crochet scarf to a unique design inspired by the traditional granny square. Or why not try the 'Perfectly Plaid Infinity' scarf inspired by the plaid fabric that dominated the autumn winter 2014 catwalk collections. Whether you are looking for the latest crochet ideas, a pattern for a trendy Mobius Scarf or a contemporary take on a crochet classic, you will find it in this collection. All the scarves are perfect teamed with jeans and a sweater or paired with a winter coat for a walk in the country or the commute to work. All the crochet techniques you need to get started are also included.

  • Crochet For Beginners: The Complete Beginners Guide on Crocheting! 5 Quick and Easy Crochet Patterns Included

    Crochet For Beginners: The Complete Beginners Guide on Crocheting! 5 Quick and Easy Crochet Patterns Included
    Carol Baker

    The things covered in this book are some simple that you are going to enjoy doing and it is also easy to learn as a beginner. Tips, pattern, stitches and many more are mentioned. You will also get to learn about the tools used. Remember to involve your friends as you start crocheting as it is always good to have someone to learn with because you can exchange your ideas with one another.In this book you will learn:Tools for crochetingTips on crochetingAbbreviations used in crochetingBasic things you will need to learn before you start working on any project and How to crochet some simple patternsNo more waiting, let’s jump right into it and have fun learning!

  • Crocheted Softies: 18 Adorable Animals from around the World

    Crocheted Softies: 18 Adorable Animals from around the World
    Stacey Trock

    Stacey Trock, author of Cuddly Crochet, presents a terrific new collection of cuddly stuffies. Find animals from every continent and the sea, all made with earth-friendly yarns. Discover fun facts about the yarns and regions. Create a moose, panda, penguin, alpaca, snake, fish, and a few surprises Turn fibers such as soy, bamboo, organic cotton, and undyed wool into child-friendly toys Get basic info on crochet as well as stuffed-animal assembly in projects for all skill levels

  • Tunisian Crochet: The Look of Knitting with the Ease of Crocheting

    Tunisian Crochet: The Look of Knitting with the Ease of Crocheting
    Sharon Hernes Silverman

    Detailed instructions with full-color photographs and illustrations teach the art of Tunisian crochet. Stylish, contemporary patterns for apparel and home decor. Includes instructions for 16 projects.

  • Crochet So Lovely: 21 Carefree Lace Designs

    Crochet So Lovely: 21 Carefree Lace Designs
    Kristin Omdahl

    Oh-so-Lovely crochet lace designs! Enjoy 21 beautiful crochet patterns that you will wear again and again in Crochet So Lovely. Author Kristin Omdahl offers a collection of crochet lace patterns along specific themes–creating interesting lace by playing with gauge; creating allover lace; keeping lace as the focal point; and working motifs—as well as the time-honored techniques of broomstick lace, Tunisian crochet, and Bruges lace. Wrap yourself up in crochet accessories like shawls and cowls, along with sweaters, cardigans, and tunics. Show off your shaping techniques in fitted and flattering garments. You will find a veritable orchestra of crochet ideas to choose from, even felting, in the form of a sumptuous felted handbag.

  • Crochet Master Class

    Crochet Master Class
    Jean Leinhauser

    Crochet Master Class presents 18 crochet techniques taught by some of the world’s best crochet designers and instructors. Each chapter focuses on a different technique, inviting you to dip in, experiment, and then apply your newfound skills to create a custom piece designed by these crochet luminaries. You’ll learn Hairpin Lace from Stitch Diva Jennifer Hansen, discover the intricate color work of tapestry crochet from Carol Ventura, and explore free-form crochet with renowned fiber artist Prudence Mapstone. Filled with expert instruction, inspiring stories, and projects created exclusively for this book, Crochet Master Class is your guide to the incredible range of crochet possibilities. Techniques include:Filet Crochet • Hairpin Lace • Tapestry Crochet • Aran Crochet • Entrelac Crochet • Fashion Crochet • Tunisian Crochet • Woven Crochet • Double-Ended Crochet • Tassels • Bullion Stitch • Overlay Crochet • Bead Crochet • Bruges Crochet • Painted Crochet • Free-Form Crochet • Irish Crochet • Wire Crochet

  • The Art of Crochet Blankets: 18 Projects Inspired by Modern Makers

    The Art of Crochet Blankets: 18 Projects Inspired by Modern Makers
    Rachele Carmona

    Discover a new source of inspiration for your crochet hook…the beautiful work of today's modern makers! Follow popular crochet blanket designer Rachele Carmona through her unique collection of crochet blankets inspired by the work of popular independent artists. The Art of Crochet Blankets will help you create your own colorful crochet blankets as unique works of art for your home! Inside this one-of-a-kind crochet blanket guide you'll find: Details on how to translate art to hook with 18 bold and unique crochet afghan patterns influenced by the works of their feature artist.Modern quilts, fabric designs, tapestry weaving, digital art, and more become the source of one-of-a-kind projects for a more artful home.Biographies and beautiful photos profiling 6 inspiring modern makers–Tula Pink, April Rhodes, Maryanne Moodie, Fransisco Valle, Maud Vantours, and Caitline Dowe-Sandes. Discover the inspiration that lies beyond the world of crochet with The Art of Crochet Blankets.

  • Animal Amigurumi to Crochet

    Animal Amigurumi to Crochet
    Teri Crews

    The popular Japanese amigurumi style of adorable crochet animals is captured in this thorough how-to that features eight whimsical critters. Instructions on crocheting a bear, bunny, cat, dog, elephant, giraffe, hippo, and monkey delve into how to assemble the animals, and notes and tips on the crochet techniques used are included. These fun, intermediate-level projects are created with worsted-weight yarn and stuffed with fiberfill. The book details how to add finishing touches, such as 12- or 15-millimeter safety eyes, and the finished dolls range in size from 12 to 18 inches tall.

  • The Baby Knits Book

    The Baby Knits Book
    Debbie Bliss

    Debbie Bliss is now the star name in knitwear design and is set to become an even bigger name – she now has her own yarn range, available throughout the UK, North America, Europe, Japan and beyond. Debbie's many previous bestselling books have established her as the most stylish but accessible designer of children's knits working today. In this book, she returns to her core territory, with a fabulous new collection of new ideas for 0-3 year olds, the key time when knitters pick up their needles and get to work. There are designs for baby blankets, first sweaters and cardigans, bootees and more unusual items, as well as lots of ideas for ultra-wearable, ultra-stylish kit for toddlers. To help even inexperienced knitters create these designs, each pattern includes extra info on the key stitches and techniques required, watchpoints and an estimated degree of difficulty and time required to knit it. All in all, an absolutely must-have collection from the star designer in knitwear today.

  • Corner to Corner Crochet: 15 Contemporary C2C Projects

    Corner to Corner Crochet: 15 Contemporary C2C Projects
    Jess Coppom

    Corner to corner crochet–also known as C2C crochet–is the perfect way to create colourful, graphic designs without having to learn complex colourwork techniques. Using basic crochet stitches you can create stunning, contemporary designs for home decor items and accessories. C2C projects also stitch up super-fast so if you've been put off tackling a crochet blanket because it would take too long, this is the technique for you! Author Jess Coppom has brought a really fresh take to this style of crochet with a collection of 15 modern projects all made using the C2C technique. Choose from patterns for six different afghans or blankets including a monochrome chunky throw and a beautiful Mexican style blanket. Other projects include pillows, a bathroom rug and some stunning items to wear such as a poncho, shawl and cowl. Why not make some C2C projects for yourself and then stitch up some treats for friends and family?

  • Modern Crocheted Afghans, Throws, and Pillows (US): 35 colorful, cozy, and comfortable patterns

    Modern Crocheted Afghans, Throws, and Pillows (US): 35 colorful, cozy, and comfortable patterns
    Laura Strutt

    Crochet these colorful and stylish home accessories with 35 patterns by young designer Laura Strutt, author of the best-selling Modern Crocheted Shawls and Wraps.Laura Strutt brings you a range of new designs for afghans, blankets, throws, and pillow covers. Divided by color theme—Bright and Beautiful, Warm and Rich, and Neutral and Natural—with modern designs, there is something for every home, whatever your decorating style.Make a rainbow granny circle blanket using rich, bright yarns, or try a chunky striped throw in soft neutrals. A wrap-around granny square makes the perfect cover for a floor pillow, while block stitch shows off bright pastels in a square afghan. Patterns are graded so you can start with something simple if you are a beginner, or select something more advanced if you are skilled with a hook and yarn.

  • Crocheted Wreaths and Garlands: 35 floral and festive designs to decorate your home all year round

    Crocheted Wreaths and Garlands: 35 floral and festive designs to decorate your home all year round
    Kate Eastwood

    Crochet beautiful home decorations in a contemporary style with these 35 patterns for every season, special occasions, holidays, and all year round.Kate Eastwood was taught to knit as a child, by her mother, but seven years ago she decided to teach herself how to crochet. Since then she has shared her love of all things crochet on her blog, justpootling.blogspot.co.uk. This is her first book, but Kate has also designed projects for lovecrochet.com and Simply Crochet magazine. Kate lives near Bath, UK, with her husband and their two Weimeraners.

  • Design Your Own Crochet Projects: Magic Formulas for Creating Custom Scarves, Cowls, Hats, Socks, Mittens & Gloves

    Design Your Own Crochet Projects: Magic Formulas for Creating Custom Scarves, Cowls, Hats, Socks, Mittens & Gloves
    Sara Delaney

    You love to crochet, but you’re tired of the granny square and other predictable projects. Let celebrated crochet teacher Sara Delaney help you expand your skills while showing you how to create custom-fit wearable accessories. Delaney’s unique, flexible formulas let crocheters of all levels easily design scarves, cowls, fingerless mitts, mittens, gloves, hats, and socks. With fill-in-the-blank templates and a stitch dictionary, you can use your favorite yarn and stitch pattern, and make accessories that fit perfectly. Delaney offers a starter course in the technique with 18 of her own original patterns, along with the formulas she used to create them. The companion online calculator helps create your customized patterns even more quickly!

  • Beyond the Square Crochet Motifs: 144 circles, hexagons, triangles, squares, and other unexpected shapes

    Beyond the Square Crochet Motifs: 144 circles, hexagons, triangles, squares, and other unexpected shapes
    Edie Eckman

    Move beyond granny squares and get ready for crocheted circles, triangles, hexagons, and stars. Edie Eckman opens up the door to crocheting creativity with more than 140 motifs of every shape and size. Embellish your clothing, linens, housewares, and bags with colorful patterns as you put odd yarn leftovers to good use. Step-by-step instructions and color photographs provide the building blocks to limitless possibilities.

  • Crochet Mandalas

    Crochet Mandalas
    Marinke Slump

    "Beautiful book with easy-to-follow instructions. This would make a great gift for your favorite family crochet guru!" — Old Musty Books"Beautiful crochet mandalas from a talented young woman. Easy to follow patterns with accompanying photographs. Highly recommend." — Caroline LibraryThese 20 original patterns offer crocheters a variety of projects, each centered on a mandala motif. Combining beauty with practicality, the items include homewares such as a table cover, coasters, rug, and cushion, along with a vest, shrug, and other wearable art. All are worked in lovely colors inspired by nature, from the Flower in the Sun Pincushion and Summer Solstice Sunrise Blanket to the Leaves and Berries Bag and the Singing Daisies Garland.Each pattern is charted and accompanied by gorgeous color photographs of the finished product. Instructions include lists of supplies and abbreviations, plus explanations of special stitches and gauge. Skill levels range from simple to advanced, providing an exciting array of possibilities for novices as well as experienced crocheters.

  • Granny Square Christmas

    Granny Square Christmas
    Lisa Gentry

    What could be merrier than combining the traditional Granny Square motif and Christmas? Designer Lisa Gentry has put together a jolly collection of designs that will make decorating and gift-giving a treat for the maker and those enjoying the results. Decorate the tree and mantel with ornaments, a tree skirt, stocking, and garland while making the couch a cozy haven with the colorful blanket and pillow. There's even a mug cozy and trivet to brighten up the kitchen or Santa's visit. These treasures will quickly become a part of family tradition. Lisa has also included thoughtful gifts in a hat, scarf, cowl, and fingerless mitts that will warm hearts as well as heads, necks, and fingers. Make your family's Christmas extra special with these timeless designs.

  • The Complete Photo Guide to Crochet, 2nd Edition: *All You Need to Know to Crochet *The Essential Reference for Novice and Expert Crocheters *Comprehensive Guide to Crochet Tools and Techniques *Packed with Hundreds of Tips and Ideas *Step-by-Step Instructions, Charts, and Photos for 200 Stitch Patterns

    The Complete Photo Guide to Crochet, 2nd Edition: *All You Need to Know to Crochet *The Essential Reference for Novice and Expert Crocheters *Comprehensive Guide to Crochet Tools and Techniques *Packed with Hundreds of Tips and Ideas *Step-by-Step Instructions, Charts, and Photos for 200 Stitch Patterns
    Margaret Hubert

    This is a comprehensive reference book on all aspects of crochet. This book provides a reference for all methods, including Tunisian, filet, intermeshing, broomstick lace, bruges lace, and freeform crochet. Includes step-by-step instructions for all the basic stitches and swatches of 100s of stitch patterns with complete instructions. Also provides instructions and patterns for 50 projects for garments, accessories, and décor items.

  • Tunisian Crochet Workshop: The Complete Guide to Modern Tunisian Crochet Stitches, Techniques and Patterns

    Tunisian Crochet Workshop: The Complete Guide to Modern Tunisian Crochet Stitches, Techniques and Patterns
    Michelle Robinson

    Tunisian crochet is enjoying a revival with many crocheters wanting to expand their skills and try something new. This comprehensive guide has something for everyone–from complete beginners to those who have learnt the basics but now want to expand their skills. As well as the stitch tutorials, there are also 12 beautiful, contemporary designs to create. With projects ranging from fashion accessories to decorative homewares, there is something for everyone!

  • Modern Crochet Mandalas: 50+ Colorful Motifs to Crochet

    Modern Crochet Mandalas: 50+ Colorful Motifs to Crochet
    Interweave Editors

    50+ mandalas in fresh, modern colors! In Modern Crochet Mandalas, you'll find more than 50 uniquely delightful pieces to stitch up whenever the mood strikes. Bursting with imagination and a playful use of color, these mandalas will keep you happily stitching the day away. Mandalas are the perfect crocheted pieces. Whether you're a beginner or a more experienced crocheter, they offer a unique canvas for experimentation with color, texture, and many types of stitches, all within a relatively small space. Inside, you'll find a detailed set of directions accompany each piece, as well as stitch chart and gorgeous color photographs–the perfect combination of inspiration and instruction. Featuring a foreword and numerous patterns by Sandra Eng of (@mobiusgirl on Instagram), Modern Crochet Mandalas is a fresh new direction for your crochet passion.

  • Unexpected Afghans: Innovative Crochet Designs with Traditional Techniques

    Unexpected Afghans: Innovative Crochet Designs with Traditional Techniques
    Robyn Chachula

    The crochet expert and bestselling author of Baby Blueprint Crochet presents 29 innovative patterns for gorgeous and colorful blankets. From bestselling author Robyn Chachula comes an in-depth look into crocheting traditional afghans using contemporary techniques, colors, and patterns. Expert designers, including Kristin Omdahl, Kathy Merrick, Kimberly McAlindin, and many more, contribute an abundance of fresh patterns and projects. Both new and advanced crocheters will enjoy: a detailed technique workshop in every chapter, including cables, motifs, color, lace, and Tunisian crochet; helpful designer tips for working through each afghan project; and easy-to-follow charts and diagrams. Along with beautiful afghan projects for all skill levels, you’ll find many of your favorite designers’ biographies for an inside look into their inspirations. Includes photos Praise for Robyn Chachula’s Baby Blueprint Crochet: “As with her other books, Chachula pays special attention to detail in her patterns and finishing. There’s plenty of help in this book to get you through each project. Beginners and more experienced crocheters will benefit equally from the details Chachula includes.” —CraftGossip.com

  • Hooked on Crochet! Afghans

    Hooked on Crochet! Afghans
    Annie’s,

    The six beautiful afghans featured in this book will inspire you to pick up your hook and start crocheting immediately. The designs fill homes with splashes of color and make great gifts for friends, family, and new babies. The afghans are made using light- and worsted-weight yarn, and the designs include Sand & Sea, Jewel Tones, Heirloom, Peacock, Daisy, and Ebb & Flow. The skill level for these projects is easy to intermediate.

  • 101 Crochet Squares

    101 Crochet Squares
    Jean Leinhauser

    Unlike most crochet patterns, those in this book specify no gauge—and no suggested hook size and no yarn amounts! That's because each of the 101 squares can be worked with your choice of yarn—from bulky to crochet cotton—to achieve just the look you want. Designs make use of up to four colors.

  • The Big Book of Crochet Stitches: Fabulous Fans, Pretty Picots, Clever Clusters and a Whole Lot More

    The Big Book of Crochet Stitches: Fabulous Fans, Pretty Picots, Clever Clusters and a Whole Lot More
    Rita Weiss

    Increase your stitch repertoire! Access hundreds of crochet stitches that you can use year in and year out. From two of the most respected names in crochet, this indispensable resource provides excellent value. Find step-by-step instructions for more than 350 stitches, from easy to advanced, including shells, fans, clusters, bobbles, and more See a swatch for each stitch in a full-color, close-up photograph Locate quickly and conveniently any stitch you like; stitches are grouped by style for easy reference, and an alphabetical index is also included

  • Shades of Purple Afghans

    Shades of Purple Afghans
    Annie’s

    If purple is your passion, you’ll love these beautiful afghans! 2 designs use various shades of purple worsted-weight yarn. Summer Lilacs uses dimensional stitches to create a beautiful texture and measures 57"W x 79"L. Shaded Stripes Reversible Throw pattern creates a blended striping effect and measures 47"W x 64"L.

  • Learn Embossed Crochet

    Learn Embossed Crochet
    Lianka Azulay

    The technique of Embossed Crochet creates a textured fabric where the beauty of knitted cable leaves have been translated to crochet. This book includes 10 fashion designs such as a scarf, cowl, vest, handbags, blankets and hat, made using light- and worsted-weight yarns. Written instructions as well illustrations, photos and symbol crochet are included to help you with this exciting new technique.

  • Crochet Ever After: 18 Crochet Projects Inspired by Classic Fairy Tales

    Crochet Ever After: 18 Crochet Projects Inspired by Classic Fairy Tales
    Brenda K.B. Anderson

    18 projects to crochet happily ever after. From the whimsical mind of Beastly Crochet author Brenda K. B. Anderson comes a funtastic collection of 18 fairy-tale inspired crochet projects. Shows and movies based on fairy tales are incredibly popular, and crafty crocheters now have a book of fabulous projects that pay homage to their favorite stories. Little Red's hood with integrated infinity scarf will stay put when she's being chased by the Big Bad Wolf. Sleeping Beauty now has just the right nightie to wear while waiting for Prince Charming to wake her up. Gretel can take her snacks to go with her cupcake purse. Plus the Evil Queen will know exactly who the hottest in the land is when she gazes into her Mirror, Mirror on the Go makeup case. Heroines, fairy princesses, witches, and big bad wolves are all accounted for in this fanciful collection of crochet accessories, toys, bags, kids' clothes, and more.

  • The Complete Book of Crochet

    The Complete Book of Crochet
    Elizabeth L. Mathieson

    This vintage book contains a complete guide to crochet, with instructions and patterns for items ranging from bags to blouses. With varying degrees of difficulty and a wealth of helpful tips, this volume is appropriate for all levels of skill, and would make for a worthy addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: “History of Crochet”, “Threads and Hooks”, “'Learn How' Steps for Basic Stitches”, “Accessories that make Good Company”, “Fashion Stars and Bags”, “Blouses and Sweaters are Bright Topics”, “Finish it Off with a Lovely Edging”, “Hot Stuff…Pot Holder and Hot Plate Mats”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this book now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on crochet.

  • Macrame for Beginners and Beyond: 24 Easy Macrame Projects for Home and Garden

    Macrame for Beginners and Beyond: 24 Easy Macrame Projects for Home and Garden
    Amy Mullins

    Discover a fresh, new take on the traditional craft of macrame, a craft that was incredibly popular in the seventies, and which is currently enjoying a renaissance. Macrame projects are the best way to bring the current trend for luxe, boho interiors into your home. This title includes very on trend macrame projects for inside and outside the home. Choose from 12 different projects with an 'easy' and 'more advanced' version for each so you can develop your skills as you go. Learn all the basic macramé knots with the knot tutorial library so you can get started with your favourite projects straight away, whether it's the ubiquitous hanging plant holder or a stunning statement arch for the garden or a doorway.

  • Get Hooked on Tunisian Crochet: Learn How with 13 Projects

    Get Hooked on Tunisian Crochet: Learn How with 13 Projects
    Sheryl Thies

    Be at the forefront of a stitching comeback! Tunisian crochet is a generations-old needlework technique that today's crocheters–and knitters–are rediscovering. Also known as afghan stitch, this versatile technique is worked on a long needle with a crochet hook at one end. Choose from 13 gorgeous projects, including women's garments and accessories as well as home accents Learn a variety of stitches, from basic to more advanced, including some that look just like knitting Read a brief history of Tunisian crochet and find out why it's experiencing such a resurgenceVideo

  • Dogs in Jumpers: 15 practical knitting projects

    Dogs in Jumpers: 15 practical knitting projects
    Redhound for Dogs

    Whether you live in the city or the country, and whether your dog is little or large, Dogs in Jumpers is filled with knitting patterns to keep your dog warm this winter. Premier dog attire and accessories company, Redhound for Dogs, share their expert advice and knowledge to make sure you can always kit out your best friend in comfort. Simply select a jumper style, then follow the instructions to create your tailor-made knit. To ensure your dog jumper has the perfect fit, you'll find easy-to-follow instructions on the four key measurements you'll need before you start and tips on how to take them. With 15 practical projects including patterns for jumpers, coats and a dog blanket, colourway suggestions, expert advice and wonderful colour photographs, Dogs in Jumpers will delight knitters and dog lovers alike.

  • Easy Crochet Dishcloths: Learn to Crochet Stitch by Stitch with Modern Stashbuster Projects

    Easy Crochet Dishcloths: Learn to Crochet Stitch by Stitch with Modern Stashbuster Projects
    Camilla Schmidt Rasmussen

    Add personality, sentiment, and coziness to your kitchen with Easy Crochet Dishcloths. Don't underestimate the effect crocheting your own dishcloths can have on a space! There's a difference between a house and a home, and there's definitely a difference between a kitchen and a cozy kitchen! Make your kitchen more than a room for cooking; crochet a cozy kitchen — crochet your own dishcloths!Easy Crochet Dishcloths offers 11 designs that are a great way to learn to crochet, try a new yarn or use some of your stash, and create a beautiful supply of colorful, environmentally friendly, reusable cloths for cleaning, display, and gifting. The “Crochet School” section presents the featured crochet stitches step-by-step to help beginners get started and to refresh more experienced crocheters. With designs ranging from very simple to more challenging, crocheters at all skill levels will find designs they’ll love to make. Project instructions are provided in both words and international crochet symbols.

  • Crochet Every Way Stitch Dictionary: 125 Essential Stitches to Crochet in Three Ways

    Crochet Every Way Stitch Dictionary: 125 Essential Stitches to Crochet in Three Ways
    Dora Ohrenstein

    In Crochet Every Way Stitch Dictionary, designer Dora Ohrenstein does what no crochet author has done before: She offers detailed instructions for how to create 125 stitch patterns, plus she explains how to increase and decrease each stitch pattern in three different ways—without shaping, with shaping at the edges, and with internal shaping. This hefty collection, ranging from lace and filigree to shells and textured stitches, is loaded with beautifully photographed swatches of each pattern, plus charted and text instructions. A focus on the ins and outs of shaping makes working stitch patterns far more accessible and allows the creative crocheter to make many items without a pattern. Crochet Every Way Stitch Dictionary will become an invaluable go-to resource that’s sure to inspire legions of crocheters to use stitch patterns in new and exciting ways.

  • Christmas Cuties Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

    Christmas Cuties Amigurumi Crochet Pattern
    Sayjai Thawornsupacharoen

    This is a crochet pattern to crochet Christmas dolls and ornaments for your Christmas Tree. A basic knowledge of crochet is required to read the pattern.The Christmas dolls and decorations are easy to make. The pattern is written with U.S. crochet terms. You use single crochet stitches (= double crochet stitches in the UK) and double crochet (= treble crochet in the UK). You can use No 2 yarn (Sport, Baby) and a 3.25 mm hook (US: D/3.25, UK: 10).Included are instructions for: a Snowman, Santa Claus, Christmas Cupcake, Deer, Gingerbread man, Penguin, Red Robin, Polar Bear, Christmas Sock, Star, Wreath and Heart.You can make them bigger or smaller than my ornaments, without changing the pattern. The size of the ornaments depend on the size of crochet hook, thickness of yarn and how you stuff them; bigger hook and thicker yarn make bigger dolls, a doll stuffed tightly is bigger than a loose stuffed doll.Disclaimers:The dolls are not suitable for young children because of loose parts (the eyes)This crochet patterns cannot be printed. You read them on your tablet, smart phone, computer or notebook.

  • Crocheting For Dummies with Online Videos: Edition 3

    Crocheting For Dummies with Online Videos: Edition 3
    Karen Manthey

    Get hooked on the art of crochet The crochet craze has taken the craft world by storm. If you've caught the bug and want to take your skills from beginner to beguiling, look no further than the friendly guidance in this bestselling guide. In Crocheting For Dummies, 3rd Edition, you'll find out how to choose the right hooks and yarns to complete your project, switch colors as you go, utilize various crochet stiches for different looks, and so much more. Online companion project videos will help readers master the concepts and techniques covered in the book. Julia Roberts and countless other celebrities are doing it—and you can, too! Taking the intimidation out of the timeless art of crocheting, this updated edition gives crafters of every skill level the knowledge and know-how to choose the right tools, create basic stitches, and finish off their work to make beautiful pieces of art. From learning to create consistency with gauge swatches to decoding patterns, symbols, and diagrams, this easy-to-follow guide is all you need to create beautiful designs in no time! Includes fresh new patterns, stitches, and techniques Covers common crocheting mistakes and how to correct them Provides guidance on crocheting with eco-awareness, like working with organic yarns, tie-dye yarns, and free trade and sustainably sourced fibers Gets you up to speed on resources and events held within the crochet community Provides free online access to videos to teach you how to tackle various stitches and crochet in the round Whether you're a first-time crocheter or looking to expand your skillset, Crocheting For Dummies gives you everything you need to get hooked like a pro.