One of the reasons that people love Tunisian crochet is because you can get a knit-like look using the basics of crochet. There may be no pattern more “knit” than Fair Isle so many people will take an interest in Brenda Bourg’s new crochet book Fair Isle Tunisian Crochet: Step-by-Step Instructions and 16 Colorful Cowls, Sweaters, and More.
I always love the books that Margaret Hubert authors, and she’s especially talented at her work with crochet granny squares (and variations thereof), so it’s no surprise that I’m loving her recent titles which showcase crochet granny blocks in all of their glory. For example, I loved her book 10 Granny Squares, 30 Blankets. And now I’m also loving 10 Granny Squares, 30 Bags.
I’ve recently enjoyed several terrific crochet books, which I started sharing with you on the blog last week and will be continuing to do this week. Up today: Learn to Crochet, Love to Crochet: Over 20 Hand-Crocheted Accessories and Garments to Make for You and Your Friends by Anna Wilkinson.
I love Marly Bird who has been running the Yarn Thing podcast for years, doing terrific interviews of many amazing people including a lot of crochet authors. Her own knitting and crochet patterns have been featured in books and magazines but she has never had her own individual crochet book … until now. Cold Weather Crochet is a collection of 21 Marly Bird crochet patterns designed to keep you cozy and comfy in chilly times and enjoying crafting all year long.
It’s that time of year, the time for looking back and checking out all of the amazing things that we’ve seen in crochet all throughout the year. Yesterday we looked at crochet art in 2015. Today let’s round up crochet books.
Crochet designer Sharon H. Silverman has teamed up with Leisure Arts to create a new book called Crochet Refresher. This book reminds crafters of the basic skills of crochet while providing a terrific set of patterns all designed to make items for babies. Anyone who likes to crochet for little ones will find something to make in this collection.
Margaret Hubert is a fabulous crochet designer, teacher and author of more than one dozen crochet books that provide instructions as well as patterns. Her newest title, Customize Your Crochet, combines her many years of experience into one well-written title that offers advanced crochet instruction broken down into simple steps with easy-to-understand language.