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.
Most of you probably know that I’m the About.com Crochet Expert. I’ve had the position for about a year now and in that time I’ve done a little over thirty crochet book reviews on that site. I wanted to round them up here for you today so that you can see what crochet books out there might be missing from your own craft library.
Australian crochet designer Shelley Husband is about to release her newest crochet ebook, a book of 20 6″ floral crochet squares that can be mixed-and-matched in a variety of different ways to create a stunning array of projects.
Vintage Crochet Hats and Accessories: 23 Classic Hats, Shawls, and Bags by Kathryn Fulton is a 2014 crochet book from Stackpole Books that I like for several different reasons.
“25 clever projects for colorful living” in the new book by Brett Bara called Crochet At Home
Lately I’ve been returning to kids books for crochet inspiration. The simple language and simple designs brings things back to the basics and that’s a great starting point for good design.
Today’s crochet book review is of a book that I’m just starting to dig into but I’m already loving it and want to recommend it for building your niche crochet skills. The book is Tanis Gray’s Interlocking Crochet.