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.
Crochet designer Mary Jane Hall has published her newest title with Interweave. Colorful Crochet Lace not only brings us a look at the best new ways to utilize lace in crochet through 22 unique new crochet patterns but also introduces us to a new technique that can change the way that you approach shaping and modifying patterns for wearables.
At the beginning of the year I drew attention to 28 crochet books I was excited to see coming out this year. We’re halfway through the year now and many of those books have been released. People, including me, are reviewing and enjoying them. Today I thought I’d roundup links to reviews and other information about 25 crochet and craft books.
I’m excited to share that I’m going to be part of the blog tour for Imagical Seasons, a set of crochet books by Alla Koval.
Two days ago we took a look at 12 Tunisian crochet patterns and yesterday we looked at 12 Tunisian crochet photos for inspiration. But what if you don’t know this niche of crochet, yet? Here are some resources to help you learn Tunisian crochet.
When I wrote my book, Crochet Saved My Life, just a few short years ago it was difficult to find anyone talking about the topic of how needlework heals people. I’m so happy to say that’s changed a lot in the intervening years and people now widely recognize the mental and physical health benefits of crochet. I was especially excited to see a new book released this year with stories about how yarncrafting heals. Although the title suggests that it’s all about knitting, there are both knitting and crochet stories in Lee Gant’s Love in Every Stitch: Stories of Knitting and Healing.