5 Things I Love About Hooked on Crochet Book

hooked on crochet book

Hooked on Crochet by Ruth Maddock is a how-to-crochet book that teaches the basics of crochet through direct instruction as well as simple patterns. I lent it to my brother’s girlfriend who has been wanting to learn to crochet and she gives it the thumbs up based on her own beginner experience. Here are five things I think are great about this particular crochet book.

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Granny Squares Crochet Book Review

Today I want to share another crochet book with you: Susan Pinner’s Granny Squares: 20 Crochet Projects With a Vintage Vibe. About Granny Squares Susan Pinner has put together a great collection of ideas for putting a spin on the classic granny square and using that updated motif idea to make a set of terrific crochet projects. The projects are all designed for the contemporary home that gets inspired by classic crochet designs. There are some motif-based projects and there are other projects that are large items based on the basic granny design (such as a crochet stool cover). Sometimes the designs stick to the classic granny stitch look and other times there are details added like the flower-in-the-center approach to a granny square. These little twists and turns put a fun edge on working the classic granny square and also make for great items. I never get tired of granny squares and I don’t think I’ll get tired of Granny Squares: 20 Crochet Projects With a Vintage Vibe either. 3 Favorite Crochet Projects I really love the variety of projects that are featured in this crochet book but if you twisted my arm to pull out my three favorite crochet projects I’d select:

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    Crochet Saved My Life tells my story of how crafting healed me from chronic depression. It also shares the stories of 24 other amazing women who hooked to heal. Read the book today!