crochet books

I’ve been perusing the upcoming crochet books on Amazon and have compiled a list for you of the books coming out between now and year’s end in our niche.

General Crochet Pattern Books

crochet and knitting book colors

Yarn, Yarn, Yarn: 50 Fun Crochet and Knitting Projects to Color Your World by Susanna Zacke and Sania Hedengren. “Follow interior decorators Susanna Zacke and Sania Hedengren as they redesign their world with vivid colors and playful patterns.”

modern crochet book

Modern Crochet by Molla Mills. “Molla Mills demonstrates how to crochet a variety of home furnishings, including rugs, cushions and storage baskets, as well as stylish accessories and jewellery for both you and your friends.”

tshirt yarn crochet book

T-Shirt Yarn: Projects to Crochet and Knit by Sandra LeBrun – 18 crochet projects and 6 knitting projects, all made with tarn

tapestry crochet

Tapestry Crochet: 64 Playful Patterns for Children by Renate Kirkpatrick. “With their bright colors and fun designs, these crocheted tapestries are perfect for decorating a child’s room. Renate Kirkpatrick introduces crocheters to a new technique and a kaleidoscope of patterns based on easy-to-follow graphs like the ones used in cross stitch.”

it girl crochet book

It Girl Crochet: 23 Must-Have Accessories by Sharon Zientara

crochet projects

Easy Crochet Weekend: 30 Quick Projects to Make and Wear by Nicki Trench

vintage knit

25 Knitting and Crochet Patterns Refashioned for Today by Marine Malak and Geraldine Warner

Amigurumi/ Animal Crochet Books

cute critter crochet

Cute Critter Crochet: 30 of the Most Adorable Projects Ever by Maki Oomachi. “Cute Critter Crochet includes step-by-step instructions with diagrams and colorful photographs showing how to make the cutest crochet projects ever–all featuring adorable animals.”

crochet animal patterns book

Edward’s Menagerie: Over 40 Soft and Snuggly Toy Animal Crochet Patterns by Kerry Lord

amigurumi book

Amigurumi at Home: Crochet Playful Pillows, Rugs, Baskets, and More by Ana Paula Rimoli. “With her zany design sense and extraordinary creativity, best-selling author Ana Paula Rímoli reveals a fun collection of practical and appealing projects for the home. For every crocheter, this delightful assortment features motifs ranging from cupcakes to caterpillars, clouds, and robots.”

crochet toys

Bathtime Buddies: 20 Crocheted Animals from the Sea by Megan Kreiner. “20 tub-safe toys that use water-friendly materials. Stitch seahorses, whales, dolphins, and more; add clever finishing details.”

hello kitty crochet

Hello Kitty Crochet: Supercute Amigurumi Patterns for Sanrio Friends by Mei Li Lee

crochet amigurumi book

ABC Crochet: An Alphabet Collection of Amigurumi Animals by Mitsuki Hoshi

christmas amirugumi

The Night Before Christmas in Crochet: The Complete Poem with Easy-to-Make Amigurumi Characters

Tunisian Crochet Books

tunisian crochet baby

Tunisian Crochet for Baby by Sharon Silverman

tunisian crochet

Tunisian Crochet Today: Projects for You and Your Home by Sheryl Thies

Bead Crochet Books

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Bead Crochet Basics & Beyond: 27 Jewelry Projects by Candice Sexton – book and DVD

bead crochet jewelry

Bead Crochet Jewelry: An Inspired Journey Through 27 Designs by Bert and Dana Freed

bead crochet books

Crafting Conundrums: Puzzles and Patterns for the Bead Crochet Artist by Ellie Baker and Susan Goldstine. “This book is for crafters, puzzle lovers, and pattern designers alike. Experienced bead crochet crafters looking for a project to curl up with may well choose to skip ahead to the pattern pages and begin crocheting from our abundance of unique, mathematically inspired designs.”

embellished crochet

Embellished Crochet: Bead, Embroider, Fringe, and More: 28 Stunning Designs by Cari Clement

Other Specific Crochet Pattern Books

granny square crochet book

The Big Book of Granny Squares: 365 Crochet Motifs by Tracey Lord

granny squares

Granny Squares-All Shapes and Sizes: Over 50 Projects and Techniques to Give the Classic Crochet Pattern a Whole New Look by Beatrice Simon and Barbara Wilder

ripple crochet book

100 Colorful Ripple Stitches to Crochet: 50 Original Stitches & 50 Fabulous Colorways for Blankets and Throws by Leonie Morgan

crochet purses book

Crochet Purses and Accessories by Anne Rouzier, Vildan Uckardes, Thérèse Moisant and Jacqueline Breuil. How to crochet 18 handbags, clutches, and totes–plus 7 other accessories.

crochet potholders book

35+ Potholders to Crochet: Step-by-Step Patterns for Unique Kitchen Essentials-From Classic and Practical to Playful and Pretty by Beatrice Simon

crochet hat

Vintage Crochet Hats and Accessories: 23 Classic Hats, Shawls, and Bags by Kathryn Fulton. “These 23 patterns include accessories for women, men, and children, all with a vintage-chic look.”

blooming crochet hats

Blooming Crochet Hats: 10 Crochet Designs with 10 Mix-and-Match Accents by Shauna-Lee Graham

crochet for baby

Crochet for Baby All Year: Easy-to-Make Outfits for Every Month by Tammy Hildebrand, whose patterns I always love

simply sweet crochet

Simply Sweet Crochet: Boutique Designs for Little Girls by Cony Larsen

crochet hats book

Easy Weekend Crochet Hats: Ski Hats for the Entire Family by Jennifer Cirka

crochet slippers book

Knitted and Crocheted Slippers by Alison Howard

knit and crochet flowers

Flowers to Knit & Crochet by Jan Ollis and Susie Johns

crochet book

Cute Crochet World: A Little Dictionary of Crochet Critters, Folks, Food & More by Suzann Thompson

christmas crochet book

Little Christmas Decorations to Knit and Crochet by Sue Stratford and Val Pierce. “Previously published in the highly successful 20 to Make series as 20 to Make Mini Christmas Knits by Sue Stratford and 20 to Make Mini Christmas Crochet by Val Pierce, this book provides 40 delightful projects”.

How to Crochet Books (Beginner and Advanced Techniques)

hooked on crochet maddock book

Hooked on Crochet by Ruth Maddock. “Hooked on Crochet is the first learn-to-crochet book to feature fashion-led projects that will capture the imagination of anyone who wants to learn from scratch, as well as inspiring those who can already crochet with a new design collection.”

burger beginner crochet book

First Time Crochet: The Absolute Beginner’s Guide by Deborah Burger

turner crochet book

Crochet for the Absolute Beginner by Pauline Turner. “Restyled, and with fresh new photography, Crochet for the Absolute Beginner is the ideal novice’s guide, containing crochet expert Pauline Turner’s clear, step-by-step guidance, inspiring projects and helpful hints and tips.”

go crochet book

Go Crochet! Skill Builder: 30 Crochet-in-a-Day Projects to Take You from Beginner to Expert by Ellen Gormley. “The book is a virtual encyclopedia of techniques, from blocking and color play, to clusters and beadwork. Readers will even learn how to create intricate Tunisian and Bavarian stitches.”

laurdina reddig crochet book

Reversible Color Crochet: A New Technique by Laurinda Reddig. “Innovative crocheter Laurinda Reddig created a unique and award-winning form of crochet that produces clear images that look exactly the same on both sides.”

crochet stitches

Super Stitches Crochet: Essential Techniques Plus a Dictionary of more than 180 Stitch Patterns by Jennifer Campbell and Ann-Marie Bakewell

crochet basics book

How to Crochet: Learn the Basic Stitches and Techniques by Sara Delaney. “Sara Delaney shows you her techniques for working a basic chain and creating single and double chain stitches. You’ll learn about changing colors, joining, fastening off, reading crochet patterns, and working with different shapes.”

how to crochet

How to Crochet: Techniques and Projects for the Complete Beginner by Emma Varnam

crochet guide

Idiot’s Guides: Crochet by June Gilbank

kids crochet book

Crochet for Kids: Basic Techniques & Great Projects that Kids Can Make Themselves by Franziska Heidenreich

And Other Unique Crochet Books

crochet mystery book

Knot Guilty, the next crochet mystery by Betty Hechtman

crochet calendar

Crochet 2015 Day-to-Day Calendar by Susan Ripley

And Even More

I don’t have cover previews for these ones yet, but they’re also coming out this year:

Which 2014 crochet books are must-haves for you? Share your answers in the comments section!


San Francisco based and crochet-obsessed writer, dreamer and creative spirit!


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  3. Thanks for this overview! My addiction to crochet books is as big as my addiction to yarn and crochet hooks, I’m afraid. ;-) I’m looking forward especially to Molla Mills’ book…

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    @Haafner I think it’s wonderful to enjoy a lovely crochet library!

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