crochet book review

As we near the end of my Crochet Book Celebration month I thought I’d do a roundup of all of the books that were featured here on this crochet blog in the first half of the year. Some of them are books that I reviewed myself before this book celebration month began. Others were included in my link love posts because they were reviewed by people on other blogs. Here they are:

crocheting kids clothes

Crocheting Clothes Kids Love by @gocrochet and @stitchstory

cafam granny squared

Granny Squared Project Catalog

crochet wraps book

Crochet Wraps Every Which Way by Tammy Hildebrand (@hotlavacrochet)

tunisian crochet baby

Tunisian Crochet Baby Blankets ebook by Sharon Silverman

rustic modern crochet book

Interweave’s @crochetmedaily shared Rustic Modern Crochet by Yumiko Alexander. It also got a book review by @crochetkween

tapestry crochet

Renate Kirkpatrick released her new book Tapestry Crochet: 64 Playful Patterns for Children Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

crochet stitches ebook

All Free Crochet and Stitch and Unwind – downloadable ebook of crochet stitches

crochet pink book

@crochetkween shared a book review of Crochet Pink, a set of patterns for breast cancer awareness and comfort

collage crochet art book

I’m so intrigued by this book, Collage Crochet Art, by Macarena Smartt reviewed by @crochetkween

reversible crochet

@ReCrochetions shared info with @crochetme about her Reversible Crochet Book

crochet hats book

Lots of people reviewed Mommy and Me Crochet Hats including @craftgossip and @poetryinyarn

crochet red

@UCrafter reviewed the very important Crochet Red book

crochet book cover

crochet book by Greedy for Colour

modern baby crochet

Modern Baby Crochet by @freshstitches reviewed by @crochetkween; @UCrafter also reviewed Modern Baby Crochet

crochet at play book

@hklmonster reviewed Kat Goldin’s Crochet at Play

doll crochet

@crochetkween also reviewed Crochet For Dolls by Nicky Epstein

craft book

Designs by KN shares Craft It Now: 75+ Simple Handmade Projects Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News by Shannon E. Miller, which includes some crochet projects

tunisian crochet ebook

@crochetme offered a free Tunisian eBook, 7 Free Tunisian Crochet Patterns Plus Tips on Basic Tunisian Crochet Stitches and How to Tunisian Crochet

crochet stitches book

@crochetkween reviewed The Big Book of Crochet Stitches: Fabulous Fans, Pretty Picots, Clever Clusters and a Whole Lot More Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News by Jean Leinhauser and Rita Weiss

crochet kitchen book

@crochetkim reviewed Crochet for the Kitchen: Over 50 Patterns for Placemats, Potholders, Hand Towels, and Dishcloths Using Crochet and Tunisian Crochet Techniques Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News on the @cgoaboard blog

craft book

@molliemakes shared The Belle & Boo Book of Craft: 25 Enchanting Projects to Make for Children; it’s a multi-craft book with at least one crochet project (a blanket) Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

mollie makes weddings book

@craftgossip shared the @molliemakes wedding craft book (Mollie Makes Weddings: Projects & Ideas As Unique As You Are Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News), highlighting that it includes two wedding crochet patterns

fine art of crochet book

The Fine Art of Crochet went on a blog tour with great posts about it by @stitchstory and @vashtirama

crochet pincushions

@craftgossip shared 50 Pincushions to Knit & Crochet: Stash Your Sharps in Something Cute and Handmade Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News by Cat Thomas

crochet book

Shirley Henry, acting director of marketing and PR at DK UK, shares some insight into what else readers can expect from Crochet: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News as well as discussing the cultural significance of the DIY movement.

historical crochet book

@crochetkween also reviewed a 2003 crochet book and shared why it’s still relevant more than ten years later

knitting book

This one is actually a knitting book, but whatever, it looks good and contains yarn crafting health info. It’s The Yarn Whisperer Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News by Clara Parkes, shared by Kristin Nicholas with big recommendations.

stitches book

Similarly @nutmegknitter shared Anne Lamott’s new book Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope and Repair Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

And that’s only the first half of the year. Check out some of the great crochet books that are coming out in the rest of 2014 here.


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


  1. Wow – that’s a fabulous roundup! I would LOVE to own (or at least:
    to skim through …) quite a few of those books. Thanks a lot for
    posting this, I will gladly use it as a guidebook :)

  2. CrochetBlogger Reply

    @Carina There are so many great crochet and craft books coming out these days. So happy that publishers and crafters are supporting them!

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