Here’s the latest in 2015 crochet book news including links to recent reviews of new books and a couple of sneak peeks for books that are on their way. These are in addition to the post on 25+ 2015 crochet books published earlier this year! So much great stuff coming out!

Top Pick

crochet coral reef

Crochet Coral Reef: A Project by the Institute For Figuring by The Wertheim Sisters, book review by @crochetkween. I was so excited to finally see some of the coral reef in person this year at a local exhibit and it was truly, truly amazing. I couldn’t believe how detailed and interesting each piece was. This book was also on display there so I got a chance to flip through it and really see that it’s got tons of interesting information and photos.

How to Crochet Books

learn to crochet book

Learn to Crochet, Love to Crochet reviewed by @SolRencoret who says, “This book has many patterns that I would like to try, and more importantly, that I would love to wear.”

how to crochet for kids

Complete Photo Guide to Crochet for Kids by Deborah Burger, review by @crochetkween, who shares: “As the author of one of the earliest kids’ crochet books myself (Kids Can Do It Crocheting, 2003), I know a thing or two about how to teach children to crochet. I highly regard the book Deborah has produced.”

Amigurumi and Animal Crochet Books

edwards menagerie birds

Edward’s Menagerie – Birds crochet book review by Fiber Flux; this book is the follow-up to Kerry Lord’s Edward’s Menagerie

hello kitty crochet

All About Ami reviewed her love of Hello Kitty Crochet. She says: “I adore how each amigurumi is so small and all around the same size, so you can build quite the cute collection!”


Happy-gurumi crochet book by amigurumi artist Vanessa Chan

spanish amigurumi crochet book

El Mundo de Pica Pau Spanish crochet book via lanukas

crochet doll book

My Crochet Doll by Isabelle Kessedjian was named a Top 10 Doll Craft book by @CraftCreateUK

Crochet Project Books

Sneak peek of The Crochet Home by Emma Lamb from @CraftCreateUK

crochet camping adventure book

Sneak peek of the patterns in Let’s Go Camping! Crochet Your Own Adventure by Kate from Greedy for Colour; I’m so excited about the artistry of this one!

new method for crochet socks book

New Methods for Crochet Socks by Rohn Strong, crochet book review by @crochetkitten who says, “What I love about this book is that it really does what its title suggests: it presents several different ways of crocheting the basic parts of the sock.”

big hook crochet

Big Hook Crochet, a new book by Emma Friedlander-Collins featuring 35 patterns for wearables and home decor that all work up super fast because they utilize big hooks.

caring crochet book

Caring Crochet: 18 Heartfelt Projects to Let Someone Know You Care, crochet book review by Pam Mackenzie who explains, “This book is a practical assortment of patterns for beginning to intermediate crocheters who are interested in making gifts for their friends or loved ones.”

granny square crochet book

Granny Squares and Shapes: 20 Crochet Projects for You and Your Home by Sue Pinner has been released

crochet lookbook

@repeatcrafterme and @mooglyblog both featured the 2015 Yarnspiration lookbook (Country Mouse and City Mouse) which includes both knit and crochet patterns for kids.

colorful crochet lace book

Colorful Crochet Lace book by Mary Jane Hall of Positively Crochet. If there’s something you want to make to wear, there’s a good chance that there’s a pattern for it in this book.

crochet lace book

Crochet So Lovely was reviewed by Marty Miller who did an author interview with Kristin Omdahl

Other Crochet Books

crochet books

@NYACrochet shared her crochet book collection which includes Creepy Cute Crochet, 201 Crochet Motifs, Crocheted Socks and more. She also shared a post on her knitting books and another with books that include both knitting and crochet.

crochet mystery book

Knit and crochet mystery author Betty Hechtman was featured on the Marly Bird podcast. Hechtman’s books are among the Most Readable Crochet Books.

Crochet Magazines

mollie makes crochet

New Mollie Makes Crochet special edition issue features more than 130 fresh ideas in crochet

amigurumi magazine

All About Ami shared this Amigurumi magazine by Simply Crochet (or bookazine as she calls it)


Marcy Smith takes us behind the scenes of an issue of Crochetscene magazine. This issue also has my article about Helen Wyatt.


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

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