Get Hooked on Crocheting

with No Comments

Happy National Crochet Month! Whether you have never picked up a crochet hook or if you are buried under skeins of yarn, the Homewood Public Library has crochet books for every skill level. Check out these titles!

Beginner Books

You Will Be Able to Crochet by the End of This Book

Take the first step toward becoming an expert crocheter!

Master the craft of crochet with the help of this comprehensive book. Illustrated step-by-step instructions demonstrate the stitches and techniques, while 15 easy projects allow you to practice your skills and build your confidence. By the end of the book, you will be able to crochet beautiful items to gift or keep—from a colorful plant pot cover to a chic blanket and a cute cuddly toy.

Book Cover

The Crochet Book: Over 130 techniques and stitches

Learn more than 130 fully illustrated techniques and stitches and put them into practice as you go, creating 80 imaginative projects for home and to wear.

Packed with step-by-step photography and clear instructions, The Crochet Book has everything you need to crochet a gorgeous array of clothing, soft furnishings, and toys. Get to grips with your first crochet hook, work a range of classic granny squares, and discover how to craft delicate lace and openwork pieces. Practice your newly learned skills on simple projects as you move through the book, or dive straight into the dedicated projects chapter, which includes amigurumi and toy designs, blankets and cushions, and individual clothing for children and adults.

Newly updated with a fresh design and six new projects, The Crochet Book is both a perfect guide for beginners and an invaluable resource for more practiced crocheters.

Intermediate Books

Hello Hexie!: 20 Easy Crochet Patterns from Simple Granny Hexagons

It’s time to see granny hexagons in a whole new light with this inspired collection of modern crochet patterns for clothes, accessories, and homewares.

Modern Crochet Style

Modern Crochet Style is packed full of crochet makes for you and your home. Designer Lindsey News, of Lottie and Albert, has created 15 different projects to delight and inspire throughout the seasons. From t-shirt yarn bath mats and raffia beach bags to luxe Christmas stockings and leopard-print cowls. With advice on yarns, detailed stitch descriptions, and step-by-step photo instructions, the projects are accessible to all, including beginners.

Block by Block Crochet: Quilt-inspired patchwork blocks to mix and match

With 49 fabulous blocks to make this all-skill-level book will be adored equally by yarn lovers who are interested in patterns and by quilters who are drawn to yarn.

Fun Projects to Try

Harry Potter: Crochet Wizardry

Crochet your costumes, familiar creatures, and classic artifacts from the Harry Potter films in this follow-up companion to the bestselling Harry Potter: Knitting Magic.

Stylish Succulents to Crochet: 15 Colourful Cactuses and Other Pot Plants to Make for Your Home

15 delightful patterns to make a wide variety of flowering and other crocheted succulents in pots.

Crocheted Dogs

If you’re looking for a beautiful and faithful companion then these gorgeous crocheted dogs have the right pedigree. Just as loyal and charming as the real thing, these 10 crocheted canines are sure to be everyone’s best friend.

Leave a Reply