Crochet At Play and Paper Play

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Crochet At Play by Kat Goldin

This book is very aptly name. It’s full of enchanting patterns depicted on children at play. I am frequently asked for a cape for a little girl’s Little Red Ridinghood. Well, it’s … Read More ...

Simple Fresh Crochet Love

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This new book takes a truly fresh look at some humble crochet projects.  The cover gives just a hint of the goodies inside.  There’s little flash here – but the ideas are winners.  You’ll be inspired to rethink some of … Read More ...

Quick ‘n Easy Crocheting

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Look what I found at the thrift store!  I’ve never seen one of these before, but for $3, I decided that I had to own it.  It’s published by Golden so I believe it might be related to the wonderful … Read More ...

Crochet Yourself A Monster

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If the cover photo isn’t enough to interest you in this book, there’s more!  This insanely cute book is full of the designs of Brenda K.B.Anderson who designs costumes for the extremely popular Sesame Street Live.  So, she’s got the … Read More ...

Crocheter’s Companion


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Forget this very strange picture and trust me when I say that this little book is what a crocheter would want to have in her (his) bag as a companion.  It’s a nifty, compact, thorough resource that is small … Read More ...

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Blueprint Crochet Sweaters

Blueprint Crochet Sweaters book


If you are interested in learning or improving your sweater making skills, this book is a must-have.  With her usual attention to detail and broad scope of designs, Robyn Chachula has just published a companion book to her other … Read More ...

Crochet At Home

Crochet At Home book


This colorful book is full of charming projects designed to delight!  In these 25 projects, you are sure to find at least several that will have you itching to stitch.

The Ruffles and Ridges Pillow is not only attractive, … Read More ...

A Good Oldie For You!

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Encyclopedia of Crochet

This is the updated and revised 2012 edition of Donna Kooler’s classic reference book that is in the hands of many crocheters.  I just ran across this at my public library and decided to share my review … Read More ...

Sunflowers Galore!

50 sunflowers to knit crochet and felt

I don’t know if all 50 of these are technically sunflowers, but I do know they are all lovely!  Kristin Nicholas has created so many flower patterns in so many colors and textures that you’ll find plenty of inspiration in … Read More ...

Colorful Granny Squares

100 colorful granny squares to crochet book

This book is truly colorful   and is full of wonderful granny squares that will inspire you to organize all your partial skeins of yarn to create many, many squares.

There are oodles of free granny square patterns online, so why … Read More ...

100 Lace Flowers To Crochet

100 Lace Flowers To Crochet


Oh, are you going to love this book!  I’ve read, reviewed, and used other crochet books that feature floral motifs – but this one is special!

Caitlin Sainio (who also authored 100 Snowflakes To Crochet) has designed real versions … Read More ...