We have three new crochet titles to review today for yarn lovers. So whether you like to crochet amigurumi, hats/beanies, scarves, toys, bags, or home décor items, you are bound to find something in these titles to inspire your next crochet project. With the winter weather we are having here, it is lovely to sit by the heater, under a quilt and crochet.
Simply Adorable Crochet by Maki Oomachi is exactly that – simply adorable! It includes crochet patterns to make a range of cute projects including baby animals, cupcakes and macarons, flowers, fruits, mushrooms,Christmas items and more.
Everything in the book is beautifully styled and photographed. The book is spiral bound so it will sit flat while you are following the patterns. The book includes a helpful section on basic crochet stitches, tips and techniques for assembling figures, tools, and recommended materials.
Simply Adorable Crochet has lots of fun little projects which would be perfect for using up little bits of left over yarn from your stash. We recommend the book to anyone who loves amigurumi and cute Japanese inspired crafts.
Publisher: Race Point
Format: Hardcover, spiral bound. 176 pages
Simply Adorable Crochet is available from Booktopia and Can Do Books.
Crochet Boutique by Rachael Oglesby showcases 30 simple, stylish hats, bags, and accessories. If you enjoy crocheting fashion accessories, you will love the beginner friendly patterns included in this book. It includes 7 patterns for hats, and 10 scarf patterns, as well as bags, laptop cover, lampshade, pillow and throw rug. The designs are all modern and on trend. A short basics section and stitch guide included will help to get you started. Perfect crochet book for a beginner with lots of quick projects.
Publisher Lark Crafts
Format Paperback, 128 pages
Crochet Boutique is available from Can Do Books and Booktopia.
Crochet One-Skein Wonders, Edited by Judith Durant and Edie Eckman, displays 101 projects that use just one skein of yarn. Perfect for that left over yarn in your stash. The projects are categorized by yarn type – so whether you have a spare skein of thread, lace weight, super fine weight, fine weight, lace weight, medium weight, or bulky weight yarn, you are sure to find a suitable project. There is a huge variety of projects, all designed by designers from around the world. Projects include: scarves, shawls, hats, gloves, socks, bags, jewellery, home décor, toys and more. If you have some leftover skeins of wool/yarn in your stash, this is the perfect resource to help you use up those leftovers and make some useful items for yourself or for gifts.
Publisher Storey Publishing
Format Paperback, 286 pages
Crochet One Skein Wonders is available from Booktopia .
Disclaimer: Please note we are not paid to write book reviews but we do receive a review copy of the book from distributors/publishers.