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21 Crocheted Tanks + Tunics: Stylish Designs for Every Occasion

Crochet clothing isn’t just for the cold, as proven by the 21 sleeveless designs featured in 21 Crocheted Tanks + Tunics. Whether you’re a fan of a basic sleeveless top or something with spaghetti straps, a regular rounded neckline or a V-neck, there’s something here for you. Featuring both loose-fit and fitted constructions, these tops, made from warmer weather yarns like cotton and linen, are lightweight and perfect to wear as you’re welcoming in the spring.

Paperback, 128 Pages, $24.95, 978-0811714839

Continuous Crochet: Create Seamless Sweaters, Shrugs, Shawls and More–with Minimal Finishing!

Beautiful and stylish wearables don’t have to be complicated – with Continuous Crochet, Kristin Omdahl teachers readers how to work up beautiful and seamless clothing and accessory pieces, all made using the basic crochet stitches you’re already familiar with. Choose from garments like sweaters and shrugs as well as accessories such as hats, cowls or shawls, all which will help you stand out in the crowd. Each design is great for beginners without being overly simple, so pick up your hook and start crocheting!

Paperback, 144 Pages, $22.99, 978-1632501653

Crochet Geometry: Geometric Patterns to Fit and Flatter

Crochet Geometry: Geometric Patterns to Fit and Flatter features sixteen stunning wearable patterns, from sweaters to boleros, that all start off as simple geometric motifs. Make an entire poncho out of the same triangular motif or go from a simple circle to a full cardigan with this delightful collection by Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby. For the beginners looking to hone their skills, there’s a fantastic basics section that shows off the necessary stitches and techniques to make the featured garments.

Paperback, 128 Pages, $17.95, 978-1454709190

Sweet Baby Crochet

Sweet Baby Crochet showcases 20 original designs for baby boys and girls up through 24 months. Each of the original patterns, like sweaters, oversized ponchos, coveralls and even an owl-themed mobile, features full-color photos of the finished product and a comprehensive step-by-step photo guide for the trickier stitches and techniques. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced crocheter, you’ll find something within the pages of Sweet Baby Crochet. Each project is machine-washable and ultra-soft, perfect for your favorite little one.

Paperback, 128 Pages, $19.95, 978-1416245810