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Delicate Crochet: 23 Light and Pretty Designs for Shawls, Tops and More


While many crocheters are hunkering down for a season of crocheting bulky scarves and blankets, some may take advantage of being cooped up by starting a more intricate, lighter  project. This book of delicate designs will inspire you to start crocheting in fine weight yarns to create light-as-a-feather shawls, cardigans and more. From easy to advanced, you can look forward to sunny spring days and special occasions to wear your new delicately made designs.

Paperback, 176Pages, $29.95, 978-0811719889

Hooks Can Be Deceiving: A Crochet Mystery

If you haven’t started reading these crochet mystery books, you better start now! The latest installment is the thirteenth book by Betty Hechtman that follows the Tarzana Hookers’ crochet club on their adventures through the thick and thin. Get tied up in the mystery and drama. As a bonus, crochet patterns and sweet recipes are also included!

Hardcover, 320Pages, $26.99, 978-1683318842

My Sleepy-Time Friends Crochet Pillows


Turn one basic pillow pattern into eight adorable animals including a lion, tiger and bear. The sky’s the limit once you master the basics! Kids will love having their own animal pillow to take to sleepovers or to cozy up with while they read their favorite book. Instructions and diagrams are included for each animal.

Paperback, 24Pages, $8.99, 978-1590129234

The Art of Crochet Blankets: 18 Projects Inspired by Modern Makers


Drawing inspiration from modern quilts, current fabric designs, tapestry weavings and more, author Rachele Carmona created this selection of stunning blankets that you’ll love to crochet. Every piece in this book was inspired by one of six modern artists and seeing the transition from art to crochet for these 18 patterns is an incredible experience.

Paperback, 144Pages, $24.99, 978-1632505736