Embarking on a crochet journey or looking to elevate your skills in the new year? Look no further than this curated roundup featuring a diverse selection of new crochet books catering to beginners and seasoned crocheters alike. From comprehensive guides delving into fundamental techniques to collections brimming with delightful patterns for vintage-inspired wearables, cuddly plushies, and whimsical amigurumi characters, explore crochet books that promise to inspire, educate, and spark creativity in every stitch.
by Clare Cooper
Clare Cooper’s playful collection introduces a world of crocheted characters, from adventurous Amity to global mascots in traditional dress, accompanied by clear instructions and charming embroidered features that are sure to inspire both kids and adults on a whimsical amigurumi journey.
by Glory Shofowora
For a heartwarming afternoon activity, Glory Shofowora’s collection is a treasure trove of adorable plushies. With easy patterns and cuddle-worthy designs—from raccoons to dragons—crafting these soft companions becomes a joyful breeze. Ideal for beginners, these creations come to life with simple stitches and charming customization tips for that personal touch.
Annie’s delightful compilation of hot pad patterns offers a quick yet enjoyable crochet experience, perfect for weekend projects, featuring diverse designs and techniques that combine both beauty and functionality.
by Nicki Trench
Transport yourself back in time with Nicki Trench’s Retro Crochet, featuring a vibrant array of ’60s and ’70s-inspired patterns. From funky scarves to playful turbans, this collection breathes new life into vintage fashion. Novices need not fear—the book’s thorough techniques section ensures a smooth crochet journey for all, delivering fun and fashionable projects.
by Claire Montgomerie
Perfect for novices, Claire Montgomerie’s guide offers a comprehensive yet accessible journey into crochet. With clear instructions, delightful projects, and step-by-step visuals, this book serves as an excellent starting point or a refresher course for crochet enthusiasts at any level.