The Ultimate Crochet Books for Holiday Gift Giving
Whether you are a crocheter or love a crocheter, these crochet books are essentials for holiday gift-giving. From macramé to amigurumi, each of these books has its own special quality and would be a fun and intriguing addition to any serious crafter’s library. Which one is your favorite? It’s hard for us to choose! Dig into these book descriptions, and then dig into these many crochet-inspired pages.
Lydia Tresselt, SewandSo
This adorable book is part children’s story, part pattern book. Lydia Tresselt is the well-known designer of Lalylala amigurumi patterns. Take advantage of the unique opportunity to crochet your favorite story characters from this adventurous tale.
Carolina Guzman Benitez, SewandSo
This adorable crochet book combines amigurumi and security blankets (or loveys). Mix and match however you like. The book begins with patterns for several security blankets. Then it launches into 20 adorable amigurumi patterns. Make each critter as a stuffed animal or as a lovey! The choice is up to you.
Tine Nielsen, SewandSo
Enjoy 12 crochet toy patterns of famous circus performers. Mr. Strong (the weightlifter), The Adorable Ballerina, and Mr. Elephant Sleepyhead are each so adorable, you’ll have trouble putting this book down. Each pattern features picture instructions for perfect finishing.
Amy Mullins & Marnia Ryan-Raison, SewandSo
Try a new old craft with this macramé book for beginners! It features 24 easy projects for the home and garden. Don’t pass up trendy bunting, plant holders, and wall-hangings with this fun knot-making technique. The beginning of the book will walk you through all the materials and knotting techniques you need for these awesome projects.
Michelle Robinson, Sewandso
If you want to try Tunisian crochet, Michelle Robinson walks you through everything from the tools you need to how to hold your hook, and even the anatomy of a Tunisian stitch. Learn 7 different Tunisian stitches and how they are worked. Perfect your colorwork, cables, and textured stitches with 12 trendy Tunisian patterns.
I can’t wait to make The Adorable Ballerina from Little Happy Circus! Which project is first on your list?
Associate Editor, Interweave Crochet