Crochet Books You Need for Winter!
Are you feeling the chill this winter? On the hunt for the perfect crochet blanket to cuddle up with? We have you covered. Whether you’re looking for incredible motifs, corner-to-corner patterns, or blankets inspired by works of art, you’re sure to find a blanket pattern that excites you among these incredible crochet books. This book review originally appeared in Interweave Crochet Winter 2019. Be sure to check out the issue for the popular Berry and Pine Afghan pattern as well (affiliate link)!
Rachele Carmona, Interweave
This isn’t your ordinary crochet blankets book. Rachele Carmona finds inspiration from other art forms and uses them as the creative spirit behind these awe-inspiring blanket designs. She looks to weaving, digital art, fabric design, paper cutting, cement tile, and quilting for inspiration and translates design elements into new and innovative crochet designs. If you’re tired of granny-square afghans, this is the blanket book for you.
Paperback, 144 pages, $24.99, ISBN 9781632505736
Jess Coppom, SewandSo
If you’ve been admiring the corner-to-corner crochet technique, you won’t be able to pass up this book. Jess Coppom (whom you might know better as the designer behind Make and Do Crew) breaks down corner-to-corner basics, increases, decreases, and color changes. She also provides tips for adding edging, tassels, or fringe. Treat yourself to one or more of the fifteen geometric patterns for blankets, pillows, and garments in this book. Once you start a corner-to-corner project, you’ll have a hard time tearing yourself away!
Paperback, 128 pages, $22.99, ISBN 9781446307144
Interweave Editors, Interweave
This book features all our favorite blanket patterns from Interweave through the years. There’s a little something for everyone in this collection! Create blankets with joined hexagon motifs, work the chevron stitch, try your hand at color blocking, or make a giant pineapple-stitch doily in blanket size. You’ll find a project perfect for every crocheter.
Paperback, 128 pages, $19.99, ISBN 9781632503596
Cuddle up with crochet books!