Hooked on Tapestry Crochet? You’ll Love These Crochet Books!
If you’ve been admiring the tapestry crochet projects featured in Interweave Crochet Spring 2018, you’ll want to check out these books. Try these out for more patterns, more tutorials, and more ways to experiment with this fun technique!
by Alessandra Hayden, Interweave
Try tapestry crochet with twenty captivating projects—scarves, shawls, cowls, hats, headbands, bags, throws, socks, and mittens—all made with crochet colorwork. This book also offers all the instruction you’ll need if the technique is new to you. Get step-by-step instructions on reading a chart, when to change colors, and why the back-loop-only single crochet stitch will up your colorwork game.
by Andrea Rangel, Interweave
Yes, it’s a knitting book. But crocheters who love colorwork will also love AlterKnit Stitch Dictionary. Learn from Andrea’s wisdom about how to work with color and what colors to choose to create the perfect project, then launch into more than 200 colorwork charts and let your creativity run wild. We used charts from this book to create the swatches in this issue’s Yarn Spotlight and for the Wilder Dress Yoke. Use the color charts to practice the four single crochet stitches for tapestry crochet and see which stitch you like best!
Molla Mills, Quarto Publishing
Enjoy making more than thirty stylish projects perfect for men (or women) who love colorwork and crochet. Create pieces for the home, pieces to wear, bags for traveling, and more! Each project features images with step-by-step instructions to aid in assembly (some require sewing). Flip to the back to learn the basics of single crochet in rows and in the round, double crochet in rows and in the round, color changing in single and double crochet, crochet ribbing, and pixel (filet) crochet.
To see Interweave’s collection of crochet books, visit www.interweave.com.