Design the dolls of your dreams with this amazing book of crochet patterns.
The flippable pages and mix-and-match format make it easy to build a character with the exact hairstyle, outfit and accessories you want. Put them together in a million different ways to create a countless number of dolls, from one that looks like a family member or friend to another that resembles your favourite pop star. Or make a single perfect doll with an extraordinary wardrobe: the options include princesses, ballerinas, soccer players, astronauts, surgeons, and more.
Step-by-step instructions help even beginners grasp all the crochet techniques, and a 30-page gallery presents a selection of finished dolls to inspire you.
About the Author Kerry Lord is the founder and creative director of the TOFT luxury yarn brand. The yarn brand was born in September 2006, a product of the successful and established family business the Toft Alpaca Stud farm. Kerry is the author of Edward’s Menagerie, Edward’s Menagerie: Birds, Edward’s Menagerie: Dogs and Edward’s Crochet Imaginarium. She lives in Rugby in the UK with her husband, children and dog.$32.99
Working in the round has never been so easy or enjoyable. From quick projects, to ones that wow, this crochet book has it all.
No matter your experience, or the size of project you're looking for, this book has something for everyone; from doilies and table runners to garlands and cushions. These timeless designs allow readers to personalise each pattern to suit them with step-by-step instructions and detailed charts.$34.99
Designer Dora Ohrenstein does what no crochet author has done before: she offers detailed instructions for how to create 125 stitch patterns, plus she explains how to increase and decrease each stitch pattern in three different ways – without shaping, with shaping at the edges and with internal shaping.
This hefty collection, ranging from lace and filigree to shells and textured stitches, is loaded with beautifully photographed swatches of each pattern, plus charted and text instructions. A focus on the ins and outs of shaping makes working stitch patterns far more accessible and allows the creative crocheter to make many items without a pattern.
Crochet Every Way Stitch Dictionary will become an invaluable go-to resource that’s sure to inspire legions of crocheters to use stitch patterns in new and exciting ways.$39.99
Light, airy pieces crocheted in fine yarns show off the beauty of your crochet stitches and are a dream to wear!
The shawls, cardigans, tops and other designs in this collection are light as a feather, super soft and made to drape beautifully across your body. These lacy pieces are fun to crochet and very versatile. Change up the yarns to create looks for day or night, work or play, city or suburbs.
Pattern contributors include Kristin Omdahl, Robyn Chachula, Marty Miller, Amy Solovay, Vashti Braha and others known for their innovative, gorgeous crochet designs. Each of the 23 patterns includes full written instructions and charts as needed. All special stitches are fully explained and skill levels range from easy to advanced.$42.99
These 20 original patterns offer crocheters a variety of projects, each centered on a mandala motif.
Combining beauty with practicality, the items include homewares such as a table cover, coasters, rug and cushion, along with a vest, shrug and other wearable art. All are worked in lovely colours inspired by nature, from the Flower in the Sun Pincushion and Summer Solstice Sunrise Blanket to the Leaves and Berries Bag and the Singing Daisies Garland.
Each pattern is charted and accompanied by gorgeous colour photographs of the finished product. Instructions include lists of supplies and abbreviations, plus explanations of special stitches and gauge. Skill levels range from simple to advanced, providing an exciting array of possibilities for novices as well as experienced crocheters.$36.99
The granny square is the crocheter's foundation for countless projects and is unparalleled for its portability, versatility, and endless variety. With The Granny Square Book, Margaret Hubert showed how the humble granny makes the transition from tried-and-true blankets to all kinds of fashionable garments and accessories.
Now, using only 10 granny squares selected from The Granny Square Book and Granny Square Flowers, Margaret shows how you can crochet 30 completely different bags. Each square is used three times with different yarns, colour schemes, motif arrangements, and finishing treatments to create a wide assortment of handbags, totes, and carriers.
You'll be amazed at the versatility of these squares! From retro shoulder bags to contemporary messenger bags, there are styles to suit every purpose and design preference. 10 Granny Squares 30 Bags will keep you crocheting bags for everyone and every reason for years to come.!$24.99
Crochet up to 30 creative blankets that start from just 10 granny squares!
The granny square is the perfect foundation for countless projects and is unparalleled for its portability, versatility and endless variety. Each square is used three times with different yarns, colour schemes, motif arrangements and edge finishes.
You'll be amazed at the versatility of these squares! You can crochet blankets that are perfect for babies, boys, girls, college kids and grownups. Some are crazy, colourful and fun; others are serene, classic and sophisticated.$24.99
This is a wonderfully illustrated and easy to use guide to the basic stitches and techniques of crocheting granny squares in delightful and inspiring colourways.
With 100 original designs to choose from, and beautiful edgings to complete your work, there is plenty here to spark your creativity. Each design has a written pattern, an easy to follow chart and details on how much yarn you'll need to create different sizes of block based throws. Or you can mix and match the granny squares to create your own unique and colourful projects.$39.99
This is a wonderfully illustrated and easy to use guide to the techniques of crocheting ripple stitches in delightful and inspiring colourways, perfect for blankets, throws and accessories.
With 100 original designs to choose from, using colour and texture to create stunning zig-zag, ripples and waves, there is plenty here to appeal to every crocheter. Each design has a clear written pattern, along with an easy to follow chart.
The designs range from simple to more advanced patterns and also include ripple stitches worked in the round for unusual and eye catching projects. Includes five great projects as inspiration for how some of the designs could go together.$39.99$17.99
Recreate the beauty of a summer garden with this gorgeous selection of flowers, leaves and plants to crochet. From lacy blossoms and delicate ferns to lush ivies and vibrant wildflowers, you'll find patterns to suit any colour, style or season.
Small and quick to crochet, these flowers work wonderfully as unique accents for larger projects, as a creative use for leftover thread or as a colourful introduction to thread crochet. Whether you're new to thread crochet or a longtime enthusiast, you'll find clear instructions and full patterns for a wide array of designs, from simple flowers and leaves to larger and more elaborate ones.$39.99$17.99
This book represents amazing value, comprising 100 projects compiled from best-selling crochet authors. It covers a wide variety of themes from beautiful crocheted flowers, beanie hats, Christmas crocheted projects, cute bears, lovely hearts and stylish purses, so there is something for everyone to enjoy.
The techniques used in this book are simple enough for experienced beginners to master, and easy for more seasoned crocheters. Special stitches used are explained in detail, and yarns are described in generic terms, so that readers can use what is available to them, wherever they live.
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101 Essential Tips: Crochet takes you through everything you need to know to start crocheting, from choosing yarn and making your first slip knot, this book takes you step-by-step through stiches and techniques so you can master crochet patterns. Enjoy making a phone cover, a friendship bracelet or even a baby's hat.
With clear explanations of crochet charts and abbreviations, it has all you need to get the best results. This pocket-sized guide is perfect for the absolute beginner, giving fully illustrated top tips that can be grasped in an instant.$9.99
With seven techniques and 101 patterns, this how-to book provides detailed, clear instructions for knitting and crocheting colourful and artful socks.
These projects cover a wide range of skill sets, from the beginner to the advanced knitter. You’ll learn, among other things, how to create sock heels in three different styles, knit with circular needles, knit from the toe up and create felted textiles using your washing machine. A how-to primer on sock making is included for beginners, and size tables help you create socks that fit perfectly for all ages.
Various sock styles include cable, stripe and rainbow patterns, socks with fringe, pompons and other embellishments, sport socks, slippers, socks with a “lodge” look and even a dolphin motif.$42.99
Discover all the classic and most popular crochet block patterns in one gorgeous collection, curated by crochet designer and tutor Sarah Hazell.
Each block is flagged by skill level, accompanied by a short description focusing on its special features and characteristics. For the more experienced crocheter, the chosen yarn palette will remind you of why you fell in love with each block in the first place or, for those new to the craft, it could be the start of a new love affair.
- An incredible collection of 150 classic block patterns
- Features large crochet charts, colour-coded for each sample
- Every pattern is accompanied by row-by-row instructions
Looking for a unique baby gift? Here are 20 gorgeous shoes, booties and pumps to crochet in a range of colours and styles, for both boys and girls. Choose from red strawberry-style shoes with flowery toes, smiley car shoes, Christmas booties and even shoes shaped like frogs!
Each pair of shoes requires relatively small quantities of yarn and can be crocheted quickly, easily and on the go using the clear instructions provided. Each project is accompanied by lists of the materials and equipment required and inspiring photographs. As all babies are different, sizes and age suggestions are given for each project, from birth to 12 months, but general advice is also given at the beginning of the book on how to increase or decrease the size of the projects.
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This lovely book provides 20 contemporary, stylish designs for crocheted corsages large, eye-catching floral designs that can be worn in different ways: as a brooch, buttonhole, on your wrist, shoes, bag or belt, for example.
The flowers are made in a variety of sizes and styles, with different types of flower, all worked in various colours, yarns and crochet stitches. Some feature added embellishments such as buttons and beads.
The patterns are easy to follow and there is a beautiful photograph of each one, suggesting ways of wearing them. All of the materials used are widely available.
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Want to learn how to crochet? Make a granny square ... the simple techniques have lasted for decades and now they are more trendy than ever. With endless colour and size variations, creating these hip squares is fun and easy.
- 20 granny square patterns, each with alternative colourways, that are easy and fun to make
- 6 projects provide ideas and inspiration for creating all sorts of trendy items from your granny squares
- Granny squares are an ideal way to learn how to crochet, so this book is perfect for beginners
Whether sporty, glamorous, trendy or offbeat there's a style here to suit everyone. The best thing about crocheted beanies is their versatility and that is why they are so much fun to design and create.
There are 20 crochet hat projects featured in this book, with designs suitable for beginners as well as experienced crocheters. The reader will find a helpful step-by-step techniques section at the front of the book with explanatory diagrams and a guide to yarn lengths.
Each project is accompanied by clear instructions and a list of the materials and equipment needed, with a colour photograph of the finished beanie.$13.99
Novelty crocheters will love this collection of beautiful and realistic flowers to crochet. Full crochet instructions are given for each flower, together with lists of the materials and equipment needed.
Each design is simply photographed so that crocheters can see the design clearly and the beautiful possibilities of the finished pieces including brooches, and embellishments on hats, bags, sweaters, place mats, cushions, scarves and even shoes.
- 20 great flower designs that are easy and fun to make
- Ideal for decorating bags, clothes, homewares, shoes and more
- Full, clear crochet patterns, suitable for beginners
Featuring 20 unique crochet mandala designs in wonderful colours, these little crochet projects are perfectly transportable and great for using up scraps of yarn. They are also perfect for those fairly new to crochet, as the patterns are very easy and competent beginners will get lots of practice with many different crochet stitches.
These fantastic little circles of colour make great coasters, mats for cups, glasses and vases, and are also very decorative. Perfect as gifts for family and friends, they are quick and easy to make. There are small, medium and slightly larger designs for every eventuality.
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This book provides 20 beautiful, stylish designs for crocheted purses – some of them are small bags for storing loose change, make-up etc in your handbag; others are big enough to use by themselves.
There are a variety of sizes and styles, with different types of fastening, all worked in various colours, yarns and crochet stitches with added embellishments such as buttons and beads. Some of the purses have attractive fabric linings and others include pretty embroidered motifs. All of the materials used are widely available.
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Granny squares are the perfect small crochet projects, being quick, simple and rewarding. May Corfield's designs are bright, modern and fresh, and this book provides 20 patterns so you can accessorise your outfits and ornaments with gorgeous granny square flowers!
- Inspirational granny square designs with a flower theme
- 6 great projects
- Perfect little projects for all abilities
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Festive novelty crocheters will love this collection of small Christmas crochet projects to decorate the home for the season.
Among the thoughtfully selected projects are mini Christmas stockings, holly leaves, reindeer, a snowman, a snowflake, a Christmas fridge magnet, a star, a candy cane, Christmas bells, an angel and much more.
Simple photographs accompany each step-by-step project and provide you with an easy reference to the finished piece.$13.99
Learn various ways of joining them to make blankets and throws that are both functional and decorative.
From Art Deco-inspired geometric patterns to classic checkerboard stripes and elaborate motifs, find new, skill-rated ways to combine colour, pattern and texture.
Illustrated step-by-step directions.$44.99$39.99
Over 200 all-new crochet stitches, embellishments and trims for all creative crocheters.
Every stitch is shown as a clear swatch to show the effect and texture, and the pattern is given both written and as an easy-to-follow diagram. Conveniently grouped crochet motifs, stitches and edgings allow for easy browsing and location of favourites.$39.99