10 Granny Squares, 30 Blankets - Margeret Huber:
The granny square is the perfect foundation for countless projects and is unparalleled for its portability, versatility, and endless variety. Using only ten granny squares selected from The Granny Square Book and Granny Square Flowers, Margaret Hubert shows how you can crochet thirty completely different blankets. Each square is used three times with different yarns, color 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 grown-ups. Some are crazy, colorful, and fun; others are serene, classic, and sophisticated. Crochet them for bedrooms, family rooms, or dorms. 10 Granny Squares 30 Blankets provides enough designs to keep you crocheting blankets for everyone and every reason for years to come!
The Tunisian Crochet Handbook - Toni Lipsey
There are hundreds of books that explore traditional crochet, but there are few that reference the concept of Tunisian crochet or present it in a modern, approachable way. The Tunisian Crochet Handbook introduces this fascinating and rewarding technique with a wide array of stitches and design possibilities. The goal of this book is to guide crocheters step-by-step through Tunisian crochet, starting with tools and yarns, transitioning into how-to’s and stitches, and finishing with easy but engaging patterns. The book includes instructional sections and patterns, complete with the necessary schematics and styled, chic photographs.
Every shawl, garment, and accessory featured takes makers beyond the basics, introducing new stitches to expand their skill sets. In this way, author Toni Lipsey is reintroducing crochet and encouraging makers to explore the craft further with each new design. Crochet continues to grow in popularity, and this guidebook offers a new take on the timeless classic, one that readers won’t be able to find anywhere else.
Knits At Home - Ruth Boss
Dive into a must-have for handknitting and interior design enthusiasts. Makes a perfect gift, too! Add personality and interest to any room with beautifully designed and handcrafted knitted pieces from Ruth Cross's 'Knits at Home'. You'll enjoy exploring different handknit patternsfrom throws to fitted covers, elegant wall hangings to floor rugs that have a beautiful, organic feel. Starting with the very basics of simple knitting and purling and progressing to add further texture and embellishment, Ruth guides you through a range of stitch patterns and techniques that can be adapted to different shapes and sizes. Ruth not only offers elegant and appealing home decor projects; she also gives you the techniques to design organic and freeform home items of your own. Taking an experimental approach, Ruth combines traditional stitches with new stitches she has devised herself, with unexpected and striking results. With help from 'Knits at Home', you'll create completely personal pieces that will light up any room.
Newfoundland Knits for Little Ones: 15 original patterns designed for children - Katie Noseworthy
Based on traditional Newfoundland designs, this collection of patterns includes garments and accessories, along with tips and tricks for adjusting sizes from newborn to children’s large, and bonus adult sizing for select patterns. Each pattern blends traditional elements with contemporary styles, keeping the needs of babies, toddlers and children at the heart of the design.
Mosaic Crochet: Modern Blankets in Love Overlay Mosaic
Designer Ana Morais Soares has a great passion for color and crochet. In this book she presents 8 vibrant designs, using the overlay mosaic technique. From easy to some more elaborate patterns, you have a choice to create beautiful blankets, adding color to your home and life. The blankets are worked up in gorgeous yarns packaging types using beautiful bright, soft, or warm color combinations.