Newly-published books

A roundup of knitting and crochet books published in the last month.

60 Quick Crochet Projects for Beginners
Easy Projects for New Crocheters
Includes step-by-step instructions and photos, as well as 60 patterns with techniques that range from simple to more complex. The projects include hats, scarves, shawls, mittens, blankets, and garments, all made using Cascade Yarns Pacific—a blend of superwash wool and acrylic.
Softly - Timeless Knits
By Sari Nordlund
Sari Nordlund is a well-known Finnish knitwear designer with an eye for details which translates into her beautifully-finished designs. The book includes 22 designs, inspired by classical themes and named after Muses from ancient Greek mythology. Many of the designs include cables or lace. They are all shown in neutral colors and photographed in Paris.
Simply Knitted Socks
25 Beautiful Patterns to Create
By Christine Boggis
Make socks of all different styles and skill levels. From easy baby booties to more complex twisted rib socks. For knitters of all skill levels, the book includes step-by-step instructions and helpful tips.
A Little Book of Moon-Inspired Shawls
By Pauliina Kuunsola
A Little Book of Moon-Inspired Shawls is a collection of nine shawl patterns inspired by the phases of the moon. The designs feature different shapes, such as crescent, asymmetric triangle and pi. The author is inspired by colours, textures, nature, the night sky and the mystic.
Amigurumi Family Adventures
4 cute dolls to crochet, with summer & winter outfits
By Josefine Bjorn Knudsen
Make a rabbit family and their cute summer and winter outfits. As well as the patterns, the book includes instructions for essential stitches and basic techniques like changing yarn colors and making pompoms.
Unofficial Wednesday Crochet
Create Your Own Gothic Amigurumi Doll
By Katalin Galusz
A kit that provides all the materials and instructions needed to create an amigurumi doll of the Wednesday Addams character. Includes step-by-step instructions with, helpful how-to photos, making it suitable croceters of all skill levels.
Modern Crocheted Blankets, Throws, and Pillows
35 cozy and colorful patterns for the home
By Laura Strutt
35 patterns for blankets, throws, and pillow covers, all organized by color themes such as bright and beautiful, warm and rich, and neutral and natural. Designs range from rainbow granny circle blankets to chunky striped throws and wrap-around granny square floor pillow covers.
Enchanted Woodland Amigurumi
Crochet 15 forest fairies & friends
By Erinna Lee
Crochet gentle forest creatures like Jules the Mushroom Fairy, Holly the Hedgehog, Tipu the Animal Fairy, and Poppy the Red-Capped Robin. Each character includes a story of friendship and cooperation.
Making Knitted Animals (Crafts and family Activities)
Making Knitted Animals (Crafts and family Activities)
By Anne-Dorthe Grigaff
Patterns for a variety of animals like ducklings, teddy bears, lambs, and more, this book is great for knitters who want to use up their yarn stash and create cute toys.
More Christmas Ornaments to Crochet
36 New Designs to Celebrate a Handmade Holiday
By Megan Kreiner
With detailed instructions and helpful illustrations, you'll be able to create a wide variety of decorations, including the Twelve Days of Christmas and characters from The Nutcracker.
A Year of Crochet Stitches
A Stitch-a-Day Perpetual Calendar
By Jill Wright
A perpetual calendar (i.e. not for a specific year) with a new crochet stitch for every day of the year. With complete instructions.
A Year of Knitting Stitches
A Stitch-a-Day Perpetual Calendar
By Tabetha Hedrick
A perpetual calendar (i.e. not for a specific year) with a new knitting stitch for every day of the year. With complete instructions, to inspire you every day.
Unofficial Harry Styles Crochet
Includes Everything You Need to Make a Harry Amigurumi Doll!
By Katalin Galusz
A kit that includes everything you need to make your own crocheted Harry Styles doll. The kit comes with detailed instructions, step-by-step photos, and all the necessary materials to complete the project.
Yarn Cake Amigurumi
15 Cute Creatures to Crochet
By Jacki Donhou
Teaches you how to crochet 15 cute animals using multicolored yarn cakes. The projects are made with ombré yarn cakes (i.e. with gradient colors), which give the creations a unique look. The book is suitable for both beginners and intermediate crocheters.
Cuddly Cacti Crochet
12 Sweet Succulents to Stitch and Snuggle
By Jana Whitley
Provides instructions and materials to crochet 12 cacti and succulents, including a moon cactus and a silver ball cactus. The projects are all less than five inches tall and feature interchangeable plants and pots. The kit includes a 76-page instruction book, different colored yarns, a crochet hook, stuffing, embroidery floss, eye beads, and a needle.
Quick and Easy Christmas Crafts
100 little projects to make for the festive season
By Search Press Studio
The book covers a range of crafting areas, such as knitting, crochet, papercraft, sewing, and more. It is suitable for crafters of all skill levels. The book provides inspiration and step-by-step instructions to make your Christmas crafts extra special.

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