Check out these twelve amazing NEW crochet, knitting & amigurumi books! These are worthy of space in your crafting library.
I’ve loved books since I was old enough to hold them in my hands.
And when I became a crocheter and knitter a whole new world of books opened up to me (and my craft room is becoming just as cluttered with crochet and knitting books as it is yarn).
Come take a peek inside my twelve new crochet, knitting & amigurumi books. They. are all such lovely additions to my crafty library.
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New Crochet, Knitting & Amigurumi Books
I have quite a few new books in my collection and I couldn’t be more excited to share these with you. I have new crochet, knitting and amigurumi books! Yippee!
David & Charles
The kind publishers from David & Charles sent me their new crochet & knitting books and I couldn’t be more excited to share them with you!
This is the second book in the Iconic Women series by Carla Mitrani of Amour Fou Crochet.
There are fifteen new iconic women to crochet including Queen Elizabeth I, Mary Shelley, Helen Keller and my favorite… DOLLY PARTON!
I cannot begin to tell you how much I love Dolly Parton. She is originally from East Tennessee which is a place that is near and dear to my heart. I love her music and her life story is completing fascinating.
That will be the first project I make from this book!
Pokemon Crochet 2 is from my friend Lee Sartori of Coco Crochet Lee.
Lee is such an incredible crochet designer and you will be seeing another new book of hers on my list.
In this book there are 20 new Pokemon crochet patterns all designed by Lee. They are such cute patterns!
This gorgeous book contains 20 of the most beautiful southwest inspired patterns.
The book is broken up into three categories:
- Simple Stitches
- Textured Stitches
- Southwestern Tapestry
The patterns go from more simple to complex colorwork. They are truly stunning.
This is one of the most interesting crochet dictionaries I’ve seen in a long time.
The Hooktionary contains 150 modern crochet tapestry motifs.
There are so many adorable motifs to choose from like:
- ninjas (pg. 93)
- coffee cup (pg 53)
- Queen Bee
But there are also 5 projects including:
- Tread Scarf
- Snowy Picture Hat
- Claddagh Mittens
- Badlands Cardigan
- Icicles Pullover
If you love tapestry crochet you will love this book. It already has my wheels turning with so many new ideas!
This book is stunning, absolutely stunning.
Only Yoking contains 12 top-down knitting patterns for seamless yoke sweaters.
You’ll find beautiful colorwork patterns as well as gorgeous cables.
I don’t have a favorite pattern but three that stand out to me are the Josie, Opal and Daisie. They are all so beautiful.
I’ve never tried mosaic knitting before, but after looking through this book I want to!
I also didn’t know what mosaic knitting was but here’s a simple explanation from the book:
In a nutshell, mosaic patterns are created by using one color for two rows and slipping stitches from the row below, and then switching to the other colors for two rows, slipping stitches from the previous row.Mosaic Knitting Workshop
There are so many beautiful patterns to choose from but the Saguaro Sunset Afghan is extraordinary.
But you’ll discover simple patterns as well like dishtowels and coasters.
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Amigurumi Made Easy is the cutest little amigurumi book with sixteen adorable patterns.
These are straightforward crochet toy patterns with tons of personality and were all designed by Mariska of DIY Fluffies.
I love them all but these are just too cute:
- Benny the Otter
- Patrick the Frog
- Tommy the Dog
- Suzan the Snail
Aquatic Amgigurumi is a book that I have had my eye on for quite some time. Natasha from Natura Crochet has the most unique designs and I am here for it.
Natasha has designed a school of splendid amigurumi who live underneath and near the water, and you can happily plunge into their unique marine world. Let’s search for sunken treasures together with Joni the Goldfish, or watch the starry night sky with Boris the Fisherman. And how about baking a cherry pie with Valentin the Pirate? This book will show you plenty of adorable and interesting characters who’ll make a happy splash in your yarn stash!Aquatic Amigurumi
I am in love with these patterns especially:
- Agnes the Mermaid
- Salvador the Lobster
- Spikey the Lionfish
I’ve been a big fan of The Office for years. I even have my own I Heart Jim mug.
When I saw this little kit and pattern booklet designed by Allison Hoffman from Crafty is Cool I had to have it.
What’s really fun is that it’s not just a pattern book, but a kit that comes with everything you need to make Pam and Jim.
They are too cute.
There are also patterns for 12 of the characters from The Office including:
- Dundie award
- Pam’s teapot
This is perfect for any Office loving crocheters!
I grew up in the 80s and one of my mom’s favorite shows was Golden Girls. We would laugh at the antics of Sophia, Dorothy, Blanche and Rose.
All the patterns were designed by Allison Hoffman of Crafty is Cool and also comes with a little kit for crocheting Sophia.
Also included are patterns for:
- The Couch
- Mini Cheesecake
- Cheesecake Slice
- Miami Pin
- Sophia’s Coin Purse
If you, or someone you know, loves Golden Girls this is a must have pattern book
The most iconic show from the 90s is Friends.
And I HAD to have the brand new The One With Crochet pattern book. This is another book by the super talented designer, Lee Sartori. The book also features patterns by other designers.
There are 30 patterns included in the book and are marked either:
There are amigurumi patterns, wearables and houseware projects.
Some of my favorites are:
- Central Perk apron designed by Rachel Misner
- The Chick & the Duck designed by Chrisandra Skipper
- Rachel’s Crochet Blanket designed by Lee Sartori
We’ve all seen the adorable Woobles kits that teach people how to make amigurumi, but did you know they have a book too?
We can thank the Woobles for introducing a whole new generation of people to crocheting amigurumi.
This book features some of the cutest little patterns and they are broken up into four celebrations:
- Baby Shower
One of my favorite projects is the Outer Space Mobile. There are four little amigurumi space projects to crochet:
- Stella the Astronaut
Another one of my favorites is Walter the Bear (A Bear-y Happy Birthday)
He is a little bear cupcake and I could just eat him up.
These little patterns are super beginner friendly, but will appeal to crocheters at every level.
Organizing my Crochet & Knitting Library
Since I have quite a few new books I thought it would be a good time to reorganize all of my crafting books.
I’ve decided to separate them into three categories:
Although I don’t have a huge library it will be nice to have all my books organized.
The Ultimate Collection of New Crochet, Knitting & Amigurumi Books
While the internet has revolutionized the way we learn and connect, there’s something special about the tangible nature of crocheting and knitting books. These books offer comprehensive learning resources, visual inspiration, portable access, collectible value, and the opportunity to connect with a community of like-minded individuals. So, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced crafter, consider adding a few crocheting and knitting books to your