Book Review: The Crocheter’s Companion by Nancy Brown

I admit it. I’m a sucker for good crochet reference books. No matter how many I have on my bookshelf, I can always find room for one more. I was thrilled when Interweave sent me a press review copy of the newly revised and updated The Crocheter’s Companion by Nancy Brown, published by Interweave/F+W.

The Crocheter's Companion

The book is available in a hardback version with a spiral binding inside and as an ebook. I love having my ebooks stored on my iPad so I can take them with me wherever I go. However, if you don’t have a tablet, the hardback version is small enough to be the perfect size to tuck into most project bags.

The Crocheter’s Companion is available on the Interweave website through the links below. (Links utilize Crochetville’s affiliate account with Interweave. More information is available at the bottom of this post.)

The Crocheter’s Companion, $19.95

The Crocheter’s Companion ebook, $15.95

The book has been organized into these main areas:

  • Tools, Yarns, and Gauges
  • How to Read Crochet Instructions
  • Basic Crochet Stitches
  • Basic Crochet Techniques
  • Familiar Stitches and Favorites
  • Advanced Crochet Techniques
  • Motifs and Medallions
  • Tunisian Crochet
  • Decorative Finishings
  • Finishing Techniques
  • Helpful Hints and Troubleshooting

If you are just learning to crochet, this book will teach you everything you need to know to get started. If you’ve been crocheting awhile and are ready to learn some new techniques, you’re sure to find something new to learn, whether it’s Tunisian crochet or adding beads to your projects, for example. Even experienced crocheters will find it an excellent reference for those times when they need to use a skill they haven’t used recently.

Here’s a little sneak peek at what you’ll find inside this book:

 

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The links we have provided for the book go through Crochetville’s Interweave Affiliates account. Crochetville receives a small commission on purchases made through these links at no additional cost to the consumer.

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