Cute & Easy Crochet

Learn to crochet with 35 adorable projects

Cute & Easy Crochet

Expert crafter Nicki Trench brings you 35 easy-to-follow crochet patterns that will teach you how to crochet. A crochet teacher and author with over 20 years' experience, Nicki has designed a series of patterns that will guide you through those initial stitches to producing beautiful projects incorporating a wide range of crochet techniques. Crochet Know-how explains all the stitches with clear step-by-step artworks and instructions. Next, discover three chapters packed with patterns to improve your skills. First is Starting Out, where you will find a simple springtime throw and a pretty hat for a toddler - you'll be amazed how easy and quick the projects are to create. Once you've mastered these, move on to something more challenging in the Practice Makes Perfect chapter. There are cute gifts for babies and young children, including baby blocks, bibs and blankets, or treat yourself to a pair of gloves in soft double knit yarn or the chunky seashells scarf to keep you warm on chilly mornings. Finally, Confident Crocheting has more advanced patterns, from a family of adorable Russian dolls to the cherub dress with decorative picot stitching.Nicki Trench is one of the leading figures in the revival and promotion of home crafts. She is the founder of Laughing Hens, the UK's leading online yarn store, and Rooster Yarns. Some of her books include Cute & Easy Crocheted Baby Clothes, A Passion for Quilting and Super Scary Crochet. Visit her website at www.nickitrench.com and blog at nickitrench.blogspot.com.

Cute and Easy Crochet with Flowers

35 beautiful projects using floral motifs

Cute and Easy Crochet with Flowers

Make 35 gorgeous crochet projects all incorporating beautiful floral motifs and decorations. Nicki Trench returns with another set of cute and easy crochet projects for your home, family and friends, all in a pretty pastel colour palette and adorned with crocheted flowers. Divided into three chapters, the book begins with Starting Out, where you will find an easy purse, a Kindle cover and an adorable baby beanie hat, which are all perfect for first-time stitchers.?Next, move on to Practice Makes Perfect, where you can develop your crochet skills to make beautiful cushion covers and other designs made from luxurious yarns to decorate your home, from shelf edging to placemats. Finally, more experienced crafters will love the projects in Confident Crocheting – from a floral bag to a delicate lacy scarf, as well as the stunning Gypsy Queen throw that will stay in the family for generations. Also included is the Crochet Know-How section, where beginners and more experienced crocheters will find all the stitches required to make the projects explained in an easy-to-understand way.

Cute and Easy Crocheted Cosies

35 simply stylish projects to make and give

Cute and Easy Crocheted Cosies

35 easy-to-follow crochet patterns for quick and colourful cosies. Crochet a cosy for your phone, your teapot, your laptop, your favourite books, your passport and more! Cover all your most precious items with cute and colourful crochet, and then why not make something for all your friends too? Start with simple vase cosies to brighten up your mantelpiece, keep your tablet or e-reader safe with a wave-patterned striped cosy, then move on to more complex designs such as the adorable crocheted flower tea cosy, the pretty lace tealight covers, and the soft and warm hot water bottle cover. Expert crafter Nicki Trench, a crochet teacher and author with over 20 years’ experience, has designed a series of patterns that will guide you through making these beautiful projects incorporating a wide range of crochet techniques. There is a comprehensive techniques section that explains all the stitches with clear artworks and instructions, followed by three chapters packed with patterns that will delight and inspire you.

Cute and Easy Crocheted Cozies

35 simply stylish projects to make and give

Cute and Easy Crocheted Cozies

Crochet a cozy for your phone, your teapot, your laptop, your favorite books, your passport, and more! Cover all your most precious items with cute and colorful crochet, and then why not make something for all your friends too? Start with simple vase cozies to brighten up your mantel, keep your tablet or e-reader safe with a wave-patterned striped cozy, then move on to more complex designs such as the adorable crocheted flower tea cozy, the pretty lace tea-light votive covers, and the soft and warm hot water bottle cover. Expert crafter Nicki Trench, a crochet teacher and author with over 20 years’ experience has designed a series of patterns that will guide you through making these beautiful projects incorporating a wide range of crochet techniques. There is a comprehensive techniques section that explains all the stitches with clear artworks and instructions, followed by three chapters packed with patterns that will delight and inspire you.

My First Crochet Book

35 fun and easy crochet projects for children aged 7 years +

My First Crochet Book

If you love fabrics, yarns, and being creative, then you’ll love the 35 great projects in My First Crochet Book. Learn how to use a crochet hook to make different stitches and patterns and you’ll soon be making all sorts of pretty items. Divided into four chapters, the book includes a level of 1, 2 or 3 for every project, and comes with easy-to-read instructions and adorable, step-by-step artworks that will guide you along the way. In Clothes and Accessories you’ll find warm and cosy scarves, a beanie hat, wrist-warmers, mittens and lots more. Jewellery and Decoration has pretty flower corsages, bracelets and brooches. Then you can have a go at Bedroom Essentials, and try making a pillow or curtain tie-back for your room. Lastly, Perfect Gifts has cute ideas for toys and other pretty things you’ll love to make. Finally the basic techniques section covers every crochet technique you’ll need to know, as well as yarns, hooks and stitches.

Cute and Easy Crocheted Baby Clothes

35 adorable projects for 0–3 year-olds

Cute and Easy Crocheted Baby Clothes

Using only the softest yarns, crochet expert Nicki Trench has created this striking collection of jackets, dresses, booties, hats and more that make the perfect gift for newborns and toddlers. Crochet Know-how covers all the techniques you will need and is a great resource for more confident crocheters to brush up on a stitch. In Sweaters and Cardigans you will find clothes to keep little ones warm and cozy, such as the Breton-style sweater for a boy or the cardigan with embroidered daisies for a girl. Outdoor Accessories has hats and blankets that are perfect for outdoor excursions, while Jackets and Booties has slippers, ponchos and more in a range of soft pastel colors. Finally, there’s Toys, Accessories and Room Decorations, filled with fun items including an adorable mobile with crocheted animals and blocks with a bell to stimulate your baby’s mind. With 35 cute and easy projects in total, there’s more than enough to keep even the keenest crochet hook busy.

Easy Crochet Critters

10 Amigurumi Designs

Easy Crochet Critters

Vanna White, the popular TV game show co-host and America's favorite crocheter, presents 10 little amigurumi animals that will capture your heart. From the alligator to the walrus, each of the 10 creatures can rest in the palm of your hand. Just think how much fun you'll have crocheting the whole zoo, especially when you use Vanna's Choice and Vanna's Choice Baby yarns from the Lion Brand Yarn Company. Enjoy the adventure of crocheting these winsome, wild creatures. They are wonderful to keep or to share! 10 designs to crochet using medium weight yarn: elephant, hippo, monkey, giraffe, alligator, lion, seal, walrus, penguin, and snowy owl. Sizes range from 4" to 8" tall.

Learn to Crochet

25 quick and easy crochet projects to get you started

Learn to Crochet

Learn to crochet with designer and teacher Nicki Trench Nicki Trench has taught hundreds of people how to crochet, so she knows what beginners need: clear instructions, and simple patterns on which to practice their newly-learned skills. Learn to Crochet starts with a step-by-step techniques section to teach you all the basic stitches and skills. Once you've learned the basics, there are 25 patterns for accessories to wear, items for the home, and bags and covers for the things you carry with you. The specific skills you will need are listed at the beginning of each pattern, so you can double-check that you have mastered them before you start. Practice makes perfect, and with 25 patterns to choose from, you’ll soon be able to crochet with confidence.

Amigurumi Crochet Patterns

Easy and Cute Patterns for Little Dolls

Amigurumi Crochet Patterns

This crochet pattern collection consists of five beautiful and easy crochet patterns: the Little Girls, Puffy Pals, Garden Pals, Little Duckies and Little Eggs. The Puffy Pals are easy to make and include 7 different animals. The Little Girls make a great gift for every girl to play with. The Little Duckies are designed for Easter and come with Little Eggs. The Garden Pals include patterns for a bee, butterfly and many other garden critters. The Garden Pals have the same basic pattern as the Puffy Pals. A basic knowledge of crochet is assumed: you have to know the basic crochet stitches to make the dolls. The basic stitches are: chain, single crochet, double crochet and half double crochet. These are not explained. The Puffy Pals are the easiest to make: if you know how to do single crochet, you can make the Puffy Pals.

Quick and Easy Crochet

100 Little Crochet Projects to Make

Quick and Easy Crochet

100 little fun and simple crocheted gifts to make from best-selling Search Press authors. Crocheting has had a huge surge in popularity in recent years and continues to be a very popular craft, and this book has a very wide appeal both to beginners and more accomplished crocheters. This book represents amazing value, comprising 100 projects from some of our best-selling crochet authors. The book 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. Crochet requires very little in the way of tools and materials, which are widely available from major yarn stores and relatively inexpensive. 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. The projects cover a wide variety of themes from Christmas crochet, beanies, hearts, flowers, purses, bears and granny squares. They are simple enough for experienced beginners and will also appeal to seasoned crocheters. The tools and materials are inexpensive and widely available and these charming crocheted items make fabulous gifts for family and friends.