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Crochet Books I love
The Crochet Answer Book: Solutions to Every Problem You’ll Ever Face; Answers to Every Question You’ll Ever Ask
When you begin to learn how to crochet, you often have more questions than inspiration. Every little thing is still a mystery and you feel like you’ve been on YouTube 7 times already in the past hour.
For this time in your crochet journey, I highly recommend The Crochet Answer Book: Solutions to Every Problem You’ll Ever Face; Answers to Every Question You’ll Ever Ask by Edie Eckman.
It’s a sweet little book, but don’t let it fool you. It really does have answers to all of your questions! It is really one of the best crochet books for beginners.
Modern Crochet: Patterns and Designs for the Minimalist Maker
Modern Crochet: Patterns and Designs for the Minimalist Maker by Debrosse is as useful as it’s gorgeous.
It offers some jaw-dropping projects with a beginner’s level of knowledge . If gives you the guide on all the basic stitches you need and beautiful photos to walk you through.
All you need is your imagination to crochet beautiful things with just a few stitches.
Crochet Stitch Dictionary: 200 Essential Stitches with Step-by-Step Photos
It’s one of those books on crochet for beginners that you totally must-have. There is something here for everyone, from the beginner crocheter to someone who has done it for a while and wants to learn more.
Crochet Stitch Dictionary: 200 Essential Stitches with Step-by-Step Photos by Sarah Hazell is a beautifully made collection that offers you 200 different stitches to learn and use in your work.
Crochet Every Way Stitch Dictionary: 125 Essential Stitches to Crochet in Three Way
This unique book takes the stitch library idea to a new level. It doesn’t just show you how to crochet a stitch in a row, but also shows you how to increase and decrease and shape a project using this stitch.
It has written and chart instructions for every case and of course beautiful full-color photos for each situation.
500 Crochet Stitches: The Ultimate Crochet Stitch Bible
To anyone who would ever tell you that crochet is basic, point them to 500(!) different stitches you can create with just a stick (ok, hook) and a yarn.
This book has stitches for any project you can imagine: lacy and solid, light and bulky, stitches for for blankets and stitches for hats, stitches for shawls and stitches for ponchos, stitches for edgings and trims.
Crochet and Knit Tools I love
CLOVER Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 29 in/ No. 17, 29″
SINGER 4-1/2-Inch ProSeries Detail Scissors with Nano Tip
Boye 15mm Q Jumbo Crochet Hook
ArtBin Yarn Tote, Portable Knitting & Crochet Storage Bag with Lift-Out Yarn Organizer
12 Pcs Crochet Hooks Set with Ergonomic Handles for Beginners
A Kit to Get You Started
Courses I love
Masterclass by Debrosse.com
An amazing, comprehensive course on growing your own crochet and knit online shop.
This course covers it all:
- Photography – how to take and edit amazing photos for your items
- Yarn and Supplies -where to get them (and how to get discounts)
- Instagram – how to promote your shop on this visual platform
- Optimize and Organize – from SEO to goal planning, brand building and more
- Pinterest – coming soon!
- And templates for your patterns, product labels, price calculators and so much more!
How to Create a Microbusiness that Matters by Courtney Carver
Do you dream of having your own business and being the one to call the shots?
Do you want to make a part-time or full-time income on your own terms, doing what you love?
Do you want to spend your time creating, really building this dream of yours and doing it in a heart-centered way?
This course from Courtney Carver will answer so many of your questions and help you build a foundation for your dream business and doing it in a way that is relaxing and not overwhelming (my favorite!).
The course includes 11 modules that cover things like:
- Why Do You Want a Microbusiness?
- How to Spark Your Creativity
- Platform: Why You need one and how to get started
- Less Media, More Social a.k.a The Simplest Approach to Social Media
- Show Me the Money
- A Practical Guide to Running Your Microbusiness
- and more
The course is self-paced, easy to access and is priced to get you started without a financial burden.