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Books by Pauline Turner

As Pauline Turner is a prolific author of books concerning all aspects of crochet, I Crochet Design carries carry a limited stock of books which, I feel, may be of use and of interest to those involved in crochet – whatever level of skill a person is at.

Please see below, items currently in stock

Crochet for Beginners Guide

Crochet for the Absolute Beginner

Pauline Turner's clear, illustrated book (Search Press) has been translated and is available world-wide. Published first in 2005, it is continuously being reprinted and is acclaimed the best guide from which to learn crochet.Pauline Turner was invested in the Hall of Fame 2018.

Enjoy the rhythm of the hook in comfort in the comfort of home or when out and about. OR Take a distance learning course (see International Diploma) Alternatively attend a one-day workshop (see Crochet events)


Crochet Finishing Techniques

Finishing Techniques for Crochet

A crochet book taking you past the 'How-to' steps and introduces you to modern, exciting professional methos of crochet. Ideal for those wanting to design innovatory crochet.


The Art of Tunisian Crochet

The Art of Tunisian Crochet

The Art of Tunisian Crochet includes, how-to, history, adding colour, projects, multiple stitch patterns for making into projects, adding Tunisian to other hard and soft crafts, and much more. It is a must have book on Tunisian written in clear, easy-to-follow text accompanied with illustrations


Appeal of Crochet book

Appeal of Crochet

An ideal book for those wishing to explore colour, texture and surface crochet. Contains wearable art patterns to stretch the imagination and the skills of a crochet worker.


Tunisian Crochet

A long crochet hook is required for this kind of work. The loops are picked up for a full row in one direction, and then removed on the return. Contents contain basic, textured and lacy Tunisian stitches; how to embroider on basic Tunisian simple stitch; professional finishing techniques, and patterns..


Crochet Looping Broomstick Hairpin Guide

Looping (broomstick & hairpin)

Broomstick is a form of working open crochet using a large knitting needle. Hairpin is another form of working lacy crochet with loops, using a prong or frame. This in-house publication focussing on techniques to give a professional finish with patterns for both styles of crochet being included


Crochet Buttons & Braids How to

Buttons & Braids

A revised A5 paperback containing a variety of patterns for crochet buttons and crochet braids. Buttons can be difficult to find in exactly the colour you need but can be made from the yarn used for either crochet, knitting or to embellish other crafts. Similarly, braids are ideal for adding a design touch to a basic pattern.


Crochet Patterns Guide

International Signs & Symbols

A new and revised book of International Signs & Symbols with additional signs and symbols for broomstick, Tunisian, hairpin and much more

Crochet Patterns Guide

Blooming Dozen

An A5 in-house book of patterns for flowers, their leaves, stems, buds etc for violet, iris, poppy, forget-me-not, daisy, daffodil, pansy, wild rose, carnation, buttercup, sweet pea, fuchsia. Black and white schetches may not show the beauty of the flowers but they remove the need to copy colour and enable you to select your own. Most importantly is the fact that the patterns really work.


Crochet Colour for Crafters

Colour for Crafters (this is not a technique book)

We are influenced by colour every day. This fascinating book looks at the powerful pulsations emitted by colours, each at a different rate of vibration, giving an awareness of why you love your craft. The information it contains helps you to realise how to use colour in your work so it is appreciated by others whilst giving you personal satisfaction. An ecellent support book when creating personalised and custom-made designs for others.

Perfect bound: £9.95
Spiral bound: £7.50


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