Here are some of the books and websites that I've found to be worth investing my time and energy into.

Crochet Books:
  • Crochet Stitches VISUAL Encyclopedia (Teach Yourself VISUALLY Consumer)
  • Super Stitches Crochet: Essential Techniques Plus a Dictionary of more than 180 Stitch Patterns
  • Crochet Adorned: Reinvent Your Wardrobe with Crocheted Accents, Embellishments, and Trims
  • Twinkie Chan's Crochet Goodies for Fashion Foodies: 20 Yummy Treats to Wear
  • Go Crochet! Afghan Design Workshop: 50 Motifs, 10 Projects, 1 of a Kind Results
  • Creepy Cute Crochet
  • Amigurumi World: Seriously Cute Crochet
  • Little Crochet: Modern Designs for Babies and Toddlers
Sewing Books:

  • The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook
  • The Colette Sewing Handbook: Inspired Styles and Classic Techniques for the New Seamstress
  • Couture Sewing Techniques

Craft Yarn Council

Lion Brand


Sublime Stitching