T eaching kids how to crochet can be a troubling time for both parent and child, as each struggles to communicate and a child often confused and frustrated by a new and strange endeavor. While an adult may have a strong desire to show a child how to crochet, to face the cold truth is that most among us do not possess the requisite training to become a teacher, regardless of our personal knowledge on a given subject. Luckily for the children involved there are a number of fantastic books available on how to crochet that are written by experts in the field and are created with the sole purpose of teaching children at the forefront. When these teaching tools are combined with the hands-on experience and input of a concerned adult most children possess the ability to master the art of crochet quickly and easily without issue.
Here is a brief look at some of the best crochet books on the market for kids:
Kids Crochet: Projects for Kids of All Ages (By Kelli Ronci) – This is a wonderful book for kids desiring to learn how to crochet complete with excellent illustrations and great information. “Projects for Kids of All Ages” is recommended for children between 4th and 8th grades and covers hooks, yarn types, stitches, borders, and rows with easily understood directions. The projects in this book include a tool pouch, pillow, critter cushion, patchwork poncho and more, making what can be a difficult topic an easy to grasp skill.
Kids Learn to Crochet (By Lucinda Guy) – An outstanding author in this area, Lucinda Guy uses lively illustrations and concise photographs to pass crochet knowledge to children in the 2nd to 4th grades. This fine book teaches children how to follow patterns, double crochet and includes an all-important section on how to correct mistakes made when crocheting. “Kids Learn to Crochet” offers a number of attractive projects each with a photograph and chart. In all, this is an excellent book by an extremely knowledgeable author that kids will love.
Way To Crochet! 20 Cool, Easy Projects for Kids of All Ages (By Sherri Haab) – This is an incredibly easy to understand crocheting book for kids that is intended for children between the ages of 4 to 8, but is useful to all children hoping to learn to crochet. This is an in-depth book with clear instructions and great photos that most every child can absorb immediately. Some of the amazing projects covered are rings, bracelets, purses and a pet blanket with many more ideas that your children will enjoy immensely.