Book Review - Quick Crochet for the Home

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Title: Quick Crochet for the Home
Author: Tamara Kelly
MSRP: $22.99 USD

Book review by Pia Thadani - Stitches'N'Scraps

Tamara Kelly is the blogger/designer behind Moogly, which is one of the first crochet blogs I ever read. Her tutorials introduced me to a whole new world of stitches and techniques I had never heard of, and her patterns are always fun and unique. So you can imagine my excitement when I found out that she has written her first book, and I get to review it for you!

Quick Crochet for the Home

There are 20 beautiful patterns in this book, featuring bold, geometric styles, rich textures, and a contemporary color palette. I was very happy to see that most of the patterns do include charts. It's so much easier to visualize what you're making when you can actually see it in a diagram. The patterns are organized by room, but honestly many of them are versatile enough to use all over the house.

Chef's Best Rug - Quick Crochet for the Home

I was particularly impressed by the Modern Tile Placemats. It's such a simple and clean design, but the unique shape really dresses up the table. I like the use of solid colors with sharply contrasting trim too. Best of all, this looks really easy and quick to make!

Modern Tile Placemat

My favorite of the whole book though, has to be the Smart as a Fox Bookends. What an adorable way to display books, particularly in a kids room! I think this would be a fantastic baby shower gift as well. 

Smart as a Fox Bookends

In fact, most of these patterns would make great gifts! This book is a great resource for housewarmings, baby showers, weddings, and hostess gifts. Since they work up quickly, it's good for last minute gifting needs too. 

Spa Jar Covers - Quick Crochet for the Home

Enter to win your own copy of Quick Crochet for the Home! This prize is generously provided by the publisher, Interweave. To be eligible, you must be 18 years of age or older, with a valid shipping address and phone number. The winner will be contacted by email, and must reply to that email and provide the shipping address and phone number within 1 week in order to receive the prize. If the winner does not reply within 1 week, a new winner will be selected.

The giveaway ends on July 21st. Hurry and enter below! 

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Disclaimer: A free review copy of Quick Crochet for the Home was provided by Interweave. Although I accept free products for review, I do not accept additional compensation, nor do I guarantee a positive review.  My reviews are based entirely on my honest opinions. All images of copyrighted material are used with permission.


  1. Thank you for the opportunity! What lovely items!!

  2. Looks like a great book with a lot of good projects

  3. I love Tamara & her creative designs on her Moogly blog!

  4. Love Moogly. Thanks for the chance to win her book!

  5. I would love to win this awesome book!👍🏼

  6. This book looks absolutely amazing! I love all of your work!

  7. this event..thank you so much!!!

  8. Looks like a great book. Thank you for giving crocheters a chance to win one. Janet

  9. I agree, those bookends are super cute! Thanks for the contest!

  10. Looks awesome. I would love to win, so I can fill my boyfriend's home with hand made items to bring some character to the place!


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