05 January 2023


BC Paperback

190x246 mm



160 pages

Search Press

Colour Crochet Unlocked

by Jane Howorth & Dawn Curran

This indispensable book is your go-to guide to colour crochet.

It's packed with inspiration, including a comprehensive guide to choosing and using colour, a collection of 40 vibrant colour stitch patterns, a guide to Intarsia, Mosaic, Fair Isle and tapestry crochet, the authors' own innovative 'smart' charting method, shared here for the first time, PLUS 10 wonderful crochet projects.

The book will take readers step by step through the stitch patterns and techniques using photos, charts and accessible text. Helpful hints and tips are given throughout the book. 

The 10 stunning projects include a bag, hat, blankets, mittens and baskets, which will give readers the opportunity to practice their newly-acquired skills.

Book Contents

Introduction 6
Getting started 8
Getting the basics right 10
Reading a crochet chart 14
Abbreviations 17
Handling multiple yarn strands 18
How to change colour 20
Working with colour 21
Colour theory 22
Stitches in colour 32
Colour changes 94
Mosaic crochet 96
Tapestry crochet 104
Fair Isle crochet 108
Intarsia crochet 112
Smart Charting 114

Bobble hat 120
Buchanan table runner 124
Moseying on down scarf 128
Tweedy shopper 132
Forth Bridge blanket 136
Hera blanket 140
Trinity baskets 144
Zahra hat 148
Zahra mittens 152
Intarsia love pillow 156
Chart paper 160

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