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Arts & Crafts Books and Resources

This guide is intended to help you find books and other materials to assist your creative inspiration! It was also created with the beginner in mind and we have highlighted many beginner books and matched various crafts with Creativebug classes. Creativeb


It can be overwhelming to know where to start with knitting - circular needles, double pointed needles, cable needles...oh my! Get started with How to Knit: Essential Skills for Getting Started on Creativebug!


Learn the basics of crochet with hook-and-needle expert, Carla Scott. In Part 1, Carla will teach you everything you need to know to get started, from fundamental stitches to the importance of understanding gauge. Then, in Part 2, Carla will walk you through more advanced techniques, like changing colors and decreasing and increasing. You’ll even learn how to read basic crochet patterns, so you can take these skills and follow any beginner pattern you like. These techniques are all endorsed and used by the Craft Yarn Council to educate new crocheters, making it a great course for newbies or anyone who needs a refresher.