Do you love to read? Do you love to crochet? You’re not alone! There are plenty of book lovers like you who always have a crochet project or two on hand. And the best part is that they’re sharing patterns online. From character amigurumi dolls to bookish blankets, there’s something for every bookworm. Check out this list of our favorite crochet patterns inspired by the books you love.
1. Jane Austen Amigurumi
Do you own every Jane Austen novel and a fair amount of Austen-inspired fiction? Give your bookshelf or desk a touch of regency refinement with one of these adorable amigurumi dolls, designed to look like the author herself.
2. Harry Potter Patterns
There are too many fabulous Harry Potter patterns to choose just one. Find out what house you are by whipping up your very own sorting hat, play quidditch with a homemade golden snitch, or stay warm this winter with a Gryffindor house scarf.
3. The Hobbit Amigurumi
A collection of cute, miniature characters from The Hobbit is the perfect addition to your fantasy paraphernalia. No set would be complete without Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, of course, but this Gollum is pretty cute, too.
4. Sherlock Holmes Deerstalker Hat
If you’ve already read Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s complete works and you still need something to do while you wait for the next episode of Sherlock. Keep yourself busy by crocheting a Holmes’ style deerstalker hat. You know you want one…
5. Cthulhu Octopus Hat
Horror fiction and crocheting? Sure, why not? There are actually a surprising number of H.P. Lovecraft inspired patterns out there, but this Cthulhu octopus hat was my personal favorite. Check it out if you’re looking for a creepy, book-inspired Halloween costume. Or if you just want to warm up your face with some woolly tentacles.
6. Winter is Coming Blanket
7. Dr. Seuss Hats
If you have fond memories of The Cat in the Hat, check out these Dr. Seuss inspired hats. The pattern includes sizing from infants all the way up to adults, so you could make one for the whole family if you wanted!
8. Alice in Wonderland Bookmark
Do you shun bending down the corner of a page to mark your place? Then this whimsical Alice in Wonderland inspired bookmark is perfect! Complete with a teacup of her own, Alice is ready to accompany you on your next literary adventure.
9. Where the Wild Things Are Amigurumi
Whether you are looking for the perfect gift for a child in your life or have fond memories of this classic picture book yourself, you will love this amigurumi monster from Where the Wild Things Are. He’s too fuzzy and loveable to resist!
10. Goodnight Moon Blanket
Another throwback to your childhood, this adorable blanket pattern is right out of the pages of Goodnight Moon. It would be a fun addition to any nursery, although we won’t blame you if you keep it for your own reading nook.
What is your favorite literary crochet pattern?
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