Mollie Makes Gift Guide: 50 Top Books, Part 1

Though so much has moved online in the world of crafty inspiration, there will always be a special place in every creative’s heart for a beautifully produced magazine or book. If you’re stuck for a gift (or want to hint for yourself), these are our faves, divided into ten crafty disciplines for your shopping ease. Today, the first 25.

1. 100 Flowers to Knit and Crochet by Lesley Stanfield 2. The Gentle Art of Knitting by Jane Brocket 3. The Knitted Home by Sian Brown 4. Best in Show: Knit Your Own Cat by Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne 5. 55 Christmas Balls to Knit by Arne and Carlos

1. My Heart Wanders by Pia Jane Bijkerk 2. The Suitcase Series Vol. 2 by Dottie Angel 3. Open Studios with… by Lotta Jansdotter 4. Meet Me At Mikes by Pip Lincolne 5. Print & Pattern 2 by Bowie Style

1. 1,2,3 Sew by Ellen Luckett Baker 2. Tilda’s Studio by Tone Finnanger 3. The Liberty Book of Home Sewing by Liberty 4. Love Stitching by Jan Constantine 5. Embroidery Companion by Alicia Paulson

1. Decorate by Holly Becker, Joanna Copestick 2. ETCETERA etc by Sibella Court 3. Handmade Home by Mark & Sally Bailey 4. A Space of my Own by Caroline Clifton-Mogg 5. Design*Sponge at Home by Grace Bonney

1. The Vintage/Modern Home by Katherine Sorrell 2. The Handmade Home by Amanda Blake Soule 3. Sweetwater’s Simple Home by Lisa Burnett, Karla Eisnach, Susan Kendrick 4. Found, Flea and Free by Tereasa Surratt 5. Crafting a Meaningful Home by Meg Mateo Ilasco