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Easy Crochet book mark pattern with step by step pictures.

Its national read a book day and I thought to share my cute crochet book cover pattern with you all. Have you ever made a book cover? I remembered rapping my precious books growing up, in order to protect my precious books.

So, with crocheting being one of my favorite things, I feel its appropriate to make a book cover! This pattern in supper easy and you can customize it to fit any size of books. If you have kids or friends that loves to read, you should make them one or two. Do tag me with your makes from this crochet book cover pattern as I would love to see yours.

If you love this book cover, you might also love my book related crochet items below:

Free Book Mark pattern

Teachers Book Mark Pattern

Get the Pdf Pattern on Ravelry

The Bundle Consisting of both book mark and cover on Ravelry

Materials for this crochet book cover pattern.

Yarn

Knitcraft It’s Only Natural Light, DK Yarn, #3 light weight (100% Cotton, 115 yards/105m per 1.75 oz/50g Ball)

Ball in Peach = Main Color (MC)

Ball in Red = Contrasting Color (CC)

Estimated Yardage

120 yards of Main Color

20 yards of Contrasting Color

Hook and other materials

Size H/ (5 mm) Crochet Hook

Yarn needle

Gauge

20 sts over 18 rows = 10 mm/4” made in sc

Gauge is not important to this project.

Pattern Notes

Please kindly read through the pattern before starting.

Any yarn weight can be substituted, make your starting chains your desired size.

Chains at the beginning of Section counts as stitch.

Adjustments

1. Starting chain should be a good fit around your book.

2. Length: increase or decrease the repeats for a desired length of book.

Difficulty level – Intermediate

Terms – US Terminology

Stitch Abbreviations

Chains – chs

Single Crochet – sc

Double crochet – dc

Back Loop Only – BLO

Skip – sk

Repeat – rep

Finished Measurement

6” Base (length) by 13” Height

Petal = 3.5” across

Instructions

Section 1: Body

Round 1: With MC, chain 66, join with a sl st to beginning ch, ch 1, sc in each chain around, join with a sl st to first ch. 66 sc

Round 2: Ch 1, sc in each st around, join with a sl st to beginning ch. 66 sc

Round 3: Working in BLO, sc in each st around, place st marker in last st and move up with each round. 66 sc

Rounds 4 – 35: Rep Round 3.

You can work Row 3 till desired length.

Last round: Rep Round 3, sl st to first st to close the gap difference.  

Fasten off, sew in ends.

Free Crochet Book Cover Pattern with step by step pictures

Section 2 – Applique

Chains at the beginning of the rounds counts as a stitch

Round 1: With CC, in a magic ring, (or Ch 4, join with a sl st to first ch to form a ring), ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), 14 dc in to magic ring, join with a sl st to beginning ch. 15 dc

Round 2: Ch 3, dc in next st, *ch 5, dc in next 3 sts, rep from * to last st, ch 5, dc in last st, join with a sl st to top of ch 3. 5 ch sps, 15 dc

Round 3: Ch 3, sk first st, *in next chain space work (4 dc, ch 5, 4 dc in ch sp), sk next 3 sts, rep from * to end, join with a sl st to top of ch 3. 5 ch sps, 40 dc

Fasten Off.

Weave in ends.

Finishing

Sew the 5 sides of the applique on to the Book cover made in Section 1.