The book is called, Crochet Master Class: Lessons and Projects from Today’s Top Crocheters. It came in the mail last night from the publisher, and I was immediately drawn in. It’s a book you can sit down and read and enjoy, not just flip through looking at pattern pictures. When I went to find the link . . . → Read More: A new book that got my fingers itching for a hook: Crochet Master Class
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Last week on Twitter, author Neil Gaiman mused that there should be more holidays for giving away books. And because of the way things work on Twitter and the Interwebs, now there is. It’s called All Hallow’s Read, and the idea is–you give a scary book to someone you know to spread the . . . → Read More: All Hallow’s Read – Creepy Craft Book Giveaway
GRANNIES!!!!!!!!!! This is how Julie Holetz and I have felt lately talking about granny squares. Julie and I are working on a new project: A small book of granny square and granny inspired projects that will have you running for your hooks and your scraps of yarn.
What is it about grannies that . . . → Read More: Designing for Grannies, Pt. 1
May Day is just around the corner. It’s also Fair Use in Art and Craft Day. In honor of both, I’m giving away two copies of Get Hooked: Simple Steps to Crochet Cool Stuff by Kim Werker. It’s a fun beginning crochet book with big, clear photographic instructions and cute portable projects. It’s aimed at teen/tween . . . → Read More: A Book Giveaway for May Day
Selma came home from school in the middle of the day with a stomach ache. As she was convalescing, she re-discovered my stack of fiber-related children’s books. After reading Cashmere If You Can, she decided to write a review, and we thought it would be fun to share it with you. The following is . . . → Read More: Guest Blogger Selma with a Book Review
I got a bit of a late start today. My work continues on the teddy bear book–I’m completing a pair of swim trunks today (I hope), and earlier this morning one of my two guest designers, Robyn Chachula, mailed me her contribution. She’s posted a sneak peek on her blog. I can’t wait to see the . . . → Read More: Coffee Cake and Monday Catching Up