Category Archives: Crochet book

Celtic Cable Crochet Book Review

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Have you tried any textured crochet stitches before? You know, like a front post double crochet (FPdc), back post double crochet (BPdc) and similar stitches? I love the texture that can be created using these textural stitches! I’ve been using … Continue reading

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Top-Down Crochet Sweaters book review

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Who doesn’t like a new crochet book? Certainly not me, since I’m a pattern junkie (aka: lover)!!!   I’d like to tell you about a fabulous crochet book that I got at the end of September, just before taking a … Continue reading

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Book Review & Giveaway: Fair Isle Tunisian Crochet

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Do you love Tunisian Crochet? Have you ever tried it? It’s a really fun crochet technique! I’ve been doing Tunisian Crochet for many years now and I always enjoy the rhythm of working the stitches on and off the hook! … Continue reading

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Contemporary Celtic Crochet

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What do you like most about crochet? Are you someone who loves the textures that you can make in crochet with a solid color of yarn? I definitely do! One of the crochet techniques that uses a lot of crochet … Continue reading

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Crocheted Cowls and Rugs Patterns

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A few months ago, I got 2 new crochet leaflets: “Quick & Easy Crochet Cowls” by Stitches ‘n Stuff (Sue Childress & Frances Hughes) and “Cute Crochet Rugs for Kids” by Tara Cousins, both by Annie’s. I’ve made some crocheted … Continue reading

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Interview with Kristi Simpson: her new book, “Mommy & Me Crocheted Hats”

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I recently met a crochet designer through the internet. Her name is Kristi Simpson and she’s a very talented crochet designer. She has a website and an Etsy shop. To celebrate the release of her new book, “Mommy & Me Crocheted … Continue reading

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New Doily Book Review

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You may ask: What is a doily? And how do you pronounce it? Well, it’s pronounced “doy lee” or “doi´lē” (definitely NOT dolly!). Think of it this way: “doy” rhymes with “toy” and “Lee” is a man’s name. According to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tunisian Crochet Baby Blankets by Sharon Silverman

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There are so many wonderful crochet techniques that I enjoy and Tunisian Crochet is one of them. It’s a technique that yields a wonderful fabric that is similar to knitting. With Tunisian Crochet, you add loops to the hook and … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

I’m pleased to announce the winner of Kathryn White’s book, “The Go-To Book for Irish Crochet Motifs”. Congratulations to Kathylovescrochet! You’re the big winner. I’ll e-mail you today to arrange to send your autographed copy of the book this week. Thank you … Continue reading

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Book Review: Crochet Wraps Every Which Way by Tammy Hildebrand

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I’m honored to review the first crochet book done by my good friend, Tammy Hildebrand today. Tammy’s name and crochet designs have been gracing the pages of crochet magazines and books for many years, but this is Tammy’s first book … Continue reading

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