Category Archives: Crochet designers

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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The Crochet Awards for 2015

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Have you heard of “The Crochet Awards”? They used to be called the “Flamies” or the “Flaming Hook of Justice Awards”. They were started by Laurie Wheeler, the founder and fearless leader of The Crochet Liberation Front. Each year, many … 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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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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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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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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Irish Crochet Book Review & Giveaway

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I am thrilled to be taking part in Kathryn White’s blog tour for her new book, “The Go-To Book for Irish Crochet Motifs”! Kathryn (Kathy) is a good friend of mine and an extremely talented designer. She is an expert with … Continue reading

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Happenings at the CGOA Conference

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It’s been almost a month since my last blog post! Wow! Where does the time go? It’s been a busy month. Earlier this month, I attended the CGOA Chain Link Conference at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Charlotte/Concord, NC (from … Continue reading

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I’m Knitting (with 2 needles)!!!

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Okay, this is really part of my CGOA Conference information, but I think it’s important enough to deserve a separate blog post. If you know me well, you know that I don’t consider myself to be a knitter. You may … Continue reading

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March: National Crochet Month and Blog Tour

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                Where did February go? It’s almost March already! And that means National Crochet Month will be starting! Yahoo!!! Do you have plans to do anything “special” for National Crochet Month? I do! … Continue reading

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