Crochet and Knitting Book Reviews, Crochet for women, crochet patterns, Shawls and wraps, Uncategorized

Crochet Book Review: Interweave Presents Classic Crochet Shawls

(C) 2017 Interweave/F+W Media Photo by Joe Hancock Today it is my pleasure to review a crochet pattern book for you! This is a book of crochet shawls that have been previously published in Interweave Crochet. I am very excited to have a pattern in this book! While I've been in magazines many times, this… Continue reading Crochet Book Review: Interweave Presents Classic Crochet Shawls

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Crochet and Knitting Book Reviews, crochet patterns, Uncategorized

Book Review: Every Which Way Crochet Borders

A whole book of crochet borders! Today I have a book review for you. This is Every Which Way Crochet Borders by Edie Eckman. I was sent this book by Storey Publishing (thank you!), in hopes that I would write a favorable review, but I never say what I don't mean, so no worries there. You… Continue reading Book Review: Every Which Way Crochet Borders

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Book Review: Top-Down Crochet Sweaters

Top-Down Crochet Sweaters © 2016 by Dora Ohrenstein. Photography © Melinda DiMauro. Used with permission by Storey Publishing. Today I am happy to review for you, Top-Down Crochet Sweaters, by Dora Ohrenstein. So let's begin with the question, why make a top-down sweater? Why is that better than making a sweater bottom-up? From Dora's Introduction in the… Continue reading Book Review: Top-Down Crochet Sweaters

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Book Review: Crochet to Calm

(C) Interweave/F+W Media A month or so ago, I was sent Crochet to Calm by Interweave. I was rather surprised to receive it, as I was not expecting it. It's a really nice book! The projects are on trend, but oh-so-easy. All of these are simple patterns that make nice TV-watching or conversation-having projects.  You can… Continue reading Book Review: Crochet to Calm

Crochet and Knitting Book Reviews, Crochet for women, crochet patterns, Tops & Sweaters, Uncategorized

Book Review: Continuous Crochet

(C) Interweave Press Crochet pattern book by Kristin Omdahl Today I'm here to review a new crochet title for you dear readers. This is Continuous Crochet by designer Kristin Omdahl. The lovely thing about all of the projects in this book is that there is very little finishing involved. From Kristin's introduction: "This collection is dedicated to… Continue reading Book Review: Continuous Crochet