Designer Life

When Knitting Lace, Crochet Hooks are Your Friends

Okay, so you've read the title of this post, and you're probably thinking, as you look at this picture, that is not crochet! You would be right. This is not a crochet project. I am knitting a lace shawl. Maybe you know, and maybe you don't, that knitting lace is a tad complicated. All those yarn-overs and… Continue reading When Knitting Lace, Crochet Hooks are Your Friends

Yarn-craft Tools

Jimbo Crochet Hooks

Introducing my collection of Jimbo crochet hooks.  This is a complete set from F through K, including a size 7.  These are handmade by Jim Price of Washington state, who not only makes beautiful hooks, but is a really nice person!  He stands behind his work like no one I know.  The first hook I… Continue reading Jimbo Crochet Hooks