Book review and giveaway: Knitting with the Color Guys

This post contains affiliate links. Today I’m reviewing Knitting with The Color Guys: Inspiration, Ideas, and Projects from the Kaffe Fassett Studio by Kaffe Fassett and Brandon Mably.  I also be giving away my review copy, courtesy of Sixth & Spring Books. I first became aware of Kaffe Fassett when I was… View Post

Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class – Bullion stitch blocks, week 2

This post contains affiliate links. This post is part of my Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class series. You can read the other posts in this series here. I was under the weather this week, and I’m taking the Craft Yarn Council Certified Instructor’s Program in Knitting this weekend (14 hours of… View Post

Interview with Sandie Petit, founder of Crochet Cabana

This post contains affiliate links. In the early 2000s, when I first learned to read crochet patterns, there weren’t many good crochet websites.  One that I would visit time and again for help understanding a new technique was Crochet Cabana.  Even now, as a crochet teacher I often refer beginners… View Post

Interview with Fiona McDonald, author of Gothic Knits with book review and giveaway

This post contains affiliate links. I’m delighted to interview Fiona McDonald today.  I’ll also be reviewing her new book, Gothic Knits, and hosting a giveaway of my review copy, courtesy of Search Press. Fiona McDonald was trained as an artist and is known for her oil-painted, needle-sculpted, life-sized cloth figures, as… View Post

Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class – Bullion stitch blocks, week 1

This post contains affiliate links. This post is part of my Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class series. You can read the other posts in this series here. With my woven crochet clutch finished, I was ready to embark on a new chapter in Crochet Master Class.  I had the… View Post