Vintage Needlecrafts Pick of the Week: Fashion Crochet by Caroline Horne

This post contains affiliate links. This week’s pick: Fashion Crochet by Caroline Horne Source: Inherited from my grandmother‘s collection Publication date: 1970 Status: Out of print.  Available online with prices ranging from “reasonable” to “apply for a line of credit.” Condition: Damaged dust jacket, but otherwise in very good condition Craft: Crochet This is an awesome little… View Post

Vintage Needlecrafts Pick of the Week: The Complete Book of Knitting by Barbara Abbey

This post contains affiliate links. This week’s pick: The Complete Book of Knitting by Barbara Abbey Source: My mom’s collection Publication date: 1971 Status: Re-released as a Dover book in 2012 Condition: Missing dust jacket, but otherwise in very good condition Craft: Knitting I haven’t had the chance to explore this book as much as some of… View Post

Crochet Pattern: Temperature Scarf

Updated: For more information, read How To Plan a Year-Long Crochet Temperature Project. Apparently, Honey Nutbrown‘s whole temperature scarf concept has really taken off.  Even Bernat, one of the larger North American yarn companies, has jumped on board with a year long KAL/CAL. This post contains affiliate links.   I’ve… View Post

Interview with Kim Guzman, a.k.a. CrochetKim

I am so incredibly pleased to share an interview with Kim Guzman today.  As a lover of Tunisian crochet and a member of the very active Yahoo group that she co-moderates with Angela “ARNie” Grabowski, tunisiancrochet, I’ve been a big fan of Kim’s work for years.  (Kim also does a lot of “regular”… View Post

Hooking at Vogue Knitting Live

This morning I dragged myself out of bed for day two of Vogue Knitting Live.  I don’t know if it was because of the cold weather yesterday or all the excitement from the event, but I was extra sleepy this morning.  I decided to wear the Irish rose choker I… View Post