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I’m very excited to announce two winners today!


crochet wraps every which way

The winner of Crochet Wraps Every Which Way: 18 Original Patterns in 6 Techniques, courtesy of Stackpole Books, is…

Carmen from A Simple Homestead 

You can find my interview with author Tammy Hildebrand here, and my review of the book on the CGOA blog here.


Cascade 220 MKAL prize

The winner of 3 skeins of Cascade 220 Superwash in 817 Aran, courtesy of Cascade Yarns, is…

StampinLibraryGrl on Ravelry

This was the January giveaway for the 2014 Sampler Mystery Knit-A-Long.  You can read more about the MKAL here, and download the pattern here.  We’re only a few clues in but you can join at any time!  Instructions for entering the February giveaway, sponsored by Sarah Kincheloe, are posted in the latest pattern update.


Thanks to everyone who entered both giveaways, and congratulations to the winners!

Winner: Curvy Girl Crochet

Curvy Girl Crochet

Thank you to everyone who entered the giveaway for Curvy Girl Crochet: 25 Patterns that Fit and Flatter by Mary Beth Temple, courtesy of Taunton.  You can check out my review of the book here.

According to Random.org, the winner of the giveaway is number 9…


Cindy says,

I’m still working on my first crochet garment and so far it seems that it will fit. I would love this book to help me crochet more clothes that fit well.

When you get a moment, do check out Cindy’s blog, Bird Brains and Dog Tales.  She has a great tutorial for making a modern jeans skirt here. Congratulations Cindy, and thank you to everyone who entered!

And don’t forget to enter my current giveaway, for Crochet Wraps Every Which Way, by Sunday, January 26 here.

Winners: Giant Crochet Giveaway!

We need a lot of drumrolls today to announce all seven winners of the Giant Crochet Giveaway!  According to Random.org…

The winner of Rowan’s Learn to Crochet Sampler Afghan (reviewed here) by Laurinda Reddig is # 1,

Rowan Learn to Crochet Sampler Afghan



The winner of Crochet-opedia: The Only Crochet Reference You’ll Ever Need by Julie Oparka is #2,


Melody J!


The winner of 100 Lace Flowers to Crochet: A Beautiful Collection of Decorative Floral and Leaf Patterns for Thread Crochet by Caitlin Sainio is #3,

100 lace flowers to crochet



The winner of Fashion Crochet: 30 Crochet Projects Inspired by the Runwayby Claire Montgomerie is #1,

Fashion Crochet


Full disclosure: All book giveaway items are gently used, like new review copies provided by the respective publishers.


The winner of 2 skeins of Cascade 220 Superwash in the buttery Banana Cream colorway from my personal stash is #15,

Cascade 220 front



The winner of this set of 12 bamboo crochet hooks in sizes from 3 mm to 10 mm from my Etsy shop is #21,

bamboo crochet hooks



And, finally, the winner of this set of 5 specialized crochet hooks from my Etsy shop that you can use for “regular” crochet, Tunisian/afghan crochet, and knitting with a crochet hook is # 3,

Knooking hooks set with cords

Sheila of Sheila O’Keefe Designs

Sheila’s a very lucky lady, apparently.



Thanks to everyone who entered and spread the word about the giveaways, and congratulations to the winners!

Winner: Fleurs et L’eau – Printemps/Ete 2013 pattern collection

Fleurs et L'eau cardigans Voie de Vie

According to Random.org, the winner of the Fleurs et L’eau – Printemps/Ete 2013 pattern collection, courtesy of Denise at Voie de Vie, is number 1…


MJ’s favorite pattern is the Two If By Sticks Cardi (pictured above at right).

Congratulations, MJ, and thanks to everyone who entered!

Rectangular Sampler Blanket CAL Wrap Up and Winner!

The Rectangular Sampler Blanket CAL wrapped up last Friday, and I’m excited to share these great blankets with you.

Rectangular Sampler Blanket g120luvs2crochet

Baby Boy Rectangular Sampler Blanket by g120luvs2crochet

Rectangular Sampler Blanket jaye-yarns

Sand ‘n’ Sea Sampler Blanket by jaye-yarns

Rectangular Sampler Blanket Marie W in MI

Marie W. in MI’s version (submitted via email)

Rectangular Sampler Blanket ss9904

ss9904‘s version (along with an adoring fan)

There are two other versions that aren’t in the drawing for the prizes (Everything the Internet Didn’t Teach You About Crochet by Jean Leinhauser and Rita Weiss and Crochet Stitch Guide by Jean Leinhauser and Mary Ann Frits, courtesy of Leisure Arts).

Rectangular Sampler Blanket Phyllis G

Phyllis G. shared a picture of her version on Facebook before the CAL began…

Rectangular Sampler Blanket yarnpumpkin

while yarnpumpkin shared her first Double Trouble – Blankets for Twins project during the CAL.

Since yarmpumpkin won the prize in the last CAL, she was kind enough to bow out of the competition for this round.

(Drumroll, please.)
(Drumroll, please.)

According to Random.org, the winner is number 2, g120luvs2crochet!  Congratulations to G in Virginia and thanks to everyone who participated in the CAL!

Winner: Knitting with Icelandic Wool

knitting with icelandic wool

According to Random.org, the winner of Knitting with Icelandic Wool by Védís Jónsdóttir, courtesy of St. Martin’s Griffin is number 24…

Evelyn from Project: Stash!

I happen to be a big fan of her blog, so check it out if you don’t already read it!  Congratulations to Evelyn, and thanks to everyone who entered.

FO Friday: Pineapples for Everyone Shawl & CAL winners

It’s been three months since I last participated in FO Friday, and it is great to be back!  This FO is actually quite a few weeks old, but I haven’t shared these pictures yet on my blog.

This is my second version of my Pineapples for Everyone Shawl pattern.  I made it during the crochet-along back in February and March.

Pineapples for Everyone striped

Once again, I must credit MC with taking beautiful pictures.  These were taken on a Sunday afternoon, when we took a stroll outside of the Ziegfield Theater.

Pineapples for everyone striped 3

I used Galler Yarns Inca Eco in Denim and Raspberry.  I had a lot of fun making this striped version.  I like the contrast between the two colors.

And there were many other really great versions made during the CAL!  These fourteen were completed during the CAL and entered into the giveaway.


Blacky67‘s Glamorous Pineapples

yarnpumpkin pineapples for everyone shawl

yarnpumpkin‘s Pineapples for Everyone Shawl

yarnpumpkin Pineapples for Everyone

yarnpumpkin‘s Pineapples for Everyone Shawl

vibeskat purple pineapples shawl

vibeskat‘s Purple Pineapples Shawl

donnaknitsdolls pineapples for everyone 5 for 13

donnaknitsdolls‘s Pineapples for Everyone 5 for 13

ramhist pineapples for everyone

ramhist‘s Pineapples for Everyone

izybit pineapples for everyone shawl cal

izybit‘s Pineapples for Everyone Shawl CAL

bjclark63 pineapples for everyone shawl

bjclark63‘s Pineapples for Everyone Shawl


abhall76‘s Pineapples for Everyone Shawl


jaye-yarns‘s Pineapple Blues


shhshh‘s Pineapples for Everyone CAL


cherublace‘s Pineapples for Everyone

Adele from South Africa

Adele from South Africa’s version

Aria Swiftwind

Aria’s version

It’s great to see the different versions and how the choice of yarn, or the degree to which you block the edges, or the number of repeats can create so many looks.

Without further ado, according to Random.org, the winner of the CAL giveaway is #3…

Nancy L. Drew, also known as yarnpumpkin from Stitchin’ and Stuff!

She is the winner of several skeins of yarn, courtesy of Galler Yarns, and crochet hooks courtesy of Skacel Collection!  Thanks to everyone who participated.  I will be announcing the next crochet-a-long soon.

For more finished objects, visit Tami’s Amis!

NatCroMo13 Weeks 3 & 4 Giveaway Winners!

Thanks to everyone who entered and spread the word about these giveaways.  According to Random.org, the winners are…

Denise 2 Go prize

# 57, Phyllis, wins the Denise2Go for Crochet kit!

Granny Squares

#16, Hannah at Boots and Feet, wins Granny Squares!

Laurel Hill prize pack

#11, Carolyn, wins the Laurel Hill exotic wood crochet hooks!

new tunisian crochet

And # 16, DaCraftyLady at Crochetoholic’s Crochet Place, wins The New Tunisian Crochet!

Congratulations to the winners, and thanks again to everyone who entered.  (And there’s still one more giveaway going on through Saturday here.)

NatCroMo13 Week 2 Giveaway Winners!

Thanks to everyone who entered and spread the word about my giveaways a few weeks ago.  According to Random.org, the winners are…

Kelly from Hokie Thoughts

Susan Bates Bamboo prizes

Kelly commented that she’s frantically crocheting for her niece, who is on the way, so hopefully these hooks help!


short row tunisian fashion

Sandee mentioned she knows how to do Tunisian crochet, but didn’t have any patterns.  This book will definitely inspire her to make some great projects.

If you missed out on either giveaway, there are plenty more coming this month.  If you’d like to check out my review of Susan Bates Bamboo Handle Crochet Hooks, courtesy of Susan Bates, click here.  For my review of Short Row Tunisian Fashion by Kim Guzman, courtesy of Leisure Arts, click here.  Thanks for entering!