Book Review and Giveaway: 60 More Quick Knits

This post contains affiliate links. Today I’m reviewing 60 More Quick Knits.  Sixth & Spring Books sent me a review copy and with all the stress around holiday crafting, it seemed very timely.  I’ll also be hosting a giveaway for my review copy, so read on for details! Book Review 60 More Quick Knits: 20 … Read more

Book reviews: New knitting stitch guides and giveaway

This post contains affiliate links. I have two new knitting stitch guides to review today: the Vogue Knitting Stitchionary Volume Six: Edgings from Sixth & Spring Books and Knitting Stitches VISUAL Encyclopedia by Sharon Turner.  I think it is fairly obvious that I’m a crochet stitch guide junkie.  (Evidence: my reviews of 20+ stitch guides here and … Read more

Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class – Filet sachets

(This post is part of my Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class: Lessons and Projects from Today’s Top Crocheters series. Click here and here for my  previous posts about the filet crochet chapter.) As much as working with thread and tiny hooks makes me want to hide under the blankets, a series of events last week … Read more

Blanket retrospective

This post contains affiliate links. Barbara at Made in K-Town is hosting one of her awesome link parties, and this month the theme is crocheted blankets.  I was inspired to share some the blankets I made before I was blogging. Way back in May, I posted about the project journal I used to use for … Read more

Book Review: Crochet Stitches Visual Encyclopedia

This post contains affiliate links. I was very excited when I received my review copy of Crochet Stitches VISUAL Encyclopedia: 300 Stitch Patterns, Edgings, and More by Robyn Chachula from Wiley. Robyn is a structural engineer by training and is known for using stitch symbols with her designs.  I’m a stitch guide junkie (see my … Read more

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