Vintage Needlecrafts Pick of the Week: The Crochet Sweater Book by Sylvia Cosh

This post contains affiliate links. This week’s pick: The Crochet Sweater Book: Over 30 original designer patterns by Sylvia Cosh. Source: PaperbackSwap.com. Publication date: 1987. Status: Out-of-print but widely available online. Condition: Very good with protective library-type plastic cover. Craft: Crochet. The Crochet Sweater Book is the first true crochet fashion design… View Post

Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class – Year one finale in Bruges lace

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 am having great fun with Bruges lace, which I’m learning from the master herself, Tatyana Mirer, in a three-week class at Knit-A-Way.  I’m the only person… View Post

Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class – Bullion stitch blocks, week 4, and more

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. After weeks of ignoring my bullion stitch blocks, I finished one up on Friday. Originally, my plan was to donate several bullion stitch blocks to Heartmade Blessings… View Post

Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class – Intermeshing detour

 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. Last week, I talked about exploring other crochet techniques which were not included in  Crochet Master Class: Lessons and Projects from Today’s Top Crocheters, and the general consensus… View Post

Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class – Freeform Knitting and Crochet with Margaret Hubert

This post contains affiliate links. This post is part of my Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class series.  You can find my other posts in this series here. Two weeks ago, I spent my Sunday at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio as part of their Crochet Masters weekend.  After taking the… View Post