#Crochet #TipsTuesday: Take Your Crochet Skills Up a Notch with These Seven Tutorials

As this year’s celebration of (Inter)National Crochet Month starts winding down, I reached out to several other crochet designers to ask what skills and techniques were most helpful to them in building their crochet skills. I got back some great answers that I’m sharing with you today. These tutorials and… View Post

Interview with Virginia Scholomiti from Yellowfarm

While at Vogue Knitting Live in January, I was introduced to a local, New York State Capital region yarn vendor, Yellowfarm.  The Yellowfarm booth had an interesting display featuring “long locks” art yarns.  The display really highlighted the beautiful fiber from Yellowfarm’s longwool Wensleydale and Teeswater sheep. Today, I’m interviewing Virginia Scholomiti… View Post

Vintage Needlecrafts Pick of the Week: Crochet Workshop by James Walters

This post contains affiliate links. This week’s pick: Crochet Workshop by James Walters. Source:  Amazon.com Publication date: 1983 reprint of a 1979 publication. Status: Out of print, but available online (sometimes, for exorbitant prices)  Update: Thanks to PlanetJune for letting me know that Crochet Workshop will be republished by Dover next year.  You can order it… View Post

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