Granny square book review roundup

This post contains affiliate links. Ever since I first learned to crochet granny squares, I’ve loved them.  The “official” granny square pattern was originally published in 1890 by Weldon and Company in London.  Then, as now, the granny square was a great way to use up scrap yarn.  The pattern has basically been continuously in … Read more

Crochet Pattern: Twisted Crocodile Stitch Keyhole Scarf

I am pleased to share another free pattern in collaboration with Galler Yarns! I actually finished this keyhole scarf around Thanksgiving, but have been waiting to release the pattern before sharing pictures.  (I took these pictures in Central Park on the same day as my Chubby Sheep free pattern photos, so you may see some … Read more

Book Review: Teach a Group of Kids to Crochet

This post contains affiliate links. A few weeks ago, I taught my first crochet class for a group of kids (as part of a series of classes) through the Queens Library.  I’ve taught crochet classes with kids and adults combined before, and I’ve also taught one-on-one lessons for kids.  In preparation for the class, I … Read more

Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class – Entrelac

This post contains affiliate links. This post is part of my Crochet Master Class series.  Click here to read other posts in this series. Two weeks ago, I posted a poll because I wasn’t feeling motivated to continue my Crochet Master Class explorations with holiday crafting and design deadlines looming.  Thanks to you kind readers, … Read more

Crocheted Softies Blog Tour, Day 6

This post contains affiliate links. I’m stoked to be part of Stacey Trock’s blog tour for Crocheted Softies: 18 Adorable Animals from around the World today.  I am interviewing Stacey, reviewing her new book, and hosting a giveaway for a signed copy of the book, courtesy of Martingale & Company, so read on for more details! … Read more

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