#Crochet #TipsTuesday: 5 Tips for Embracing Color in Your Crochet (or Knitting)

Early last week, Kathryn from Crochet Concupiscence asked “What is your crochet word of the year?” The one that instantly came to mind for me was color! This post contains affiliate links. Some crocheters enjoy working with a limited color palette and have no interest in exploring different colors while others have an almost paralyzing … Read more

Conceptual startitis, or Am I Crazy?

It’s usually when I have obligatory projects with looming deadlines that I suddenly have the urge to begin new projects.  My current case of startitis revolves around two projects for me: a pair of socks and a conceptual knitting project, my 2013 Crocheted Temperature Scarf. The backstory: While procrastinating on Sunday night, I came across the … Read more

Interview with Nicky Epstein, book review, and giveaway

This post contains affiliate links. I’m really excited to share an interview with Nicky Epstein today.  Nicky is a knit and crochet designer, bestselling author, and teacher.  A few months ago, I received a review copy of one of her books (which I won’t name… yet) and thought it was  “just a knitting book.”  After reading … Read more

Book Reviews and Giveaways: Color knitting roundup

This post contains affiliate links. I recently received several books focused on color knitting techniques from publishers for review.  Each book is great in its own way, but all three take very different approaches.  I’ll start with a short review of each book, and then I’ll talk about how they compare to each other.  And … Read more

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