Interview: Dora Ohrenstein, Crochet Designer and Author

This post contains affiliate links. Today’s interview is with fellow New Yorker, Dora Ohrenstein.  Dora is the publisher of the Crochet Insider ezine; a designer whose work has appeared in Crochet!, Crochet Today!, Crochet World, Interweave Crochet, and Vogue Knitting Crochet, among other publications; the author of Creating Crochet Fabric, Custom Crocheted Sweaters (reviewed here), and … Read more

2012 Year in Review: Book Reviews

One of my favorite bloggy things to do is review craft books.  With so many books out there, it can be tough to pick out new ones for your collection.  Today I’m sharing a roundup of my 2012 crafty book reviews, just in case you are expecting to go book shopping with any extra holiday … Read more

Book review: Custom Crocheted Sweaters

This post contains affiliate links. I recently received a review copy of Custom Crocheted Sweaters: Make Garments that Really Fit by Dora Ohrenstein, of Crochet Insider fame, from the nice people at Lark Crafts. Like most crocheters, I’ve been waiting a long time for a book like this.  Although I personally have little interest in actually making … Read more

Knitting design books, and week of giveaways, day 5

This post contains affiliate links. I’m sure my readers who primarily knit have been asking themselves, “When is our giveaway coming?”  So today’s post is dedicated to all you knitters out there! One of the reasons I retaught myself to knit was to take advantage of the many great books available to knitters on clothing … Read more

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