Crochet Lace Guide: An Introduction to 7 Types of Crochet Lace | #Crochet #TipsTuesday

A few weeks ago, I shared four tips to keep you crocheting in the heat of summer, and today, I’m adding another: working with crochet lace. Summer is the perfect time to explore the many varieties of crochet lace. You can make stunning projects and learn new skills at the same time! In this post, … Read more

Vintage Needlecrafts Pick of the Week: Coats & Clark’s Book No. 208 Edgings

This post contains affiliate links.  This week’s pick: Coats & Clark’s Book No. 208 Edgings Source: Purchased from CountrynMore2 on Etsy. Publication date: 1971 Status: Out of print but available online. Condition: Edges are worn. Crafts: Crochet, knitting, and tatting. I’ve mentioned this booklet before on my blog.  I bought it when I was planning to learn hairpin lace while I was crocheting my … Read more

Vintage Needlecrafts Pick of the Week: The Harmony Guide to 100’s More Crochet Stitches

This week’s pick:The Harmony Guide to 100’s More Crochet Stitches (Harmony guides) Source: Lacis Museum of Lace and Textiles online store Publication date: 1992 Status: Out of print.  Available online with prices ranging from “reasonable” to “apply for a line of credit.” Condition: Very good Craft(s): Crochet and Tunisian crochet I previously reviewed this book as part of a compilation … Read more

Interview with Sharon Silverman, author of Crochet Scarves, with book review and giveaway

This post contains affiliate links. Today, I’m really excited to interview Sharon Silverman.  Sharon is a crochet designer, author, teacher, and now, TV crochet expert.  I was first introduced to her work through her book, Tunisian Crochet: The Look of Knitting with the Ease of Crocheting, and I’ve had the pleasure of taking a Tunisian … Read more

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 in the class at the … Read more

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