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

Two book reviews on the Crochet Guild of America blog!

This post contains affiliate links. I mentioned a few weeks ago that I’ve started reviewing books for the Crochet Guild of America.  Their blog was updated today, and you can find two of my book reviews there. Review of 100 Snowflakes to Crochet: Make Your Own Snowdrift—to Give or to Keep by Caitlin Sainio.  (You can … Read more

Year of Projects, Year 2: North Jersey Fiber Arts Festival 2012

This post contains affiliate links. I scheduled today’s post because I’m teaching at the fourth annual North Jersey Fiber Arts Festival.   I had a great time last year, so I decided to return this year.  I taught a class on Friday and I’ll be teaching another one today. The festival is in Ridgewood, New Jersey … Read more

Interview with Catherine Hirst, author of Granny Square Crochet and giveaway

This post contains affiliate links. Today I’m interviewing Catherine Hirst, the author of Granny Square Crochet: 35 Contemporary Projects Using Traditional Techniques.  I’m also hosting a giveaway for my review copy of the book, courtesy of CICO Books.  (I’m actually going to be sharing the review at another time, but here’s a spoiler: There are a … Read more

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