Interview with double filet crochet evangelist, Barbara Mann (also known as mulenga)

Welcome to my themed blog series, Crochet Specialty of the Month! Each month in 2015, I’ll feature a specialized crochet technique, stitch pattern, or project type through several posts. This post contains affiliate links. Today I’m sharing my last interview in this month’s series on intermeshing crochet. Barbara Mann, also known as mulenga, is a … Read more

Interview with Tanis Galik, intermeshing crochet designer

  Welcome to my themed blog series, Crochet Specialty of the Month! Each month in 2015, I’ll feature a specialized crochet technique, stitch pattern, or project type through several posts. This post contains affiliate links. Tanis Galik is probably the crochet designer most associated with contemporary intermeshing crochet, so I’m thrilled to share an interview … Read more

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

Vintage Needlecrafts Pick of the Week: Crochet Workshop by James Walters

This post contains affiliate links. This week’s pick: Crochet Workshop by James Walters. Source:  Amazon.com Publication date: 1983 reprint of a 1979 publication. Status: Out of print, but available online (sometimes, for exorbitant prices)  Update: Thanks to PlanetJune for letting me know that Crochet Workshop will be republished by Dover next year.  You can order it on Amazon here. Condition: Good. Craft: Crochet. … Read more

Vintage Needlecrafts Pick of the Week: The Crochet Sweater Book by Sylvia Cosh

This post contains affiliate links. This week’s pick: The Crochet Sweater Book: Over 30 original designer patterns by Sylvia Cosh. Source: PaperbackSwap.com. Publication date: 1987. Status: Out-of-print but widely available online. Condition: Very good with protective library-type plastic cover. Craft: Crochet. The Crochet Sweater Book is the first true crochet fashion design primer that I’m aware of … Read more

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