Book Review: Granny Square Flowers by May Corfield with Excerpted Crochet Pattern: Rose

In today’s Granny Square Month post, I’m sharing a review of a crochet flower motif project book, sharing an excerpted pattern from that book, and including a giveaway for your chance to win the book, so read on for details! This post contains affiliate links. I may receive compensation (at no added cost to you) … Read more

Mini Christmas Crochet Book Review with 2 Crochet Patterns by Val Pierce

I’m excited to share a Christmas crochet pattern booklet review, along with two excerpted patterns for holiday-themed amigurumi critters, so read on for details! This post contains affiliate links. I may receive compensation (at no added cost to you) if you make a purchase using these links. A free review copy of Mini Christmas Crochet: … Read more

Interview with Pauline Turner

I’m excited to share an interview with Pauline Turner today as part of National Crochet Month.  Pauline is a multi-craftual artisan, designer, author, and teacher.  I was first introduced to Pauline’s work in the early 2000s when I read How to Crochet as I was learning how to (finally) read crochet patterns.  Since then, I’ve learned … Read more

Book Review and Giveaway: Crocheted Granny Squares (Twenty to Make)

 This post contains affiliate links. Today I’m reviewing Crocheted Granny Squares (Twenty to Make), the latest book by Val Pierce in the Twenty to Make series.  I recently received a review copy from Search Press.  (I previously interviewed Val and reviewed four of her other books in this series: Mini Christmas Crochet here, Knitted Mug Hugs here, … Read more

Interview with Fiona McDonald, author of Gothic Knits with book review and giveaway

This post contains affiliate links. I’m delighted to interview Fiona McDonald today.  I’ll also be reviewing her new book, Gothic Knits, and hosting a giveaway of my review copy, courtesy of Search Press. Fiona McDonald was trained as an artist and is known for her oil-painted, needle-sculpted, life-sized cloth figures, as well as her fabric dolls … Read more