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

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2011: Handmade Gifts to Make

This post contains affiliate links. Happy Thanksgiving! In the U.S., the day after Thanksgiving (Black Friday) signifies the official start of the holiday shopping season.  In the spirit of keeping the holidays a little more handmade and small business and a little less mass produced and corporate, I’m sharing several holiday gift guides today. Handmade … Read more

Book review and giveaway: Mini Christmas Crochet

This post contains affiliate links. Search Press was nice enough to send me several of Val Pierce‘s books to review when I interviewed her several weeks ago.  I’m reviewing another of Val’s books in the Twenty to Make series, Mini Christmas Crochet (Twenty to Make) and I’m also hosting a giveaway for my review copy of the book, … Read more

Interview with Val Pierce, book reviews, and giveaways

This post contains affiliate links. Today, I’m interviewing Val Pierce, reviewing two of her recent books, and hosting a giveaway for both books! Val Pierce is a knitting and crochet designer living in the U.K. Her designs have appeared in Knit Today, Knitting, and Let’s Knit.  She’s also a prolific author, and has had 9 pattern … Read more