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Sweet Pickles – Martingale Book Review – Knitting

Sweet Pickles – Martingale Book Review – Knitting

  . Image Credit: From Sweet Pickles by Anna Enge, Heidi Gronvold, Martingale, 2015; used by permission. Photography by Brent Kane. All rights reserved. Title: Sweet Pickles Author: Anna Enge, Heidi Gronvold Publisher: Martingale Photographer: Brent Kane ISBN: 9781604687576 Sweet Pickles “Norwegian knitwear…

Top 10 Crochet Books of 2015

Top 10 Crochet Books of 2015

This year I reviewed more than 50 different crochet books. Each book had something fantastic to offer! The books ranged in theme from amigurumi to garment construction. If you have some time, you can browse through all of the books I had…

750 Knitting Stitches, The Ultimate Knit Stitch Bible | Book Review

750 Knitting Stitches, The Ultimate Knit Stitch Bible | Book Review

Title: 750 Knitting Stitches, The Ultimate Knit Stitch Bible Published By: St. Martin’s Griffin © 2015 ISBN: 978-1-250-06718-0 Author: Pavilion Books I love Stitch Books! 750 Knitting Stitches, The Ultimate Knit Stitch Bible is filled with easy-to-follow written instructions for more than…

Crochet From the Heart | Review

Crochet From the Heart | Review

Title: Crochet From the Heart Author: Kristin Spurkland Publisher: Martingale Photographer: Brent Kane ISBN:1-56477-606-9 Crochet from the Heart provides 72-pages of quick to crochet designs perfect for donating to your favorite Charitable Organizations. The crochet techniques and finishing instructions are included at…

Embroidery | Review

Embroidery | Review

Title: Embroidery – A Step-By-Step Guide to More Than 200 Stitches Published By: Dorling Kindersley, 2015 ISBN: 978-1-4654-3603-0 Author: Lucinda Ganderton Embroidery by Lucinda Ganderton, includes 160-pages of step-by-step photo tutorials to teach you how to make more than 200 different embroidery stitches. Embroidery…

Let’s Get Crafting – Knitting & Crochet | Review

Let’s Get Crafting – Knitting & Crochet | Review

Let’s Get Crafting Knitting & Crochet Issue 72 The UK’s Favourite All-In-One Mag Pack   This is such a brilliant idea! Let’s Get Crafting truly makes it easy to crochet (or knit) a project – combining the yarn, the hook (plus…

Hooded Scarves to Crochet and Hooded Scarves, Book 2 | Review

Hooded Scarves to Crochet and Hooded Scarves, Book 2 | Review

This month’s Leisure Arts eBook Review Picks are Hooded Scarves to Crochet and Hooded Scarves, Book 2. Both books contain quick and easy patterns to crochet. The designs are filled with many different textures and use easy-to-find yarns such as Red Heart,…

Slip-Stitch Knits | Book Review

Slip-Stitch Knits | Book Review

Title: Slip-Stitch Knits, Simple Colorwork Cowls, Scarves, and Shawls Author: Sheryl Thies Publisher: Martingale Photographer: Brent Kane ISBN: 978-1-60468-540-4 Slip-Stitch Knits, Simple Colorwork Cowls, Scarves, and Shawls is 64 pages in length. Pages 59-60 provides instructions to help you “Start and…

Introducing Day by Day Crochet | Review

Introducing Day by Day Crochet | Review

A few years ago, I fell in love with the custom-made clay handles made by Jennifer of Day by Day Crochet. I am sure some of you are already very well acquainted with the stunning quality of her polymer clay work…

Prayer Shawl Ministry | Review

Prayer Shawl Ministry | Review

Last month when I asked what eBook you would like me to review (and host a Giveaway for) next, many of you asked for Prayer Shawls – so this month I have selected the following two eBooks to review: The Prayer Shawl…

August 2015 I Like Crochet | Review

August 2015 I Like Crochet | Review

Sizzle this summer with 28+ new patterns. The August issue of I Like Crochet is loaded with some of this summer’s hottest patterns, including the Pineapple Cardigan, the Moonlight Mobius, the Breezy Mesh Cowl and the Playtime Picnic Set. Simple summertime…