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Red Heart Boutique Infinity Yarn Review & Giveaway

Red Heart Boutique Infinity Yarn Review & Giveaway

A few weeks ago I received a fantastic surprise in the mail! A kit including Red Heart Boutique Twilight and Red Heart Boutique Infinity Yarn, a Red Heart Tote Bag and a handy Digital Row Counter.  I must admit I…

Twilight Infinity Scarf Free Pattern

Twilight Infinity Scarf Free Pattern

I received a fantastic surprise a few weeks ago 🙂 and decided to make this Twilight Infinity Scarf Free Pattern for you to try!   Inside my surprise package I found 2 scrumptious balls of yarn, a tote bag and a handy…

Canadian Gardener’s Guide | Book Review

Title: Canadian Gardener’s Guide, 2nd EditionPublished By: Dorling Kindersley, 2015ISBN: 9781553632375Editor: Lorraine Johnson This book really does contain “everything you need to know to create and care for your garden”. As soon as you open the cover you will see a handy…

Cozy Toes for Baby | Review

Cozy Toes for Baby | Review

  Title: Cozy Toes For Baby Author: Chantal Garceau and Mary J. King Publisher: Martingale, 2014 Photographer: Brent Kane ISBN: 978-1-60468-458-2   Before I share my review of this adorable book, I want to share a little more information about why this…

Triple Play Pattern Stitches | Review

Triple Play Pattern Stitches | Review

  Title: Triple Play Pattern Stitches Author: Darla Sims Published by: Leisure Arts, Inc., 2011 ISBN: 9781601408365 As a Designer I love Stitch Pattern Books because they inspire me to create and I have great plans for the stitches in this…

Furls Yarn Bowl Review and Giveaway!

Furls Yarn Bowl Review and Giveaway!

Does the picture give it away? I’m sure it does! Yes, I Love My Yarn Bowl! I have wanted a yarn bowl for quite some time but I have never invested in one. There are so many beautiful yarn bowls…

Boho Crochet Book Review

Boho Crochet Book Review

This colorful Crochet book is filled with inspiring designs from some of my favorite designers.   Title: Boho Crochet Author: Marinke Slump Designers: Amy Astle, Annemarie Benthem, Ruth Bramham, Ali Campbell, Susan Carlson, Sara Dudek, Carmen Heffernan, Dorien Hollewijn, Sandra Paul, Marinke…

Sock Yarn Shawls II – Review

Sock Yarn Shawls II – Review

Title: Sock Yarn Shawls II Author:Jen Lucas Publisher: Martingale Photographer: Brent Kane ISBN: 978-1-60468-476-6 This is a gorgeous book! The knit patterns available in Sock Yarn Shawls are organized by Shawl Size.   There are written instructions for the shawls and for…

99 Snowflakes Volume 2 – Review

99 Snowflakes Volume 2 – Review

Title: 99 Snowflakes Volume 2 Author: Terese Poehnelt Publisher: Leisure Arts, Inc., Maumelle, Arkansas ISBN:13: 978-1-4647-0401-7 Photographer: Mark Mathews  99 Snowflakes, Volume 2 includes a beautiful selection of pretty snowflakes – perfect for your Christmas Tree, to decorate your gifts and your…

I Like Crochet!

I Like Crochet!

I recently received a copy of the December 2014 issue of I Like Crochet! to review and it is fantastic! Grab your copy today! There are many festive patterns available in this issue – many of the projects would be perfect for…

I love my new Furls Crochet Hook!

I love my new Furls Crochet Hook!

  Furls recently sent me a 5.00 mm, Blackwood Crochet Hook. I have to tell you I have been wanting to get my hands on one of these beauties for a while now.   To me – Furls Crochet Hooks scream…

Jane Bull Canadian Tour 2014

Jane Bull Canadian Tour 2014

I recently had the opportunity to explore Jane Bull’s new book Crafty Dolls and the knitted version of Jane – hand knit by Jane herself – came to Wellesley for a short visit! Darla and Drew welcomed her in style as their own wee…