Book Review: Tunisian Crochet for Baby

Posted by on Sep 19, 2014 in Blog Fun, crochet, review |

There isn’t much more adorable than really gorgeous sleeping babies. Except maybe really gorgeous sleeping babies wearing Tunisian Crochet goodies from Sharon Hernes Silverman’s new book. I was an avid crocheter before I was an avid knitter—although I learned to knit first—so this book was rather revelatory. I love the textures of knitted fabrics, less so the weight of crocheted. Not that I haven’t seen gorgeous crochet, just...

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Book Review: Crochet for Baby

Posted by on Aug 23, 2014 in Blog Fun, crochet, review, Writing |

Ooooooh! Do I have a cute book for you! Do you like to crochet? Do you like to crochet for kids? Do you like a path to follow like, “do this for January, and this for February, and … ” — if so, then I have a book for you! Crochet for Baby All Year: Easy-to-Make Outfits for Every Month by Tammy Hildebrand.* There are some extremely clever crochet patterns in this adorable book—including his-and-her stegosaurus onsies (long legs...

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Book Review: Mommy & Me Crocheted Hats

Posted by on May 1, 2014 in Blog Fun, crochet, freebies |

Take a gander at the cute cuteness in Mommy & Me Crocheted Hats: 30 Fun and Stylish Designs for Kids of All Ages. Even if you’re not a crocheter (yet) I think this may entice you. For one thing, the crochet instructions at the back of the book are easy-to-follow and have an excellent step-by-step photo section of how-tos that I wish I’d had when I started crocheting. Then, of course, there are the patterns. The little cloche set...

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Book Review: Sweet & Simple Baby Crochet

Posted by on Oct 10, 2013 in Blog Fun, crochet, review |

I don’t talk about crochet all that much over here. Not because I don’t like to (I do and did it exclusively for years) but because I’m not often moved by crochet the way I am by knitting. I don’t know what that says about me. I should ask Dawn. She’ll know. Regardless, I was contacted by Gooch & Gooch to see if I’d like to review the book and raffle it off on CraftLit. I checked out the world of Kristi...

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