Interview with Crochet Jewelry Artist Beth of Red Squirrel Crafts

crochet leaf necklace by red squirrel crafts

Beth Currie fell in love with crochet after moving to Scotland. She began working with thread, making unique and beautiful crochet jewelry, and ultimately opened up Red Squirrel Crafts to share her work with others. In this interview we learn more about her work, how it balances with the rest of her life and how it all goes to help red squirrels.

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100 Best Crochet Hat Patterns For All Ages

100 best crochet hat patterns

Crochet hats range from super simple to wonderfully complex. They make great instant gratification projects, last minute gifts and items for donating to charity. These 100+ crochet hat patterns are the best out there, with variety in skill level, style and technique.

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Crochet Taxidermy Book by Taylor Hart

crochet taxidermy book

Crochet taxidermy is a bit tongue-in-cheek, giving a whimsical, colorful spin to the tough sport of hunting and offering an animal-friendly alternative to decorating your home. I remember first seeing it a few years ago from artist Shauna Richardson, followed by other artists. It’s become more mainstream, now, with crochet taxidermy patterns available online. And you’ll find 30 of these patterns in the beautiful, fun book by Taylor Hart.

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Celebrate Lace with A Garden of Shawls Crochet Book

garden of shawls crochet book

Established crochet designer Karen Whooley has a new crochet book to delight us. A Garden of Shawls is a beautiful self-published book of one dozen lace crochet shawl patterns. They will help you fall in love with lace crochet, if you’re not already, although the patterns can be adjusted for working with thicker yarns should that be your preference.

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