(Updated) 25 Yarn and Crochet Apps – PART TWO

Wow, was it really March of this year when I posted part one of the 25 yarn and crochet apps? Where has this year gone? I suppose that I do know where it’s gone … to school classes and trying desperately to wrap up my next book and struggling with emotional difficulties and keeping up with other things on this blog and the other places where I write about crochet. Still, I’ve had these apps on my phone forever and wanted to share them and I’m finally getting around to writing up the post!

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Crochet in Strange Material: Storytelling Through Textiles

If I had to pick one favorite book of 2014 it would have to be Leann Prain’s Strange Material: Storytelling through Textiles. It looks at textiles, including a few pieces of crochet, and how various artists have transformed them into narrative-based artworks. I believe that everyone and everything has a story. I believe that there is power in sharing those stories and in re-shaping those stories. This book does that in such a unique way for a niche topic. I love it.

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  • Image of Cover for Crochet Saved My Life

    Crochet Saved My Life tells my story of how crafting healed me from chronic depression. It also shares the stories of 24 other amazing women who hooked to heal. Read the book today!