You’ve arrived at the fourth stop on the blog book tour for Sharon Silverman’s new title, One-Skein Baby Projects. We’ll take a look at what the other bloggers loved about this new book and then add some new details in my review of the book.
Earlier this year, I compiled my Crochet Lover’s Ultimate Buying Guide to 2016 Crochet Books and Robyn Chachula’s Vintage Modern Crochet: Classic Crochet Lace Techniques for Contemporary Style was right there on the list. Today is our closer look at this book. It’s a great title to add to your crochet book library, especially if you love romantic designs, trying out new techniques and doing something just slightly unexpected in your craft.
One of the first books that I ever reviewed on this blog was Crochet Goodies for Fashion Foodies by Twinkie Chan. I was enchanted by the way she applied crochet ideas to making food-related art that was also wearable. I’ve followed her work ever since, always intrigued by what she’s creating whether it was her free patterns for Michael’s or her artistic imagery showcasing her creations. So, it’s no surprise that I’m in love with her new book, Twinkie Chan’s Crocheted Abode a la Mode, in which she has applied her crochet food-making talents to home decor.
“The Big Acorn Race is a delightful story filled with whimsy, magic, and fun. It inspires the imagination… and then gives readers the tools to crochet the characters so that they can let that imagination run wild. Original, unique, and unbelievably adorable!!”
Kristin Omdahl is a fabulous crochet designer who, with this newest title, has authored one dozen knit and crochet books. Her work is widely published, she has her own beautiful yarn line, and she is a great resource for all things related to the craft. Continuous Crochet is another example of her excellent work.
I was excited about the book Crochet Geometry: Geometric Patterns to Fit and Flatter before I’d even gotten my eyes on a copy. It was partially because I know that everything done by the guys from Shibaguyz is well-crafted, unique, inspiring and interesting. But it was mostly because I love the concept – a set of patterns that show you how different basic geometric shapes can be combined together to make flattering clothing.
One of the reasons that people love Tunisian crochet is because you can get a knit-like look using the basics of crochet. There may be no pattern more “knit” than Fair Isle so many people will take an interest in Brenda Bourg’s new crochet book Fair Isle Tunisian Crochet: Step-by-Step Instructions and 16 Colorful Cowls, Sweaters, and More.