Design Wars founder Salena Baca has come together with sixteen of the terrific crochet designers from Design Wars to create a terrific new Christmas crochet book. Crochet for Christmas: 29 Patterns for Handmade Holiday Decorations and Gifts has crochet patterns that are both traditional and unusual, striking a great balance between the cutest holiday kitsch that we want and the chic, contemporary gifts and accessories that we need for the holidays.
I’m thrilled to now share with you that I’ve recently been honored to join the Craftsy team as one of their crochet bloggers. My first article over there is a roundup of 18 Patterns for Crochet Gift Bags, Boxes and Pouches.
Established knit and crochet designer Edie Eckman has released a new Christmas decorating crochet pattern book. It includes patterns for holiday table toppers, gift wrap embellishments, garlands and more but my favorite part is the first half of the book, which consists of 9 crochet patterns for stockings.
Love of Crochet magazine has kindly sent me 5 issues of their lovely Special Holiday Issue to give away to my awesome readers.
It really helps to get that game plan going so let’s talk about Christmas crochet today.
One more really huge thanks to the sponsors who donated their items to help me make this great giveaway happen.
Escama Studio has a new video tutorial available that shows you how to crochet a pop tab Christmas ornament.