I am always excited to see a crochet book featuring many patterns, and 100 is different far more patterns than most contemporary crochet pattern books offer. It just feels like you’re getting more bang for your buck … but more than that, it also just floods you with inspiration, which can be the most important part of any crochet book for me!
When an adorable little brooch made of yarn balls in a basket popped up in my Instagram feed from @handdrawnyarn, I knew immediately that I needed to know more! I headed to the HandDrawnYarn Etsy store and swooned for awhile.
Crochet designer Sharon H. Silverman has teamed up with Leisure Arts to create a new book called Crochet Refresher. This book reminds crafters of the basic skills of crochet while providing a terrific set of patterns all designed to make items for babies. Anyone who likes to crochet for little ones will find something to make in this collection.
It’s always fun to put together lists of gift ideas so I’m happy to be doing that for today’s sponsored blog post. Here are ten top gifts to give this holiday season.
All of these fifteen free crochet patterns are for projects that use less than 150 yards of yarn and are worked with an M or N size crochet hook.
Today’s crochet quote comes from an old crochet book by Doris Smith called Encyclopedia of 300 Crochet Patterns, Stitches, and Designs.
This quote, which comes from Forever Favorite Crochet (Better Homes and Gardens) is sweet and certainly sometimes it rings true but I don’t think it holds water all the time.