Dover has a series of books called Crochet Stories that combine the sharing of popular stories with amigurumi crochet patterns for the characters in those books. Each of these books is really adorable. The stories are well-known and offer nostalgia for many readers. The characters are inspired, creative and yet easy-to-make. The books offer a great opportunity for a crafter to read the stories to children and also give them their own handcrafted versions of the characters so that they can act out what they hear.
Marinke Slump was a beautiful, colorful, inspiring crochet designer who was at work on her second published book of patterns when she died by suicide last year. This book was a book of crochet mandala patterns, perfect for Wink who was a forerunner of bringing the mandala design into the world of crochet. Enter to win a free giveaway copy or get 25% off today with coupon code.
Have you checked out what Annie’s Craft Store has to offer online lately? In addition to publishing popular craft magazines, teaching crafts through online classes and hosting Knit and Crochet Now! TV show, Annie’s has launched a new yarn store. It’s more than just a regular online yarn store. Learn more about it and read to the bottom of this post to find out how you can enter to win a subscription to one of Annie’s crochet magazines.
Love of Crochet magazine has kindly sent me 5 issues of their lovely Special Holiday Issue to give away to my awesome readers.
Today I’m over at Skip to My Lou as part of the Bake Craft Sew & Crochet Along. I am sharing a crochet tutorial for an easy Christmas Tree Garland.
Last month I was thrilled to be able to give away a free Craftsy crochet class on joining crochet motifs. I’m even more thrilled to have another crochet class giveaway for you again this month!
I recently shared with you that Craftsy was offering a free crochet mini class taught by The Crochet Dude. If you haven’t checked it out, you still should. But today I’ve got another great opportunity for you … you can enter to win a Craftsy crochet class taught by Edie Eckman.