Crochet Stories (book reviews and GIVEAWAY)


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.

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Marinke’s Crochet Mandalas Book (Review and GIVEAWAY!)


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.

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Annie’s Yarn is More Than Just an Online Yarn Shop


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.

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