Established crochet designer Karen Whooley has a new crochet book to delight us. A Garden of Shawls is a beautiful self-published book of one dozen lace crochet shawl patterns. They will help you fall in love with lace crochet, if you’re not already, although the patterns can be adjusted for working with thicker yarns should that be your preference.
I had the opportunity to review Poetic Crochet when it first came out (over on About.com Crochet) and now I’ve had more opportunity to spend time with the book so I thought I’d share some more about it here.
Summer varies from place to place. I’m originally from Arizona, where summers meant cars got so hot that you burned your hand on the steering wheel if you weren’t careful. I’m living in San Francisco where the wind whips in summer and it’s often the coldest time of year here. Wherever you live, you might find the need for a summer shawl, or you might want to start crafting one now for autumn. Here are fourteen crochet shawl patterns to consider:
Sharon Silverman has a new crochet book out called Tunisian Shawls. I showcased the book yesterday over on About.com, where I mentioned that there were four designs that stood out as favorites for me, although I’m a fan of all eight crochet patterns in the collection.
These are all selections I’ve pinned to my Crochet Shawls board on Pinterest.
In this post you’ll find all of the information that you need to know if you want to crochet a shawl.
Inspiration: massive roundup of 100 unique crochet shawls that stand out from the others in the sea of beautiful designs out there.