Have you ever crocheted socks? This was my first attempt and I am so pleased that I did. I read through Rohn Strong’s new book, New Methods for Crochet Socks, and the hardest thing about the book was choosing which exceptional pattern to work up first. Rohn’s book has some fabulous, new designs suited for all levels of crocheters!
Review By: Emily Truman
By: Salena Baca Let me tell you about one of my new favorite yarns… Bloom is a new cotton yarn from Scheepjes, and it’s unlike any other yarn I’ve worked with before.
We spend hours, days, weeks, and sometimes even months constructing treasured crochet garments. Stitch by stitch we envision wearing our new piece out and about to the office and to family functions where we proudly get to answer, “Yes, I made this!” The last thing we want is for our prized sweater, cardigan, or dress to be ruined due to a laundry mishap. Other enemies of crochet include accidental snags and pests, and I’m not just talking about moths; sticky handed kids, absent-minded husbands, and curious cats can the detriment of your hard work. With some thoughtful consideration regarding storage and care, you can keep your lovely crochet fashions looking as stunning as the day you wove in that last end. Here are 9 useful tips and tricks so your garment can one day achieve heirloom status:
We called the fashion food queen, Twinkie Chan, and she gave us the scoop (Haha, get it?) on mastering the art of amigurumi, and how to pull off these sweet and savory accessories.
Interview By: Salena Baca & Danyel Pink
We love sharing patterns and today’s roundup looks at our Top 10 Fingerless Gloves!
As you may have noticed, I’m a huge fan of Knit Picks’ yarns! Billow is no exception!
By: Danyel Pink
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