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Retired massage therapist turned crochet designer, Andee Graves, and I have been friends for a while. I was so excited to see that her new crochet pattern booklet, Texting Mitts, is now available from Leisure Arts. It has 8 fabulous … Continue reading
Book: Extreme Double Knitting Author: Alasdair Post-Quinn List Price Hardcopy:$26.95 Electronic File:$16.95 Whenever I become interested in a new knitting technique, I start hunting around for the appropriate book or books. Generally, I wind up with 4 or 5 books, … Continue reading
Book: Shaping Shawls Author: Anna Dalvi List Price Hardcopy:$26.95 Electronic File:$16.95 Shaping Shawls provides the logistics of shawl shaping without being overwhelming. Anna Dalvi explains how to analyze lace patterns and shape 10 styles of shawl: 2 styles of rectangular … Continue reading
Book Review: The Knitter’s Handbook: Essential Skills and Helpful Hints from Knitter’s Magazine List Price: $19.95 Zinio Price: $9.95 The Knitter’s Handbook is a guide of essential techniques and skills for knitters. It has 16 chapters covering a wealth of … Continue reading
I have been dabbling with the idea of publishing my own book for a while now. My independent pattern line, Poetry in Yarn, actually started out as an experiment to see what went in to independent publishing. Although it will … Continue reading
Poetry in Yarn is honored to be a stop on Karen Ratto-Whooley blog tour for her new book, I Can’t Believe I’m Crocheting Socks. Book Review: I Can’t Believe I’m Crocheting Socks Author: Karen Ratto-Whooley List Price: $9.95 In my … Continue reading
Book: Entrelac: The Essential Guide to Interlace Knitting Author: Rosemary Drysdale List Price: $24.95 I’ve often admired entrelac knitting. The interwoven look of the fabric is a bit mesmerizing. So when I spotted this book, I took the opportunity to … Continue reading