Author Interview: Fair Isle Tunisian Crochet by Brenda Bourg

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. I love playing around with Tunisian crochet. It’s the perfect in-between craft for knitters and crocheters. It’s like the best of both worlds. My friend Brenda Bourg recently came out with a new book, Fair Isle Tunisian Crochet. It’s full of awesome Tunisian patterns with that beautiful fair isle colorwork look. Brenda Bourg is a knit and crochet designer, as well as a writer, teacher and editor. Her designs have …

Giveaway: Kollage Glisten Yarn and Roxanne Tunisian Loop Scarf Pattern

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. It’s February 14th, and we’re continuing to share the love (and goodies) as part of celebrating Poetry in Yarn’s 2 year anniversary. Those of you who’ve read the blog for a while may remember when the Roxanne Tunisian Crochet Loop Scarf I designed came out in Knitcircus. I made the scarf using Kollage Glisten– a lovely alpaca and silk blend with a hint of shimmer. For today’s giveaway you get …

Say hello to Esmeralda

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. No better way to start off a new week than with putting out a new pattern. Say hello to the Esmeralda Shawl. Esmeralda is a Tunisian crochet project. I really had fun with this project because the shawl is made as 3 consecutive wedges that are worked off of each other as you go. And, of course, I love this yarn! The yarn shown is Claudia Handpaints Fingering Merino in …

Giveaway: Knitcircus Winter Pattern Collection with the Roxanne Tunisian Loop Scarf

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. My design, the Roxanne Tunisian Loop Scarf, is in the new issue of  Knitcircus that went live today. Roxanne is a tunisian scarf that’s worked lengthwise. At the end, you sew the ends together to form a loop you can wear around your neck, or double over when it’s time to face the chilly outdoors. The yarn I used was Kollage Glisten. It was really nice to work with, and …