Book Review

Fair Isle Crochet – With just 1-2 colors per row!

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Fair Isle Crochet Projects: 8 Traditional Projects using Fair Isle Technique by Melissa Leapman Blowney will teach you to create patterns with multiple colors. Only two colors are used per row, and the unused color is worked over, thus weaving it into the fabric.

There is a giveaway for this book at the end of this post, so be sure to stick around. The giveaway ends on March 10, 2020.

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Mosaic Knitting – One color per row technique!

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The Beginner’s Guide to Mosaic Knitting by Melissa Leapman teaches a one color per row technique making mosaic knitting more approachable. If you’ve been a bit intimidated by mosaic knitting in the past, then this technique is a great way to give it a go!

You will find a giveaway for a copy of Mosaic Knitting at the end of this post. The giveaway ends on 2/18/20.

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Embroidered Country Gardens – so many stitch ideas!

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Embroidered Country Gardens is packed full of beautiful botanical stitched creations. Furthermore, Lorna Bateman packed the first half of the book with a bevy of embroidery stitches, tips and techniques. This book should be on the shelf of every embroiderer!

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Slow Fashion Made Fast – Knit up some awesome creations in your spare time!

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Slow Fashion Made Fast includes 12 knit designs for the advanced beginner that can be made from one night to a weekend. These designs by Alexandra Tavel of Two of Wands are fashion forward and will make wonderful gifts to yourself or a loved one.

At the end of this review you can enter to win a copy of Slow Fashion Made Fast. Giveaway ends January 7th, 2020.

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Retro Christmas Ornaments – Nostalgic crochet patterns to make memories for years to come

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Retro Christmas Ornaments are so nostalgic. They are quick and fun to crochet and make great gifts that will be cherished for years to come. Every year when the ornaments come out, these crocheted treasures will remind your loved ones of how much you care.

There is a giveaway for Retro Christmas Ornaments at the end of this post. The giveaway closes on December 24th, 2019.

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Sew Outdoor Living – The sewing book you didn’t know you were missing!

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Sew Outdoor Living is not only packed with 22 awesome garden party patterns, but it is full of useful techniques and tutorials you will love. Weather a beginner or seasoned sewer, this book is one you will want on your shelves!

Stick around to the end of this post for a chance to win a copy by December 10th, 2019.

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Plastic Canvas Christmas Decor and Ornaments

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Plastic canvas Christmas decor and ornaments are a traditional handmade way to celebrate the season. The Magic of Christmas gives you 37 ways to bring that tradition home and give it away as well. Plus, these crafts are great for little crafters to show their developing skills.

There is a giveaway for this book at the end of this post – be sure to enter!

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