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  • Book Review: Modern Minimal, 20 Bold and Graphic Quilts

    I don’t buy new craft books very often any more. Ever since Pinterest has come along and taken hold, I get my fix of “new and inspiring” from there. If I am looking for a knitting pa...
    Feb 20, 2014 1 Comment

  • The Art of Clean Up

    There is a book out called The Art of Clean Up: Life Made Neat and Tidy. Ursus Wehrli has taken everyday scenes, and broken them down into their elements, and lined them up. I feel like the title sho...
    Apr 17, 2013 No Comments

  • Party Book Giveaway

    The book Handmade Hostess just came out. And over on Craft Gossip your friend, the Party Editor, is giving one away! Can you believe it? Just go over and leave a comment to enter the drawing. You can...
    Mar 06, 2013 No Comments

  • Crafty Goodies I was Gifted

    I must have been a very good girl over the last year because I was given some very nice presents this Christmas. Of course, a lot of them were craft themed. The big one was this Tom Bihn Swift knit...
    Jan 07, 2013 4 Comments

  • Our Favorite Knitting Books for Beginners

    As you can tell by this site, Susi and I love to do all sorts of crafts, but I think the first love for both of us (and the one that brought us together) is knitting. Susi comes from a line of expert ...
    Nov 13, 2012 1 Comment

  • Book Review : Knit Knit

    I have not bought a knitting book in a while, but I bought this one. It was published in 2007, by our friends at Stewart Tabori and Chang, it’s not “new”. It is a compilation of som...
    Nov 07, 2012 No Comments

  • Book Review: Swedish Handknits

    I’m a sucker for Scandinavian knitwear, so when I saw that Swedish Handknits by Sue Flanders and Janine Kobel had come out I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it. This is a book that takes...
    Oct 01, 2012 No Comments

  • Book Review: Ann Budd Knitters Handy Book Of Top Down Sweaters

    I have a new book in my knitting library. Ann Budd: The Knitter’s Handy Book of Top-Down Sweaters: Basic Designs in Multiple Sizes and Gauges. That is a BIG name for this book. But it is the na...
    Sep 24, 2012 No Comments

  • Book Review: Custom Knits 2 By Wendy Bernard

    Let’s welcome the kids back to school, and usher in the ‘cooler weather’ with the return of knitting!! Yeah! And just in time, while you check your stash and get your project queue s...
    Sep 10, 2012 16 Comments