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Gwen Blakley Kinsler
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Feeling a need for a new crochet books. Read about the latest ones from my list of reviews: http://crochetqueen-royalramblings.blogspot.com/p/book-reviews.html
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An exciting new yarn company is exciting one year of success. Read my conversation with owner, Vashti Braha: http://bit.ly/1zRPAk8
Vashti Braha  I’ve known Vashti's passion for crochet since the day I first met her at the Crochet Guild (CGOA) booth at Stitches Midwest back in Summer 2004.  It is no surprise that her presence in the world of crochet has e...
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Planning a wedding? Read my review of this new book, Formal Jewelry.
Formal Jewelry If you are a Mother-of-the-Bride, a bride who makes time to crochet, or one whose fashion sense is channeled from episodes of the hit series, Mad Men, then Formal Jewelry is for you! Grey Sparkle Necklace The t...
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Free listen to Bethany ' s album. Buy it for just $0.99!
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Book review of another good book; crocheters will learn to love Tunisian crochet.
Tunisian Shawls Having reviewed more than one of Sharon’s books, I could predict that this latest one is a worthwhile addition to anyone’s crochet library. Especially suited to those who want to experience Tunisian crochet an...
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Read about some courageous women who share what their talented hands make: http://bit.ly/1vlyASl
These beautiful hands with hooks ‘aflying  tell a story. They tell of cancer survivors who have risen above the trauma of their experiences to give love and support through their talented hands to others. Preemie babies recei...
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Crocheters Love Books!
If you've been crocheting a long time like I have, you'll remember that back in the day crochet books were a bit on the scarce side. Today, new crochet books chocked full of exciting pattern designs are coming out on a regular basis in droves. Designers com...
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A Conversation with Vashti Braha
Vashti Braha  I’ve known Vashti's passion for crochet since the day I first met her at the Crochet Guild (CGOA) booth at Stitches Midwest back in Summer 2004.  It is no surprise that her presence in the world of crochet has evolved from active crocheter, to...
Vashti Braha  I’ve known Vashti's passion for crochet since the day I first met her at the Crochet Guild (CGOA) booth at Stitches Midwest back in Summer 2004.  It is no surprise that her presence in the world of crochet has e...
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Book Review: Formal Jewelry by Karen McKenna
Formal Jewelry If you are a Mother-of-the-Bride, a bride who makes time to crochet, or one whose fashion sense is channeled from episodes of the hit series, Mad Men , then Formal Jewelry is for you! Grey Sparkle Necklace The theme of this booklet falls into...
Formal Jewelry If you are a Mother-of-the-Bride, a bride who makes time to crochet, or one whose fashion sense is channeled from episodes of the hit series, Mad Men, then Formal Jewelry is for you! Grey Sparkle Necklace The t...
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Want to turn your passion for crochet into a business. Here is a guide that will help! http://bit.ly/181Jk3C
Crafter's Market Have you dreamed of turning your love of crafting into a career? Well then, now is the time to stop dreaming and put those thoughts into action! A brand new guide, Crafter’s Market, is the thorough and comple...
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I'm so excited about my first book review of 2015: I'll be busy crocheting lots from this book!!
Crochet Ever After This book is especially ideal for doting grandmothers; but anyone who likes to crochet unique and whimsical designs will love it too! It is adorable and I like the recent trend of crochet books with a the...
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Read the lastest on what #crochetblogger, Kathryn Vercillo, is up to!
Kathryn Vercillo Even though I have previously blogged book  reviews of two of Kathryn Vercillo's books, Crochet Saved My Life  Crochet Saved My Life and When Grandma Isn’t Crocheting, She’s Hunting Big Game ; By Kathryn Verc...
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Queen of all things Crochet!
Introduction
As Founder of the Crochet Guild of America, I share my passion for crochet wherever and whenever: teaching, writing, crocheting in public! I'm proud to introduce my third book, The Fine Art of Crochet (published in June 2013 by Author House).
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Author of The Fine Art of Crochet: Innovative Works from 20 Contemporary Artists; blogger: http://bit.ly/1eMVxXt
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Chicago, IL
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Rolling Meadows, IL - Ft. Wayne, IN - Honduras, Cenral A,merica - Mexico City, Mexico - Quito, Ecuador, South America - Mt. Vernon, IL - Massillon, OH - Des Moines, IA - Coral Springs, FL
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Guest Blogger: Marie Segares - Vintage Crochet Art
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Tuesday, August 27, 2013 I'm pleased to announce my guest blogger for this week, Marie Segares whose blog is The Underground Crafter. I firs

Book Review: The Fine Art of Crochet
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Title: The Fine Art of Crochet Author: Gwen Blakley Kinsler Book Review by Jennifer J. Cirka (www.jaybirddesigns.com) First, let me tell you

Skull Dress
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Pauley Perrette (@PauleyP) tweets, "Abby's awesome #NCIS dress today"

7th Annual Crochet Buffet
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View a slideshow of ‘7th Annual Crochet Buffet’ and other Chicago crocheting pictures.

Crocheters hold their hooks high at Vogue Knitting Live: Chicago
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Celebrating thirty years as the world’s style leader, Vogue Knitting Live comes to Chicago for the first time from October 26-28, 2012. A we

For the Love of Libraries
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Monday, October 22, 2012 Maybe it is because I live in a suburb of the huge metropolis of Chicago or maybe it is because I have more time to

Large convergence of crocheters to be in Reno September 14-16
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Has the heat gotten to you? Do you need a change of scenery? There’s no better way to treat yourself than to get-away with other crocheters