Class Review: Custom-Fit Tunisian Crochet by Dora Ohrenstein for Craftsy.com

Custom Fit Tunisian Crochet

Custom-Fit Tunisian Crochet by Dora Ohrenstein Review by Turquoiz Blue I was asked to review the Custom-Fit Tunisian Crochet class by Dora Ohrenstein on Craftsy. I have purchased a few other classes on Craftsy and skimmed through the contents, but this is the first time I actually took an entire course. The Craftsy Platform The Craftsy […]

Book Review: Curvy Girl Crochet: 25 Patterns that Fit and Flatter

Curvy Girl Crochet by Mary Beth Temple

Curvy Girl Crochet: 25 Patterns that Fit and Flatter by Mary Beth Temple Review by Keturah Ariel I loved this book. I am not considered plus size, but my size large is on the list, so I was able to find many designs that would fit me well and were created with me in mind. When […]

Yarn Review: Knit Picks Dishie

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Knit Picks Dishie Yarn Review by Aldonia Seccession Fiber Content: 100% Cotton Weight: WorstedWeight Knitting Gauge: 4.5 sts = 1″ on #7 – 8 needles (4.0mm-5.5mm) Crochet Gauge: 11–14 sc = 4” on I – K hooks (5.5 mm-6.5 mm) Yards: 190 Grams: 100 Put Up: ball Care: Machine wash/ tumble dry Knit Picks has […]

Book Review – Easy Crochet Hats and Scarves: 15 Pretty Projects from Martingale

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Book Review by Turquoiz Blue Easy Crochet Hats and Scarves: 15 Pretty Projects is a collection of 11 scarves and 4 hats. The beginner level patterns use a combination of color, stitch pattern, and yarn texture to create crochet accessories that are fun, stylish, and also make great gifts. This compilation of crochet patterns explores […]

Pattern: Sherbet Cowl

Sherbet Cowl by Marlaina Bird

Sherbet Cowl by Marly Bird   FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 24” [61 cm] circumference of body; 8” (20.3 cm) tall. MATERIALS Yarn: Red Heart Boutique “Unforgettable” (100% acrylic; 280 yds [256m], 3.5 oz [100 g];): #3955 Winery, 1 ball.  Hook: Size US H/8 (5 mm) or size to obtain correct gauge. Notions: Tapestry needle. GAUGE 1 rep […]

Crochet Savvy Nominated for a Flamie Award! Go VOTE now!

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OMG guys….we are on the nomination ballot for the Flamies for Best Digital Crochet Magazine…come on and VOTE it up until we win!!!! lol. I’m just happy to be nominated. Thank you all so much for your nominations!!!!!! Says alot to be the only FREE magazine in that category with 5 other paid magazines. The […]

Pattern: Bombe

Bombe crochet hat by TurquoizBlue

Bombe by TurquoizBlue A slouchy hat that’s big enough to cover all your hair and your ears. Special chainless beginning double crochet stitch technique means there’s no visible seam.  It’s the Bombe!  DIRECTIONS Easy SIZE Adult: Fits heads 20-21” circumference (opening diameter 22”) MATERIALS Hamilton Yarns Heaven’s Hand “Silke” (100% mulberry silk, 251 yd/230 m, 3.5 oz/100 […]

Cover Story: Rhonda Davis aka TurquoizBlue – Inspiring Us All Through Her Designs

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How did you come up with the name TurquoizBlue? I have had lots of mix-ups because of my very common name (Rhonda Davis). I chose TurquoizBlue as my username everywhere online because turquoise is one of my favorite colors. I decided to use this name for designing as a way to differentiate myself and also because […]

Crochet Savvy Fall 2014 Issue Is Now Available

TurquoizBlue on our Fall magazine issue!

View the FALL Plus Size issue online! This issue magazine is dedicated to all the curvy and gorgeously plump wearers of crochet fashion. We want to show YOU that YOU can make your crochet work for you. You do not have to jump through the eye of a needle to get fabulous fabrics or try to hide […]