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 […]

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

TurquoizBlue - Crochet Designer

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 […]

Charity Crochet: Beth’s Hats for Hope Initiative – Massachusetts

Beth's Hats for Hope

by Aldonia Secession Mission To make and collect winter hats, scarves, afghans, etc for the homeless and working poor in Massachusetts. Description The inspiration for this group stems from Emily’s Hats For Hope Initiative located in Morristown, New Jersey. Emily’s Hats For Hope Initiative is an organization that was founded by a 17 year old […]

Deborah Overath of scienceknitster works

Deborah Overath

Focus on Business The Value of Having a Technical Writer Q) Tell us a little bit about yourself. A) My name is R. Deborah Overath and my company is called “scienceknitster werks”. I’m a biologist with a strong math background who has been crafting since about the age of 6 when my Grandmother taught me […]