Category Archive: Reviews

Nov
08
2010

Try It Needle Set Review

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I mentioned a few days ago that I picked up the Try It Needle Set from Knit Picks. I’ve always preferred acrylic crochet hooks over metal or wood ones but it turns out that I feel differently about knitting needles. This needle set includes the three different interchangeable needle tips in the Knit Picks Options …

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Jul
15
2010

Vintage Crafting

A while back a friend came across this gem at a book sale: The Good Housekeeping New Complete Book of Needlecraft. She though of me and picked it up. It was published in 1971 and includes patterns and tutorials for knitting, crochet, macrame, cross stitch, sewing, embroidery, quilting and more stuff. The patterns range from …

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Mar
15
2010

A Tunisian Sweater

Sometime last week I bought a pattern for Wired, a Tunisian crochet sweater from Tension Magazine and ordered the yarn from Knit Picks.  I didn’t expect the yarn to come in until today (Monday) at the earliest so I was delighted when it arrived on my doorstep Saturday morning!  I promptly got started on the …

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Mar
08
2010

Square Crochet Hook Review

My favorite hooks are generally the simple plastic inline style but I’m always up for trying out different hooks to see if I might like it better.  When I found the Kollage Square Crochet Hooks at Yarnmarket they were like nothing I’d ever seen before, I was intrigued.  I guess Kollage started this idea with …

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