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Tuesday
Jul242012

Book Review & Giveaway!

My good friend, Sharon Silverman, has written another book: "Crochet Scarves: Fabulous Fashions, Various Techniques". Sharon's books always have excellent step by step photos and lots of great tips. This book is no exception. In this book, you can experiment with a varitety of techniques, including tunisian, broomstick lace and many more, but in small projects to get a lot of practice and instant gratification!

Check out Sharon's website for more information and photo galleries of the projects in the book. Or click on the link above for ordering information!

Leave a message below telling me which crochet technique you'd like to learn before the summer is over. I'll pick one winner randomly next week to win a copy of this book!

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Reader Comments (32)

I would love to learn tunisian crochet before the end of the summer. The book sounds wonderful having small projects to really learn the craft! Can't wait to go and take a look at it!
July 24, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterCheryl
I would so love to learn Tunisian lace. I like the idea of loose Tunisian stitches. Something a bit different.
July 24, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterLinda Quick
I would love to learn Tunisian this summer.
July 24, 2012 | Unregistered Commenteranne j-z
I would like to learn how to do broomstick lace.
July 24, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRuth
I'd just love to learn to crochet - so many gorgeous knitting patterns feature crochet in some way that I really need to teach myself, but can never seem to get the hang of it.
July 24, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterLinda Rumsey
Definitely need more time with Tunisian! Looking forward to the new book.
July 24, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKim Barlow
I am hoping to learn Tunisian by the end of this summer. I just purchased a class from Craftsy for this, and hope I can learn a lot. Thanks for the chance to win!
July 24, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKate M
I would love to learn Broomstick Lace before the end of the Summer. It is such a beautiful technique & I love the idea of simple projects when learning new things. Your Cables & Lace Broomstick Hat is on my "to do" list. It would be fun to have a matching scarf as well.
July 24, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRebecca
I'd love to learn broomstick lace. I remember watching my Mom do it, but I haven't gotten there yet.
July 24, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterBarbara Lucas-Wilson
I'd love to learn hairpin lace by the end of the summer. I've had your Tranquil Lace Hairpin Tunic in my Rav queue for quite some time. I have the yarn, I just need to learn the technique.
July 24, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterNorah
I'm seeing a lot of broomstick lately. I'd love to learn that. This looks like such a fun book! I'd love to get my hands on a copy of this!
July 25, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterYarnitect
i've never done broomstick lace!
July 25, 2012 | Unregistered Commenteranastacia
I would like to learn tunisian and broomstick lace stitches before the summer ends. I was unable to take a class at the summer Chain Link conference because they were all sold out. But could easily do so with Sharon's book since I am a visuaal learner - as well as a left handed crocheter. I would love to be a winner of her new book. Thanks for hosting this drawing!
July 25, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJulia Gary
I would love to learn broomstick lace and a scarf would be a perfect project.
July 26, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMarguerite
I would like to perfect my tunisian technique and I am also currently "learning" to work with lace weight yarn, both i'd like to use in some sort of shawl, starting this fall.
July 26, 2012 | Unregistered Commentereyeballemma
I've been wanting to learn tunisian for a while now.
July 26, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAnne Marie H
I would love to learn broomstick lace. I have learned tunisian crochet, it looks great in large hooks and fine yarn. Would love to win the book, Thanks for the opportunity.
July 26, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRachel
I would love to learn Tunisian crochet. I have seen so many lovely patterns but I have not tried it yet.

Thank you for such a fabulous giveaway. The book looks awesome.
July 26, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRose
I'd like to learn Tunsian crochet. Thanks!
July 26, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDebbie H
I would love to learn Tunisian Crochet. Such a beautiful technique. Thank You!!!!!
July 26, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterT.J.

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