Thursday, April 2

Some book purchases...

guild library sale

The Knitting and Crochet Guild keeps a library of craft books - they keep two copies for lending, and the rest they sell on. I picked these up last week.

Mary Thomas's book is great. I love the little cartoons, although they don't really have much to do with the text.

Been trying more obscure crochet techniques lately. This month's Interweave Crochet details a technique of creating two rows of double crochet (US single crochet) at once, and there's a double base chain in Mrs' Beetons book. I think I got them right, was doing them last night at the pub without the instructions!

David's released his Slip Stitch Crochet website - take a look! It's an interesting technique! Can't wait to read about cables!

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