So Many Books, So Little Time.


I’ve never done cross stitch before, but I might take it up now, just so that I can do this one as my first! It’s a cross stitch pattern which is available as a digital download PDF from Etsy from a shop called Plastic Little Covers.

Review: How to Crochet

I’ve always wanted to learn how to crochet, so I’m looking forward to buying Emma’s book 🙂

Tracey Todhunter

Every season brings a new selection of crafting “How to” books and crochet is no exception. This latest publication from GMC Books is written by Emma Varnam, a familiar designer on the British crochet scene and well respected for her clearly written and imaginative patterns (she has a cheeky humour which is captured brilliantly in her work, such as the crochet Campervan she designed for Inside Crochet (you can see more examples of her work on her lovely blog) and the rather cute Bunny Toy you can find inside “How to Crochet”.

This little book is available at the very reasonable price of £7.99 and would fit easily into a project bag, making it the ideal gift for those friends who say “I’d love to learn to crochet…” Emma’s approach of matching projects to the skills you need to learn means that by working through the book, nothing is…

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