Stacey of Fresh Stitches interviewed me this week about my new crochet-for-creativity project called Hook to Heal.
The first question she asked was just to explain the project. Here's what I said:
"Hook to Heal is my next book as well as the name of a multi-media online support…
What if I told you that you could donate one skein of yarn to a good cause helping homeless kids learn how to crochet and in exchange you would get your name listed in the acknowledgments of a crochet-for-creativity print book by a…Continue
Added by CrochetConcupiscence on January 26, 2013 at 2:15pm — No Comments
I asked people through social media: “what is your opinion on granny squares?” The answers were varied of course. A lot of people said that they like granny squares. A few said that they love them. A couple said that they hate them. Many said that they cut their teeth on granny squares and so feel that they have their place or that they are nostalgic for them as a result.
Here were some of the most colorful answers people shared:…Continue
Added by CrochetConcupiscence on January 10, 2013 at 8:27am — No Comments
Crochet Concupiscence is hosting a big 12 days of Crochet Christmas giveaway that starts today. Each day features at least one prize from a sponsor. Those prizes include crochet hooks, books, patterns, magazines and more. Additionally, each daily winner gets…Continue
Added by CrochetConcupiscence on December 13, 2012 at 9:45am — No Comments
Lindsey of Poetry in Yarn recently sent me a copy of her new pattern booklet called At the Bakery and subtitled: 6 Crocheted Designs Inspired by Pie. What a great fun idea for a compilation of projects around a favorite food for the holidays. And indeed, the patterns in the book would make great holiday gifts to put under the tree this year although they…Continue
Added by CrochetConcupiscence on November 21, 2012 at 7:25am — No Comments
My new book about the health benefits of crochet is now for sale. I thought some of you may be interested in the press release. Feel free to copy and share it!
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Hi hookstars ... (totally love that appellation and am going to appropriate it for my own use here!) ... I just wanted to let you know about the TAFA organization in case you haven't heard about…Continue
Added by CrochetConcupiscence on June 20, 2012 at 6:59pm — No Comments
I've been playing around with the social media infographic tools over at Visual.ly and thought I'd share a visual of my Twitter activity vs. Laurie's (she's winning) ...
I've worked with plastic bag yarn (plarn) a total of one time. It was a neat experience to learn what it's all about and I was doing it to participate in an eco-awareness project called Something in the Water so all in all it was a good thing. But it wasn't for me. I didn't really enjoy prepping the bags and I didn't really enjoy the feel of plastic in my fingers where soft…Continue
I love looking at what people are doing in the art world with crochet - taking the craft to its edges by combining it with other mediums, hitting the streets with it, etc. Thought I'd share five of my favorite cutting-edge crochet artists:Continue
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Just thought I'd do a quick blog post to introduce myself to those of you who don't know me yet. I'm Kathryn, the blogger behind Crochet Concupiscence. I began crocheting a couple of years ago during an intense battle with depression and…Continue