Review: Love Crochet

LC02_cover_FINAL.inddI was thrilled when a copy of the Love Crochet Bookazine came through my doormat. A couple of my crochet pupils had mentioned it, but I simply hadn’t had time to pick up a copy. Now I’ve had a good chance to look through it I wanted to share it with other Bakers and Makers who may not have seen it.

Most of the designs come from previously published books, and it was particularly nice to see patterns by some of my favourite designers featured such as Linda Permann and Erika Knight. It’s published by Immediate Media, who also bring you the fabulous “Craftseller”, so just as you’d expect it features projects for all tastes and skill levels.

Do look out for it in the shops, it’s a great buy and there are several things already on my growing “want to make” list, particularly Rachel Henderson’s Cat Hat.

And, as a special treat, the publishers are offering a special subscription rate if you usethis link.

If you have a copy I’d love to know what you think…

 

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