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Enter to Win Our Crochet Giveaway

If you’re looking for a great summertime craft, look no further than crochet! Crochet master Doris Chan has two great ways to inspire you to make something cool and comfortable this season.

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Corrections to Knitting in Circles by Nicky Epstein

The following corrections are for the Pinwheel Circle on pg. 58 and Le Cirque Baby Afghan on pg. 206 of Knitting in Circles by Nicky Epstein. We hope you will find this useful.

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Knitter of the Month: Tamara’s Wrap

Our featured knitter of the month, Tamara, fell in love with a pattern that she felt was designed just for her. Coincidentally, it also had her name on it! She shares her knitting experience with us and tips to create your own multi-colored masterpiece from Stashbuster Knits by Melissa Leapman.

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Presenting The Crafter Prize Pack Giveaway from Random House Audio

Our friends at Random House Audio are hosting an Audiobooks Crafter Sweepstakes this week, and the prize pack contains everything you need for a season of crafting, and reading, and beaching. Enter to win today!

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Q&A with Brandy Fortune, on Knitting for Kids and Her New Book

As a busy mom of two, Brandy Fortune knows what knitters want: quick, simple, and utterly adorable projects. In her first book, Just Like Me Knits, Brandy creates irresistible accessories and clothes for kids–and matching outfits for their toys! In our interview, Brandy shares behind-the-scenes stories about her process of designing these sweet little patterns.

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Crafter of the Month: The Knitter’s Book of Wool Challenge

Have you ever loved a book so much that you wanted to make every project from it? We certainly have, which is part of the reason why Dot Vander Pol is such an inspiration. She has knitted every project from The Knitter’s Book of Wool (at least once!) and shares her experience in this month’s Crafter of the Month feature.

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Free Project: Jesse Doll Bear Hat from Just Like Me Knits

To celebrate the release of Just Like Me Knits by Brandy Fortune, we’re featuring a free project download of the Jesse Doll Bear Hat!

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Spring-Load Your Crochet Hooks by Doris Chan

In this guest post, renowned designer Doris Chan and author of the forthcoming Convertible Crochet advises us not to let our crochet hooks go idle in the spring and summer–to spring load our hooks!

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Interview with Knitting Instructor and Author Sally Melville

Check out this interview with acclaimed instructor and author Sally Melville as she shares some knitting tips and tricks, her favorite garment, and even her ultimate craft fail!

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The New Crochet: Vote for Your Favorite Cover!

Ever wonder what it’s like to design a book cover? Here’s your chance! CrafterNews invites you to help us choose the cover for The New Crochet by Marion Madel.

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