Blog powered by Typepad

Blog Award


Projects Completed In 2007


  • Pineapple Pullover

  • Clay items - beads, etc.

  • Abi - Rowan Sweater

  • Several Beaded Necklace/Earring sets

  • Christmas Table Topper

  • Rhubarb (aka "Tomato") knit

  • Larger Than Life Bag - Crochet

  • Vogue Cardi #19 - Knit

  • Summer Bag - crochet

  • Lucy in the Sky with Bob - Knit

  • Spiderweb Cardi - Crochet

  • Bianca's Jacket - Knit

  • Something Red - knit

  • Two tea cozies - one knit, one crochet

  • Square Neck Tank top - knit

  • Doris Chan's Lace Cardi - crochet

  • Nantucket Jacket

  • Fish Bath Mat

  • Crocheted Triangles Purse

  • More dishcloths than one person should EVER make

  • Fountain Lace Cardi - Knit

  • 2 Knit & 1 Crocheted Calorimetries

sb


  • Knitting Patterns Crochet Patterns by SweaterBabe.com

Stats


« Will Wonders Never Cease | Main | All Hail The Christmas Spirit »

November 23, 2006

Comments

Kristen

Too funny! The top vest makes the wearer look like a walking target, and that purple fig leaf thing - aaack! Anyway, have a great Thanksgiving!

Margaret

Oh you are SO Right! That stuff is UGLY, too ugly to wear. Though I like the shawl.

Have a great day everyone!

Vera

I've sort of wanted to take a look, but I was impressed by the outfit on the front cover.

The first three designs aren't impressive either, just blown up dolies(and you know that I love doilies, just not to wear.

I kind of like the bolero, but the chenille makes it look too heavy. It would be really cute in another yarn, and the tank isn't too bad, but I couldn't wear it.

I'll take a closer look at the book store, but I don't think I'll buy it.

Happy Thansgiving to you and yours. We've just started cooking.

Leisel

LOL... purple fig leaf thing :)

I hadn't noticed until I scrolled back to remember which one Kristen was referring to, but those leaf motifs are either strategically or unfortunately placed (or maybe it's an unfortunately strategic placement, I dunno). With the non-color top underneath it, it looks like she's wandering around all but nekkid.

Pam

Quote - "today's penchant for instant gratification" - End Quote

I couldn't agree with you more! I mostly crochet scarves, and I refuse to use those extremely large hooks. I'm not insulting people who make scarves with large hooks and knitting needles because I have seen some nice ones, but I've seen more that have been made in an evening and they look it.

I also agree with you about the patterns you show above. They remind me of the old crochet pictures from the 60's/70's that people like to show when they're making fun of crochet.

erica b.

Thanks for the review on this. This book has been on my Amazon Wishlist for months! What a disappointment.

Nancy

Oh, how disappointing! I was so excited about this book, and I do like the picture on the cover. I was planning on ordering it from Amazon but now I will at least wait until I can look at it in person. Thanks for the review from me too.

Terri

Those patterns are enough to give crochet a bad name. Truly awful.

Andrea

Ewwww! "Chunky" and "lace" *so* don't go together. :P

Cindy

Oh, I am so disappointed. I was actually looking forward to getting my hands on this book. Thanks for the review.

The comments to this entry are closed.

Steal Me!


Search My Blog

Bloglines

Our Cat, Arnold



Emma - Our Pembroke Welsh Corgi



....




  • badass


.....


  • ----"A HEATHEN, CERTAINLY. BUT NOT, I HOPE, AN UNENLIGHTENED ONE"
    Lord Summerisle, "The Wicker Man"

    ----"Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo." - H. G. Wells (1866-1946)

    ----"I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use." - Galileo Galilei

    ----"The power of accurate observation is frequently called cynicism by those who don't have it." - George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

    ----"I do not consider it an insult, but rather a compliment to be called an agnostic. I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure -- that is all that agnosticism means." - Clarence Darrow, Scopes trial, 1925.

    ----"I contend that we are both atheists. I just believe in one fewer god than you do. When you understand why you dismiss all the other possible gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours." - Sir Stephen Henry Roberts (1901-1971)