This day has been three years in the making! In keeping with the poetic theme, I offer this blessing courtesy of Lord Byron:
“Go, little book, from this my solitude! I cast thee on the waters, go thy ways! And if, as I believe, thy vein be good, The world will find thee after many days.”
Fall 2012: Struck by an idea for a crochet collection themed around poetry and shawl projects
April 2013: Sent query email to Interweave
December 2013: Submitted book proposal
February 2014: Proposal accepted, contracts issued, jumping up and down and screaming followed by panic
September 2014: Manuscript deadline
January 2015: Manuscript revisions
June 2015: 20,000 copies printed in Hong Kong
October 22, 2015: Poetic Crochet hits shelves!
And don’t forget to claim your ♥ free pattern ♥ with purchase!