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Poetic Crochet: Errata & Pattern Corrections

Hello Crocheters! My goal is always to provide you with beautiful designs and an enjoyable pattern experience! Crochet is as much about the process as the finished product, so I do my utmost to ensure a happy stitching experience for you, my customer. Today I am very pleased to announce that full errata files and… Continue reading Poetic Crochet: Errata & Pattern Corrections

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Interweave Presents: Classic Crochet Shawls!

Hi Shawl Lovers, Happy news came my way back in February and it's time to share it! Three of my crocheted shawl designs from Poetic Crochet have been included in a new book from Interweave. Classic Crochet Shawls: 20 Free-Spirited Designs Featuring Lace, Color, and More is available for pre-order and will be out on June… Continue reading Interweave Presents: Classic Crochet Shawls!

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Crochetville Blog Tour: Welcome NatCroMo Campers!

Welcome, Crochetville Campers! I'm glad you could join me around my campfire on the Crochetville Blog Tour. Grab a s'more  (B.Y.O.s'more), and let's visit. There's been a lot of action happening around here, and I'm giving away lots of great stuff in celebration of National Crochet Month so we won't dawdle, let's get right to… Continue reading Crochetville Blog Tour: Welcome NatCroMo Campers!

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Crochetville Blog Tour: Shawl Talk, Free Pattern & Book Giveaway

Update: 4/1/2016: The book giveaway is now closed. Congratulations, Rubra! Thanks to all who participated! Update: 4/3/2016: Bellamy shawl pattern is back to its normal price of $5.99. Chugga chugga CHOO CHOO! Welcome to my stop on Crochetville's NatCroMo blog tour. My name is Sara Kay Hartmann and I am a crochet designer and the… Continue reading Crochetville Blog Tour: Shawl Talk, Free Pattern & Book Giveaway

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In the Press: “The Romance of Crochet”

Hi Crocheters, I Like Crochet Magazine published my article, "The Romance of Crochet" in their February 2016 issue, available now! In it, I talk about the unique nature of crochet as a craft and put a different spin on making romantic gifts for our "valentines." Here's a little excerpt: Giving the gift of handmade offers more… Continue reading In the Press: “The Romance of Crochet”

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Let’s Knit Magazine ~ Author Interview

Let's Knit is a UK magazine all about knitting and crochet, and they interviewed me for this month's "Last Word" section. We discuss Poetic Crochet, my favorite (favourite!) fibers, and my unusual path into the wonderful world of yarn. Hint: The path was uncovered by that beloved British lady of letters, Agatha Christie. Strange, but true. Click the… Continue reading Let’s Knit Magazine ~ Author Interview

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Go, Little Book…

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… Continue reading Go, Little Book…