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I reviewed this Candi Jensen book sometime back.  This would be an especially good choice as a gift for a new crocheter.  Enter my Giveaway to win a copy!

This Giveaway is not hard to enter.  Simply post a link to your favorite Crochet Blog (not this one!) in the ‘Comments’ Section Below.  Each entry will be assigned a number.  The winner will be drawn at random from all the entries.  ONE ENTRY PER PERSON.  This contest is open only from December 8 through December 12, 2011.  The winner will be drawn shortly thereafter and will be announced on this blog and via private email to the winner.  The winner must email me within 48 hours with snail mail particulars.  The book will be mailed on December 19, 2011.

You may only win ONE contest per year on my blog!

NOTE:  If the winner doesn’t contact me within 48 hours of being emailed, another entry will be chosen as winner.


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128 Comments so far

  1. Kirsty@Bonjour on December 8, 2011 1:22 am

    This is my favourite crochet site – EASY. Well, it would be easy if only I knew how to crochet – hence why I need this book!

  2. Rianna on December 8, 2011 1:52 am

    My favorite Crochet Blog is definitly http://attic24.typepad.com/
    And how about the great ideas you get by looking att Pinterest.com -crochet !!!!!!.( which is of course not a Blog but is so very very inspiring.)Would love to win this book for my daughter who is a new crocheter, and loves to hook with “Zpagetti” .wich is eco-friendly and very easy to use .www.hoooked.nl/ .

    greetings from Sweden,Rianna

  3. Jennifer on December 8, 2011 4:10 am

    My most favorite crochet blog is http://www.lindamade.com/wordpress/ Linda Permann makes the most amazing stuff, and many small projects, perfect for beginners! I am new to crochet (been knitting for years–wanting to crochet for years) and haven’t been able to put my hook down since! The book is beautiful, would love to win it!

    Happy stitching everyone!

  4. Leah on December 8, 2011 4:16 am

    I like ChrochetMe’s blog & website.

  5. Anca on December 8, 2011 5:52 am


    this is such a great giveaway!! I must say I love your blog and read almost everything you post:)

    My favorite crochet blog is:

    Thanks a lot, wish you a beautiful winter;)

  6. Lynne on December 8, 2011 6:25 am

    Haha, same as the previous comment. My favourite blog is
    As I am fairly new to crochet this blog has been great, and I am sure that this book would be a fab resource :-)

  7. Micci on December 8, 2011 6:28 am

    My fav crochet blog is

    She always has the cutest stuff.

  8. Janet S. on December 8, 2011 6:46 am

    My favourite crochet blog is:
    Thank you for the opportunity to win this wonderful book.


  9. dina on December 8, 2011 7:01 am

    Oh my favorite is definately Lucy at Attic24

    Thank you

  10. Jusa on December 8, 2011 7:16 am
  11. Kim Johnson on December 8, 2011 7:22 am

    I am just learning how to crochet so my favorite blog is Easy to makes me Happy. Check it out! Super Cool! So I would love to win this book. I need all the help I can get:)

  12. Tez on December 8, 2011 7:37 am

    Crochet Geek is my favourite *aside from this one, of course!* cause I am a geek
    Thanks so much for the giveaway!

  13. Whoffs on December 8, 2011 7:46 am

    Monster crochet is a favorite of mine!

  14. Lettetia Elsasser on December 8, 2011 8:01 am

    My favorite crochet blog belongs to The Crochet Dude. Fun and fast projects for every skill level.

  15. Meig on December 8, 2011 8:14 am

    I also love Crochet Geek!!


  16. Theresa on December 8, 2011 8:23 am

    I too love the Crochet Greek! I subscribed to her,so I dont miss anything she is working on,I recently,taught myself how to crochet,just about 1.5 rs now thru searing the web,& blogs & books, & videos,& of course The CROCHET GEEK! I have learned many a stitches there over & over again hit the replay button till i got it,& still do,its been fun,& relaxing,I love making gifts for my Grandchildren,even though I am still small potatoes. :}

  17. Krista French on December 8, 2011 8:28 am

    My favorite blog is http://positivelycrochet.blogspot.com/2011_01_01_archive.html especially the free pattern for newsboy cap.

  18. Theresa on December 8, 2011 8:28 am

    I too love the Crochet Greek! I subscribed to her,so I dont miss anything she is working on,I recently,taught myself how to crochet,just about 1.5 ys now thru searching the web,& blogs & books, & videos,& of course ~~The CROCHET GEEK~~ I have learned many a stitches there; over & over again,just keep hitting the replay button till i got it,& still do,its been fun,& relaxing,I love making gifts for my Grandchildren,even though I am still small potatoes. :}

  19. OLIVIA on December 8, 2011 8:39 am

    Thanks so much for all the fun, creative ideas!
    Merry Christmas!!!



  20. Marci Ellsworth on December 8, 2011 8:44 am


    Robin Chachula’s amazing crochet blog

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  21. Kate on December 8, 2011 8:54 am
  22. Judith R. on December 8, 2011 9:05 am

    Since one may only win ONE contest per year on your blog, I don’t think that I’m eligible to win this contest but, nonetheless, I’m posting a link to my favorite crochet blog:


  23. Gwen Parmer on December 8, 2011 9:14 am


    I can’t wait to teach my Girl Scouts to crochet!

  24. Crystal Arcand (3Stairs) on December 8, 2011 10:07 am

    http://www.crochetbug.com/ is my favorite crochet blog.

  25. Amanda on December 8, 2011 10:39 am

    I have been wanting to learn how to crochet for awhile now this would be the perfect inspiration to sit down to play around with some projects :)

  26. Leah on December 8, 2011 10:44 am

    My favorite is definately Attic 24 http://attic24.typepad.com/weblog/ I have made many of her projects.

  27. Dennis on December 8, 2011 11:06 am

    I am not following any blogs with crochet alone I follow some that are anything to do with yarn and thread. because I am trying to learn how to knit also. Thank you for this giveaway and Happy Holiday to You and Yours,

  28. Kat W. on December 8, 2011 11:25 am

    My fave is http://crochetwithtamara.wordpress.com/. Tamara is definitely addicted to crocheting. :-) She blogs every other day, with great photos. … I love this opportunity to win a book *and* getting to view more crochet blogs. Thanks!

  29. Ofelia on December 8, 2011 11:41 am

    I think I like most http://attic24.typepad.com/ …it’s so colorful!! :)
    Thank you!

  30. Dorothy S. on December 8, 2011 11:58 am

    My favorite crochet blog is http://blog.thecrochetdude.com/. I need help with my limited crochet skills.

  31. smfsprout on December 8, 2011 12:06 pm

    If I have to pick just one, it would be:



  32. brittany on December 8, 2011 12:20 pm

    My favorite crochet blog is crochet me.

  33. Lisa on December 8, 2011 12:24 pm

    My favorite is Wolfdreamer Off the Hook. I…may really like Pokemon.


  34. Shannon Wynne on December 8, 2011 12:24 pm

    Picking one is not easy and I am not sure that Ravelry is a blog so I am picking:


  35. Claire on December 8, 2011 12:35 pm

    I love to crochet and I’m hurrying to make some gifts for Christmas, I am so worried I haven’t got enough time to finish everything before the big day. I hope I can win this book it looks great, I wish everybody a Merry Christmas.

  36. Kc on December 8, 2011 12:57 pm

    So this blog isn’t updated regularly, but I have found the best patterns here. I have made (or attempted to make)a few of her necklaces… they’re too cute – if you like to crochet definitely check it out!
    P.S. being pretty new to crochet I have found most of the patterns to be quite easy :)


  37. PorTusManos on December 8, 2011 1:06 pm

    My favourite page is http://www.tejiendoperu.com/ in Spanish, has a lot of info, tutorials and brilliant idease!!!

  38. Mona on December 8, 2011 1:07 pm
  39. Felicia on December 8, 2011 1:08 pm

    I have to say i am new and old at crochet. I learned the basics as a girl and am just now rejoining the groups. I am relearning from scratch and enjoy seeing the new ideas people are coming up with.

  40. Iryna Boehland on December 8, 2011 1:14 pm

    Same here, I love this site – http://crochet-mania.blogspot.com/ and all the tutes!
    Glad to pick more sites from comments. Thank you!

  41. Kim S on December 8, 2011 1:25 pm

    Currently I am a big fan of thsi blog: http://made-in-k-town.blogspot.com/

  42. turtle on December 8, 2011 1:25 pm

    i love the blog called Fresh Stitches!

  43. Karen on December 8, 2011 2:15 pm

    I love amigurumiartist.blogspot.com. I love Craft Gossip because I get to see new sites I haven’t seen before.

  44. Laura/Readerwoman on December 8, 2011 2:20 pm

    You know, I don’t really have a favorite – I love ‘em all! But http://blog.thecrochetdude.com/ comes close to being the fav – love his outlook and perspective!

  45. tammy algiere on December 8, 2011 2:32 pm

    There are sooo many wonderful blogs out there. This is one that I like although it it very hard to pick just one!!!

  46. Traci on December 8, 2011 3:01 pm
  47. Carleen on December 8, 2011 3:05 pm

    I recently fell upon http://www.tangledhappy.com/ and fell in love.

  48. Elena T on December 8, 2011 3:06 pm

    I’d love to win this book for my daughter. She’s away at school and likes to crochet while hanging out with friends and watching movies. I’m sure she’d love some new projects to try!

  49. jeanine perkins on December 8, 2011 3:10 pm

    Hello. I hope this the way to enter the contest for the book. I am an avid collector of yarn, hooks & books!!! Would love to add this to my collection. Thanks for this opportunity.

  50. D'Ann Gayler on December 8, 2011 3:26 pm

    By Hook, By Hand at http://byhookbyhand.blogspot.com
    is one of my favorites. She makes the cutest little dolls.
    I have made one of them. My sister loved it so I gave it to her.

  51. Barbara on December 8, 2011 3:30 pm


    I have watched Vashti emerge as the wonderful designer she is. Mostly on CrochetPartners.

  52. Esmeralda Larios on December 8, 2011 3:36 pm

    This is hard to choose because there are so many talented crocheters out there. That being said, I am in love with this crochet blog:


    Her super cute ideas and patterns always motivate me to try new things. : )

    P.S. Very nice book, love the projects would be great to teach my daughter with.

  53. Teresa Matz on December 8, 2011 3:39 pm
  54. Charity McAllister on December 8, 2011 3:42 pm

    Cute book!

  55. Catie on December 8, 2011 3:52 pm

    I’m a huge fan of Oh My Goodknits (http://goodknits.com/blog)..it’s not just crochet, it’s cross-stitch, knitting, and crafts galore…but of course the crochet was what drew me in…the rest was just added bonus material!!

  56. Cindy on December 8, 2011 3:54 pm

    Great looking Book.
    Thanks for the giveaway.

  57. Jane S. on December 8, 2011 4:00 pm

    There are a lot of good crochet blogs out there, but one that I really enjoy is


    The photos are beautiful, she is cheery and interesting, and it inspires me to crochet!

  58. Rachel on December 8, 2011 5:43 pm


    enterthegiveaways at gmail dot com

  59. natasha on December 8, 2011 6:01 pm

    i dont really follow many crochet blogs. i mainly use ravelry and pin cute projects on pinterest. but i have found some cool stuff on http://www.crochetspot.com the other day via pinterest

  60. Connie on December 8, 2011 7:25 pm

    I like one I just found:

  61. Kristy M on December 8, 2011 7:29 pm

    Thanks for the giveaway, and Merry Christmas!

  62. Holly on December 8, 2011 7:40 pm

    crochettoday.com is a goodie! i’d loove to learn how to crochet!

  63. Toqua's Crafts on December 8, 2011 7:52 pm
  64. Laura on December 8, 2011 8:59 pm

    I just started crocheting again and really need some instruction. I didn’t have a fav site until I went through these comments and http://easymakesmehappy.blogspot.com/2010/03/page-under-construction-crochet.html is now my fav.

  65. Ambar on December 8, 2011 9:33 pm

    This is one of my favorite blogs:


    ambar in puerto rico

  66. Debra on December 8, 2011 11:08 pm

    Thanks so much for the great giveaway! My favorite blog is


  67. Patrizia on December 9, 2011 1:47 am

    Not only crochet and very inspiring blog: http://www.purlbee.com/crochet-projects/
    definitely my favorite.

  68. Carolyn Smith on December 9, 2011 1:56 am

    My favorite blog is “totallyfreecrochetpatterns.blogspot.com”. I’m still a beginner and love the free patterns

  69. barb on December 9, 2011 4:07 am

    I really enjoy this blog http://www.lemondedesucrette.com/
    as well as Lucy’s at Attic 24.

  70. Kay M on December 9, 2011 6:11 am

    Here’s my fave. http://crochetmecrazy.blogspot.com
    She talks about other things besides just crochet, and since she lives in TX (like me), in the country (like me) I find her very interesting!

  71. Amy L on December 9, 2011 6:11 am

    I like the Crochet Me blog. I get their emails, and they have some great free patterns.

  72. cathe barron on December 9, 2011 7:51 am

    I like this one:


    always something cute!

  73. Kate on December 9, 2011 8:10 am

    I really like Robyn Chachula’s blog. I like that she posts previews to her new patterns and usually has blog tours so I can learn about other blogs too!


    Thanks for the chance to win!!

  74. SusanD1408 Crochet Addict on December 9, 2011 9:55 am

    My favorite blog is:
    Not only are there fantastic items on there you also get lots of links to other fantastic blogs. This blog has opened my world and made me feel part of something special.

  75. Danijela on December 9, 2011 10:47 am

    My favorite blog is http://attic24.typepad.com/

    love it.

  76. Monica on December 9, 2011 12:42 pm

    I use to crochet years ago and would love to start back.

  77. Roxane on December 9, 2011 2:28 pm

    I’m a beginner and I like this one http://crochet-mania.blogspot.com/

  78. Nancy on December 9, 2011 5:11 pm

    Really enjoy quite a few but like

  79. Christy on December 9, 2011 6:56 pm

    Absolutely LOVE this blog!
    http://creativeyarn.blogspot.com :)

  80. katevet on December 10, 2011 8:00 am

    I love this pretty blog:

    great giveaway!

  81. michelle on December 10, 2011 8:36 am

    My this sounds like a good book. I like the title too. Thank you.

  82. Deborah Williams on December 10, 2011 8:40 am

    i love this blog. rachel has easy quick stuff for gifts! good tutorials also.


  83. Wendy on December 10, 2011 12:22 pm

    Knit and crochet! Don’t know if it qualifies as a blog but I love it.

  84. Joanie Reese on December 10, 2011 1:55 pm

    http://yarnchick.blogspot.com/ this is my favorite one! I love crocheting and was taught by my mom when I was about 10 years old. I remember making really long chains! Now I like a good challenge!

  85. Teresa from Florence, Alabama on December 10, 2011 2:13 pm

    I like this blog:

    This looks like a great book.
    Thanks for the giveaway.

  86. Rebecca on December 10, 2011 3:22 pm

    Just lost my mom in a tragic accident this year. Mom taught me to crochet many moons ago. Trying to re-teach myself to crochet…to teach my girls…is proving to be more difficult than I thought!

  87. Barbara Shelton on December 10, 2011 4:27 pm

    Crohooking is a favorite of mine, but due to an illness, I haven’t been able to crochet for almost 12 years. Lately, I’ve been practicing and am ready to crochet again, just not as fast. LOL

    This is one of my favorites and I’m going to see the other links to find out what’s new.

  88. Sheila Elmore on December 10, 2011 6:45 pm

    I have been a crocheter for a long time but haven’t always been active and so I am rather rusty. I also like to crochet with thread as well as with yarn. I would love to have this crochet book.

  89. jules on December 10, 2011 8:00 pm

    I see I’m not alone in my love of http://attic24.typepad.com/ =) Thanks for the giveaway!

  90. Kim Brosam on December 10, 2011 10:48 pm


    Thank you for the opportunity. I enjoy http://totallyfreecrochetpatterns.blogspot.com/


  91. Patricia Pearson on December 11, 2011 12:23 am

    I like http://www.crochetspot.com. Rachel has great info and easy patterns for beginners and the more experienced crocheters. And, thanks for asking for crochet links for the giveaway. I saw so many websites that I was unaware of and with recommendations. Neat!

    Big thanks for the giveaway!

  92. Tammy on December 11, 2011 12:36 am

    I love PlanetJune.com/blog!

  93. Gwendolyn T on December 11, 2011 1:56 am
  94. Sandy on December 11, 2011 5:11 am


    They have great patterns!

  95. Theresa Credle on December 11, 2011 5:13 am

    I love the Lion Brand Blog. It has giveaways and different patterns for both knitting and crocheting

  96. Isabelle on December 11, 2011 5:14 am


    This blog is the best! They have wonderful projects and I especially love all of the christmas themed things going on right now!!!

  97. Dawn on December 11, 2011 6:44 am


    This is one of my favorites…. There are so many good ones out there now, that it’s hard to choose just one. BTW… not being able to choose yours made it harder to decide because honestly, yours is my favorite! Would love to have this book to help me along with my hobby and learning more about it.
    Thanks so much for the opportunity!

  98. jessica on December 11, 2011 6:46 am

    Personally, I’m a fan of http://www.crochetme.com/blogs

  99. Jude on December 11, 2011 6:49 am

    My favorite? I have so many, but here is one of the favorites. It is mostly about Tunisian Crochet.


  100. Beckie on December 11, 2011 7:09 am

    At present I enjoy this blog:

  101. Ericka on December 11, 2011 7:19 am

    Love this idea, now I can browse even more crochet sites!!!

    Here’s one of my faves:

  102. Judith Gellerstein on December 11, 2011 7:52 am

    My favorite crochet blog is Go Crochet:
    http://www.gocrochet.com by Ellen Gormley.

  103. Marilyn Safier on December 11, 2011 8:11 am

    I just learned about this blog today and I could see it becoming a favorite. The blogger eats, drinks & sleeps crochet! And it’s very colorful with lovely projects!

  104. Margaret Weiner on December 11, 2011 8:33 am

    http://designingvashti.blogspot.com Vashti has developed over time into an amazing crochet designer.

  105. Linda on December 11, 2011 8:54 am

    I am just learning to crochet, would love, love to win this book – thanks!

  106. Lori Warnock on December 11, 2011 9:55 am

    Oh, there are so many favs of mine but I choose this one:

  107. Suzetta on December 11, 2011 10:36 am

    Gee, my own blog is my favorite, because it brings me so much joy:

    But another one I check every day is:

  108. Barbara Reichard on December 11, 2011 10:57 am

    Great blog, beautiful work with color.

  109. Holly Exton on December 11, 2011 11:10 am

    I like your blog the best. Always lots of great things to see and learn. It is fun to see all the other blogs that people shared.

  110. Beverly Dallmann on December 11, 2011 1:18 pm

    My favorite crochet blog is The Crochet Dude.

  111. Deborah Rosen on December 11, 2011 1:34 pm

    One of my favorites is Crochet Geek http://crochet-mania.blogspot.com/ .

  112. penny windham on December 11, 2011 3:01 pm

    this has to be my favorite cause it’s the only one I have ever gone to

  113. Carmen on December 11, 2011 5:19 pm

    I’d say my favorite is http://snowcatcher.blogspot.com/ – I love the snowflakes she designs.

  114. vallinach on December 11, 2011 7:56 pm

    One of my favorite is http//crochet mania.blogspot.com/ i love crochet

  115. Valerie Taylor Mabrey on December 11, 2011 8:09 pm

    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  116. Niki DuCharme on December 11, 2011 9:43 pm


    Although I am still a beginner when it comes to crochet, I would love to have a chance to win this book to get some motivation to try a little more every day! I really enjoy “The Sweatshop of Love” blog because there is a little bit of everything. All the crochet projects remind me constantly that I need to practice new techniques and never give up on the hooks!
    I also love checking out the number of crochet blogs on tumblr. Talk about inspiration!!

  117. Robyn Boling on December 11, 2011 11:11 pm

    What a treasure trove!

  118. susan on December 12, 2011 3:51 am

    this is a great contest,thank you so much.what a neat thing as will get to check other blogs i havent seen.

  119. lee ann beausejour on December 12, 2011 6:07 am

    http://crochetme.com is my my second favorite site. (This one being my first JD.) Although if I am online, I connot crochet!! I can’t get it to do as a link from this computer. I am at work, limitations in place.

  120. Terri on December 12, 2011 7:06 am

    I’m definitely hooked on crochet! Thank you for the offering. I’ve crochet since 8 and that’s now 45 years. Most recently for the last 4 years, I teach crocheting at a Senior Center and help all the seniors with their projects that they want to create. This book would help and give me more options. Thanks again!!!

  121. Deanna Church on December 12, 2011 11:43 am
  122. Monica on December 12, 2011 11:47 am

    One of my favorite crochet blogs is http://www.lemondedesucrette.com/

  123. Lillian Gimmelli on December 12, 2011 11:51 am

    I love the art of crochet. My favorite Crochet Blog is http://crochetcafe.blogspot.com/. Love all the wonderful ideas. Thanks for the opportunity to win such a great book. Thanks

  124. Muireann on December 12, 2011 3:41 pm

    I really like http://attic24.typepad.com. Thanks for the chance to win!

  125. marieH on December 12, 2011 4:35 pm

    Thank you very much for your lovely giveaway.

  126. Kim on December 12, 2011 4:37 pm

    http://www.free-crochet.com. I just started to crochet and my friend pointed me to this site.

  127. Kim L on December 12, 2011 6:11 pm

    My favorite blog is http://www.ravelry.com I just want to make everything


  128. Janna Johnson on December 13, 2011 12:12 am

    thanks for a great contest! Janna Johnson http://www.feedyourpigblog.com
    jannajanna@hotmail.com janna@feedyourpig on GFC

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