Thursday, February 6, 2014

Book Review: Tunisian Crochet Baby Blankets by Sharon H. Silverman

February 6, 2014
Tunisian Crochet Baby Blankets by Sharon H. Silverman


I love Tunisian crochet and I’ve been doing a lot of it lately. This beautiful book by Sharon Silverman gives me a few more items to put on my “to-do” list!

Tunisian Crochet Baby Blankets offers 8 classic patterns, including ripples, cable, bobbles and basket weave, but done in Tunisian crochet, a technique that combines the drape of knitting with the ease of crochet. Joyful photography of real-life babies throughout, will make you smile! 


Frosted Stitch Stripes
Color Waves
Also included are the great illustrations that we have come to expect from Leisure Arts; the materials needed are listed generically with the Craft Yarn Council number standards. In the Yarn Information section, Sharon provides the exact yarns used in the book’s projects. There will be no mistaking which yarn to use to achieve gauge! The General Instructions section is very useful and the unique Tunisian crochet stitches are clearly explained and illustrated.

Sharon is a Professional member of the Crochet Guild of America and a lifelong crafter with a passion for Tunisian crochet. That, paired with her background in writing, clearly shows in the quality of this book! Sharon is the author of fifteen books, 7 of which are crochet titles. Check out Sharon’s very professional website and keep in touch with her through her blog which you’ll also find there. I’m sure she’d love to hear about some of your finished Tunisian baby blankets.


Tunisian Crochet Baby Blankets is published by Leisure Arts and can be purchased through Sharon’s website or Amazon. It is available in both Kindle ($7.99) and paperback ($8.55) versions.
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