Thursday, October 24, 2013

Book Review: Sweet & Simple Baby Crochet By Kristi Simpson

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Welcome to my Kweendom and I am so happy to be a part of Kristi Simpson's Blog Tour. I know you'll love her book and I wish you luck in winning a copy in my give-away.
For details on winning, see below...

Sweet & Simple Baby Crochet
By Kristi Simpson


If there were nothing else in this book besides adorable photographs of babies, it would be well worth the price. But lucky for you there is much much more: a bonus of thirty-five adorable and unique pattern designs for baby-wear!

Large, colorful photographs of the projects worn by precious children add to the allure of the book, but in addition, concise step-by-step photos throughout are ideal for beginners. Throughout the book a wide range of readily available yarns are used in the designs. This is another great way for beginners to learn about yarns as they learn to crochet.  These are not your run of the mill baby patterns. Because Kristi uses fun colors and mixes different stitches, there are unexpected surprises such as the Mossy Baby Pod, Fruit Punch Hat and Football cocoon!

Kristi is one busy lady and brings a wealth of experience to this, her latest book. She is the creative force behind RAKJ patterns. Her fresh modern crochet designs have sold more than 100,000 copies through her online presence at Etsy She is the founder and publisher of Inspired Crochet, a digitalmagazineOn top of all this she has five children including a set of twins!

This brand new book was published by Stackpole Books and is available for the retail price of $19.95. You can purchase Kristi's book here.

To win your very own copy of Sweet & Simple Baby Crochet, enter the Give-Away by doing any or all of the following. Each one is worth one entry.

1) Post on Facebook with a link back to this post. Suggested mention: "Sweet & Simple Baby Crochet looks like a great book. It is filled with adorable baby patterns."

2) Post this give-away on Google+ with a link back to this post.

3) Tweet with a link back to this post: "I want to win Sweet & Simple Baby Crochet by @crochetkween

4) Pin the book cover to Pinterest and link back to this post. Share why you want to win this book

After you have completed the above linking,
-Like Cro-Kween Designs on Facebook
-Add Gwen to your Google+ circles
-Follow one of Crochetkween's boards on Pinterest

Once you've entered, return to the comments section of this blog and tell me how many entries you've made and include the links to verify. Please enter the give-away by Monday, October 28 at midnight. Good luck!

13 comments:

jessica Aviles said...

Shared link with a crochet group on fb :) https://www.facebook.com/groups/461607117206780/

jessie2247 said...

Thanks for such a great giveaway!
I posted on facebook. Can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/jes.ica.3705/posts/1468205513404626
I made a tweet. Can be found here: https://twitter.com/jld2247/status/393454736302567424
I pinned to pinterest. Can be found here: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/449515606528304260/
I like Cro-Kween Desgins on facebook with the name Jess Ica D
I don't know how to do Google+ circles thing. When I click it I'm taken to her Twitter.
I follow crochetkween on twitter @jld2247
I follow a few of Crochetkween's boards on pinterest with the username jessi2247

Kathleen Bruner said...

I posted on Facebook and liked on Facebook, so should have 2 entries.

WickedNess! said...

Yay! I completed all of them. I'm on my phone, so I'll post the links later :) Thanks for the opportunity!

Jennifer D. said...

Hello Crochet Queen! I have created 6 entries! Hope to win! God bless!

Staci K. said...

Thank you for the giveaway! :) I've gotten 4 entries:
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ajkepner/posts/10152148500889505
Google+ - https://plus.google.com/111528387629093978312/posts/eV6AWgv19yW
Twitter - https://twitter.com/CCDesigns_Staci/status/393457310271434752
Pinterest - http://www.pinterest.com/pin/173459023121523355/

Liked FB as Anastasia Staci Kepner, google+ & pinterest as Anastasia Kepner, and Twitter as CCDesigns_Staci.

Mama Crochets said...

I did all 8 of them! Liked you on FB as Jessica Conkey, Added you to Google + circle as knightsgirl@gmail.com/Jessica Conkey. Following you on Twitter as @jessaknight. And following your boards on Pinterest as Jessica Conkey.

Links:
FB: https://www.facebook.com/jessica.conkey/posts/10201205188869177
Twitter: https://twitter.com/jessaknight/status/393483197356322816
Google +: https://plus.google.com/u/0/109584448849518276967/posts/axvjnrZwtJT
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/189784571771082287/

Rhonda Humphreys said...

Thank you for the wonderful opportunity to win Kristi's book. I did everything above except for following you on twitter. I can't do that until I have more likes. Please stop by and follow my blog @ thehookinphotographer.blospot.com. Thanks!

Tara Mitchell said...

I like Crochet Kween Designs on FB.

Tara Mitchell said...

I tweeted {@momteaches2}.

Tara Mitchell said...

I follow several of your boards on Pinterest.

Tara Mitchell said...

I pinned the book cover. http://www.pinterest.com/pin/253820128972612978/

Gabli said...

Oh this looks too cute too pass up!