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Cover Art by Bonnie Meltzer

My newest book: The Fine Art of Crochet; June 2013;
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"My years of gratifying experiences as the Founder of the Crochet Guild of America gave me a broad view of the crochet world, and this book fulfills a long-held dream! Not only have I created a tribute to my beloved craft of crochet but I have also documented an important and inspiring aspect of contemporary art today."

Crochet Art by Gwen Blakley Kinsler 

Take Out; 5 crochet-covered rocks; Kreinik silk & metallic threads;
9. 5 x 6. 5 x 6.5; 2013

Branching Out; crochet-covered branch; various fibers; 12 x 9 inches; 2013

Free Form Crochet Motif; various fibers; 2009
Destiny; rock, Kreinik metallic threadsm beads; 2007
Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree; rock, Kreinik silk & metallic threads; 2009
Zen Rock Garden; Kreinik Silk Serica, rocks; published in Kooky Crochet; Lark Books; 2007
Spiral; rock, Kreinik Silk & Metallic threads; 2009

Heartrock Hotel;  crocheted Kreinik metallic and silk threads; 5 x 4 inches; 2007
This heart-shaped covered rock has a tiny heart shaped rock that lives in the aorta penthouse! Prizewinner CGOA Design Contest, Art Category, 2007

Mac Rock Project; Kreinike Silk Serica threads; 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches; 2010
 Inspired by the Blair-Witch-Project-esque rocks piled along the beach on Mackinaw Island.

Crochet on a  Rock with a Twist of Lime; 3 x 2 inches
 in a 6-inch tall martini glass; 2009

Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Fire
Crochet, wire,  fying pan; 16 x 13 inches; 2010

Business Card Holder; crocheted porcelain; ; 6 x 5 inches; 2007

 Fairy; ceramic face, crochet, various fibers; 
15 x 8 inches; 2011
2011 International Free-form Crochet Guild Challenge: Mythologies, Stories & Fairies

Memories of Miguel; tapestry crochet, line; 7 x 11 inches; 2005

The Queen of Crochet: A Self Portrait, 1995


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