Reaching Out, One Stitch At a Time


Reviews related to all things crochet. Books, hooks, yarn, and designers.

Crochet Every Way Stitch Dictionary Book Review

Am I the only one that collects crochet stitch pattern books? I hope not! Whether you have a collection of stitch dictionaries, or you don’t have any, I’m going to highly recommend the Crochet Every Way Stitch Dictionary. *This post contains affiliate links, which means that […]

Free Crochet Coloring Pages

Free Crochet Coloring Pages

When I was younger I loved to color, but it’s been years since I’ve colored anything. Even when the adult coloring craze started I just never found the time to sit down and spend some time on it. My kids on the other hand love […]

Laurel Hill Crochet Hook Review

Laurel Hill Crochet Hook Review

Many years ago I purchased a wooden hook and I was so disappointed. It gave me a blister and after just using it a couple times the finish had worn off and it would catch on the yarn. I went back to my trusty ole […]

National Crochet Month Designer Showcase

National Crochet Month Designer Showcase

March is National Crochet Month and I’m participating in the International Crochet Month Designer Showcase with Underground Crafter. Every day during March 2019, we’ll highlight a different crochet designer who is also a member of the Crochet Guild of America. Each designer will share a […]

Wall Hangings Book Review

Wall hangings have become sure popular this year! But I have to admit, I knew how to do macrame as a kid, but I honestly haven’t tried in probably over 30 years. So when I saw this book, I thought…..genius! I can make a wall […]

Coastal Crochet Book Review

Coastal Crochet Book Review

I have a confession to make. I never liked the beach, or summer. I know, it’s not normal. But that all changed when we moved to the lake. I now have that appreciation for water and warm weather that most others do. That’s why I’m […]

Tails of the Sea: Children’s Crochet Blankets – Book Review & Giveaway

Mermaids, sharks, octopi…..oh my!!! Tails of the Sea blankets look so fun! What child wouldn’t love one of these on their bed?! Especially if they love sea creatures! (Please see the bottom of the post to find out how you can win a copy.)   *This […]

Emoji Crochet Book Review & Giveaway

Emojis are everywhere! …..and now you can crochet them with Emoji Crochet book! Please read my book review and find out how you can win a copy of the book.   *This post contains affiliate links, which means that I may receive a small commission (at […]

Crochet Post Stitches in Lace – Course Review

Post stitches are one of my favorite stitches! They can add so much texture to your project by just changing the placement of the dc. But post stitches in lace? I wasn’t really convinced that post stitches would work with lace patterns. After all, post […]

Crochet Garment Design Course Review

Have you ever wanted to design your own patterns, or more specifically garments? I have had a sweater idea in my head for over 4 years but I’ve never had the guts to try to create a pattern for it. I’ve designed plenty of patterns […]