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Check out these awesome hooks, books & crooks (Just kidding… yarn… I meant yarn. No crooks here!)

I’m unsure if there’s anything more magical in the whole world than to have your work show up in print at your door. Seeing a stack of complimentary books that you worked so hard to get published is a dream.

I’m so excited to share these books I’ve published with Leisure Arts!

Big Book of Crochet Accessories

This collection of patterns includes a few designs by yours truly and a few other incredible designers!
In Print (On Amazon, click to shop. Your purchase helps support this site!)


Vests: the long & short

Kindle & Print (On Amazon, click to shop. Your purchase helps support this site!)

Shrugs & Boleros

Print (On Amazon, click to shop. Your purchase helps support this site!)

Make Fun Socks

Kindle & Print (On Amazon, click to shop. Your purchase helps support this site!)

 

My favorite hooks:

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Let’s take a moment to drool over all these Worsted color choices by Malabrigo. 

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I added some YouTube videos from my channel below. Enjoy!

Crochet often. Create always!

Xoxo,

Abbey

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Lion Brand 15mm Crochet Hook

Sorry… I never write the letter/number when hooks get this large. I teach lots of crochet classes, and it gets really confusing for my students when the letter/number is inconsistent with the metric size – this happens when the hook gets larger than a 9mm. It’s annoying for me as a teacher to explain to my beginner students to look for a P or a Q or a 19, etc. when it’s just as simple to say, “Look for the metric size. You want a 15 mm.” Simple.

This particular hook is my FAVORITE to use in class. It doesn’t have a weird dip in the middle for a finger grip. This may appeal to some, but for beginners who need a lot of room on the hook to begin learning the stitches for the first time – that dip is a nuisance.

Addi Hooks

Of course, MY favorite hooks to use are Addi Hooks. I love the feel and the grip. I especially love that the handle stays about the same size even when the hook size changes. This makes working with a 3mm hook a breeze! I have sizes ranging from 2.5 mm – 6.0 mm.

My favorite hooks:

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The Complete Book of Crochet Stitch Designs

This awesome little book just arrived at my doorstep after some quick shipping by Amazon! I think it’s an awesome stitch pattern book. I don’t love the yarn that they used (Malabrigo Arroyo would have given better stitch definition) but it still helps to browse through this one to freshen up my designs! Check it out here.

Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Jon Klassen

I love this book oh so much! I read books about yarn to the kids in my crochet classes. Jon Klassen is one of my favorite illustrators.

Check it out here.

New free pattern: Monika’s Cowl

This cozy cowl was designed for my photographer years ago. She still wears this cowl each winter and I’ve FINALLY written it up for everyone to enjoy!

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Materials

Malabrigo Rios worsted weight 100% superwash merino wool yarn (3.5 oz/210 yds/100g per hank): 3 skeins in VAA

Hook: 5.5 mm

This cowl uses 3 skeins of Malabrigo Rios. It is one of my favorite yarns. It works up so nicely and is worth every penny!

Check out this awesome collection of Rios:

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Leisure Arts books by

Abbey Swanson of The Firefly Hook.

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Crochet often. Create always!

Xoxo,

Abbey

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