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Thursday, November 18, 2010

Twinkie Chan's Crochet Goodies for Fashion Foodies!

I was taught how to crochet by my grandmother when I was around 8 years old. I had had another orthopedic surgery, and was bored out of my mind recuperating. She bought me a skein of purple, red and white yarn and taught me how to single crochet.  I ended up making my first striped aghan and it took me several months to finish it, but I fell in love with crocheting and have kept it up all these years!

I first ran across Twinkie Chan's fabulous crochet pieces while surfing around on Etsy.com one day, and I have been a fan of her's ever since.  I was thrilled to find out she had released a book of some of her cutest patterns!   If you like whimsy, fun, wearable crochet pieces, you'll love Twinkie Chan!



Synopsis:

With "Twinkie Chan's Crochet Goodies for Fashion Foodies," crocheters can have their cupcakes and wear them, too.

The founder of her own popular line of food-inspired fashions, Twinkie Chan has whipped up a feast of head-turning scarves, mittens, hats, and more so that her many fans can learn to make her culinary creations at home.


You'll find recipes for food-themed scarves that feature sushi, salad, gingerbread men, buttered toast, eggs and bacon, ice-cream cones, popcorn boxes, and more. You'll also learn how to make a pair of strawberry fingerless mittens, a chocolate cupcake hat complete with a cherry on top, and even a coconut-lemon cake tissue box cozy.



Twinkie Chan's Crochet Goodies for Fashion Foodies is divided into three chapters--Sweet Things, Fruits and Veggies, and Savory Stuff--and comes complete with an illustrated how-to section, lists of "ingredients" for each project, easy-to-follow, step-by-step directions, and full-color photos and illustrations.


I LOVE these fingerless gloves!

Beginning and experienced crafters alike will go wild for these quirky, colorful, wearable confections.


About The Author:

Since the age of 10, Twinkie Chan has been crocheting zany goodies such as tiger-head Kleenex cozies, frog hats with dangly legs, and BBQ pork bun plushies for her friends and family. Fans are snapping up her crocheted goodies online at http://www.twinkiechan.com/.

I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for a fair review. I was not compensated for my opinions.

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3 comments:

Mystica said...

I have been trying to find someone who will teach me to crochet now for quite sometime. I just want to do simple granny squares!

Sheila (Bookjourney) said...

Oh my gosh Sharon I love this! How super fun!

Sharon's Garden of Book Reviews said...

Mystica, If I were closer, I'd teach you! Granny squares are easy!