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Links & Resources

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Books

'A New Look at Crochet'
by Elyse Sommer & Mike Sommer
Crown Publishers Inc, New York, 197x
ISBN 0-517-51608X

'Creative Crochet'
by Nicki Hitz Edson & Arlene Stimmel
Watson-Gupthill, New York, 1973

'Crochet Workshop'
by James Walters
Crochet Workshop
Sidgwick & Jackson, London, 1979
ISBN 0 283 98396
more info

'Freeform Knitting and Crochet'
by Jenny Dowde
Freeform Knitting and Crochet
Sally Milner Publishing, Bowral, NSW, 2004
ISBN 1 86351 327 2
more info

'FREEformations'
by Jenny Dowde
FREEformations
Sally Milner Publishing, Bowral, NSW, 2006
ISBN 1 86351 358 2
more info

'Freeform: Serendipitous Design Techniques for Knitting & Crochet'
by Prudence Mapstone
Freeform: Serendipitous Design Techniques for Knitting & Crochet
Prudence Mapstone, Australia, 2002
ISBN 0-9580443-0-9
more info

'Coat of Many Scrumbles'
by Prudence Mapstone & 64 members of the International Free Form Crochet Guild
Coat of Many Scrumbles
Prudence Mapstone, Australia, 2007
ISBN 978-0-9580443-4-9
more info

'Have You Any Wool'
by Jan Messent
Have You Any Wool
Search Press, 1986
ISBN (UK) 0 85532 566 6
ISBN (AUST) 0 85896 411 2

'New Directions in Crochet'
by Clinton MacKenzie
Van Rostrand Rheinhold, 197x

'Tapestry Crochet' & 'More Tapestry Crochet'
by Carol Ventura (formerly Carol Norton)
more info

'The Crochet Workbook'
by Sylvia Cosh & James Walters
Crochet Workbook
Batsford, 1989
ISBN 0 7134 5915 8
St Martin's Press, New York, 1989
ISBN 0-312-04032-6
Le Temps Apprivoisé, Paris, 1995 ('Le Crochet')
ISBN 2-283-58952-5
more info

'Wool 'n' Magic'
by Jan Messent
Wool'n' Magic

Search Press, 1989
ISBN 0 85532 614 X

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Bookfinders

If you can't find what you want at your local library or you must have your own personal copy, you may need to contact a good Search Service such as:

Avril Whittle
Whittle's Warehouse, 7-9 Bainbridge Road, Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5AU, UK
(remember to enclose your SSAE)
Phone & Fax: +44 (0)15396 21770 Fax: +44 (0)15396 20026 (House)
Mobile: 07967 638503
avrilsbooks@aol.com

or try online at:

http://www.amazon.com/
http://www.amazon.co.uk/
http://www.abebooks.com/
http://www.bibliofind.com/
http://www.bookfinder.com/

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Classes, Courses

Crochet Design (Diploma Course)
http://www.crochet.co.uk/


Freeform Workshops with Margaret Hubert
in NY, MA , etc
http://www.margarethubertoriginals.com/classes.htm


Renie Breskin Adams Crochet Workshop
at Penland School of Crafts, 5-17 July 2009
http://www.reniebee.com/crochet.htmMore
http://penland.org/classes/summer/summer_textiles.html

Renie Breskin Adams Penland Workshop poster


SUM-body (Scrumblers United Melbourne)
– a group of Scrumblers in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
All enquiries to: Pamela Williams (formerly Mercedes-Morris) – phone 0404887639 or pmmorris@melbpc.org.au

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Conferences, conventions

"Xpect the Unexpected!"
– Bringing Crochet Back Home To Morecambe

3-10 May, 2006 in Morecambe and Lancaster, Lancashire, UK
More info >>

Lancaster Skyline

Lancaster Castle Skyline
– Tunisian crochet and mixed media by Pauline Turner

Morecambe Summer School 1978

The usual suspects?
– participators at one of the original, seminal
Morecambe Crochet Summer Schools
run by Pauline Turner in 1978

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Exhibitions, Events


2009 Weaving and Freeform Fiberarts trip
featuring Myra Wood

Knit, Crochet and Weave in Peru
June 1-10, 2009
More info: http://www.eddaperu.com/


Alice Springs Beanie Festival, Market Place Exhibition & Competition
http://www.beaniefest.org/


Lacis Museum Freeform Slideshow
http://lacismuseum.org/exhibit/freeform


WonderWool Wales – A fesitval of Welsh Wool and Natural Fibres
Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 April 2009 at The Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells
http://www.wonderwoolwales.co.uk/More info

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World's Best Tea Cosy Competition
Miles, Queensland, Australia

Tea Cosy Competition

Held in 2006 and thereafter at 4-year intervals in line with The Year of the Outback. Top prize $500. Deadline for entries 25 August. Check out the 2006 winners now on www.murilla.qld.gov.au

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Galleries, Museums

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Organisations, Groups

Chicago area free-formers
Contact for details:
Bonnie
prokopowicz@attbi.com

CGOA (The Crochet Guild of America)
http://www.crochet.org

Crochet Partners
http://www.crochetpartners.org
a free discussion group with a full range of services for crochet lovers

Freeform Crochet Group
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/freeformcrochet/

NZSWWS (New Zealand Spinning, Weaving and Woolcrafts Society)
http://www.creativefibre.org.nz

TAFTA (The Australian Forum for Textile Art)
http://www.ggcreations.com.au/tafta/

The British Hand Knitting Confederation
http://www.bhkc.co.uk/data/index9.shtml

The International Free Form Crochet Guild
http://www.freeformcrochet.com/

The Knitting & Crochet Guild
http://www.knitting-and-crochet-guild.org.uk/

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Suppliers

Bead Crochet
http://www.beadcrochet.com
http://www.beadwrangler.com

Colinette Yarns
http://www.colinette.com

Crochet Design
http://www.crochet.co.uk

KCG Trading Ltd
http://www.kcgtrading.com/

The Wool Room, Brewster, NY
http://www.woolroom.com

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Videos/DVDs

Crochet Design
http://www.crochet.co.uk/

Margaret Hubert's Freeform Crochet video
http://www.margarethubertoriginals.com/videos.htm

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Websites

Kaye Adolphson
http://www.geocities.com/xpatchc/btskaye.html

Bonnie Bloom Pierce
http://www.elegantcrochet.com/

Susie Bowring-Miller
http://www.geocities.com/susanbowmil/free_form_crochet/

Renie Breskin Adams
http://www.reniebee.com/crochet.htmMore

Mirjam Bruck-Cohen
http://www.fibersiv.israel.net/

CrochetInsider – Source for News, Views, Tips and Talk
http://www.crochetinsider.com/

Jenny Dowde
http://www.jennydowde.com/

HASTA EL MONYO DE PATRONES EN INGLÉS:
TRADUCCIÓN DE PATRONES DE CROCHET
http://www.hastaelmonyo.com/

Barbara Hillery
http://www.picturetrail.com/altobarb

Nicki Hitz Edson
http://nhedson.tripod.com/

Margaret Hubert
http://www.margarethubertoriginals.com/
http://margaretshooksandneedles.blogspot.com

Yvette Kaiser Smith
http://sobs.org/art/yks/yvetteindex.html

Katherine Kowalski
http://www.fiberartistry.com/

Tracy Krumm
http://www.tracykrumm.com

Lacis Museum
http://lacismuseum.org/

Ruth Marler
http://www.craftypeople.net/spring-challenge.html

Prudence Mapstone
http://www.knotjustknitting.com/

Bonnie Meltzer
http://www.bonniemeltzer.com

Norma Minkowitz
http://bellasartesgallery.com/minkowitz.html

Isa Navarre
http://www.isanavarre.com/

Linda Scharf
http://www.stoneleafmoon.com/

Ming-Yi Sung
http://mysung.tripod.com/home.html

Susan's Freeform Crochet Page
http://www.freeformcrochet.com/free.html

Sylvia Cosh::James Walters::Crochet
http://crochet.nu/scjwc/

Carol Ventura
http://www.tapestrycrochet.com/

Ana Voog
http://www.anacam.com/hats/

Jean Williams Cacicedo
http://www.fiberscene.com/artists/j_cacicedo.html

Myra Wood
http://www.myrawood.com/

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