I’m back today with another book review. There are so many great craft books coming out lately I can barely keep up and today’s featured book is no exception!
When I was asked if I’d like to review this gorgeous new book – *Crochet Loom Blooms by Haafner Linssen (*UK/Aus version is called ‘Flower Loom Blooms’) I jumped at the chance.
I’ve been following Haafner on instagram for years and her feed is a feast of beautiful crochet. You should definitely check out her profile here. Go on! It will make your eyes happy!
I’ve seen flower looms around before but have never been inspired to try them out but one look at the cover of this beautiful book I was instantly attracted and eager to learn more.
The book is divided into four chapters, covering all the essential techniques you’ll need to start making your own blooms. Each of the 30 flower motifs are beautifully photographed with clear written instructions as well as charts for those of us who prefer visual aids.
There are 5 projects included to get you started but the possibilities are endless really. All the motifs shown in the book come with instructions for joining so you can use any motif to make blankets, curtains, clothing or whatever your imagination can dream up.
Itching to get started, I ordered myself a loom here. At first I was all fingers and thumbs and my first couple of blooms were a flop. But after I got through that fiddly stage I was cranking out cute little flowers like a champ. They are quick to make and a great way to use up all those little bits of scrap yarn.
Here’s what I’m making
It’s the ‘Summer of Love’ motif. Cute, yes! I think I’ll keep going and make a cushion cover.
In summary, Crochet Loom Blooms is not only pretty to look at, it is a comprehensive guide to combining two fun crafts together in a unique way.
If you like pretty things or would like to add another dimension to your crochet I would highly recommend adding this book to your collection. Click here if you’d like to purchase your own copy of Crochet Loom Blooms.
Until next time
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