The perfect gift for yourself or a friend (or two) who loves to crochet, this standing desk flip calendar showcases a new stitch pattern for every day of the year! Each date features a new pattern swatch with complete instructions--so many exciting new stitches to try, from lace and filet to shells, colorwork, and more. The handy size fits easily in a project bag, making it a favorite stitch dictionary for on-the-go hooking. You'll have inspiration at your fingertips whenever you need it. Use this perpetual calendar year after year!
Jill Wright is a digital copywriting specialist and crochet and knitwear designer raising her family in the foothills of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. Life is writing, planning, strategizing, and teaching Jazzercise classes, with lots of driving intermingled. There’s also a sprinkling of singing both with a local chorale and in church. Busy? Yes! But she wouldn’t have it any other way.
Connect with Jill at www.compassnorthcomms.com or on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/jillwright3/.
When it comes to craft-a-day calendars, what happens if you miss a few?
These stitch-a-day calendars are good forever. Miss a stitch this year, do them next year! In fact, I highly recommend finding a way to mark which stitches were tried. Either way, these are fabulous gifts for knitters and crocheters to build on their existing skillset.
The sturdy spiral bound calendars unfold to stand up, and flip over to the other side midway through the year. They are written out in patterns, making them super cool, affordable gifts for the proficient knitter or crocheter in your life. And there are so many beautiful, fresh ideas – they are great for unleashing new ways to be creative.
These next-level stitches are absolutely gorgeous and inspiring. Try them all in swatches, and then choose which one you’d like to turn into a complete project.
Imagine the joy of discovering a new stitch pattern every day of the year. [A Year of Knitting Stitches and A Year of Crochet Stitches], meticulously crafted by seasoned artisans, Tabetha Hedrick and Jill Wright, showcase a diverse array of stitches. From intricate textures and captivating cables to delicate lace and mesmerizing mosaic stitches, each day offers a fresh and exciting challenge. Whether you’re a seasoned crafter or a novice, these calendars cater to all skill levels, ensuring there’s always something new to explore.
In the realm of crafting, where creativity intertwines with skill, the gift of learning a new technique is unparalleled. Stackpole Books has unveiled two treasures for the crafting enthusiasts in your life – “A Year of Knitting Stitches” by Tabetha Hedrick and “A Year of Crochet Stitches” by Jill Wright. These Stitch-a-Day Perpetual Calendars are not just calendars; they are portals to a world of creativity, making them the perfect gifts for those who love to knit or crochet.
365 New Stitches Await: A Stitch for Every Day
Imagine the joy of discovering a new stitch pattern every day of the year. Both calendars, meticulously crafted by seasoned artisans, Tabetha Hedrick and Jill Wright, showcase a diverse array of stitches. From intricate textures and captivating cables to delicate lace and mesmerizing mosaic stitches, each day offers a fresh and exciting challenge. Whether you’re a seasoned crafter or a novice, these calendars cater to all skill levels, ensuring there’s always something new to explore.
A Handy Companion for On-the-Go Crafting
Crafting is a passion that doesn’t confine itself to a specific space. Recognizing this, the calendars are designed as standing desk flip calendars, allowing crafters to conveniently access a new pattern swatch wherever they go. The compact size fits effortlessly into a project bag, making it an indispensable stitch dictionary for on-the-go knitting or crochet. With these calendars by your side, inspiration is always within arm’s reach.
The Gift That Keeps on Giving
Beyond the initial unwrapping, the true magic of these calendars lies in the perpetual nature of their design. Each date features a new stitch pattern with complete instructions, ensuring that the creative journey continues throughout the year and beyond. The recipient of this thoughtful gift will find inspiration at their fingertips, season after season, year after year. It’s not just a calendar; it’s a gift that keeps on giving – a continuous fount of creativity.
Meet the Artisans Behind the Stitches
Tabetha Hedrick and Jill Wright, the creative minds behind these crafting treasures, bring a wealth of experience and passion to the crafting community. Tabetha, a knitwear designer and writer, weaves her days amidst the Great Smoky Mountains, while Jill, a digital copywriting specialist and crochet/knitwear designer, finds her inspiration in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Their love for their craft and dedication to sharing it with the world is evident in every stitch presented in these calendars.
Connect with the Creators
In a world where personal connections matter, getting to know the creators adds an extra layer of appreciation. Tabetha Hedrick invites you to explore her work at www.tabethahedrick.com or follow her creative journey on Instagram @tabismiles. Jill Wright, the digital copywriting specialist, can be found at www.compassnorthcomms.com.
This holiday season, go beyond the ordinary and gift the extraordinary – the gift of creativity, skill, and a year filled with new stitches. Stackpole Books’ “A Year of Knitting Stitches” and “A Year of Crochet Stitches” are not just calendars; they are keys to unlocking a world of endless crafting possibilities. Give the gift that keeps on giving, and watch as your craft-obsessed friends and family unwrap a year of inspiration and creativity.