Posts tagged: "crochet reference"

  1. Site-Wide SALE: Books starting at $8!

    Posted by on December 16, 2022

    We’re celebrating the end of the year with a site-wide SALE! Hundreds of books starting at $8; sale prices valid through Saturday, 12/17. FREE shipping* (US only) if you spend $60 or more! Here are just a few of the books you’ll find on ShopMartingale.com. There are so many titles–we can’t feature all of them! […]


  2. Year-End SALE: Books starting at $8! Shop and Save Today!

    Posted by on December 12, 2022

    **Note: purchases will not arrive before the holidays. Thank you for shopping! Happy stitching!


  3. "Simple Whatnots III" Mystery Stitch Along: Installment #5 + 25% Off FLASH SALE at ShopMartingale.com

    Posted by on June 20, 2022

    Installment #5 is live on the "Simple Whatnots III" Mystery Stitch Along page! Let’s kick off the week with another set of instructions for the "Simple Whatnots III" Mystery Stitch Along! Installment #5 is live now! Visit the "Simple Whatnots III" Mystery Stitch Along page to download the instructions prepared by "Simple Whatnots III" author, Kim Diehl. We’ll […]


  4. Try-It Tuesday: Starting at Only $9—New-To-You TECHNIQUE and BLOCK Books!

    Posted by on March 22, 2022

    Our warehouse sale will be ending soon! But there’s still time for you to pick up a new technique and try something you’ve always wanted to! There’s never been a better time to experiment with something new to you—because 99+ titles start as low as $9 each. Want to sew a smorgasbord of new blocks? […]


  5. It’s Friday! It’s TRY-day! On Sale NOW starting at $9—new-to-you TECHNIQUE books!

    Posted by on September 16, 2021

    The twice-yearly warehouse sale has reached the halfway point! But there’s still time for you to try something new! There’s never been a better time to experiment with a craft or technique that you’ve been thinking about, because we’re offering 90 titles that start as low as $9 each. Want to practice your free-motion machine […]


  6. Saturday Slow-Down! Spring 2021 Warehouse Sale IS ON NOW with 95+ books starting at $8

    Posted by on March 5, 2021

    If you love handwork, it’s time to savor the selection of books that celebrate the needle arts! Embroidery, appliqué, wool stitchery, knitting, crochet. You’ll find it all at the twice-yearly warehouse sale going on now! Browse through 95+ titles to finds your favorites.   left: Sunny Days sampler quilt from "Sunny Days" by Jan Patek […]


  7. Crossover crafter (or curious crafter?) Learn crochet with this quick tutorial

    Posted by on September 14, 2018

    Are you a crossover crafter? Many of us at Martingale do more than just quilt! Crochet is one of those crafts that calls out to us—it’s easy to learn, you don’t need much in the way of supplies, and you can take your work with you anywhere. Never crocheted before, but always wanted to give […]


  8. Refresh your technique + get FREE shipping

    Posted by on August 5, 2015

    The most versatile books you can keep in your library are those with knitting techniques or crochet help. One good reference book will get you through many, many patterns. Choosing a reference book is like pairing a fine wine with a delicious meal. Check out these popular technique books (and our pairing selections) below. We’ve […]


  9. How to read crochet patterns (+ chart)

    Posted by on March 20, 2015

    What’s one important part of mastering a new skill? Learning the lingo! Understanding what the standard crochet abbreviations mean is one of the first steps you’ll take when learning how to crochet. Patterns generally use abbreviations to describe different crochet stitches to avoid making the instructions too lengthy. Even if you’re a seasoned crocheter, you […]


  10. Holiday how-to: granny squares

    Posted by on November 7, 2014

    It’s called the granny square—but it’s definitely not old hat! Granny squares are making a comeback, and we’ve got the how-to for you. Follow this tutorial on how to crochet a granny square, and then put the holiday crochet patterns below on your gifts-to-make list. How to make a granny square From All about Crochet […]