Crafting

'Blueprint Crochet Sweaters' book giveaway

Blueprint CrochetRobyn Chachula who began her career as a structural engineer is a crocheter who shares her “ability to take big projects and break them into little items anyone can understand” in her latest book, “Blueprint Crochet Sweaters, Techniques for Custom Construction” (Interweave/$24.95).

Chachula, who’s also the author of Interweave’s “Simply Crochet” and “Unexpected Afghans,” uses her current book to show readers how to construct fashion-forward garments including a burnt plaid dress, a lace tunic, a vest, cardigan, kimono and cropped sweater.

For a chance at winning a copy of the book, just email me at jbrown@detroitnews.com and tell me a story about your crocheting experience. Please put the word “crochet” in the subject line, and REMEMBER to include your name and address.

Good Luck and Happy Crocheting!!!