MARY BETH TEMPLE is a nationally known crochet designer whose work appears in "Interweave Crochet, Crochet Today, "and "Crochet World." She creates and publishes a popular pattern line, Hooked for Life, and her many books include DIY Afghans and The Perfect Pillow. Mary Beth has hosted the interactive podcast, "Getting Loopy," which won the Flamie Award three times in a row (2009, 2010, 2011) for Best Crochet Podcast, and was among the top 200 shows on the Blog Talk Radio network for 2009. Temple lives in New Jersey.
The author has posted errata corrections on ravelry for at least two of the sweaters in this book.
I deduct one star because most of the patterns don't appeal to me. Read more
While the pictures in the book are beautiful the patterns are not easy to follow. If you are a member of Ravelry you can see that very few people have actually been able to finish... Read morePublished 4 months ago by E
I'm a "full figured" woman and the patterns in this book make very nice clothing. They are also easy to read and follow. I'm making a whole new wardrobe for myself! Read morePublished 15 months ago by K. Oneill
I like the fact that the models are "curvy girls". I do not have to imagine how it will look on my "curvy" body. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Velma B. Lindner
There are many lovely patterns in this book and the directions are easy to follow. I'm looking forward to seeing the end products.Published 17 months ago by K. Goodrich
In Curvy Girl Crochet: 25 Patterns that Fit and Flatter, Mary Beth Temple takes a two-pronged approach to crocheting for the plus-sized woman. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Underground Crafter
I’ve recently taken up crocheting again, and am somewhat plus-sized, so this book was really fun to peruse. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Amazon Customer