"I love Afya's hats. They're like crowns and brims of creativity, of genius, of love--they're soulful, something powerful. You'll gotta know that!" --Common
"Any notion that crochet isn't cool ends right here... Terrific how-to illustrations help first-timers get into the stitching groove while ideas for customizing projects with color, yarn and embellishment are sure to keep you hooked."
"- Crochet Today
""Fashion doesn't have to break the bank: Afya Ibomu shows how a skein of yarn and a crochet hook can inexpensively add spice to your wardrobe. These 20 hats for men and women blend together ethnic style and hip-hop chic while keeping construction a breeze!"
"- Simply Creative Crochet
""Crochet meets fresh, fabulous headwear in this book...no matter what level you are, we won't blame you keep these cool caps all to yourself."
"- Adorn magazine
""Get Your Crochet On! Hip Hats and Cool Caps" is a must-have book of patterns for every hat or cap you passed on the street and said to yourself, "I want one of those!" This book includes all kinds of cool hats and caps originally designed by the author, who owns a custom-order, Brooklyn-based crochet business and whose creations have appeared in "Jet" and "Complex" magazines. "Get Your Crochet On!" covers the basic crochet stitches, techniques and tools to get you started. This book hopes to capture and express the fresh and innovative styles of a new generation of crochet artists. --"The Daily Advertiser" - Lafayette, LA
About the Author
Afya Ibomu is the proprietor of the Atlanta-based custom-crochet business (previously located in Brooklyn), Who the Caps Fits. Her crocheted creations have adorned such hip hop/rap/soul artists as Erykah Badu, Common, Talib Kweli, dead prez, Eric Benet Dwayne Wiggins (of Toni, Tone, Tony), and Musiq and been seen in the pages of Complex and Jet magazines, as well as showing up in the music videos of these artists. She also works as a personal nutritionist and writes a monthly nutritional advice column for San Francisco's Bay View newspaper.