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crochet for bears blog tour

A quick aside first: have you noticed I’ve made a favicon for PlanetJune? It was a challenge coming up with something recognisable at such a small size, so I just made a little bear in my site colours:

planetjune favicon

I think it’s cute! I hope it’ll help people to spot PlanetJune in the vast sea of websites out there. That’s one more task I can cross off my to-do list πŸ™‚

The real point of this post is to let you know about the blog tour for Amy O’Neill Houck’s new book, Crochet for Bears to Wear. The tour starts today at Craftzine, where you can download a free pattern from the book!

crochet for bears to wear

Amy has a list of all the daily stops on her blog tour. There are some fantastic crochet bloggers represented here, so visit all the stops and, as an added bonus, you might find some new blogs to follow!

My stop is next Monday, when I’ll be reviewing the book and testing one of the patterns. As you can see from the photos below, my Fuzzy Bear loves accessories, so I’ll be crocheting him his own custom-sized piece of clothing…

fuzzy bear painting fuzzy bear paints fuzzy bear at christmas
Fuzzy Bear loves to play dress-up

I’ll also have a copy of Crochet for Bears to Wear to give away to one of my lovely readers, so don’t forget to check back here on Monday for a chance to win! πŸ™‚

6 Comments »

  1. Cora Shaw said

    I look forward to seeing what you crochet for your fuzzy bear. I am planning on crocheting him soon.

    Cora

  2. Cora Shaw said

    Oh, I forgot to ask when can I get the favicon for PlanetJune for my browser? It would make it so much easier to find you πŸ™‚

    Cora

    • June said

      The favicon should show up automatically in your browser without you having to do anything… My Twitter friends report it works with IE, Firefox, Chrome and Opera. The only one that I know it doesn’t always work with is the MSN browser. If it’s not working for you, which browser do you use?

  3. Paradox said

    Your bears are so cute! I still haven’t found the yarn I want, although I have the pattern. Oh well, there’s a time for everything.

  4. I really need to crochet one of your bears. For me, not Baby Man. πŸ™‚

    I’m looking forward to your review on Monday.

  5. June said

    I use MS IE and it works fine here!

    Now having said that guess it’s time to move on to a lower resolution so I could possible make out those little icons! LOL

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