Disclosure & Terms of Use


The Hooking Reader is a participant in the following affiliate/referral programs. When you make a purchase using these affiliate links, I may earn a small commission at no extra cost to you. This allows me to continue to offer free patterns and other resources on the blog, so I appreciate every purchase. (Please note that I used affiliate links to each program listed below.)

  • Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com
  • Book of the Month
  • Bookcase.Club – Get 20% off with code REFER01RK20.
  • Canva – This is where I design most of my graphics, and all of my crochet pattern templates.

Affiliate Relationships

Please note that while we purchase, review and use many of the products we link to, these products are purchased from third party companies and we do not control or have a financial interest other than an affiliate relationship unless otherwise disclosed.

For this reason, we cannot ensure that any item purchased through a link on thehookingreader.com is shipped on time, packaged properly, or that you will like it. Any problems or concerns with a specific product purchased through a link on this website should be directed to the company the item was purchased from.

Terms of Use


For best use of my photos, please find my social media accounts, and share from there. You can find me on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest. I also have my patterns listed on Ravelry with photos featured there.

If you would like to use photos directly from my website, please do not alter them in any way. Do not crop out my watermark, and be sure to credit me accordingly wherever you are sharing the photos. Please also link back to The Hooking Reader, or www.thehookingreader.com.

Do not claim my photos as your own.

Selling Finished Items

You are more than welcome to sell finished items created from any of my patterns, free or paid. However, be sure to credit the design to me when sharing your finished product. Tag @thehookingreader on any social media accounts, or link to www.thehookingreader.com.

When selling finished items, do NOT use my photos as your own to sell your items. Please take your own photos of your own finished item.

Sharing Patterns

When sharing patterns from my website, please use the link to the blog post. You can link directly to the blog post, or just to www.thehookingreader.com. Do not copy and paste, or recreate a version of the pattern to distribute in any way. Do not claim my patterns as your own.

If you are printing from my website, please do not redistribute this in any way.