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Infinite Spring

In celebration National Crochet Month (NatCroMo) I am participating in Crochetville’s Designer Blog Crawl. This is my new pattern, Infinite Spring Scarf, an infinity scarf in 3 colors of DK weight yarn. It could easily be adapted to another weight … Continue reading

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A Crazy Scarf pattern for Marled Yarn

I am a sucker for marled yarn, the kind of yarn that has two or more different colored strands twisted together. Beautiful as it is, I usually have trouble deciding what to do with marled yarn. It doesn’t show stitch … Continue reading

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Tunisian Crochet, try it!

If you are interested in trying Tunisian crochet for the first time, or want to give Tunisian lace crochet a try, I will be teaching two classes on Tunisian crochet at YarnCon in Chicago on April 5 & 6. The … Continue reading

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It’s Official!

I’m excited to announce that I am now a crochet teacher at Mosaic Yarn Studio in Des Plaines Illinois! I’ll be teaching private lessons, beginning crochet and various project classes. The African Flower purse above is one of the one … Continue reading

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Recent projects

I recently finished this project. The pattern is the Elise Shawl by Evan Plevinski. I love the simplicity of the pattern and the fact that I can get a shawl out of one skein of Dream in Color Smooshy with … Continue reading

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City of Triangles

I’m making a felted purse and have started with a pattern that’s available on Ravelry, Felted Crochet Mitered-Square Tote Bag. Instead of making it a square tote bag I want to make a rectangular purse, which requires some alteration of … Continue reading

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Teaching a beginning crochet class

I’m happy to be teaching a beginning crochet class at Knit 1 in Chicago starting on Saturday February 25, 2012 10:00 am. If you have always wanted to try crochet now is the time! The class will explain all of … Continue reading

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