My Life in Yarn: The Design & Pattern Writing Process

My Life in Yarn: The Design & Pattern Writing Process

The My Life in Yarn series is a collection of posts that take a look at my personal journey in the fiber crafting world. In January, I shared how I started on this creative path. For February, I’m sharing a quick look at my pattern writing process and workflow....
My Life in Yarn: The Ongoing Journey

My Life in Yarn: The Ongoing Journey

In 2020, Lion Brand Yarn is encouraging makers and artists around the world to make a Traveling Afghan, and share more about their lives in the yarn industry using the hashtag #MyLifeinYarn.  Personally, I’ll be doing a bit of reflection, a bit of cleanup, a lot...
Cynthia Doll Amigurumi Review

Cynthia Doll Amigurumi Review

You all know I like making large, huggable amigurumi, but I’ve never actually made a doll before, much to my daughter’s chagrin. So, when Alison North asked me to review her new book, Cute Crochet Creations, I thought this was the perfect opportunity to...
Crochet Purple Princess Dress

Crochet Purple Princess Dress

It’s been a long time since I made a project following another pattern. Heck, it’s been a long time since I’ve designed my own and made anything but my Zoodiacs squares! When I saw this adorable crochet toddler dress pattern from The Lavender Chair...