Year of Projects, Year 2: Experiments and pineapples

Yesterday, I took an amazing class, Double-Ended, Circular Tunisian Tapestry with Lily Chin.  I’d never taken a class with Lily before, but I’ve heard a lot of good things.  Well, believe the hype, people, because she is an awesome teacher!  It’s rare to find a talented designer who is also an excellent teacher, but Lily has … Read more

Interview with Amy Shelton, CGOA President and Crochetville Co-Owner

This post contains affiliate links. Today, I’m interviewing Amy Shelton, the co-owner of Crochetville and the current President of the Crochet Guild of America.  Amy is obviously a big supporter of the crochet community, both online and “in real life,” and she happens to be a pretty busy lady, too 😉 – so I’m really glad … Read more

Interview with Sharon Silverman, author of Crochet Scarves, with book review and giveaway

This post contains affiliate links. Today, I’m really excited to interview Sharon Silverman.  Sharon is a crochet designer, author, teacher, and now, TV crochet expert.  I was first introduced to her work through her book, Tunisian Crochet: The Look of Knitting with the Ease of Crocheting, and I’ve had the pleasure of taking a Tunisian … Read more

In between

This post contains affiliate links. I am at that weird place in between projects and I’m not exactly sure what I’m going to do next.  The temperature finally cooled down and I finished the Bruges lace scarf I was making for my friend (more details coming on Friday). I’ve made some progress on my Pineapple … Read more

Interview with Melissa Horozewski, author of Austentatious Crochet

This post contains affiliate links. My interview today is with crochet designer Melissa Horozewski.  Melissa was nominated for the Crochet Liberation Front Flamie for Best New Designer in 2009,  and her work has been published by Crochet!, Crochet World, Inside Crochet, Interweave Crochet, and Leisure Arts. Melissa is also the author of Austentatious Crochet: 36 … Read more

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