Reaching Out, One Stitch At a Time

Designers

Designer Review & Interview featuring Teresa Jimenez

For April, my featured designer is Teresa Jimenez from Harvester Products. As soon as I saw one of her newly released patterns I knew I needed a reason to bump it up on my “to-do” list of things I wanted to make.     Designer […]

Designer Review & Interview featuring April Garwood

Throughout 2016 I will be doing more designer interviews and reviews. Each month I will feature one industry designer, ask them some questions, and then I will actually make something from one of their patterns and do a review of it. * This post contains affiliate […]

Designer Interview & Review featuring Susan Lowman

Throughout 2015 I will be doing designer interviews and reviews. Each month I will feature one industry designer, ask them some questions, and then I will actually make something from one of their patterns and do a review of it.   For October I am featuring designer […]

Designer Interview & Review Series featuring Janet Brani

Throughout 2015 I had planned to do one designer interview and review each month. With our move and then my knee surgery, I put this series on hold for the summer, but am now returning to it. Each month I will feature one industry designer, ask them some questions, […]

Designer Interview & Review Series featuring Shelby Allaho

Throughout 2015 I will be doing designer interviews and reviews. Each month I will feature one industry designer, ask them some questions, and then I will actually make something from one of their patterns and do a review of it. For February I am feauturing Shelby Allaho from […]

Designer Interview & Review Series featuring Jocelyn Sass

I have a few new things planned for 2015, and one of them is a monthly designer interview and review. Each month I will feature one industry designer and ask some questions, then I will actually make something from one of their patterns and do […]

The Crochet Awards, “Tag Ur It Game”

Have you heard of The Crochet Awards called the FLAMIES? If you’ve never heard of them, here is an explanation straight from their website: “The Flamies are the Flaming Hook of Justice Awards, also known as The Crochet Awards. Created by Founder and Fearless Leader […]

Modern Baby Crochet Review

I recently had the opportunity to review a new crochet book called Modern Baby Crochet. Author Stacey Trock, aka FreshStitches, is well known for her amigurumi patterns, but in her newest release by Martingale she goes beyond just amigurumi. There is something for every skill […]

Crochet Wraps Every Which Way

When you purchase a book, or open a crochet magazine, do you pay attention to the pattern designers? I am one of those who reads every designer name…on every pattern. Each designer has their own style and over the years I have found that I […]

A Crochet Designer in the Making

This is how the conversation started, “Mom, do you have any yarn with all different fall colors?” My response, “What do you want to make with it?” Her reply was simple, “Josephina’s shawl.” Josephina is an American Girl doll. And while our daughters don’t own […]