Kerry Shrug – from Prize-winning Glendalough Shrug (Celtic Knot Shrug)

Many people have asked on this blog and Facebook if the pattern for my Glendalough Shrug (that won 2nd prize in the Fashion Category of the CGOA 2012 Design Competition) is available. Well, the knot in this shrug is very intricate and challenging to weave.       So, when Carol Alexander (Editor of Crochet! magazine) asked me if I would publish my design in Crochet!, I decided to create a shrug with a less-complicated Celtic Knot but a similar[Read more]

Tour through Crochet Country – March 14th

Celtic Knot Pin Welcome travelers on the Tour through Crochet Country led by Crochetville! (Thank you to Amy and Donna who have done such a great job with the tour.) So glad you have taken the time to stop by.  Please browse this blog to see all the photos in the posts below, along the right side and in the pages on the left side.  I hope that some of my design work and posts inspire you to crochet more and[Read more]

March – National Crochet Month!

What a great month to celebrate crochet! (It’s also National Craft Month – so exciting! . . . like I needed an excuse to craft and crochet! Ha!) First, make sure you stop by here on March 14th for a free Celtic Knot pattern to be featured on’s “Tour through Crochet Country”.  It’s a great blog tour of about 50 crochet designers. Each designer is offering something special for the tour. (In fact, go check that out now!) Now[Read more]

Parent/Child Crochet Workshop

This Saturday I will be teaching a Parent/Child Crochet Workshop at our local art center. The Art Center is a great place to learn how to do all kinds of artsy things: create a painting, make a sculpture, fashion metal jewelry, weave a wall-hanging, and even have a birthday party full of art fun! I love yarn graffiti (yarn bombs) and enjoyed putting up some on the first floor to generate interest in the upcoming workshop.   This is my[Read more]