Celtic Knot Scarf

Last year Gayle contacted me about the Celtic Knot Scarf pattern that was published in Crochet Today – March 2012.  Gayle made it into more of a stole that can be worn over a minister’s robe.  As Gayle and I emailed back and forth about the pattern, I learned about Sarah for whom Gayle was making this special stole.   Sarah comes from a strong family of faith that has had it’s share of hardships and challenges.  Yet, through it[Read more]

Celtic Knot Bracelet

Last year in honor of the Crochetville Designer Blog Tour I published a free pattern – The Celtic Knot Bracelet. Soon afterwards Jen from Sage Yarns in N. Falmouth, MA contacted me about the pattern and using it in her shop as a fun crochet kit.  Her friend, Celeste Young, put together a photo tutorial on their blog showing how she made the bracelet. You can check that out here: https://sageyarn.wordpress.com/2014/03/31/celtic-knot-bracelet/ There are many beautiful yarns for sale at the[Read more]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

  Here is another accessory pattern to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day – The Roses and Shamrock Necklace. This pattern has been published in the February 2015 issue of Crochet World – The magazine can be purchased here.   This necklace uses traditional Irish crochet techniques for making roses and a shamrock.  It is made with the lovely Nazli Gelin Garden 3 Egyptian Cotton crochet thread.  Here it is shown with a simple white band that makes up the necklace length in[Read more]

Kerry Shrug

One of my most popular patterns has been the Kerry Shrug. It was first published in Crochet! magazine – Spring 2013. Then it was featured in an episode of Knit and Crochet Now! – Season 4 – Episode 402. (More details about where to find the pattern and purchase the episode can be found here and here.)     This design is a simpler version of the Glendalough Shrug.      Last year Carol Chesick emailed me about her journey[Read more]

Crochetville Blog Tour – National Crochet Month

  Hello everyone!  Thank you for stopping by – I hope you have enjoyed the blog tour so far.  I have enjoyed reading about each designer in addition to seeing examples of their beautiful work.  Many of these designers I have met through CGOA (Crochet Guild of America) events. I highly recommend becoming a member of the guild.  Immediately you have access to all sorts of great crochet resources and become a subscriber to Crochet! magazine.  And, then the best part[Read more]