Nadia Fuad of YARNutopia is one of our newer Joy Creators. When we found out she was making a granny square for each day in 2016 — 365 Days of Granny Squares — we had to find out more! Below is a Q&A we did with Nadia.
Olivia Laws is a fiber sculpture artist who makes large-scale sculptures out of crochet, using Red Heart Super Saver. We saw her photos on social media — especially her giant ice cream cone — and wanted to learn more.
The Internet is a marvelous thing — it never ceases to amaze me. I first became aware of Frank O’Randle when I joined a crochet-a-long on Facebook,and someone posted a link to Frank’s Facebook page. While browsing on his page I noticed Frank’s designs had a very unique look to them. Because of the colors he uses, his afghans seem to have a 3-D quality to them, and they just pop off the page. It’s as if you are viewing them under black light, although no black light is needed. His designs are exquisite.
Megan Kreiner is known for her books of cute crocheted animals. After the success of her popular Crochet a Zoo book (our review), she has come out with the new Bathtime Buddies book. The projects are designed to safe and fun for kids to play with, in the bathtub (sponge stuffing!) and out.
By Salena Baca, on behalf of the Design Wars Challenge
As the founder and host of the Design Wars Challenge, I’m always looking to put a spotlight on the best our crochet community has to offer! This week I’m really proud to share designer, author and professional instructor, Edie Eckman! Continue reading “Designers I Adore | Meet Edie Eckman! By Guest Blogger: Salena Baca”
What in the world would we do without talented designers?! They offer their creative talents so that we can in turn enjoy crocheting or knitting our own unique projects. Even after many years of yarn addiction (more years than I like to admit), I am constantly amazed at how a ball of yarn can become so many different and beautiful things. Here are interviews with two of our best designers who have mastered the design process. Continue reading “Getting to Know Our Designers: Julie Farmer and Marianne Forrestal”
Welcome to the fourth in our series of interviews with our top designers. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at the designing lives of two of them. Let us know if you would like us to continue this series about our designers.
Welcome to the third in our series of interviews with designers who have brought us popular projects on our free pattern site. I hope you enjoy this inside peek into two of our favorite designers’ lives. Continue reading “Getting to Know Our Designers: Tammy Hildebrand and Michele Wilcox”