When I learned how to crochet over 16 years ago, I thought I’d found a new favorite hobby. And though in the busyness of young motherhood I would sometimes put down the hook for a little while, I always picked it back up again, finding joy and peace inside the stitches.
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.
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”
This is the second in our series of interviews with designers that have brought us popular projects that are on our free pattern site. Thought you might find it fun to know more about these wonderfully talented people that contribute so much to our yarn habits. Continue reading “Getting to Know Our Designers: Linda Cyr and Ann Regis”