Author Archives: Ellen G.


Made in the USA- Made in America Yarns

In this installment of Made in the USA, I had the lovely opportunity to learn more about the Jaraha family and their company, Made in America Yarns! Ellen: Who owns the company and where is it located? Made in America … Continue reading

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Swatch Review time!

Decision emails will go out as soon as possible this week. This is what my space looks like as I pour through submissions and try to choose yarns. The big binders are from the various yarn companies. They provide “color … Continue reading

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$1.99 QUICK!

Oh my gosh!  Learn Bruges Lace (Crochet) is only $1.99 today! This is an incredible price! 19 pages of illustrations/tutorials then 8 projects! I’m so proud of this book and the crisp photography. Go get a copy!       … Continue reading

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Video Tutorial: Extended Single Crochet

Please enjoy this short video tutorial on the extended single crochet. This technique is used You can find more crochet help on the Annie’s Stitch Guide. The extended single crochet is used in the Poppy Topper pattern, by Diane Moyer, … Continue reading

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Video Tutorial: Crocheting into the Back Bar of a Chain

Here’s a short tutorial video on how to Crochet into the Back Bar of a Chain. Find more Crochet How to clips and help on the Annie’s Stitch guide. This technique is used in the Tropical Waterfall Wrap by Lynn … Continue reading

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What’s Trending on Pinterest!

Are you a pinner? Check out the Crochet! magazine Pinterest board for fun and inspiration. This is an example of the kind of pins you can find on the Crochet! magazine board.

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Made in the USA- The Fiber Seed

I recently had the pleasure of learning more about The Fiber Seed and I’m thrilled to share some of what I learned from the owner, Lindsay English, in this second installment of Made in the USA here on the Behind … Continue reading

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Video Tutorial: Split Single Crochet

With the help of the video team we made a short video tutorial of the Split Single Crochet! You can find many more stitch video tutorials like this on the Annie’s site. We also plan to keep adding more and … Continue reading

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Hairpin Lace Tee

The summer issue of Crochet! has many projects that I am very proud to showcase! One example is the Hairpin Lace Tee. It’s designed by Rachel Schuster. I met Rachel at the Crochet Guild of America’s annual conference/party/event last summer in Manchester, … Continue reading

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Autumn Photo Shoot!

How do I show you just enough to be intrigued but not too much?  Very carefully! The photo team shot the autumn 2015 issue recently. I popped my head into the studio to get a peek of what they dreamed … Continue reading

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