Author Archives: Ellen G.


Trip Trap Wrap

The spring issue of Crochet has a bouquet full of colorful spring shawls. I’ve already told you about the Refractions Tunisian Wrap, the Spree Circle & Square Shawl and now fantastically constructed wrap, the Trip Trap Wrap! It was designed … Continue reading

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Spree Circle & Square Shawl

If the chill of winter follows you into spring, the Spree Circle & Square Shawl is an amazing wrap. Designer Diane Moyer uses basic stitches to create this show-stopping yet easy-to-stitch motif wrap in gorgeous Noro Silk Garden yarn. Let … Continue reading

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Crimped Lace Anorak

Designer Jill Hanratty comes through again! Another beautiful timeless and season-less crochet design. Sized to 2X, the Crimped Lace Cardigan is stitched in Fibra Natura Good Earth yarn. If you don’t recognize the brand, it’s part of the Universal Yarns … Continue reading

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Crochet loves Knit!

I was so honored and thrilled when Creative Knitting editor, Kara Gott Warner, asked me to contribute to the new spring issue! I love knitting when I’m not crocheting and wish there were more opportunities to put the two stitching … Continue reading

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Argemone Motif Blanket

The Argemone Motif Blanket in the spring issue of Crochet! is really a masterpiece of color. Designed by Robyn Chachula using 6 colors of Berroco Weekend yarn, it’s really a sight to behold. See the yarn in detail HERE. This … Continue reading

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Refractions Tunisian Wrap

The Refractions Tunisian Wrap is truly one of my favorite projects in the spring issue of Crochet!  Designer Linda Dean alternates pie-shaped sections of Tunisian stitching to create this amazing crescent shape. The gorgeous Lorna’s laces Solemate yarn in the … Continue reading

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Brighton Girl Cardigan

We haven’t forgotten the little girls in our lives! The long-sleeved Brighton Girl Cardigan is stitched in Omega Mimosa Cotton I love a little girl’s garment that has a touch of black! Designed by Tammy Hildebrand this intermediate sweater is … Continue reading

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Kista Pullover!

While you are waiting for warmer weather to come (or maybe you live in a place where it’s warm now?). Either way, we have plenty for you in the spring issue of Crochet! magazine. I’m in love with the Kista … Continue reading

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Velana Cardigan

While the Ravenna Tank on the cover of the new spring issue of Crochet! is encouraging us toward warmer weather, there are several transitional pieces in the issue that can be worn NOW. One gorgeous, long-sleeved cardigan is the Velana … Continue reading

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A Quick Gift

I was wearing the Broomstick Lace Shawlette from my Annie’s online class, Learn to Crochet Lace, while out to dinner with my daughter and her BFF.  I admit, it’s one of my favorite patterns of all times. Anyway, our daughter’s … Continue reading

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