Author Archives: Ellen G.


Join As You Go

Here’s a join as you go (jaygo) technique that I don’t usually use, but I like the braided look that results. I call it “Drop Join” because you drop the hook from the loop, insert the hook into the space … Continue reading

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The Summer issue is LIVE!

Hi dear readers, I’ve missed you!  If you are like me, the end of the school year is approaching and it seems like the world starts spinning 100 times faster. There is a sudden rush to fit in all of … Continue reading

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Yarn Bowls, the conclusion!

Amanda Pawley is the artist behind Pawley Studios yarn bowls. She makes bowls that come in a variety of earth-inspired styles, shapes and sizes. Shown are the cosmic Starry Night Yarn Bowl, the earthy Denim Blue “Tangled” yarn bowl and … Continue reading

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Yarn Bowls Part two!

If necessity is the mother of invention then the Lickin Flames yarn bowls are a marriage of convenience! Artist Jim Atchison made a yarn bowl from his High Prairie company for his knitter-wife, Brenda. Now he makes earthenware bowls for … Continue reading

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Yarn Bowl Mania

Have you ever used a yarn bowl? Get a peek at this lovely one from… Creative with Clay is the company for artist Charan Sachar. He found that the oval bowl with two swirls, one cut into either end, is … Continue reading

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Northern Harbor Tank

Read a behind the scenes look at the Northern Harbor Tank on designer, Jennifer Pionk’s blog!.

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Annie’s Summer Love is HERE!

The much anticipated Summer Love collection is now available! Find the whole crochet and knit collection HERE. Here’s a sneak peek of one of my favorite crochet patterns in the collection. See if you can find it in the look … Continue reading

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My New Intern?

I have a new helper at my Crochet! home office. This is Theo.  Can you guess what yarn he is cuddling with? You will see it in an upcoming issue of Crochet!

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Stitch Away Stress!

That’s the message the Craft Yarn Council wants to share in recognition of National Stress Awareness Month which is observed during the month of April. With so much information and research on the health and stress relieving effects of crochet and knitting, … Continue reading

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It’s Crochet A Long Time!

Designer, Kathy Lashley is leading a Crochet-A-Long (CAL) of her lovely Tori Crescent Shawl! Get all the details on her blog, HERE. The CAL will be held for free on her Ravelry page. Get the pattern in the new summer … Continue reading

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