Author Archives: Ellen G.


Split Single Crochet Video!

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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Made in the USA- Appalachian Baby Design

I am very excited to begin a new feature on this blog highlighting the wonderful and varied American owned companies who participate in the crochet and knit industry. It’s fascinating, they have great products we can be proud to purchase … Continue reading

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Annie’s Sale!

There is a big sale on clearance items this weekend!  Check it out not just for crochet but all the craft and home solutions too! My Learn Bruges Lace (Crochet) book is only $3.99  CRAZY! (It has symbol diagrams in … Continue reading

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When Life Gives You Lemons…

When life gives you lemons, you stitch away stress!  The Craft Yarn Council has a fun campaign going on for the month of April.  You can visit their Facebook Page for giveaways and tips for managing stress through creative yarn … Continue reading

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Stitch Away Stress!

All month in April, the Craft Yarn Council will be talking about how to #StitchAwayStress!  Use the hashtag for Instagram and other Social Media to tell your story! My favorite ways to Stitch Away Stress are: 1. Crochet with my … Continue reading

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Snapshot of the Day

I’m in Berne, Indiana at the Annie’s offices today and yesterday. Yesterday I was in the studio with Melissa, awesome videographer (and artist!). We were just taping my hands this time, working a few stitches that will go on the … Continue reading

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Stitch Away Stress!

Beginning April 1st, in observance of National Stress Awareness Month, the Craft Yarn Council will be encouraging people to #StitchAwayStress and would love for YOU to join in the fun.  Visit CYC’s Instagram (@craftyarncouncil) and Facebook pages throughout the month … Continue reading

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Summer is Here!

There may be lingering snow in many areas and the flooding of Spring is happening here in Southern Ohio, but the Summer issue of Crochet! is HERE. There are so many exciting projects in this issue!  On the cover is … Continue reading

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