Author Archives: Ellen G.

Snapshot of my day… yesterday

Yesterday I was in Berne, IN at the Annie’s offices for the photoshoot of the summer 2015 issue.  I took a few snapshots of my day. I share this work space when I am in town with other remote editors. We … Continue reading

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Color Burst Hoodie

Designer, Jill Hanratty has wowed us again with the lovely Color Burst Hoodie. It’s the cover item on the new spring issue of Crochet! Made in seasonless Plymouth Linen Concerto yarn, this casual zippered cover has an adorable drawstring at … Continue reading

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The Spring issue is LIVE!

It’s always an exciting day when a new issue is revealed to the world. The spring 2015 issue of Crochet! is now live!  I’m thrilled to share this great issue with you. It includes so many fun and interesting patterns. … Continue reading

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Here’s a quick snapshot of my day. I’m at the satellite office with my sleepy co-worker on an overcast and rainy Tuesday. A stack of research at my side. If you were to take a snapshot of your day, what would … Continue reading

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It’s a Holiday GIVEAWAY!

Crochet! magazine Season’s Best Holiday Giveaway! Enter for free HERE. Look what you can enter to win in the Crochet! Season’s Best Holiday Giveaway! 1 Cotton Bag, 1 Knit Happens Hand Salve, 1 Knitter’s Lotion Bar, 1 Knitted Heart Soap … Continue reading


The Editor Wants to Know…

Tell me about your Works in Progress!  How many WIPs do you have? Is it too many to count?  How do you store them? I like to keep the hook with the project so I know exactly which hook I … Continue reading

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Pattern Writing Tips

Whether you are writing a pattern for publication or just for your own use, a few tips might help you later! * Give clear information, extra even, just in case.  You can always delete information but tech editors can’t manufacture … Continue reading

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Waves Hat CAL

Time to let your hooks fly!  Designer, Linda Dean, is leading a Crochet-a-long on the Ravelry website beginning 11/25.  Gather your Berroco Boboli Worsted yarn and your size H/8/5mm hook.  You can find the pattern on the website for … Continue reading

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Four Weeks of Gift-Giving: Week 4

The Chelsea Cabled Set would make a spectacular gift this Holiday Season. Designed by Darla Fanton, this gorgeous Tunisian Crochet Hat, scarf and mittens set is warm and pretty. Featured in the Winter 2014 issue of Crochet! the set will take … Continue reading

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My Career Path into Crochet!

Fiber Hooligan Podcast host, Benjamin Levisay, and I had a fun conversation which aired yesterday. We talked about how I developed a crochet career over the years, writing books, joining the Knit & Crochet Now! tv show and eventually becoming … Continue reading

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