Author Archives: Ellen G.


Crochet-A-Long (CAL) with Denise Voie de Vie

Join in the Gradient Flower Cowl CAL with designer, Denise Voie de Vie! The Gradient Flowers Cowl is made of 3 balls of Lion Brand Amazing yarn. One ball each of three different colors and a J hook. The pattern … Continue reading

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Tangles

Over the years, I have become an expert de-tangler. One of the upsides of having a huge yarn stash though, is that if I get too annoyed at a tangle, I just cut it out. Some yarns are precious and … Continue reading

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From Knit to Crochet!

So many people have been asking the question, “How do I take a knit pattern and make it crochet?” There’s not a simple answer for this but in the Autumn issue of Crochet!,  Annie’s Signature Designer, Lena Skvagerson takes the … Continue reading

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Crocheters are lining up for Ireland!

Spots are filling up for the Crochet in Ireland trip! If you haven’t heard, next June, the 24th thru July 3rd, 2016 Annie’s is organizing a 10-day crochet trip to Ireland!  I’m working hard to arrange to go with you … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek of Annie’s Craft Festival!

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I Love Yarn Day!

The annual I love Yarn Day is coming up! Get your hooks ready for Saturday October 17. Stock up on yarn HERE. Stock up on hooks HERE.

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Knit and Crochet Show: FASHION SHOW

Saturday night of the Knit and Crochet Show was the Fashion Show for CGOA. Annie’s was a sponsor of the event. Annie’s is the publisher of Crochet! magazine, Crochet World, and five other magazines. Plus they sell yarn, have online classes … Continue reading

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Knit and Crochet Show: Editor Meet & Greet

Saturday started with the annual “Meet & Greet”. Designers and aspiring designers can line up to take turns consulting with editors and design directors. This year, I was there representing Crochet! magazine. And not Carol Alexander, but our managing editor, … Continue reading

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Crochet! Blue for Autumn!

    The autumn issue of Crochet! has a few beautiful blue projects! On newsstands now, these comfy projects can be made for this fall. Hannah, on the left, is modeling the Chambray skirt, designed by Jill Hanratty. The skirt … Continue reading

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Made in the USA- Romney Ridge Farms

Introducing Romney Ridge Farm Yarn Co! Here is the information they provided about their company: Romney Ridge Farm Yarn Co creates high quality, beautifully hand-dyed yarns. We selectively purchase clean, healthy wools from our fellow shepherds who practice humane and … Continue reading

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