Author Archives: Ellen G.


What’s Trending on Pinterest

It’s so fascinating how Pinterest seems to be timeless. There is no then only now. Pins from the past get attention and suddenly they are new again. From the Crochet! magazine board on Pinterest, this afghan, the Joyous Squares by … Continue reading

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The Editor Wants to Know…

What was your very first project? Do you remember your very first crochet project? I started crocheting at around 8 years old. I think my first project was different colored granny squares, one red, one green, one blue, one yellow… … Continue reading

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Make all the Projects!

Do you ever get inspired and feel like you want to STITCH EVERYTHING? So, I’m caught up on my favorite tv shows but I needed something to make noise while I work and I found Robyn Chachula’s Learn to Crochet … Continue reading

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Knit and Crochet Now All Acccess

I recently got a tour of the Knit and Crochet Now tv show All Access Membership!  It was so fun! I got to pretend to be a member of the club and see just what benefits and patterns and videos, … Continue reading

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Are you dreaming of summer?

Yesterday I put down a deposit on our family vacation in the summer. Ah, summer.  As we struggle with yet another snow day I think of all the people who have been snowed-in for weeks!  Being hopeful and thinking forward … Continue reading

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Improvise!

Today I’m using my tablet as a yarn swift.

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The Soccer Scarf Saga, Part 4: The Conclusion

I missed a critical question in Part 1. When I asked who the scarf was for, and the colors, I made a rookie mistake. Peggy told me the event was on January 25, which was fine. But what I didn’t … Continue reading

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Motif Mania, Marvelous Crochet!

Do you marvel at crochet motifs? To me, crochet motifs are little gems of artwork complete in one tiny package. Motifs are also units, granny squares, small pieces of fastened off crochet that are usually joined to more to make … Continue reading

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My Living Room Office

You may or may not know that I work remotely as the editor of Crochet! magazine. What that means is that I work from wherever I am on any given day.  When I’m at the office I have a space I … Continue reading

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The Soccer Scarf Saga, Part 3

I’m making a scarf in my nephew’s soccer team colors to serve as a prize for a team fundraiser. I know that likely a woman will win the scarf, that it needs to be sporty, black and purple, and I’ll … Continue reading

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