Author Archives: Connie Ellison

15 YEARS of Crochet!

 Crochet! magazine debuted in March 2002 with this easy cowl-neck tunic. Annie’s lead designer, Lena Skvagerson gave her modern twist to the tunic-length pullover with her Forever Cowl Tank.  Easy comfort, easy stitching. The Forever Cowl Tank, is made of Berroco … Continue reading

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Crochet! Spring 2017

I can’t believe how time is flying! I’m sure you all feel the same. Now that the hustle and bustle of the holidays are put aside for another year it is time to leap into 2017 with relish and hope. … Continue reading

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TELL YOUR STORY!  Editor Ellen Gormley wants to hear how crochet has enhanced your life! Submit your story in 150 words or less to You may include 1 photo. By submitting a story, you agree to let us publish … Continue reading

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Crochet World magazine and Crochet! visit!

Jackie Daugherty interviewed me about my new online classes for the Crochet World blog, check out the interview here! Thanks Jackie!

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Flower Fringe Shawlette

The Winter issue of Crochet! is out! And while I’m the editor, the cover decision is made by committee. I was thrilled that we chose my Floral inspired motif wrap, Flower Fringe Shawlette, for the cover. I have never had a design … Continue reading

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Crochet! Holiday Gift Guide Sweepstakes!

Crochet! Holiday Gift Guide Sweepstakes Tuesday, September 20th! There are amazing prizes coming from great companies like: BQueen, Cornerstone Products, Denise Interchangable, Fairmount Fibers, LickinFlames, Mango Moon, Premier Yarns, Skacel, Tahki Stacy Charles Inc and MORE! HERE is the link … Continue reading


The Winter Issue Has Arrived!

The winter issue of Crochet! is here and I’m so excited! You can get the digital version RIGHT NOW!  It will be on newsstands and in the mailboxes of subscribers very soon. I’ll share a few photos here and then … Continue reading

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Facebook Live! Granny Squares from Simple to Sensational!

Join me as I share some of the projects and motifs from the class!

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UK and US crochet conversion chart

European readers can now use this handy chart to convert crochet abbreviations to the more familiar UK terminology! Find it and tons of other useful information on the Annie’s Stitch Guide! In honor of this new information, here is a … Continue reading

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Annie’s Autumn Bliss Collection

It’s time for another fresh season of crochet designs. The collections are an all-digital magazine of sorts.  You can choose to purchase one or all or any combination of patterns both knit and crochet! Let the parade of crochet design begin! … Continue reading

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