Tuesday, June 11, 2013

May Flowers and Other Inspiration


I love the time of year when the snow has melted and the early leaves and flowers are opening.

I often mail my Etsy orders early in the morning before the daily mail pick up. The mailbox is not very far away and I often extend my walk along my neighbourhood. These pictures are from early May. I love the shapes and architecture of trees.


Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Crochet One-Skein Wonders–I’ve Been Published!


IMG_4979Big, exciting news – I have a pattern published in Crochet One-Skein Wonders – 101 Projects from Crocheters Around the World. You can find Louis Lobster on page 234.

The book is organized by yarn weight so it is great for finding projects to use up your yarn stash. Like many crafters I suffer from collecting a vast variety of yarn sizes and fibres. The book is full of bright and colourful pictures. There are a few projects I can’t wait to try: Pinwheel Newboy Cap by Jenny Allbritain and Switchback Scarf by Ryan Hollist.

If you are looking to pick up your very own copy, Barnes & Noble customers will get 5 bonus crochet project patterns with your in-store or online purchase.


The Process

In Spring 2011, I found out online that Storey Publishing was looking for submissions for a new