One of the most popular paid patterns I have ever designed is the Arches Cowl. It's a very versatile piece to wear and super simpler to stitch, but a lot of folks get fooled by the first row/round where one turns a row of single crochet into a mobius. So I made a video about… Continue reading How to Crochet a Center-Out Mobius Scarf – New Video
One of my favorite indie dyers on the planet is Felicia Lo and the crew at SweetGeorgia! The bases are luscious to stitch with, and while I am always a sucker for depth of color, Lo achieves colors you simply don't find anywhere else. So I present to you, the Solna Shawl. This post may… Continue reading Solna Shawl from Sweet Georgia Yarns
Happy New Year 2019! I am delighted to announce that the one pattern I actually managed to get done for I Like Crochet this year has made it into their Best Of 2018 list! Made in Premier Yarns Cotton Fair it's crocheted from the bottom up, and you can customize it with as many or… Continue reading Thanks For the Love!
It's finally available! On Ravelry here, will update with a LoveCrochet link when it's live there. I know I have been saying for weeks that this was coming out, but it's here, it's out! I am just delighted with it - I have always loved the shawl, which originally appeared in my Curvy Girl Crochet… Continue reading The Sensible Shawl Reboot!
This is a piece I did for I Love Knitting online magazine. It's still available if you are a subscriber there, but if not, I can now offer it as a stand alone download. This post may contain affiliate links I would call this an intermediate knit - the stitches themselves aren't hard but it's… Continue reading Re-Release – Aquamarine Shawl to Knit
When one starts a pattern design company it's all about hitting a critical mass of patterns - you want to show the breadth of your genius, make up all the designs that have been swimming in your head, use all the yarns! Now that Hooked for Life is, shall we say, mature (at almost ten… Continue reading A New Look – One Step at a Time Shawl (crochet)