Crochet Pattern PDFs

Peanut Butter Pattern, $6.50

Circles Scarf Pattern, $5.00

Stellar Beret Pattern, $5.00

Raindrops Scarf Pattern, $5.00

Artichoke Hat Pattern, $5.00

Lace Slouch Hat Pattern, $5.00

Starry Night Cardi Pattern, $6.50

Pebble Hat Pattern, $5.00

Petal Beret Pattern, $5.00

Covered Hangers Pattern, $5.00

Diamond Lace Scarf Pattern, $5.00

Blackberry Beret Pattern, $5.00

Cotton Candy Cowl Pattern, $5.00

Simple Hat Pattern, 4 Sizes, $5.00

Cables + Lace Scarf Pattern, $5.00
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Little Crochet Book Trailer!

In case you hadn’t noticed, I am *really* excited about my next book, Little Crochet: Modern Designs for Babies and Toddlers,due on shelves April 5th. My publisher suggested that I make a book trailer, and although my gut reaction was “I don’t know how to do that!” I decided to give it a try anyway. [...]

Projects from Crochet Adorned

I was googling Crochet Adorned this week (yes, I do that!)  and I came across some fun projects inspired by the book, so I just had to share! There are so many ways you can use it even if you don’t want to make the exacct projects within–the stitch dictionary and how-to info makes for [...]

Applique Your Way!- Giveaway

ETA: We have a winner, and it’s PJ (comment #24)!! Thanks to all who entered, the drawing is now closed.
If you ever read Adorn (RIP),  you probably know the work of Kayte Terry (or, perhaps you know her blog, This is Love Forever). I’d known Kayte for a long time via my crafty internet circle, [...]

New E-Book: Crafty Tree Trimmings

I’m excited to announce a new crafty e-book: Crafty Tree Trimmings!

The book has six different ornaments made by six awesome bloggers, and each will tickle your different areas of interest. For example, my ornament is crocheted, Kayte and Betz’s ornaments are sewn, Susan’s is made with jewelry/wire techniques, Patricia’s is paper crafty, and Diane’s is [...]

Crochet Adorned Projects by You!

Hello from the depths of unpacking and designing, and dealing with the hot hot SA heat. This week I want to share some of the fabulous projects I’ve been seeing that people have made using the instructions in Crochet Adorned. As a crafty author, there’s nothing more fulfilling than seeing people make stuff from my [...]

Look Ma, I’m on TV!

This morning Paul and I headed over to KATU in Portland to do AM Northwest. It was a fun experience– I’ve never actually been on TV before, although I used to prepare people to go on TV when I worked at Newsweek. I showed off some of the book projects and taught Helen Raptis (the [...]

Portland and Bozeman Book Events

Now it’s time to announce my “Real Life” book events- which start next week!
But first, let me show you a sneak peek from the book, one of my favorite projects: the Butterfly Apron!

Accent your favorite (or new favorite!) apron with a butterfly pocket and trim. I like this trim because you work it as you [...]

Crochet Adorned Blog Book Tour

In just 6 sweet days you’ll be able to buy my new (first) book, Crochet Adorned in bookstores.

To celebrate, I’ve arranged a Blog Book Tour! Several crafty ladies will be posting interviews, reviews, projects and, giveaways! Here’s the lineup so far. I’ll also update the blog with links to each post as they go up [...]

Announcing Crochet Adorned

It’s time for some good news, some news that I’ve been waiting to tell you for a very long time.  And now that (I noticed that) it’s already been made public in the form of officially being listed on with a cover photo and everything, I wanted to let you know that I wrote [...]

Recent Projects

It’s about time for another procrastinatory (to me)  blatant self promotional post. I’ve got a few projects out in  books and magazines available now, and I wanted share. First off are some lovely holiday items in the latest issue of Sew Simple, which is on newsstands now. I really had fun making these adorable house ornaments, [...]