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Quotes from the blocking board…

Hello Crochet Mavens, Just in case blocking your crochet ever seems like an overwhelming task, my little Production Assistant is here to remind you that it can be simple. Step 1) Get the pins. Step 2) Stick the shawlie. Don't be afraid! 🙂 Yours in Stitches, Sara

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Poetic Crochet: Errata & Pattern Corrections

Hello Crocheters! My goal is always to provide you with beautiful designs and an enjoyable pattern experience! Crochet is as much about the process as the finished product, so I do my utmost to ensure a happy stitching experience for you, my customer. Today I am very pleased to announce that full errata files and… Continue reading Poetic Crochet: Errata & Pattern Corrections

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In the Press: Inside Crochet, Issue 90

Hello Crochet Mavens, I am one lucky designer today! Inside Crochet magazine featured me in a segment about Crochet Entrepreneurs. It's a lovely write-up, and I was thrilled to be approached. Inside Crochet is one of my favorite print crochet mags because of their modern vision for craft, contemporary styling and taste, and their respect for crochet… Continue reading In the Press: Inside Crochet, Issue 90

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Chloe Cardigan:A Crocheted Sweater

Hi Crocheters, Today I'm sharing a crocheted sweater design and pattern with you. I released the Chloe Cardigan in February 2015 and it's been shared by a few people on Ravelry who look great in it! Chloe is a hip-length cocoon cardi with very simple shaping. The sweater is constructed from a trapezoid shape that creates… Continue reading Chloe Cardigan:A Crocheted Sweater

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Thisbe Jacket: Crochet Cardigan Pattern

Hello Crocheters, Today I'm sharing Thisbe, a Boho-fabulous lace jacket perfect to crochet for the warm weather that I hope is finally here to stay! Thisbe's PDF pattern download contains full written instructions along with stitch pattern charts to guide you through the lovely and interesting lace that makes up the front and back body.… Continue reading Thisbe Jacket: Crochet Cardigan Pattern

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My First Aran Sweater

Hi Knitters! Last summer while sipping coffee at a play date, a dear friend of mine asked me a question. "Do you think you could knit an Aran sweater?" How that little question changed my life as a designer and as a knitter! I hesitated as I thought. "I don't know." I said. "I...think I… Continue reading My First Aran Sweater

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Red Heart Yarns: Fantastic Ripple Scarf

Hi Knitting Friends, My needles were clicking fast back in January, and now I can share this fun freelance knitting pattern I designed for Red Heart Yarns: the Fantastic Ripple Scarf!   The scarf is a single repeat of traditional Old Shale lace, edged with garter stitch, and the coolest thing about it is that… Continue reading Red Heart Yarns: Fantastic Ripple Scarf

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In the Press: Perfectly Pink Headband

Hi Crocheters, Update 3/4/2017: This pattern has been out for over one year, so I can now offer it to you free! Enjoy. Free PDF Pattern Download: perfectly-pink-headband I Like Crochet Magazine published a fun little design of mine in their February 2016 issue--the Perfectly Pink Headband! If you've never worked with crochet post stitches, this… Continue reading In the Press: Perfectly Pink Headband

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Let’s Knit Magazine ~ Author Interview

Let's Knit is a UK magazine all about knitting and crochet, and they interviewed me for this month's "Last Word" section. We discuss Poetic Crochet, my favorite (favourite!) fibers, and my unusual path into the wonderful world of yarn. Hint: The path was uncovered by that beloved British lady of letters, Agatha Christie. Strange, but true. Click the… Continue reading Let’s Knit Magazine ~ Author Interview

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Go, Little Book…

This day has been three years in the making! In keeping with the poetic theme, I offer this blessing courtesy of Lord Byron: "Go, little book, from this my solitude! I cast thee on the waters, go thy ways! And if, as I believe, thy vein be good, The world will find thee after many… Continue reading Go, Little Book…

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Poetic Crochet Release!

I just saw that Poetic Crochet is Amazon's #1 Hot New Release in Crocheting! And the ebook is #4! What a proud moment for its author. Thank you to all of you who have purchased it and written to me to express your enthusiasm. I am so happy that this project is finally ready to… Continue reading Poetic Crochet Release!

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♥ MBS: My Beautiful Sweater ♥

Hi Knitters and Crocheters, Guess what? This is project chit-chat. I rarely post what's "on the needles" or "off the hook..." [was just struck with realization that "off the hook" is one of the best crochet puns I have never used.] ahem...because I typically design with the end goal of submission or indie release and… Continue reading ♥ MBS: My Beautiful Sweater ♥