Designer Life

Catching Up, Life of a Crochet and Knitting Designer

Howdy there! I have been busy, busy here. I had a magazine project due on the 5th (Monday). I got it turned in with a few days to spare. Then I had three magazine submissions that I hoped to get in before those deadlines. The package in my mailbox is part of that effort. Those… Continue reading Catching Up, Life of a Crochet and Knitting Designer

Designer Life

The Secret Lives of Knit & Crochet Designers: Ellen Gormley

When I first discovered things like current, stylish crochet designs, specialty yarn shops, and luxury yarns, I began following a few crochet designers on their blogs. One of the first two was Ellen Gormley. The other was Robyn Chachula. I discovered both of them from the first few issues of Interweave Crochet that I looked… Continue reading The Secret Lives of Knit & Crochet Designers: Ellen Gormley

Designer Life

The Secret Lives of Knit & Crochet Designers: Linda Dean

A few weeks ago I was listening to Marly Bird's Yarn Thing Podcast, when she mentioned having been a collegiate athlete. I wondered, hmm, which sport? So, I asked her and she said that she competed in shotput, discus, and hammer. She said that she "fell into it. After playing volleyball in the fall, then… Continue reading The Secret Lives of Knit & Crochet Designers: Linda Dean