Author Archives: Susan

Announcing My New Bridal Bouquet & Boutonniere Crochet Pattern

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Do you love fresh flowers at weddings, but don’t like it when they wither afterwards? Can you imagine a bridal bouquet and boutonniere that don’t wither? These beautiful crocheted floral pieces are such keepsakes and can be friendly on the … Continue reading

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Learning New Things in the New Year!

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Happy New Year to all of you! I hope you had a wonderful 2019 and are looking forward to a great 2020! What kind of New Year’s resolutions do you have for this year? I’m resolving to self-publish more patterns … Continue reading

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Crochet Afghan Pattern Available

I’m pleased to announce that I’ve just self-published my “It Takes All Colors Snowflakes Afghan” pattern! This pattern was previously published on the Mainly Crochet magazine website, but that website is shutting down by the end of this year. So … Continue reading

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Published Crochet Models for Sale!

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My husband and I have finally come to the point in our lives when it’s time to de-clutter our home (he’s retired now and I’m thinking about retiring)! So our loss is your gain! For many years now, I’ve been … Continue reading

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New Crochet Pattern: Polish Stars Pot Holder

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I’ve been meaning to publish this pot holder pattern for several years, but everyday life has been getting in the way! That’s not a great excuse, but I’m going to run with it! I first learned to do the Polish … Continue reading

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2019 CGOA Conference Afterglow

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It’s been 3 weeks since I returned home from the CGOA Conference in Manchester, NH. This year is the 25th Anniversary of CGOA! Wow! I’ve been a member since 2002, so I’ve been with CGOA for 17 of their 25 … Continue reading

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Online Crochet Classes Sale!

I wanted to let you know that Annie’s is having a 2-day sale on their online classes right now! Yes, you heard me right! For 2 days (Tuesday, July 2 and Wednesday, July 3), you can save 40% off the … Continue reading

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Announcing 2 New Designs for KnitCrate

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What? You haven’t heard of KnitCrate? Let me tell you all about them (or at least a little about them). KnitCrate is a company that ships out monthly knitting and crocheting boxes/crates which include both a knit and crochet pattern, … Continue reading

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Japan Trip Highlights

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My hubby and I had so much fun on our trip to Japan last month! When our youngest son told us that he was going to be in Japan for 3 months for his work, we decided to take a … Continue reading

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Crochet Highlights of Japan Trip

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I’ve always wanted to travel to Japan and last month, that dream came true! I LOVE Japanese crochet patterns and I wanted to visit the country where all this crochet loveliness originated! Since our youngest son was working in Japan … Continue reading

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