Hi! I'm Lindsey, the designer behind Poetry in Yarn. In addition to being a crochet and knit designer, I'm also a technical editor and math teacher.
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Author Archives: Lindsey
Interesting stuff going on this week: I was on a podcast. Check out my interview on Creative Yarn Entrepreneur where I talk about time management. Krenik is making awesome pen kits. They’re intended for embroidery and needlepoint, but they’ve also … Continue reading
Felt So Good: 70+ Felted and Plain Wool Designs for You and Your Home Author: Tone Rorseth Publisher: Seller’s Publishing List Price: $19.95 I’ve got a great giveaway item for this week. If you’re like me, in all your crochet … Continue reading
I’ve done some yarn shopping lately…..ok I’ve purchased a lot of yarn. In trying to get the best bang for my buck, I’ve realized that I kind of have qualifications that must be met in order to buy yarn from … Continue reading
Book: Brioche Chic: 22 Fresh Knits for Women & Men Author: Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark Publisher: Interweave/F+W; $26.99 http://bit.ly/1qzUzog So the word brioche brings two things to my mind: French pastry and knitting. I had heard of brioche knitting before but I … Continue reading
Nothing says “welcome to autumn” like the onset of allergies and a sinus infection. For the last few days, I’ve spent every moment that I could curled up in bed. And, yes, I’m one of those people who is whiny … Continue reading
Book: Tunisian Crochet for Baby Author: Sharon Silverman Publisher: Stackpole Books Recently I had the chance to check out a reviewer’s copy of Tunisian Crochet for Baby by Sharon Silverman. What’s my favorite thing about this book? Tunisian stitch diagrams! … Continue reading
One of my favorite variations on the standard single crochet stitch is the back bump single crochet. Yesterday, I sat down and recorded a video to show you how to do this stitch.
I’ve been doing some digging around online to look at different methods of making a purl stitch. First is the Continental Purl …. Then I discovered the Russian Purl… Finally, I spotted the Norwegian Purl… So far, my favorite … Continue reading