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
If you’re here, reading my posts, it’s likely that you knit or crochet. I love meeting fellow stitchers and discussing yarns and projects. I’ve also discovered that learning what fellow stitchers do when they AREN’T crocheting or knitting can be … Continue reading
Recently, in conjunction with Juniper Moon Farms, I put out the Fine as Findley cap sleeved cardigan pattern. Through an arrangement with Juniper Moon Farms, the pattern will be available for free for a year. You can see their blog … Continue reading
As any parent or teacher can tell you, it’s not when kids are making a bunch of noise that you have to worry- it’s when they’re quiet. Quiet means they’re up to something. I know I’ve been quiet lately. It’s … Continue reading
Even though I’m a teacher, I’m still learning. Here are some things I’ve learned over the passed couple of weeks: There are good people out there. I ordered a new refrigerator shelf from ebay seller aaapplianceparts. They sent me the … Continue reading
One of my newest designs premiered at the Winter TNNA trade show, and went live on Ravelry just a couple weeks ago. It’s the Divette (pronounded dee-vet) sweater. The sweater is worked from the top down in basic stitches. You … Continue reading
Time for a giveaway folks. This is a special little number that I’ve been holding on to. It’s a bottle of Handmaid hand creme in Lacey scent from the folks at Soak. From the Soak website: “Handmaid is a luxury … Continue reading
Happy National Crochet Month! Today is my stop on the Tour through Crochet Country blog tour. To celebrate, I’m sharing a free crochet pattern today. When I was young, my Bubbie (grandmother) would make flower bookmarks out of bits of … Continue reading
What is NatCroMo? It stands for National Crochet Month. March is National Crafting Month and National Crochet Month. It’s a great excuse to get stitching on a new project (like we need an excuse for that) or finish up an … Continue reading
Sometimes the most wonderful things happen by accident. Recently I had the opportunity to work with a fabulous new yarn being offered by Lorna’s Laces called Haymarket*. Every time I looked at it, the first thing that would pop into … Continue reading