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.
You Can Find Me
Tagsaustin beads book review charity chicken cooperative press crafting crochet crochet hooks Crochet Liberation front Crochet Pattern crochet patterns edie eckman flamies free crochet pattern free pattern gifts giveaway hat holidays humor independent publishing knit Knit & Crochet Blog Week knitting lotion bar lys national crafting month news Notions olympics organization pattern project bags recipe review rhinebeck salmon sewing shawl stash tunisian crochet vegetarian xrx yarn
Author Archives: Lindsey
I love crochet diagrams. They’re a great, visual way of showing how a crochet design comes together. Some magazines and books include them and some don’t. Every wonder why? My guess is that the decision often comes down to cost. … Continue reading
I love when new resources become available for crocheters. Crochet designer and former magazine editor Michele Maks has launched Mainly Crochet – a subscription crochet pattern site. For $24 a year, you get access to the entire site’s library of … Continue reading
I’m slowly adjusting back to normal life after a lovely week long trip to Paris, France. It was a delightful trip. Of course, my itinerary included a stop into a local yarn store. I stopped in at L’Oisive Thé. Actually, … Continue reading
In January we had a CAL for the Autumn Leaves Shawlette pattern. Aren’t these gorgeous? So what are you waiting for? Get stitching!
How is it March already? The ground here is still covered with snow, but some birds popped up yesterday. I’m thinking maybe, just maybe, spring is on its way. I’m springing into major design mode. The crochet design ideas just … Continue reading
Whether you’re an avid knitter or have never tried knitting before, you’ll want to check out arm knitting. It’s a new craft that’s hot right now. A scarf done in 30 minutes or less?! Yes, please! My friend Mary Beth … Continue reading
Take your crochet to the next level with these 2 techniques: Magic Ring (aka Adjustable Ring) This method for starting in the round eliminates unsightly holes. Foundation Stitches You don’t have to start every project by chaining. Foundation stitches … Continue reading
A while back I saw many people posting their must have knitting books on Facebook. Here are mine. Knitting from the Top Barbara G. Walker (Paperback – Feb 1996) This is THE book for creating top down garments. I’ve even … Continue reading
Today’s news is for crochet designers. If you are a designer putting out your own patterns, you need a style sheet. What’s a style sheet? It’s a list of guidelines that helps keep your patterns consistent and professional. There are … Continue reading