Author Archives: Lindsey

Lindsey

About Lindsey

Crochet & Knit Designer behind PoetryinYarn.com, Math Teacher, Mom

Book Giveaway: Brioche Chic

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

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Sick Day

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

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Rosh Hashana

Dip the apple in the Claudia Handpaints honey colorway yarn. Happy new year to those who celebrate!

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Book Review & Giveaway: Tunisian Crochet for Baby

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

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New Crochet Video Tutorial: Back Bump Single Crochet

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.

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Discovering Purls

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

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Featured Pattern and Sneak Peak at a New One

I was scrolling through Facebook the other day, when I was surprised to see pictures of two of my patterns staring back at me. The first was the Alex Adorable knit vest. It was featured in the Stitch Sprouts blog … Continue reading

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Book Review and Giveaway: Crochet for Baby All Year

Book: Crochet for Baby All Year: Easy-to-Make Outfits for Every Month Author: Tammy Hildebrand Publisher: Stackpole Books List Price: $21.95 Get ready for more crochet baby cuteness than you can imagine! That’s what happened when I found my reviewer’s copy … Continue reading

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Tatting!

Last Thursday at the Knit & Crochet Show, I took a class on tatting* with Susan Lowman. I’m really enjoying this new craft (and new use for all the crochet thread I’ve stockpiled over the years). It took about 4 … Continue reading

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Drift Ice Shawl Crochet Pattern – New Photos

Any pattern is a collaborative work between designer and  yarn, but sometimes it goes a bit further. I was flattered when Stephanie of SpaceCadet Yarns asked to borrow the Drift Ice Shawl (made with her Oriana yarn) for a photo … Continue reading

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