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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My newest crochet pattern, made with just 1 ball of Good for Ewe Chord yarn, just went live yesterday. It’s the Villanella Cowl: Crochet the Villanella Cowl to adorn your neck in cozy style. Worked from the bottom up, the … Continue reading
I’ve survived yet another clock switch. If you’ve know me long enough, you’ve likely already heard my mini rant about how Daylight Savings Time is the ultimate sign of the hubris of man. It’s too hard to change our schedules, … Continue reading
News hit last week that the Craft Yarn Council is amending their standard yarn weight classifications to include the new, larger category of jumbo. Apparently this is in response to newer, larger-than-bulky yarns that are coming on the market. Americans … Continue reading
Book: Knitting Fresh Brioche: Creating Two-Color Twists & Turns Author: Nancy Marchant Publisher: Sixth & Spring Books I was very excited to receive my reviewer’s copy of Nancy Marchant’s newest book, Knitting Fresh Brioche: Creating Two-Color Twists & Turns. It’s … Continue reading
One of my favorite parts of traveling is picking out a knit or crochet project to take with me. Traveling gives me some time to focus on a selfish project- something just for me. After making a Rickenbacker over our … Continue reading
Everyone needs a vacation and vacation knitting sometimes… A photo posted by Lindsey Stephens (@poetryinyarn) on Jan 28, 2015 at 9:47am PST I’ll be back next week with new news and updates. In the meantime, all PDF patterns are … Continue reading
Book: Dress-to-Impress Knitted Scarves: 24 Extraordinary Designs for Cowls, Kerchiefs, Infinity Loops & More Author: Pam Powers Publisher: Stackpole Books Sometimes you need a project that will be quick, giving you nearly immediate satisfaction, and just look stunning. Dress-to-Impress Knitted … Continue reading
Looking back at 2014…. 1 Crochet-a-long for Autumn Leaves Shawlette. More than 20 prizes and giveaways. 10 new patterns in the Poetry in Yarn pattern line.