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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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
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
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
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
As I teach people to crochet for the very first time, I’ve found these 3 P’s to be incredibly important: Practice – It may be a cliche, but practice really does make perfect. When you crochet, your two hands have … Continue reading
Kathryn over at Crochet Concupiscence is doing a survey about the health benefits of crochet. Here’s a little about Kathryn and her survey: When and how did you learn to crochet? I first learned to crochet as a child. My … Continue reading