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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I’m so excited to get to put out this new crochet pattern using SpaceCadet Yarns Ombre Mini-Skeins. I love ombre yarns, and when I was playing around with these mini-skeins, I fell in love with this stitch pattern. The Drift … Continue reading
The Jewish holiday of Chanukah starts tonight, so I thought I’d take this opportunity to answer some common questions people ask about the holiday. Common Questions About Chanukah: Is it spelled Hanukah, Hannukah, or Chanukah? There really isn’t any right … Continue reading
Normally I’m a fan of thicker yarns, but with my newest crochet pattern I fell in love with lace. The Autumn Leaves Shawlette is made using only a single ball of Juniper Moon Farm’s Findley. It’s a lace weight yarn … Continue reading
Fall is the time for fiber festivals, and even if you missed the New York Sheep and Wool Festival, you can still capture the spirit with these new patterns. Knitter’s Reversible Scarf Besides being reversible and having a keyhole (so … Continue reading
So I finally did it. I splurged and bought yarn to make myself a blanket. I picked up this lovely wool yarn (pics to come), but it is not superwash. This yarn felts like a dream, and I DON’T want … Continue reading
Well, the results are in, and my Beyond Basketweave Fingerless Glove Picture won 3rd place! I’m so excited about placing 3rd, but more than that I’m touched by the outpouring of support I’ve received from family, friends, friends of friends, … Continue reading
If you’ve been around Ravelry lately you may have noticed one of my new knitting patterns, the Beyond Basketweave Fingerless Gloves. Pretty, eh? Well that photo is now a finalist in the Bijou Basin Ranch I Love This Yarn photo … Continue reading
Is yarn cheaper than therapy? It depends on your insurance copay and your taste in yarn. But when I saw this mug from Pawley Studios at the Knit and Crochet Show this past Thursday, I knew I had to have … Continue reading
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