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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Tag Archives: crochet
Retired massage therapist turned crochet designer, Andee Graves, and I have been friends for a while. I was so excited to see that her new crochet pattern booklet, Texting Mitts, is now available from Leisure Arts. It has 8 fabulous … Continue reading
If you are looking for a quick and great gift idea, have I got one for you. Starbucks locations are offering reusable cups with reusable lids for only $1. Not only is the low price great, but you get 10 … Continue reading
Well, hello. It’s a busy week around here. Not only did I release Basil Bunny Rabbit (a crochet pattern) on Monday, but today I released Chervil Hamster. Chervil is a cute little guy. I love him, and so do my … Continue reading
Rows in crochet (almost) always start with a turning chain, or a number of chains required to get the yarn up to the proper height for that stitch or stitch pattern. What is Standard Single crochet rows start with a … Continue reading
Originally, I was going to post a giveaway on the blog today. Then, last Friday, the world was turned upside down by the tragedy that unfurled in Newtown, CT. I thought I would write today about that tragedy. But after … Continue reading
Well, today is the first Monday of December, and I feel like a horse at the starting gate of a race, pawing at the ground. There is something about the very last month of the year, with all of it’s … Continue reading
Seeing as today is Halloween, what if your favorite horror films got a knit and crochet makeover? Alien – Instead of aliens popping out of people’s chests, it’s a swarm of wool-eating moths! Noooooo! Halloween – Michael Myers isn’t a … Continue reading
I was walking my son to a friend’s house down the street yesterday. It was a bit chilly, and I was thinking it would be perfect if I had a pair of fingerless gloves to wear. Why do I like … Continue reading
There are certain parts of designing that I love, like coming up with a new idea and finishing a project. However, I think the coolest part is seeing finished project photos of items other people have made from my designs. … Continue reading
My Battle to Learn Crochet – A New Zealander shares her story. Connect the Shapes Crochet Motifs: Creative Techniques for Joining Motifs of All Shapes – A new book by Edie Eckman is available for pre-order.