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: knitting
—–Congrats to Winner, K —— Today you have a chance to win two knitting magazines! Up for grabs are both the July 2012 issue of Creative Knitting and the Summer 2012 issue of Love of Knitting. For a chance to … Continue reading
Crocheted Playgrounds Super Grans Come to the Rescue (and teach knitting) Crocheted Flags A Mumbai Store Gives Women the Chance to Earn Money through Crochet And last but not least….have you ever considered adding a power drill to your notions … Continue reading
On Dr. Seuss’ birthday, my daughter’s class read the book The Lorax by Dr. Seuss. She loved it and was thrilled to find that we had a copy at home. For those who don’t recall, The Lorax is a tale … Continue reading
Book: Betsy Beads Author: Betsy Hershberg Publisher: XRX List Price: $24.95 Before I ever learned to knit or crochet, I learned how to make jewelry. Both my grandmother and step-mother were avid jewelry makers, and shared some of their knowledge … Continue reading
Today I’m putting out the pattern for Rue’s Song, a knitted cowl. You can see the details and specifications here. It’s inspired by the book The Hunger Games, so I wanted to take today’s blog post to explain a bit … Continue reading
Alternative uses for knitting needles Chopsticks: Knit 1, purl 1, eat 1 Hair bun sticks: Use for a stylish up-do. later you can literally let your hair down and knit. Fruit kabob stick: Dpns can be good for your health. … Continue reading
Whether you’re a professional working on a deadline, or you just have to get that one holiday gift done, at some point, you’ll find yourself having a marathon session to finish stitching up a project. Here are some tips for … Continue reading
Book: Shaping Shawls Author: Anna Dalvi List Price Hardcopy:$26.95 Electronic File:$16.95 Shaping Shawls provides the logistics of shawl shaping without being overwhelming. Anna Dalvi explains how to analyze lace patterns and shape 10 styles of shawl: 2 styles of rectangular … Continue reading
I started a new knitting project a little over a week ago. It’s a cowl: unless I run out of yarn, and then it’ll be a circular scarf. I decided I wanted it nice and squishy and warm, so I’m … Continue reading