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I am an artist by design. These days the easiest materials for me to create with are my crochet hooks and whatever yarn I can find. As a mother of two wonderful children I struggle to find the time and space I need to fulfill my inner desire to create. Crochet and simple sewing projects are portable and often the only outlet I can manage.
I learned to crochet after my first child was born, it seemed to be a natural fit. My projects most often focus on children and baby items but you may find the occasional adult project added in the mix.
I am inspired to cultivate my crochet skills as a small connection to my grandmother. I cannot remember a time when she was not crocheting. I watched her beautifully bent and crooked fingers twist the yarn and rhythmically turn with the motion of crochet. As a child this mesmerized me. I often see her hands in my own as I work on project after project…

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  • Female
  • Born on March 6
  • Joined February 6, 2009

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Yarn, crochet hooks, sewing needles, fabric, thread

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About

I am an artist by design. These days the easiest materials for me to create with are my crochet hooks and whatever yarn I can find. As a mother of two wonderful children I struggle to find the time and space I need to fulfill my inner desire to create. Crochet and simple sewing projects are portable and often the only outlet I can manage.
I learned to crochet after my first child was born, it seemed to be a natural fit. My projects most often focus on children and baby items but you may find the occasional adult project added in the mix.
I am inspired to cultivate my crochet skills as a small connection to my grandmother. I cannot remember a time when she was not crocheting. I watched her beautifully bent and crooked fingers twist the yarn and rhythmically turn with the motion of crochet. As a child this mesmerized me. I often see her hands in my own as I work on project after project. Hopefully I will one day pass this womanly art on to my own daughter.

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