Melissa Prell's Profile
I'm Melissa and I love crochet! My maternal grandmother taught me to crochet when I was around 9 years old. The first stitch design I learned was the timeless Granny Square. While Granny Squares are still being made, I find it very exciting how much the art of crochet has blossomed in the last few years. The designs of crochet were very old-fashioned and stale for a long time. But now the designs are new, beautiful and exciting!
About a year ago, I began to crochet with satin cord. My first attempt was a purse, but it was very heavy. I thought, “What could I make instead?” That’s when I began creating the bowls. The satin cord is a wonderful medium for making three-dimensional crochet. The fabric of the bowls is fairly firm on its own, so it does not require any additional stiffening. I have done a bit of searching, and I have found no one else who crochets with satin…
- Joined July 19, 2010