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My lovely grandmother taught me to crochet in my teenage years as a way to keep me from chewing my nails. I started as most newbies do - with uneven scarves and ill-fitting beanies. But I wore them anyway, proud of my work.

Years later, I discovered amigurumi (the style of crochet that I tend to use) quite by accident. I saw a crocheted snail at a local craft fair and was so fascinated by it's 3-dimensions that I spent hours scouring the internet, watching videos and learning the technique.

My very first amigurumi critter was a little pink elephant that I made for my mom for mother's day (which she displays with pride to this day). Realizing that the possibilities were endless, I proceeded to crochet every food imaginable for my daughter's play kitchen.

Word got out... The…

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  • Female
  • Born on February 4
  • Joined May 17, 2009

Favorite materials

Normal yarn, funny yarn, fuzzy yarn, hairy yarn, ALL yarn

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About

My lovely grandmother taught me to crochet in my teenage years as a way to keep me from chewing my nails. I started as most newbies do - with uneven scarves and ill-fitting beanies. But I wore them anyway, proud of my work.

Years later, I discovered amigurumi (the style of crochet that I tend to use) quite by accident. I saw a crocheted snail at a local craft fair and was so fascinated by it's 3-dimensions that I spent hours scouring the internet, watching videos and learning the technique.

My very first amigurumi critter was a little pink elephant that I made for my mom for mother's day (which she displays with pride to this day). Realizing that the possibilities were endless, I proceeded to crochet every food imaginable for my daughter's play kitchen.

Word got out... The requests started coming in... And I realized I could never keep up with the demand. Each critter I make is sewn with love and has a tiny bit of my soul wrapped up inside it. This is when my fabulous cousin Heather gave me the idea to sell my patterns on Etsy.

The rest is history.

To my Etsy followers and fans: I couldn't have done it without you.

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