Julie Wright's Profile
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.
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- Born on February 4
- Joined May 17, 2009