Category: Crochet Designer

  • Episode 40: The Process of Design and Pattern Writing

    What steps does one go through to write a pattern? How do you go from idea to selling so that others can make your design? I look at some steps involved in the process of Design and Pattern Writing. Here are some resources that I found that might help you: How to Design Your First…

  • Episode 38: Exploring the Creative Process

    I explore ways to boost and view the creative process and how it applies to fiber design. I also look at my own struggle with creativity and how in recent months I have worked to improve it. ​6 Techniques to Boost Your Creativity 16 Techniques for Creativity Stages of the Creative Process How to Improve…

  • Episode 36: Imposter Syndrome

    Oops! In my rush to create multiple episodes, I accidentally published this one early. I’m leaving for my trip in a few weeks and I’m just trying to get ahead of the curve. Well, I guess now I’m really ahead, LOL. We all feel it sometimes, or at least I do. I look at my own…

  • Episode 27: Accessibility and Announcements

    Nicky Jensen and I make a big announcement and talk accessibility in pattern writing. Knitting Design | Ontario | Handknits & Hygge Ravelry: Accessible Patterns Group Writing Accessible Patterns for the Blind and Print Challenged – Etsy Canada Stitchmastery – Software tools for knitters Digits & Treads online magazine Removing Barriers in Written Craft Patterns…

  • Episode 24: Nicky Jensen

    Talking with Nicky Jensen, tech editor and designer in both knit and crochet. Nicky lives and works in Ontario, Canada. ‌Nicky’s Website Instagram Removing Barriers in Written Craft Patterns, accessibility article Blue Jay Sweater Cinnamon Hearts Sweater Knit Picks Independent Designer Program Tech Editor Hub Group on Facebook, designers can connect with tech editors, and…

  • Episode 21: Asia Martinez

    Tiffany and Lisa talk with new Tunisian Crochet designer, Asia Martinez, from Florida. She also makes beautiful stitch markers and 3D printed stitch marker boxes. Where you can find Asia: IG: YarnFixation Etsy Ravelry Patterns in We Crochet Mommy & Me Ezra Cable Pullover pattern eBook Honeycomb Tunisian Top pattern eBook Other people mentioned: Laroo…

  • Episode 19: Katherine Gibbs

    Tiffany and Denise talk with Katherine Gibbs, a knit and crochet designer, about her design process and inspiration. Email Instagram Love Crafts Etsy Ravelry Other Designers Playful Bobbles Tee by Stephanie Erin on Instagram and on Ravelry Riley Tee by Rachel Knits things on Instagram and on Ravelry Indie Dyers on Instagram The Frosted Stitch…