Tag: Crochet

  • Episode 25: Tech Tools

    I discuss the software used by designers and tech editors, sharing my knowledge and research into what works and what doesn’t. Text Editors Word ($6 to $22 per month billed annually for suite), Microsoft Office 365 Google Docs Pages Math/Number crunchers Excel Google Sheets Numbers Document Layout InDesign (20.99 per mth/ or 54.99 per mth […]

  • 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 23: Updates and What a Tech Editor can do!

    There are a lot of changes with the podcast for 2023. First, a slight change of name. We realized fairly quickly last year that we had unintentionally left out the Crochet designers when we named the podcast. So, starting now, the name is “Craft. Design. Edit. Sleep. Repeat.” It might take a few days to […]

  • Episode 22: Techniques, Socks 1.0

    Lisa and Tiffany talk all things socks: how to knit or crochet them, and how to write that into patterns. We are going on a bit of a break and doing some planning for next year. There will be no new episodes in December or January, but we will be back on February 7, 2023 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Episode 18: Gauge

    Tiffany and Lisa talk all things gauge, from gauge swatches, to imperial – metric (or vice versa) conversions, to why gauge matters. Needle and Hook makers Hand Carved Hooks: Instagram and Website (has some knitting needles) KnitBrooks: Instagram and Website Miramar Woods: Instagram and Website Chiaogoo Knitting Needles Knit and Crochet Designer Pink Plumeria Maui: […]

  • Episode 17: Sarah Larrieu

    Tiffany and Denise talk with Sarah Larrieu, crochet designer from the Pacific Northwest. Where Sarah can be found: Email Sarah IG: @nohooksgiven Website Etsy shop Ravelry store YouTube Facebook Things talked about during the podcast: The Alaska Hat on Ravelry Rose City Yarn Crawl Books For designers: Crochet Every Way Stitch Dictionary Favorite resource: The […]

  • Episode 16: Tool Talk 2.0

    Denise and Tiffany dig deep and explore all the other tools (besides yarn, needles, and hooks) that we yarnies love and use to create our projects. Links discussed: SheInspired Etsy SheInspired Instagram Aklori Tunisian Crochet Designs Instagram Squirrel Cage Swift Instagram Reel Shepherds Woodworking Instagram (source of squirrel cage swift) Shepherds Woodworking website Yarnfixation Instagram […]

  • Episode 12: Lily Chin

    It was really exciting for Denise and I to talk with Lily Chin, well-known Crochet and Knit designer, teacher, and author. Bio: What hasn’t Lily done? She was named to the Crochet Hall of Fame in 2015, named a Master Knitter by Vogue Knitting in 1991, and has been involved in some aspect of the […]

  • Episode 11: Two Tech Editor Talk

    Tiffany and I ramble on about differences in Crochet and Knit patterns and learn about the details of editing each. Tiffany mentioned this Crochet skill quiz free: Crochet Skill Level Quiz – PDF Only Crochet skill quiz premium: Crochet Skill Level Quiz – Premium Digital + PDF Other Links mentioned by Tiffany: https://www.instagram.com/oliphantkat/ Ravelry: Designs […]