Month: December 2022

Final Pattern of 2022: Ashlee’s 2023 Block

I am excited for what 2023 will hold! We have no plans to move (we’ve lived in 4 different places since I started designing crochet patterns in 2020). We are settling into a nice routine. And I think at least part of me has accepted that this dream-life of art and crochet to support my

Celtic Knots Support Video

Support video for the Celtic knots series that begins January 1, 2023.

Now on Ribblr

There’s a new platform for makers and designers: Ribblr. I’m new on there and here’s my mini-review. The benefits for designers is supposed to be the easy-to-use designer / pattern-writer area, the low fees, and the protection of our patterns. There’s been a lot of drama over stolen patterns. It’s really disheartening to see your

Book Dragon

This whimsical dragon may not be reading the book he’s perched on. It is full of imaginary ancient runes. The art on the sides is reminiscent of an ancient language but doesn’t actually say anything (as far as I know). I love reading fantasy novels. I read about 2 hours a day (not just fantasy,

Planning Yardage for a Year of Celtic Knots

One of the things that people seem to really love about my “Year of…” series is the monthly surprise of seeing the new design! One of the problems with a monthly surprise is that it is hard to plan your yarn usage. For 2023’s year of Celtic knots, I’m going to tell you the yardage

2023: A Year of Celtic Knots

Oversized Interlocking Crochet and Center-Out Overlay Mosaic Crochet Squares. One a month for the year of 2023!