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No Needle Knits – Our First Episode

I’m SO happy to announce my new podcast…No Needle Knits! Some links mentioned in the video: Leather Bag: https://www.etsy.com/shop/CoastalHillbilly Premier Yarns Wool Free Lace: https://www.premieryarns.com/products/pwlfrlace Red Heart Yarns Heart & Sole: http://www.redheart.com/yarn/heart-sole-0 Craft Habit Raleigh: https://crafthabitraleigh.com Premier Yarns Deborah Norville Everyday Soft Worsted: https://www.premieryarns.com/products/dneswsp Premier Yarns Mega Tweed: https://www.premieryarns.com/collections/6-super-bulky/products/pmegatweed Premier Yarns Serenity Chunky: https://www.premieryarns.com/collections/deborah-norville-collection/products/dnscnkysp Wool Ease Thick and Quick: http://www.lionbrand.com/wool-ease-thick-and-quick-yarn.html What Ever Happened…

Premier Yarns Sweet Roll…Sweet Deal!

Hey Y’all! So, a few months ago you may remember that I designed a whole slew of patterns celebrating the launch of Premier Yarns Sweet Roll! It is still on of my favorite color changing yarns. The endless possibilities make designing a fun and challenging endeavor. Furthermore, all those colors make crocheting a simple hat…

Black Friday Has Come Early!!

Sometimes…well…I get a bit excited. For some odd reason I thought TODAY WAS THANKSGIVING. I blame the lack of a calendar in my house. Que sera sera. I’ve decided to start our Black Friday sale early! So…starting Today, November 17th and running through next Friday November 26th, all the patterns in my shop are available…

A Cowl for the Candy Lovers!

$2 Pattern Price is only good for the first 100 people! Get them while they’re here…chances are by the end of the day, they will be gone! This cowl, inspired by the golden leaves of fall, is an homage to my love for that strange confection…that’s right boys and girls…candy corn. What is more iconic…

SWEET ROLLS! And a Free Pattern (Or Two)

Who’s ready for a free pattern…OR TWO! Premier Yarns and I worked together to design a few patterns using my FAV new yarn of the fall, Sweet Rolls! Sweet Rolls combine 3 different, but complimentary colors in each ball! The yarn is designed to create wide stripes in a regular repeat (meaning it is not a…

Echeveria and Crimson

As part of my recent Aster collection, Echeveria and Crimson Brocade, are perfect additions to an already spectacular line up of shawls. You can purchase them here for just $5 each OR purchase the entire collection for only $10!   Both of these shawls are worked from the center out beginning with only a few…

Aster, the new collection!

The entire collection can be purchased for just $10 on ravelry, a savings of $10 or 50%! That price will only last for a week, however. After that it will return to full retail at $20. You will not see a price like this again this year, I can almost guarantee it. So, head to…

Sneak Peek…

I’ve been planning on releasing some actual products for awhile and wanted to give you a sneak peek at what will become my Signature Beanie. A kinda slouchy, kinda fitted, puffy, chunky, soft, unisex hat that I will personally make for you this fall/winter. Make sure to subscribe to the blog to keep up to…

Don’t forget!

We still have a sale happening! Head on over to Ravelry Here and get your pattern (or patterns…or books…or whatevers) for 50% of the retail price! For real! The sale will be going until tomorrow night at midnight so you have plenty of time to stock up on patterns! This will be the last sale…

Sale…Sale…Sale!

Today we’re having a 50% off sale to celebrate the end of summer! Am I too soon? Probably BUT head over to my Ravelry shop and get every pattern your heart desires for 50% off the retail price until the end of day on Friday! Happy Shopping! Rohn   Craftsycrochetcrochet designcrochet patterncrochet socksFree Patternsknitknit patternknittingshawlshawlsyarn

On Writing A Book

When I sat down to write the first words of my new book, I went blank. As blank as blank can get. The page looked at me with monstrous intentions. It taunted me. Mocked me. For a week it stared at me, daring me to put one word on the page. Knowing that one word…

Crochet is Weird!

Crochet is weird. There I said it. It really is weird though. Think about it. We stack little knots on top of each other to make something out of string. We use a stick and a bit of string to make something beautiful. Sometimes strange but all the same, beautiful. I often wonder what I…

A Year In Review-ish

This year has been something of a roller coaster. From losing my mother in law this time last year, to gaining an extra mouth to feed, filming a craftsy class, writing a book, and designing full time…I think I am just now seeing the trees through the forest. Is that how the saying goes? Anyways,…

Socks…every which way but loose!

Most, if not all, of you know that I am a bit obsessed with Crochet Socks. It’s not my fault, really. I am a crochet sock evangelist. It is in my blood. These past two weeks I started a few college classes and I fell everyone about crochet socks. Everyone. I think I might become known…

Summer Socks are Super + Giveaway!

Socks. Socks. Socks. Everything I do lately is somehow related to socks…I think I’m addicted! Send help…or just sock yarn. Either way…I’m ready! This week I have a NEW-ish sock pattern! The Seaside Shells Socks. Why new-ish? Well, it was published as part of my Greenway MCAL, but you had to choose just the right…

New Pattern…and a Couple of Kits!

One in a while we designers have to admit a big secret… We didn’t get it right the first time. Or at least, we could have done it a touch better. That’s how I’ve always felt about my Candied Crossbones socks. While they’ve been the most popular crochet sock pattern I’ve designed, to date, a…

Who’s Ready for a Crochet Sock Club?

I’ve been teasing y’all every now and then…but it is definitely happening! I have officially started my Sock Club! Until the end of day on Thursday I am offering the entire club for just $12.50! Just add it to your cart, no coupon code needed! We’ll be featuring fun and exciting yarns from companies like Unplanned…

Free July Sock CAL!

  Hey Y’all! It’s been a few days so I wanted to jump on and share some EXCITING news! Last Thursday I was on Marly Bird’s podcast. We chatted about everything crochet including my new crochet book, my current anniversary sale, and a new Crochet Sock group I’ve started on Facebook! I wanted to touch…

Hear me Ramble On…LIVE!

d Hey y’all! Exciting news today. Well…if you’re into that sort of thing. I’m going to be on the Yarnthing Podcast with Marly Bird! Just head to this link here and listen LIVE for your chance to win a special prize! Don’t worry though…if you can’t make it live you can always listen to the…

A New Facebook Group for Crochet Sock Addicts!

Hey y’all! Happy Wednesday…I hope y’all are enjoying the week as much as I am. Today is about as gorgeous as a Southern Summer can get. Carolina blue skies, low humidity, eighty degrees, and an incessant squirrel that wants to break into my outdoor office more than I want a candy bar. Anyways, I wanted to…

It’s My Anniversary!

So…I’m celebrating something fantastic! It’s my anniversary! Today in 2011, I decided to design! I started doing a bunch of research and it led me to right here and now! How awesome is that? It was in December of 2011 that I would publish my first pattern…Sparro! To celebrate I am offering a HUGE SALE!…

Learn to Crochet A Hat!

First things first…the winner of my Craftsy class! Congrats to Alaxandra L! I’ve already contacted her. Thank y’all for playing along! Now…onto the actual blog post! Remember my blog post, Learn to Crochet a Shawl? When I announced my new line of patterns, Singles? Singles are specific patterns available via Ravelry that are perfect for…

A New Week and A Craftsy Class Giveaway!

Written by Rohn Strong It’s Monday! I LOVE Mondays. The excitement of welcoming a new week in is always a thrilling concept. This week I’ve lot’s to work on. I need to find models for photo shoots, finish up a few designs for the new magazine, finish a sample or two for Craftsy kits, a tentative…

Learn to Crochet a Shawl!

  Happy Thursday y’all! Today, I have a really cool new thing to share with you. For awhile I’ve wanted to do a series of patterns that are fun, quick to stitch, and great for learning new techniques. I get to do that now! Introducing – Singles! Singles are going to be specific patterns available…