I recently shared my wonderful experience working with yarn and a crochet kit from We Are Knitters. This company is an eco-minded business, and I asked them to share some of their thoughts on that with us. Here is that interview.
Cynthia Maddox was a multicrafter for many years. She learned to crochet in her twenties but focused mostly on sewing. Then after her husband died she rediscovered crochet and found that it helped her with the grief she was going through. She has also found that crochet helps her with the pain, brain fog and other difficult symptoms of fibromyalgia and RA. She shares her story in this interview.
Sara shares her crochet health story in her own articulate language and then answers a few additional questions about her life in crochet.
Terri passed away last summer but before that really enjoyed the craft, and the health benefits, of crochet. Here is her interview.
Beth Graham is a crochet teacher at local yarn shops in her town in Canada, and she is also an online crochet teacher through Craftsy. Her Craftsy class Fun and Fantastic Textured Crochet Stitches provides instruction to learn more than fifteen new stitch patterns that are rich in textured design. In this interview, we learn more about the class and this fabulous teacher.
Bas de Braver, also known as Zabbez, is a crochet designer who creates really unique flower doll patterns. The dolls are tall and lanky, reminding me a little of the Lalylala dolls and the dolls from Edward’s Menagerie, but they are unique and original in their floral inspiration. Today we’ll learn more about them and the designer from an interview.
Jennifer Cox is a unique artist who combines crochet with painting in a way that’s original, bold and inviting. She was born and raised in New Jersey, moving to Michigan in 2000. She has training and a degree in advertising and graphic design along with fine art. Asked to describe herself simply, she says, “I’m an artist, designer and mom”. She loves anything creative but her first love is painting and now also crochet. Learn more about this talented artist and her work from the interview below.