[button link=”http://crochetcafe.blogspot.com/”]Today’s Stop 1: Visit Jocelyn Sass[/button]
Jocelyn Sass’ business isn’t called Cute Crochet for nothing! For many years, Jocelyn has been self publishing really cute crochet patterns. She also self publishes adult, child, and baby wearable accessories in her pattern line Jocelyn Designs. She does all the behind-the-scenes work for her self-published patterns, including photography, which is gorgeous! Jocelyn’s patterns have also been published in books and magazines. For 20 years, Jocelyn wrote a bi-monthly pattern column, Country Treasures (later called Timeless Treasures) in Crochet World magazine. She is a California girl living in New York, and is “attracted to all things cute.”
Jocelyn’s pretty Cloche Hat The Saibina is available on Ravelry.
Jocelyn’s too cute Bear and Poodle Purse is also available on Ravelry.
[button link=”http://www.celticknotcrochet.blogspot.com/”]Today’s Stop 2: Visit Jennifer E Ryan[/button]
Jennifer E Ryan is a crochet designer whose designs have been published in magazines and by yarn companies. She also truly enjoys sharing her love of crochet by teaching crochet classes at her local craft store. I posted recently about her teaching a Ladies Night Out Crochet Class with my free pattern, Easy Beauty Chain Scarf. I’ll always remember the stunning crocheted Celtic knot necklace she was wearing when I first met her. It was her own design, in a pretty lime green color. That was at 2010 CGOA Chain Link, Manchester, NH. Jennifer does many other interesting things including homeschooling her three girls, speaking and teaching Russian, photography, dancing, and singing. And she loves dachsunds. Jennifer is a really nice person and I’m glad to know her. I hope her designer career soars!
Jennifer’s beautiful Celtic Knot Belt is available free from Red Heart.
Jennifer’s adorable Sea Turtle Floaties were published in Crochet Today!, Jul/Aug 2012. I think they could make fun crochet scrubbies, too.
See You Again Tomorrow!
Our Little Giveaway: Autographed Pattern Postcard
Today’s entries are closed. Winners: Congratulations to Cindy J Worthley and cshortteach!
Each day of A Tour Through Crochet Country, we’ll be giving away two promo postcards, one to each of two winners. These are only available at our 2013 consumer show booths, and will be autographed by both of us, Amy Shelton and Donna Hulka, co-owners of Crochetville! The postcard includes Amy Shelton’s exclusive X Marks the Spot scarf pattern.
To enter, please leave a comment below answering this question: How has participating in crochet-related venues online (Crochetville, Ravelry, Pinterest, Facebook, etc.) enriched your world of crochet?
The fine print: Must be 13 or older to enter. Entries must be received by 12:00 midnight Pacific time on the date of this post. Winners will be selected by random drawing and notified by email the following day. Void where prohibited by law.
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