Welcome to our blog tour! Here at Crochetville, we celebrate National Crochet Month with our NatCroMo Blog Tour. This year, we’re interviewing crochet designers, teachers, and hobbyists throughout March and our theme is crochet memories. You can browse all of this year’s blog tour content on our page NatCroMo Blog Tour 2020.
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About Lisa Ferrel
Please allow me to introduce our featured designer of the day, Lisa Ferrel of My Fingers Fly. Lisa designs baby items, home decor, and amigurumi. You can find her patterns on her website My Fingers Fly as well as on Etsy, Ravelry, and Amazon. Today Lisa will share some of her crochet memories with us and we’ll showcase three of her crochet designs.
Lisa’s Special for Our Readers
As a special treat for the NatCroMo Blog Tour, Lisa is offering a free crocheted pattern, Polar Bear Pillow.
Lisa’s Crochet Memories
Would you share with us one of your earliest memories of crochet?
When my children were young, I couldn’t always afford nice clothes. They always had one-of-a-kind crocheted sweaters and hats, though.
Would you share with us one of your memories of becoming a crochet designer?
My first pattern (and still my favorite) was a horny toad plushie over 4 years ago, and last year it went viral.
Would you share with us one of your most memorable experiences as a crochet designer?
This year I published a book of Texas crochet patterns, a goal I’ve had for a while.
Showcase: Crochet Designs by Lisa Ferrel
Horny toad plush toy
About the pattern: Crochet your own Texas Horny Toad using worsted weight yarn. It could also be a dinosaur using green or camouflage yarn.
Texas Bluebonnet Shawl
About the pattern: Spring is upon us, and with it comes the rolling fields of bluebonnets. Crochet this lovely shawl for Easter or for a spring wedding. Instructions are given for fingering weight yarn and DK weight yarn with a repeating pattern which will allow you to make the shawl to whatever size you desire.
Skill level: Advanced
Finished measurements: From 33″ x 19″ to desired size
Pink Ribbon Hat
Get the pattern: Pink Ribbon Chemo Hat (on My Fingers Fly website)
About the pattern: Make your own pink ribbon chemo hat to show your support for cancer patients. The pattern works up quickly in worsted yarn. Instructions include chart for ribbon motif.
Follow Lisa Online
Here’s where you can connect with Lisa online to be sure you don’t miss any of her new designs!