I barely have the words to express how incredible June 4, 2023, was in downtown Santa Cruz. Pride is the most joyous celebration, and I was privileged to have a booth to sell my crochet. I met so many wonderful people. I think I smiled all day as folks came in, looked at things, loved… More Santa Cruz Pride & My Crochet Garden
My first market, and it was an experience. I didn’t know what to expect, but it didn’t really matter because the skies opened up, and it was rain-a-geddon with buckets of water hitting Sacramento in full force! I did pretty well, considering there were maybe two dozen brave people who showed up that weekend. I… More California Auto Museum Market in Sacramento
It’s rare for me to get feedback on things I’ve crocheted that’s constructive and helpful, but what I got from the fair is amazing. The judge uses a rubric (at the very bottom of this post) and then ADDS COMMENTS that will help me be a better hooker. I am so grateful for this incredible… More Santa Cruz County Fair 2022 – My Work Won Ribbons!
I made these six-inch mandalas for Katie to sell with her plants. These look so good in windows and or among hanging plants. They need to be up high enough that a cat can’t get them because destroying the tension with one cat swipe is easy. Easy to detail with beads and fringe. I just… More The Whimsy of the Mandala
The best thing about crocheting a sweater is that I can get the fit pretty darn close with planning. Here are a few I made in 2022. I will make more! Happy to be commissioned to make one for you!
I love making bags. These are my higher-end bags. They are detailed and use 100% cotton, making the texture smooth but without fiber (yarn has a fiber feel). The cotton yarn makes them feel a bit heavier, too – a feeling I like. I’m doing shoulder bags and backpacks; typically, the straps can do either.… More Crocheted Purses: Personal and Unique