Friday, April 24, 2015
I thought I’d bring along a baby blanket I made for a friend’s grandchild. Since the whole idea for mixing mystery and crochet came out of my desire to learn how to make granny squares, the fact that it is really a big granny square makes it relevant as well.
I thought of bringing a work in progress that is part of the next crochet book I’m writing right now. I have been talking about how wonderfully one of my characters mixes yarn colors since practically the first book, but this is the first time I am going to be giving instructions on how to do it.
I am very excited about being on this panel because I really like mixing yarn with mystery. I enjoy coming up with the patterns. It is so amazing to me that at the beginning I didn’t know how to make a granny square and now I can think in crochet. I am getting to love knitting too. It is like magic watching how a ball of yarn can turn into a beautiful scarf or a shawl to keep you warm.
Usually I worry about what I’m going to say on a panel, but with this one I know I’ll do fine because I truly am wrapped up in yarn.