Taking Yesterday’s Crochet… … and bringing it into the Modern World!
Designer Karen Whooley learned to crochet lace at her Italian Grandmother’s knee. But what she learned as a child has now become her number one strength.
In Modern Italian Lace Crochet, Karen brings to you a little bit of her family history that started in the early 20th century, takes the lace that she learned and turns it on its head to become more modern, more vibrant and much more approachable for every crocheter.
From shawls and accessories to beautiful, wearable garments, each of the 10 projects in Modern Italian Lace Crochet is full of memories. Karen uses ideas and stitches she learned from her Italian heritage but puts them together to become classics that modern crocheters are looking for.
Judie was an icon and constant in Sheep’s Clothing. She started working for Jimalee just after moving to Kennewick, when the store was across from Winco. She was encouraged to teach classes and did so 4 days a week for over 15 years. Judie learned to knit and crochet at age 3, from “Grandmom”, who […]