Tamara Kelly
Craftsy Instructor

Bettendorf, Iowa

Tamara Kelly is the professional designer and blogger behind Moogly, a site dedicated to connecting the crochet community through patterns, tutorials and more. She has written for publications such as I like Crochet and Country Woman and is a proud member of the Crochet Guild of America. Tamara's Awards include 2013 Craftsy Blogger Award for Best Tutorials, Yarn Box Top Crochet Designer of 2013 and 2013 Top Blogger on All Free Crochet Afghan ... Read Full Bio »

Tamara's Craftsy Classes


Crochet Crocodile Stitch

Tip the scales in a fun, textural direction with the crocodile stitch! Join Moogly founder Tamara Kelly as she guides you through the steps you need. During class, Tamara starts with techniques for the basic crocodile stitch before moving on to shaping with increases and decreases. Want to try out your new skills? You'll work a fun pillow project as you get some practice working with written patterns. Tamara will even teach you how to work crocodile stitch in the round, create fun edgings and add fabulous embellishments! By the end of class, you'll be able to bring your crocodile-stitch skills to nearly any project, for results that say, "Why don't you stay for a while, crocodile?"


$14.99 $29.99


Crochet Essentials: Increases & Decreases

Crochet decreases and increases for lots of common situations! Join the mind behind Moogly, Tamara Kelly, and learn how to give your projects great shape. During class, you'll see each method demonstrated in single, double and half-double crochet, whether you're right- or left-handed. Along the way, Tamara will teach you how to work with chart symbols for each technique and show you how to crochet fun shapes such as ovals, triangles and squares. You'll even learn to work increases and decreases in popular stitch patterns such as chevron and lace. Plus, class ends with some special stitches that you don't want to miss!


$19.99 $29.99


Quick & Easy Crochet Cowls

Are you afraid that working in the round might have you spinning in circles? Join designer Tamara Kelly as she takes you on a journey through three captivating cowl projects, teaching you all the skills you need to crochet in the round with comfort and confidence! Start with the aptly-named 45-Minute Cowl, learning to measure gauge and work into your foundation chain. Then, turn your attention to lace, as Tamara shows you how to read crochet charts and how to keep your chain from getting twisted. For your final project, create the beautiful Brompton Abbey Cowl, adding granny-square embellishment for a fabulous focal point! End class with tips for professional-caliber finishing and blocking that you can apply to all kinds of projects. Create small projects, make a big statement — start your cowl adventure today.


$19.99 $29.99

Tamara's Patterns

Crochet Crocodile Stitch Fingerles Mitts


Playtime Picnic Set


V is for Victory Tote

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Tamara's Projects

Make and Seam a Decorative Pillow
The 45-Minute Cowl
Simply Stunning Statement Necklace
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