My name is Susan Lowman. I've been crocheting for over 35 years and designing for over 15 years. I have over 200 published crochet designs in various crochet books and magazines. In addition, I blog ...
My name is Susan Lowman. I've been crocheting for over 35 years and designing for over 15 years. I have over 200 published crochet designs in various crochet books and magazines. In addition, I blog about crochet and self-publish crochet patterns on my website, TheCrochetArchitect.com. I am also a technical crochet editor and teacher, as well as an active professional member of CGOA.
I learned to knit in the summer of 2013 and I couldn't be more thrilled! I'm having a blast learning more knitting techniques. You'll see some of my knitting designs here on Craftsy, too.
I thank God for the gift of creativity He has given me and I thoroughly enjoy sharing it with others.
What a beautiful way to set your table for a relaxing spring or summer event! Your guests will be amazed at these projects and wonder how they're made!!!
These designs are made in the wiggly crochet technique, which begins by making a filet mesh for the base. Then double crochet stitches are worked around the post of the dc stitches and in the ch-2 sps between the double crochet to add the dimensional "wiggly" stitches, forming the design. This technique is fun to make! The thickness of the dc "wiggles" and the cotton thread makes these ideal for absorbing moisture from glasses and pitchers. The hot pad, made with 3 strands of crochet thread held together throughout, can also be used to protect your surface from the heat of a hot dish when serving a meal.
This pattern includes written instructions, a wiggly crochet chart for each project and close up photos of each project. Also included are photos showing the completed filet mesh and the first round of the wiggly stitches.