Dora Ohrenstein
Craftsy Instructor

New York

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Dora Ohrenstein put down her crochet hook for nearly 25 years to enjoy a successful career as a singer, including 10 years with the Philip Glass Ensemble. Today, crochet has resumed its place as her passion and her career. She has written four books, including Custom Crocheted Sweaters and Creating Crochet Fabric, and her designs have been published in Interweave Crochet, Vogue Knitting Crochet and Crochet Today. ... Read Full Bio »

Dora's Craftsy Classes

Custom-Fit Tunisian Crochet

Create garments that truly flatter with personalized pattern alterations. Join crochet designer and author Dora Ohrenstein as she demystifies Tunisian crochet and shares accessible techniques for making a flattering vest you’ll adore. Warm up your hook by reviewing the Tunisian simple, knit and slip stitches — the three stitches you’ll need in this class. Then, learn proper methods for accurately measuring your bust, shoulders, waist and more. Dora will show you how to make adjustments to your pattern and flawlessly complete key alterations to your bust width, armhole and often-overlooked shoulder shaping. Finally, leave no curve unattended as you discover simple techniques for flattering your waist and hips before weaving in your ends for a perfectly polished garment. Enjoy showcasing your gorgeous new vest and add these unique stitches to your crochet repertoire today! 

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Dora's Projects

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Eleganza Raglan
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