Linda Permann
Craftsy Instructor

Denver CO

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Linda Permann is an internationally published crochet designer and writer, and the author of two books: Little Crochet and Crochet Adorned. She is a frequent contributor to many magazines, including Crochet Today and Interweave Crochet and sells her own line of patterns as Lindamade. Her work has also been featured on PBS' popular TV series, Knit and Crochet Now. She was the founding Craft and Decorating Editor ... Read Full Bio »

Linda's Craftsy Classes

Crochet: Beyond Rectangles

Bored of blankets and scarves? If you're ready to tackle more complex patterns, Linda's darling baby sweater is the perfect first crocheted garment. You'll learn professional secrets to create smooth edges, link stitches, shape your pieces, sew them together and add edging. In the process, she takes away the intimidation factor of working from patterns and schematics. In-depth tutorials on blocking and finishing are sure to be invaluable for every level of crocheter, and you'll even learn a fun surface embellishment technique that you can use to make monograms, flowers, or any shape you can draw on the surface of your sweater. Move beyond rectangles and gain the confidence you need to crochet your next garment!



Crafty Crochet Embellishments

With its lacy motifs and sculptural qualities, crochet is the perfect medium for adding one-of-a-kind details to any project — knit, sewn or crocheted. You will love the quick and fun projects as Linda teaches seven simple techniques to trim, edge and adorn. Brand-new crocheters will learn basic stitches, how to read patterns and diagrams and professional finishing. Experienced crocheters will pick up new ideas to use over and over, including quick crocheted jewelry items that make wonderful gifts.

$14.99 $19.99

Linda Recommends

Design It, Quilt It

Anne Weil
taught by
Cindy Needham

If you like to quilt, you'll love Cindy Needham's class, Design It, Quilt It! No matter what your skill level, Cindy walks you through everything you need to know about quilting--from really solid information on understanding thread and your machine, to how to design and quilt your own quilting pattern. The sky is the limit, and Cindy gives you the confidence and know-how to really make your quilts your own.


Meet Linda

What's New

announcement Welcome to Craftsy! I'm so excited you are here and hope you will have fun learning new skills. I love interacting with my students, so please say hi!
announcement Check out my new E-book, Sugar and Spice: 6 Bakery-Inspired Crochet Patterns. It has six patterns for cardis, hats, and a shawl and cowl. Read more and download it here!
announcement Check out my newest pattern, LoHi Hat, in conjunction with Craftsy Custom Colors. Get the pattern FREE with purchase of a skein of Cascade Pure Alpaca in sweet potato, blue potato, or red onion colorways.  

Linda's Patterns

Everyday Lace Pillow


Hexagon Flower Pillow


Craspedia Cropped Cardigan

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Linda's Projects

Crochet Edged Fleece Blanket
Holiday Wreath with Flowers and Leaves
Birdie Ornaments
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