Akoecher

Salt Lake City, Utah

I have always loved arts and crafts. I learned to crochet and knit when I was young but only the most basics. I loved doing them but moved and didn't know anyone who could teach me more. When I started having kids I found some books that were fantastic for teaching yourself. I started crocheting and knitting again and haven't put it down since. In college I majored in art but found with young kids that it was very difficult to continue with ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since April 2012


I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Design Your Own Cowl
Professional Finishing for Perfect Crochet
Classic & Creative Brioche Pastries
Love Your Vegetables
Mexican Street Food: Tacos & Salsas
Handmade Sourdough: From Starter to Baked Loaf
How to Teach It
Handknit Garment Design
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Spectacular Stamping
Transform Your Garden Design
Spinning Dyed Fibers
Sweater Surgery
Joining Crochet Motifs
Sizing Knitwear Patterns
Complete Knife Skills
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Professional Family Portraits
The Hand-Painted Cake
Basic Fondant Techniques
Amazing Crochet Textures
Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery
The Costume Box
Rigid Heddle Weaving
Improve Your Knitting
Knit Lab: In the Round
Explorations In Cables
Lace Knitting: Basics and Beyond
Homemade Italian Pasta
Favorite Asian Dumplings from Scratch
A Modern Take on the Mother Sauces
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Seaming Handknits
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Button Bands & Buttonholes
Custom Cabled Pullovers
Knit Original Toe-Up Socks
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Shoot It!
Modern Buttercream
Artisan Bread Making
Know Your Wool
Short Rows
Spindling
Lace Shawl Design
How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters
Artisan Cheese Making
Mastering Lace Shawls
Fit Your Knits
Crafty Crochet Embellishments
Crochet: Beyond Rectangles
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Knitting With Beads
Mittens and Gloves Galore
Decadent Chocolate Cakes
Curvy Crochet
Amigurumi: Design Your Own Monster
Creative Cabled Necklines
The Fair Isle Vest
Celtic Cables
Shuttle Tatting
Classic Croissants at Home
Perfect Pizza at Home
Tunisian Crochet
Beyond Basic Broomstick Lace
Entrelac Knitting
Lace from the Inside Out
Rigid Heddle Weaving: Beyond the Basics
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Lace Knitting Mistakes
Cooking Essentials: All About Chicken
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Cooking Mistakes
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Creative Quilt Backs
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Draw Better Portraits
Intarsia: Basics & Beyond
Explorations in Brioche Knitting
Foundations of Double Knitting
Fair Isle Crochet: Demystifying Colorwork
Homemade Salty Snacks
Building Flavorful Soups
Everyday Thai Cooking
The Art of Stir-Frying
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

Felted Cloche Hat

3 Class Projects

Class: Shuttle Tatting
with Marilee Rockley

Class: Spindling
with Drucilla Pettibone

Class: Crochet: Beyond Rectangles
with Linda Permann

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