Jennifer Hansen
Craftsy Instructor

Los Gatos, CA

With a professional background in architecture and information technology, Jennifer Hansen has become one of the biggest names in the world of modern crochet. She lives in California's Santa Cruz Mountains, where she is constantly working on restructuring traditional techniques to make something new. A full-time crochet and knit designer, teacher and writer, Jennifer enjoys teaching others her creative passion. She loves searching through the ... Read Full Bio »

Jennifer's Craftsy Classes


Classic Crochet Openwork

Crocheting heirloom-worthy lace is easier than you think! Join returning Craftsy instructor Jennifer Hansen in this survey of timeless crochet lace motifs, and turn all your openwork projects into treasured gifts. During class, Jennifer will guide you stitch by approachable stitch through a number of classic patterns: mesh, filet, pineapple stitch, V-stitch, the Irish leaf, the Irish rose, Bruges lace, hairpin lace, Solomon's knot and more. Along the way, you'll learn the skills you need to confidently and accurately read charts, and Jennifer will provide a stitch-by-stitch breakdown you can follow comfortably to success. Plus, when you're done, you'll have an amazing resource you can refer back to whenever, forever!




Beyond Basic Broomstick Lace

Broaden your crochet skills with this sophisticated — yet accessible — technique as you build and customize Jennifer’s Rebel Cardigan with lacy short rows and edging. This class will hook the hearts of both knitters and crocheters, as Jennifer explains how to incorporate Broomstick Lace into any project. The class materials include a FREE knitted wristlet pattern and a FREE crochet wristlet pattern. Get swept up in the possibilities!

$14.99 $29.99


Tunisian Crochet

Worked with a tool that's a cross between a crochet hook and a knitting needle, Tunisian crochet creates interesting textures and lends itself to bold color combinations. In this class, you'll learn the basic Tunisian stitches before making a versatile garment that's worn eight different ways. Whether you are a knitter, a crocheter or both, you will love the projects in this class and where these techniques can take you. 

$29.99 $39.99

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