HANGING GARDEN – a crochet workshop series

I created an installation called Hanging Garden for a Montefiore Health System courtyard in 2016. After the installation came down, it became the property of the dust bunnies under my bed. My new friends at Morris Park Business Improvement District asked me for help with trying to make our local community garden attractive and eye…

TOYS For You!

Presenting a 10 week online course where you will learn how to make shapes and create crochet toys. Pattern free! Only in the first class will we follow a pattern in order to learn an important basic shape. Every week you will receive a worksheet with photos, diagrams and written instructions that relate to that…

FREE Puffy Valentine Heart Crochet Workshop

On Wednesday 9th February – During a Zoom class I recorded a FUN, FREE Crochet Walkthrough Demonstration of 2 x Hearts. #1 – ‘3D Amigurumi Heart’ designed by Garnknuten – PATTERN LINK – VIDEO LINK #2 – ‘Love Hearts Ornament’ by Yarnspirations – PATTERN LINK – VIDEO LINK These two demos are a great lead…

New Toy Workshops coming soon!

In the first quarter of this year, 2022, I am excited to introduce upcoming toy workshops conducted online! Sign up for my newsletter to receive alerts. No need for further words or information right now, enjoy the gallery of samples that show the wonderful world of crochet toy creations that I can teach you!!

2020 Creative Climate Awards

I am so looking forward to being a part of this years Creative Climate Awards, run by the Human Impacts Institute, see link HERE for a list of this years artists. And yes, you saw that right, it is an award event, which means that I am counting on VOTES as part of the award…

Poetry in the Air

The ‘Art in the Air’ program that I began in 2018 at Parkchester Library in the Bronx continued this year in a new dynamic way with guest collaborator – talented poet and artist Orlando Ferrand. With 2 grants from Bronx Council on the Arts we embarked on a very fun, very challenging and ultimately engaging…

Plastic bag yarn – Workshops!!!

I was delighted to be invited by New York Public Library to hold a series of six workshops in 2019 at four different branch locations in the Bronx and Manhattan. So…… Let’s make Plarn! Plastic yarn made from plastic bags. Local Bronx artist Ruth Marshall will teach you how to crochet using this FREE yarn…

Art in the Air 2

When I walked into the New York Public Library branch at Parkchester, I had a bit of an ‘aah’ moment. They had an outdoor courtyard!!!! Perfect for an art installation of paracord! It was very visible from the busy street and overhead subway, library patrons can only enter the branch by walking through it, and…

Art Recycled

I was glad to be back at Morris Park Library in the Bronx to run a new program funded by Bronx Council on the Arts through New York State Council on the Arts. ‘Art Recycled‘ was all about reuse, reduce, recycle, an environmentally friendly art program that was FREE. You know all of those plastic…

Art in the Air

My local library here in the Bronx has amazing programming for the general public to participate in. Working with library manager Dawn Holloway, who allowed me to install artwork in the library, and targeting children, teens, adults, senior and special needs, dozens of people were involved in the creation of Art in the Air. This…

Hanging Garden

At the start of the year I got a strange phone call from Jodi Moise, the curator of the fine art program at Montefiore Health System, asking if I would consider an outdoor commission of my floral work. I wasn’t really sure since I’ve always worked with woollen yarn for my knitted artwork. But that’s…

VOGUE KNITTING LIVE!

This weekend! Jan 15 – 17 I am participating in the artists gallery right outside the Marketplace at the Marriott Marquis Hotel at this amazing event, those of you who have been, know what I mean πŸ˜‰ Times Square, New York City – 1535 Broadway between 45th & 46th St. Come find me and get…