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Carmen Heffernan


I live in Ireland where I teach crochet workshops and obsess about crochet and colour. I have been published in Mollie Makes magazine, and have contributed patterns to many crochet books, including Boho Crochet and Crochet Therapy by Bethsan Corkhill. My first book was published in late 2016 - in the US by Larkcrafts and in the UK by Search Press Crochet Yourself Calm: 50 Motifs & 15 Projects for Mindful Relaxation.  

I document my crochet work here on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/anniedesigncrochet/

Projects by Carmen Heffernan


Adoring Florals Scarf

Make some beautiful cotton flowers and attach them using a join-as-you-go method to create this wonderful summer scarf. It’s a stunning piece you will absolutely love to wear!

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Sydney Harbors Scarf

A filet mesh design with added popcorns for texture makes this a fun and flirty scarf for a summer adventure. Crocheted with cotton, this scarf is lightweight and stylish with tassels at each end.

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Sydney Harbors Scarf – Rose Bay Version

A filet mesh design with added popcorn for texture makes this a fun and flirty scarf for a summer adventure — perhaps even an adventure to Rose Bay. Crocheted with cotton, this scarf is lightweight and stylish with tassels at each end. This updated version features a slightly heavier yarn in a dusty rose color.

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Foliage in the Woods Wrap

The stitch design in this scarf is reminiscent of ripples of light through the trees in winter along the Scottish countryside. As Catherine Earnshaw says, “My love for Linton is like the foliage in the woods: time will change it, I’m well aware, as winter changes the trees.”

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Merry & Bright Garland

Using vibrant blues and yellows in conjunction with traditional red and green, this garland comes to life in a wondrous splendor of color. Each motif is a different combination of colors complete with a tassel for extra flair. Adorn your mantel or a window with this bright and cheery garland this season.

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Honey Spice Scarf

Honey Spice Scarf

An easy repeat pattern makes this scarf a breeze to crochet! Blocks of color paired with a golden, honey-colored yarn make this the perfect fall accessory.

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Farmers Market Wrap

Make a stop at your local farmers market for some fresh cut sunflowers while wearing this gorgeous alpaca wrap. Rows of puff stitches in rich rust and blue make this wrap stand out in a crowd.

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