Christy Nelson

Christy Nelson has been addicted to yarn for most of her adult life. She started with crochet about 20 years ago and has now added knitting and spinning to her repertoire. An avid traveler, many of her designs are inspired by her visits to other countries like China, Mexico, Switzerland, and Italy. Last summer she spent 5 weeks in France with her husband and two children (ages 11 and 9), but she calls Lincoln, Nebraska home.

Christy is a former blogger and social media strategist. You can still find her archives at christynelson.net and it's possible she'll get back to it, but for the past year or so she has enjoyed taking a break from working online and has enjoyed the other opportunities that have come her way.

Check her out on Ravelry (id: christy)

Projects by Christy Nelson

Modern Stripes Babyghan

Beginners rejoice – this babyghan pattern is perfect for all skill levels. Utilizing just two simple stitches and alternating colors, this baby blanket works up quickly and makes for a perfect gift for any newborn. Switch up the colors to create a different gender neutral design, or go towards blues and pinks for your typical baby blanket.

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Icy Blue Crochet Winter Set: Icy Blue Scarf

This warm winter scarf is just what you need to protect your neck and face this fall and winter season. Stay tuned for the matching hat pattern in our December 2014 issue. Bonus: need to brush up on your triple crochet skills? Check out our instructional video below.
Plus – stay tuned to our February 2015 issue for the last piece of our winter set: mittens!

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Making Waves Scarf

Make crocheted waves using this simple scarf that features long, colorful repeats. If you don’t have the required yarn on hand, feel free to play with varying colors and weights of yarn.

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Stained Glass Granny Square Afghan

Stained Glass Granny Square Pattern

This Stained Glass Granny Square afghan in jewel tones is designed to mimic the majestic look of stained glass windows. Watch the compliments flood in as you proudly display this piece in the center of your home.

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