Jennifer E. Ryan

Jennifer Ryan is an award-winning crochet designer whose specialty is combining Celtic Knots with crochet.   She has won awards for her unique Celtic garments in the CGOA’s (Crochet Guild of America) Design Competitions of 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Jennifer is also a homeschool mom who teaches Russian and crochet, enjoys spending time outside and photographing wildlife. You can see all of her designs and projects at:  and

Projects by Jennifer E. Ryan

Cherry Crisp Cowl

With this yarn’s beautiful color and rich tones each puff stitch adds a luxurious feel to the center motif.  Complete with a knit-like stitch that’s crocheted to fill in the length around your neck, this striking accessory is just what your fall wardrobe has been asking for.

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Edge of Summer Cabled Scarf

The open, lattice-like stitches along the edges of this scarf contrast sharply with the thick, cable center to create an accessory that is both warm and stunning. This project is likely to be your go-to pattern for gifts this year!

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Cherry Blossom Tank

Take a regular summer tank from ‘blah’ to ‘WOW’ with these elegant rose motifs crocheted with 100% Egyptian cotton. Crochet motifs are quite popular in the fashion world when paired with fabric so now’s your chance to try it for yourself!

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Celtic Knot Necklace

This special celtic knot, symbolizing motherhood with its two intertwined hearts, will make a perfect gift for your mom this Mother’s Day. Simply crochet four cords and weave them according to the diagram included. A gold chain and dainty beads add a classy finishing touch.

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Frosted Fringe Cowl

If you loved the Pomegranate Cider Cowl, you’ll love this revamped version. Featuring a fresh color and a trendy fridge, the cozy texture of this cowl comes from its three thick braids in a buttery soft yarn. Boho style fringe along the bottom edge paired with rustic buttons completes the look.

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Acorn Hot Pads

Using a double strand of dishcloth cotton you can work up the perfect kitchen accessory for fall and it’s practical, too! Try your hand at increasing and decreasing with the Diamond Stitch for the signature acorn cap criss-crosses.

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Spooky Buddies Ghost and Cat Set

With simple amigurimi crochet techniques, you can make these cute little critters to join you for Halloween. This cat and ghost amigurumi set makes a great special addition for a night of trick-or-treating.

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Purr-fect Backpack

Using a simple textured stitch, this Cat Backpack will be cute on the school bus or at the park filled with school supplies or a snack. This project uses simple construction and amigurimi techniques to achieve adorable results.

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Tricky Treat Bag

This cute bag can’t wait to go Trick or Treating with your little one! This is a great project to practice increasing in single crochet and using the technique to make various shapes.

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Owl Whoodie Set

Who wouldn’t look adorable in this creative hoodie, complete with pink and white scalloped feathers? Using simple stitches and assembly techniques, you can work this up in no time for any little one you know.

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