Jennifer E. Ryan


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: www.celticknotcrochet.blogspot.com  and http://www.ravelry.com/designers/jennifer-e-ryan.

Projects by Jennifer E. Ryan


Golden Citrus Wrap

Crocheted in the color of golden sunshine, this wrap adds the perfect spring-touch to any outfit. Offset shells make for an interesting stitch pattern that compliments the center motifs.

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Citrus Chic Cowl

Two unique stitches make up this lightweight cowl – the star stitch and sideways puff stitch. This Lotus yarn shows the detail of each stitch well and gives the cowl great drape.

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Love Me Knot Wristlet

Wristlets are all the rage now and this one would be one of the most unique with its Celtic Knot Heart and eye-catching color combination. A simple twist on the basic single crochet stitch makes a knit-looking fabric for the base and the knot is woven from a simple crocheted cord.

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Heart Warming Blanket

Using the basic granny square motif and some creative color changing techniques, this soft and snuggly blanket will be the perfect addition to your loved one’s room. It’s cozy, squishy, and evergreen even after Valentine’s day which makes us love it even more!

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Mouse King Kisses

This project is a new take on the traditional plastic canvas chocolate kiss ornaments and adds crocheted elements in a Nutcracker style. Anyone who loves the Nutcracker story will love to receive this Mouse King that comes complete with candy inside!

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First Snowfall Slouch Hat

That first batch of snowflakes is magical, and so is this beautifully textured hat. The ribbed band and clever combination of stitches will make it an interesting project to work up and an even better one to wear out in the cold.

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Blue Agate Geode Necklace

Mini-granny square-like motifs quickly work up in fun variegated colors to compliment a unique agate pendant for this one-of-a-kind necklace. This statement piece will brighten your summer!

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Moonlit Shells Shawl

This pretty summer shawl is crocheted with a simple repeat of double crochet stitches and chains and a large hook to create great drape. Crocheted from the bottom tip to the top, a lovely beaded edging is added around all three sides.

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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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