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Linda Dean


Linda Dean is a long time, self taught crocheter, a Professional member of the Crochet Guild of America (CGOA), a Master in Advanced Stitch and Technique (by CGOA), a Certified Instructor/Teacher with The Craft Yarn Council (CYC), and serves on the Board of Directors as well as the Chairperson for the Masters Committee with CGOA. You can find her published designs in various outlets, as well as self-published. You can find her teaching at local yarn stores and national/regional conferences.

She lives in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California with her husband and two children, on a small farm, restoring the home her great grandfather built 100 years ago.

Follow her adventures at her blog http://www.lindadeancrochet.com/blog/

Join her on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/LindaDeanCrochet. And Twitter https://twitter.com/ldeancrochet

Projects by Linda Dean


Yuletide Hat

This fresh version of the Fireplace Hat is a must have! Worked vertically it allows for great stretch, while short rows help reduce bulk. There are two sets of cables worked in the middle of this hat is easy to customize for larger or smaller head circumferences with simple addition or subtraction of rows. It is freshly updated with a simple pom-pom and a beautiful new colorway. This is a project that speaks perfectly to the approaching cold weather.

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Dizzy Dino Hat & Arm Warmers

Every child wants to be a dinosaur! This project that works up quickly so you can make several in a variety of colors for every little dinosaur in your life.

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Blizzard Bear Hat

Getting your kiddo to bundle up this season will be a breeze when doing so turns them into a polar bear! Large pom pom ears and surface crochet complete this “beary” adorable hat.

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Homey Fireplace Hat

Cables aren’t just for knit hats! This classic design is delightfully cozy and will go well with any of your other winter gear. Because it is worked vertically, it also has that all-important stretch factor.

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Hello Cozy Hat

Say hello to an easy hat that you’ll want to make for everyone you know. Worked vertically, this hat features surface embroidery on the turned-up brim. Topped with a chunky pom pom, this one-skein hat is the cozy addition to your wardrobe that you’ve been looking for.

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Easygoing Crochet Tank

Vertically worked with offset, mini-shell stitches to create a seamless tank top, this design has no right or wrong side. Shaping is completed with increases and decreases on one side of the row only which allows for an easier-to-manage garment appearance. The longer length adds to the style, with an unfinished edge to add a nice scalloped effect that’s chic and effortless.

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Serene Wrap Skirt

This wrap-around skirt is worked with a color change in each row to create a stand out border at the hem. Ties on either side of the waist allow for a custom fit, and added shaping of short rows ensures for a flattering result. Combined with stretchy stitches for additional comfort, you’ll find yourself grabbing this comfy and stylish crochet skirt time and time again.

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Royal Blooms Shawl

Treat yourself to a touch of royal splendor with this elegant shawl. Its shell and V-stitches give it a more open, lacy feel that will suit those warmer fall afternoons — and you won’t be able to resist wearing it everywhere.

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Soleil Stripes Tank

Worked vertically, this sunny tank is worked with yarn carries, so there are few ends to weave in! The partial stripes are jagged in nature, yet planned, to allow for a balanced feel while still feeling whimsical. Imagine how great it will look with dark wash jeans and your favorite pair of sunnies.

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Blizzard Bear Hat

Getting your kiddo to bundle up this season will be a breeze when doing so turns them into a polar bear! Large pom pom ears and surface crochet complete this “beary” adorable hat.

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