Michele Dobbins


Michele Dobbins

Michele Dobbins hails from a cozy small town in Arkansas, which she visits between semesters at the University, where she is getting her degree in English Literature. Inspired by her love of musical theatre, reading, and traveling, she likes to learn new things each year and floods her apartment--and her family's--with all her various artistic experiments. She would also be perfectly happy to spend the rest of her life crafting and drinking tea.

Projects by Michele Dobbins


Ambrosia Maple Lazy Susan Yarn Holder

Lazy Susans aren’t just for spice racks. When brought into the world of crochet, they become a convenient and simple way to make sure your yarn unwinds smoothly. Say goodbye to tugging on your yarn to get it to unwind or waging war on the inevitable tangles of a loose skein, and say hello to

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Ceramic Winter White Yarn Bowl

This ceramic yarn bowl with its stunning white glaze is a handcrafted masterpiece. With leaf imprints around the body and the intricate spiral for your yarn, this bowl will not be something to stash away when you’re done working. It will fit in elegantly with any style of home décor, and the handle makes it

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Flower Crochet Stitch Markers

On your mark, get set, go! It will definitely be a race to scoop up these crochet stitch markers, which make keeping track of your rounds both easy and beautiful. Made with polymer clay, multicolored beads, and a silver clasp for ease of maneuvering while you work, these markers are the perfect way to keep

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Top-Down Crochet Sweaters: Fabulous Patterns with Perfect Fit

Borrowing a tried-and-true method from knitting—working a garment from the top down—Top-Down Crochet Sweaters: Fabulous Patterns with Perfect Fit introduces crocheters to a technique that allows customized fit for crochet clothing like never before. Dora Ohrenstein’s groundbreaking book will explore what can be gained from this top-down approach, such as trying on and tweaking before

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Crochetterie: Cool Contemporary Crochet for the Creatively-minded

Whether you consider yourself on the cutting edge of crochet trends or want to work up something for your grandchildren to prove how cool you still are, Crochetterie: Cool Contemporary Crochet for the Creatively-minded will bring you the most current of Molla Mills’s projects and design ideas. From full patterns like rugs and passport cases

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Crochet Therapy: The Soothing Art of Savoring Each Stitch

Life gets busy, filling up with to-do lists, obligations, and all sorts of last-minute events that can make you feel as though you are being stretched out like taffy. Crochet Therapy: The Soothing Art of Savoring Each Stitch reminds you of the importance of escaping from your schedule to relax and focus on yourself through

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Creepy Crawly Crochet: 17 Creatures That Go Bump in the Night

The month of October gives you a chance to embrace your spooky side, so break out the cobweb decorations, wear that spooky old witch hat, and bring to life classic monsters and new horrors—through crochet, that is. Creepy Crawly Crochet: 17 Creatures That Go Bump in the Night presents amigurumi legends that have trickster personalities

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