Roseanna Beck

In loving memory of Roseanna E. Beck (1950-2016), a beloved crochet designer whose passion for crafting touched the lives of many. Roseanna's journey as a creator began at the age of seven, and over the years, she honed her skills in various needle arts, including crochet, knitting, plastic canvas, needlepoint, and latch hook.

With a heart as warm as her handmade afghans, Roseanna dedicated herself to spreading joy through her craft. Her legacy shines brightly through the countless afghans she designed and sold, featured in numerous publications worldwide. In addition to her published works, Roseanna shared her expertise through online tutorials, touching the lives of aspiring crocheters globally and fostering a sense of community among crafters everywhere.

Though Roseanna is no longer with us, her spirit lives on in every stitch, a testament to her enduring legacy of creativity and generosity. As we fondly remember her contributions to the world of crochet, we extend our deepest gratitude for her invaluable presence in our lives.

For more information about Roseanna's life and legacy, please visit her obituary here: flynnfuneral.com/obituary/roseanna-beck

In her memory, we at I Like Crochet magazine cherish and honor the indelible mark she left on our hearts and in the world of crochet.


Projects by Roseanna Beck

Flower Power Throw

It’s just not spring without some bright floral motifs, and this throw has them in spades. This throw is great to work on while on the go as it’s made as individual granny squares that are later joined together.

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Criss Cross Crochet Shell Stitch Photo Tutorial

Many crochet patterns are worked from one side to another and either upward (increasing rows) or outward (increasing rounds), but it is possible to add some variety into your stitch repertoire with the cross stitch. Learn how to insert an x-shaped cross stitch seamlessly into your work with this easy to follow tutorial.

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Criss Cross Crochet Shells Throw

Criss Cross Crochet Shells Throw

Dainty shells in shades of pink and white make up this rosy crochet shells throw. Throw it over the couch or use it as a throw for a bed, this throw is perfect to use all winter. This easy crochet shell blanket works up so quickly and looks stunning in any color combination – use it to match your decor or choose neutrals for an all-year statement piece.

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Aruba Sea Throw

Capture the feel of the ocean with this sea-inspired throw. Fresh and colorful, this afghan will become a summertime favorite.

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Crochet Snowflake Applique

Let it snow with this snowflake applique! Add them to any of your crochet projects to turn it into a winter piece. This motif is a great for scarves, cowls, sweaters and more.

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Coral Blossoms Afghan

This coral-hued afghan is the perfect shade to brighten up your living room for spring. Shell and picot stitches make up the bulk of this pattern for a quick-to-work-up springtime home accessory.

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