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Susan Kennedy


Susan Kennedy is a neuroscientist and mother of three boys who lives in the mountains in southwestern Colorado.  When she’s not crocheting by the lake or fireside, you can find her hiking, camping, or snowboarding with her family. Her designs draw inspiration from the mountains, forests, and deserts around her as well as from bohemian cultures around the world.

Her work has been published in Simply Crochet magazine, The Pattern Pack/Happily Hooked magazine, and on Ravelry and Etsy as PrettyPeaceful.

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/PrettyPeacefulCrochet

Ravelry:  http://www.ravelry.com/designers/susan-e-kennedy

Projects by Susan Kennedy


Two Sisters Lake Sweater

Laidback, minimalist style for all skill levels and body types. This oversized, cropped sweater is the cabin sweater you, your sister and your friends will all be wearing this season while you hike in search of fall colors in the trees.

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How To Seam a Sweater

Making a sweater for the first time can be intimidating for some stitchers.  Sizing, pattern choices, and the extra finishing that sweaters sometimes require can be major barriers to creating the sweater of your dreams.

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Marigold Bucket Bag

Did you know that Marigolds are symbols of the sun’s beauty in addition to being October’s birth flower? Harness the power of this floral beauty for yourself with this trendy and impressive crochet bag. With a classic bucket bag shape, and embroidered design, this trendy accessory will bring a handmade, boho-chic look to your wardrobe.

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Presto Placemats

This set of festive placemats packs a delightful punch of color and has a delightful secret: there’s no ends to weave in! Perfect for beginners, this scrap friendly project is just what you need to brighten any celebration.

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Freya Fringed Tote

This fringed tote is sure to make a statement! Swishy fringe detail begs to be touched. The body of the tote is worked in a continuous spiral from an oval base and the sides have alternating “ridge rows” and plain rows. Get ready for compliments whenever you don this creative bag!

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Spice of Life Striped Clutch

Spice of Life Striped Clutch

This beginner friendly clutch makes an excellent hook case for your on-the-go project bag. Serape-inspired stripes create a woven gradient look, while a leather strap, invisible zipper and a double-layered tassel complete this striking boho clutch.

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It’s Just a Phase Wrap

This rectangular single crochet wrap in shimmery yarn is the perfect layering piece for stargazing on cool summer nights. Depicting the moon in different phases, this piece is a great conversation piece. Plus, it’s large enough to be a bed topper as well.

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Southwest Rug

This rug’s design was inspired by the beautiful San Juan mountains of southwest Colorado. Textured with bobble stitches and adorned with knotted fringe, the bohemian feel of this classic rug is just what your home has been waiting for.

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Southwest Rug

This rug’s design was inspired by the beautiful San Juan mountains of southwest Colorado. Textured with bobble stitches and adorned with knotted fringe, the bohemian feel of this classic rug is just what your home has been waiting for.

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