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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


Woven Wonder Scarf

Get soft and cozy texture for days in this fun-loving accessory. A scarf base in self-striping yarn provides a canvas for unique details, including horizontal and vertical stripes woven throughout the project using bulky yarn with a silky eyelash feel.

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Wild Rose Crochet Pillow

Admire the wild rose from inside your home with this clever crochet pattern. The front of the pillow is created in single crochet from a chart, which then serves as a guide to outline and fill in each leaf and petal shape with surface crochet slip stitching.  The pillow back is a modern stripe pattern that complements any décor.

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Runa C2C Blanket

Bring coziness and comfort to your home with this boho kilim-style blanket inspired by the traditional weaving designs of the American southwest and vintage Turkish rugs. This 9-color, corner-to-corner block stitch blanket is made from 6 smaller easy-to-hook rectangles that are sewn together using the yarn tails.  A single crochet border and triple-layered tassels complete the bohemian look.

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Kaja C2C Rug

You might find a pattern like this in the tile floor of a grandiose library or an opulent concert hall. Bring classic black and white style to your bathroom or entry with this elegant pattern. This 2-color, corner-to-corner block stitch rug is quick to hook and a delight for the toes.

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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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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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