Making waves
Simply Crochet|Issue 114
The British seaside has always been a favourite place for Zoë Potrac, but it also inspired a crucial crochet design

This cushion is called White Horses, and is my treasured project. It was designed with a lovely colour gradient to resemble the white peaks of waves (the ‘white horses’) crashing to shore. This was the first pattern I ever had published and it gave me confidence to build a small business designing crochet patterns.

I first tried crochet when I was very small with my grandma. She taught me how to do a chain stitch and I spent many happy hours making doilies, which on reflection looked a bit more like tangled spaghetti, but I was having a great time!

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