My name is Susan McGinney. I am a homeschooling Mom of three boys and we have been living here in Singapore for three years now.
I started crocheting four years ago, when we lived in the Netherlands and my children were still quite small. My husband was traveling 60-70% of the time, which meant that any self-care I wanted to do needed to be possible either at home with kids or waiting for kids.
At the time my children were attending a Waldorfkindergarten (also called Steiner school) which is very much about handcrafts, nature and spirituality. I picked up crochet as it is so easy to take with you in a tote bag and you can start with small projects. When I started to crochet, I loved that I could finish a row or even an entire project and it was done! It gave me a sense of accomplishment to be learning a creative skill and have completed “products” to show for it.
When the pandemic hit, I decided to pick up crochet again, as it had helped me so much while I had been in Holland. This time I decided to learn how to make triangular shawls. It has been a fun and sometimes challenging journey to learn how to make the lacy stitches and follow patterns written by women with many different nationalities and ways of thinking. As of today, my shawls are worn in 7 different countries, on 4 continents. So exciting!
They say that every crocheter has a niche, and I am most happy to help you make beautiful vintage looking table runners, blankets, baby bonnets, shawls, bistro style curtains, and anything granny squares related <3
Thank you for stopping by to read a little about me and I hope to welcome you at one of my upcoming courses!