Dora Ohrenstein

I’m a crochet designer, author and teacher who has been at this for - can you believe it - 10 years! My fifth book, The Crocheter’s Skill Building Handbook (Storey), is due out in November 2014. Previous books include The New Tunisian Crochet (Interweave), released in 2013 and Custom Crocheted Sweaters: Make Garments that Really Fit (Lark), published in 2012. I publish regularly in just about all the crochet magazines, and you can also find my indie patterns at my website: www.crochetinsider.com, along with some fact filled articles on the history and international traditions of crochet.

I’m a lifelong New Yorker with a former life as a performing artist (soprano!). I still teach singing at a local college and love it.

original designs  

from Custom Crocheted Sweaters: Make Garme...
from Custom Crocheted Sweaters: Make Garme...
from Custom Crocheted Sweaters: Make Garme...
from Custom Crocheted Sweaters: Make Garme...
from Custom Crocheted Sweaters: Make Garme...
from Custom Crocheted Sweaters: Make Garme...
from Crochet Today!, March/April 2012
from Inside Crochet, Issue 27, March 2012
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from Lion Brand Yarn Online Patterns
from Crochet Today!, Jan/Feb 2012
from Interweave Crochet, Winter 2011
from Interweave Crochet, Fall 2011
from Interweave Crochet, Accessories 2011
from Crochet Today! Sep/Oct 2011
from Crochet Today!, July/Aug 2011
from Interweave Crochet, Winter 2010
from Crochet Today! Nov/Dec 2010
from Interweave Crochet, Accessories 2010
from Interweave Crochet, Accessories 2010
from Interweave Crochet, Fall 2010
from Interweave Crochet, Fall 2010
from Skacel #21100254, Collection Book No. 1
from Interweave Crochet, Fall 2010
from Interweave Crochet, Spring 2010
from Crochet Today! Mar/Apr 2010
from Lion Brand Yarn Online Patterns
from Creating Crochet Fabric
from Creating Crochet Fabric
from Creating Crochet Fabric
from Creating Crochet Fabric
from Creating Crochet Fabric
from Creating Crochet Fabric
from Creating Crochet Fabric
from Creating Crochet Fabric
from Creating Crochet Fabric
from Creating Crochet Fabric
from Creating Crochet Fabric
from Creating Crochet Fabric
from Creating Crochet Fabric
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from Creating Crochet Fabric
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from Creating Crochet Fabric
from Inside Crochet, Issue 7, April/May 2010
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from Interweave Crochet, Winter 2009
from Creating Crochet Fabric
from Creating Crochet Fabric
from Creating Crochet Fabric
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from Crochet Insider
from Inside Crochet, Issue 5, December 200...