Lisa Gentry

I’m the founder of Hook & Needle Designs.
In June 2005 I was awarded the title “Fastest Crocheter” by the Guinness World Records.

Many of my beautiful knit and crochet fashions have been prominently featured in many magazines like “Crochet!, Crochet Today, Crochet Fantasy, Hooked on Crochet, Bead Unique, Creative Knitting, FamilyCircle Easy Knitting, Knit ‘n Style, etc.

Lisa’s 17 books published by Leisure Arts:
2008: I Can’t Believe I’m Chain Knitting
2009: Teach Yourself Ribbon Crochet Accents
2009: The Crochet Closet
2010: Crochet Celebrity Slouchy Beanies
2010: Knit Celebrity Slouchy Beanies, and
2011: Unforgettable Crochet
2011: Slouchy Beanies” - sold in Walmart Stores only
2011: “Urban Hats” - Made with the Knook
2012: Crochet Cowls
2012: Knit Cowls
2012: Crochet Slouchy Beanies & Headwraps
2012: Knit Slouchy Beanies & Headwraps
2013: Crochet Celebrity Slouchy Beanies - Book 2
2013: Knit Celebrity Slouchy Beanies - Book 2
2014: Crochet Celebrity Baby Fashion
2014: Knit Celebrity Baby Fashion
2014: Fashion Neckwear

Self published E-Book
“Hooked on Hats”
“Hooked on Shrugs & Boleros”
“Stitch’n For Spring”
“Hooked on Flowers”
“Hooked For 30 Days”
“Hooked on Neck Accessories”
“Hooked on Shawls & Wraps”
“Hooked on Fabulous Fashions”

original designs  

from Cast On, May-July 2007
from Crochet! Magazine, May 2007
from Cast On, May-July 2007
from Knit 'N Style, April 2007
from Knit 'N Style, April 2007
from Red Heart (North America)
from INKnitters Magazine, Fall 2006
from Coats & Clark Website Free Patterns
from Hook and Needle Designs
from American School of Needlework #1437, ...
from Hooked on Hats
from American School of Needlework #1437, ...
from Crochet Today! Dec 2006/Jan 2007
from N.Y. Yarns #035, N.Y. Cotton
from American School of Needlework #1437, ...
from Hook and Needle Designs
from Creative Home Arts Magazine Online
from Coats & Clark #J19-0004, Moda Dea Acc...
from Hooked on Shawls & Wraps
from Leisure Arts #4175, Cozy Crochet Coats
from Coats & Clark #J21-0001, Family Warmers
from Coats & Clark Website Free Patterns
from Hook and Needle Designs
from Hook and Needle Designs
from Coats & Clark #J21-0001, Family Warmers
from Hook and Needle Designs
from Moda Dea Beadnik: Crochet Hobo Bag & ...
from 13 Free Knit & Crochet Bag Patterns f...
from Coats & Clark #J19-0001, Moda Dea Fas...
from Coats & Clark #J21-0002, Cozy Comfy Home
from Moda Dea Tweedle Dee: Knit Split-Fron...
from Coats & Clark #J21-0001, Family Warmers
from Creative Knitting, March 2007
from Creative Knitting, March 2007
from Creative Knitting, January 2007
from Coats & Clark #J21-0001, Family Warmers
from Coats & Clark #J16-0156, Red Heart Ev...
from Hook and Needle Designs
from Creative Knitting, March 2007
from Moda Dea Swerve: Knit Winter Accessories
from Coats & Clark #J16-0156, Red Heart Ev...
from Crochet! Magazine, September 2006
from Crochet! Magazine, September 2006
from Crochet Today! Aug/Sept 2006
from Cast On, May-July 2006
from Coats & Clark Website Free Patterns
from Coats & Clark Website Free Patterns
from Coats & Clark Website Free Patterns
from Coats & Clark Yarn Wrapper or Paper L...
from Family Circle Easy Knitting, Spring/S...