Noreen Crone-Findlay

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Animal Toy
I was inspired to design these Comfort Bears for Syrian Refugee children, but then I decided to offer them to our local Women’s Shelter, too. They were thrilled!
Crochet: Doll
When Noreen was a little girl, it took her forever to get to school, because she was too busy being a Mermaid to remember silly things like ~school~.
Crochet: Doll
Compassion is the greatest gift we can offer other people, and ourselves, too…. and this little angel is a reminder of that loving kindness.
Crochet: Toys and Hobbies - Other
Love is the most powerful medicine. And, that is what this Crocheted Angel of Healing doll is all about. The Angel of Healing is meant to be made in a contemplative, meditative, prayerful way, so that it is filled with wishes for healing, wholeness, peace, harmony and happiness.
Knitting: Scarf
Noreen’s Knitted Shadow Scarves are fanciful and fun to knit and to wear. You can use any yarn that you like, and any size needles. The size of the needles and thickness of the yarn will determine the finished size of the Knitted Shadow Scarf. They are also great as belts or wrapped around your head. Fun!
Crochet: Scarf
Noreen Crone-Findlay’s magical crocheted Mermaid pattern is enchanting. You can use any yarn you like, whether it’s hand spun or metallic or any other mermaidy yarn. The mermaid pattern is a combination of written and charted.
Crochet: Brooch
This is a small rosebud that I designed and crocheted as a love token for my husband to wear on his lapel.
Knitting: Bookmark
The Knitted Heart and Cable bookmark is a lovely little token of love that can be slipped into an envelope (along with rose petals, perhaps?) and mailed to someone who is dear to your heart.
Crochet: Scarf
The Crocheted Shadow Scarves are wild, wonderful,
Knitting: Doll
Lily is one of Noreen’s most favorite designs ever. This version was knitted with 2.5 mm knitting needles and sock weight yarns. The finished size of the doll is determined by the thickness of the yarn and the size of the needles.
Knitting: Softies - Other
This is the spool knitted woven heart designed by Noreen Crone-Findlay. The pdf of the instructions can be ordered from
Crochet: Home - Other
Noreen Crone-Findlay has designed a crocheted fake wasp nest to trick the wasps and yellow jackets into staying away from her home. It has worked beautifully!
Knitting: Doll
The Minoan Goddess of the Bees is associated with springtime and the goddess Persephone. I love bees, and am intrigued by the whole idea of the Minoan Goddess of the Bees…. I hope she’ll help us to heal the bees - life as we know it depends upon it. This is a knitted pattern designed by Noreen Crone-Findlay.
Knitting: Doll
The Knitted Elspeth Doll (c) is an original design by Noreen Crone-Findlay. Elspeth is a charming doll that has a fairisle sweater, worked from a chart.
Knitting: Doll
Esperanza means, ‘hope’. And, if ever there was a time when we all need hope, it’s now.
Knitting: Doll
Esperanza means, ‘hope’. And, if ever there was a time when we all need hope, it’s now.
Knitting: Doll
I love babies. What can you say…. they are so adorable. So, of course, I had to celebrate them by designing a heap of Bundle Babies….
Knitting: Doll
The Empress Theodora was one of the great women of history. She began her life as a circus girl, which was at the lowest strata of life in the Byzantine empire. Eventually, through her intelligence and fiestiness, she ended up as the Empress. She was a brilliant scholar and stateswoman. We need more of her.
Knitting: Doll
Noreen Crone-Findlay’s design for a knitted Homage to Jane Austen Doll. Available as a Ravelry download. The finished size of the Jane Austen Doll is determined by the size of needles and thickness of yarn used.
Crochet: Doll
The Crocheted Angel of Peace is a lovely meditation in finding and creating and celebrating Peace. She’s contemplative and meditative to crochet.