Nicki’s Crochet Podcast Episode 13 with Christine from Spotted Horse Design Co.

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In every episode of Nicki’s Crochet Podcast, Nicki reveals the most interesting crochet designer secrets. Episode 13 features Christine from Spotted Horse Design Co.


I am excited to introduce Christine from Spotted Horse Design Co who is not only a crochet designer but has multiple businesses! Are you curious to know more?

Read on and check out the full podcast episode on YouTube!

You might have seen Christine’s wonderful designs before, but we have some juicy details that not everyone will know.

I’m so excited that Christine agreed to join me for my podcast called Nicki’s Crochet Podcast where I try to reveal crochet designer secrets and allow you to see designers from a totally different perspective.

You get to submit your questions, too. In fact, you can even request whom you would like me to interview in the future.

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Summary of Episode 13 with Christine

Christine started off selling finished crochet pieces when her son was little. She enjoyed crocheting baby things, however, it fizzled out.

A couple of years ago, Christine lost her job and was forced to move too, and then her truck died.

At rock bottom, she has found a crochet business course that has helped her tremendously and opened her eyes to what she can do with crochet and turn it into a successful business.

Christine was a full-time music teacher before and although she still loves music, she has moved on from this career.

I was amazed when Christine revealed she is living in a tent full time. She started in the summer months to get used to her new lifestyle. She made a video about tent living on TikTok which went viral.

After going viral, she contacted a tent company and asked them to sponsor her. They provided her with all season tent.

Christine reveals a few tips and tricks on how she stores her yarn in the tent. Although she had to get rid of a few skeins, she managed to keep a couple of rubber totes full of yarn safe in her tent.

I laughed when Christine shared a funny story about how some of her materials got lost and she could not find them until the snow melted.

Christine’s cat is a very keen crafter who loves to be in her video tutorials when she is filming outside. Her son has learned the basics of crochet and is inspired by other male crochet artists.

Some of Christine’s designs are inspired by deserts and cactuses. It all started when she designed Cactus Mason Jar Cover as a gift for her friend living in Arizona. After posting in a crochet Facebook group, she decided to write the pattern as there was a lot of demand. After that, it has become a little theme in her designs.

Christine enjoys colorwork and especially tapestry crochet. When in doubt, add a cactus to it – that is Christine’s motto when she works on her designs.

Grab your crochet project, and crochet while you listen to the entire episode 13 on Youtube.

Some of Christine’s designs are inspired by living in tents.

Her Fireside Blanket is a chunky super warm blanket that keeps her warm through the cold months.

Because Christine films all her tutorials outside even in winter, she loves a pair of fingerless gloves that keep her hands warm when she works.

Christine shares a lot of updates and latest designs, pattern releases in her newsletter. If you want to keep up to date with Christine, sign up for her newsletter!

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