Welcome to the Crochet Asylum

Check out all of your favorite Crochet Books, Crochet Hooks, Crochet Organizers, AND a complete selection of contemporary Crochet Patterns and designs by artist and crochet designer Mary Estok Nolfi; plus a special collection of Paper Raffia (a very non-traditional fiber). . . and also a few cottons and a nylon cord. . . all stocked in our wonderful Crochet Shoppe.  We also provide quite a bit of inspiration and information for aspiring crochet designers and crochet fanatics of all kinds.  Click on Design Primer for all designer info.

Discounts and Specials




20% OFF"  all Crochet Books $15.95 and up!!! 
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                CROCHET DESIGN PROFESSIONALS

If you are an aspiring Crochet Designer, please click on the Design Primer page (in the navigation bar).  You'll find an informative Designer Questionnaire along with some special design inspiration.  We hope this section of CrochetAsylum.com helps you validate your desire  to become the next published crochet designer.

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                                 NEW!  "LEARN-A-STITCH"                

      CROCHET MITT KITS or PATTERN SHEETS     

 . . . CAN BE FOUND IN OUR CROCHET SHOPPE

      IN THE CROCHET KIT CATEGORY OR IN THE M.E.NOLFI CATEGORY. . .

     

     

 

Each kit comes with two pair ladies gloves, two different crochet patterns, and enough yarn in two colors to complete two pairs of fashion mitts. 

LEARN:  Cluster Stitch, Shell Stitch, A simple Ruffle/Picot Stitch, and Mock Ribbing!

(Available in Six Color Combinations as kits. . . also available as laminated pattern sheets.)

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And. . .  

Check out the Leisure Arts book of twelve crochet designs by M.E. Nolfi ("Learn a Stitch, Create a Scarf"), featuring 22 pattern stitches and a variety of edgings, tassels, and fringes for the ultimate creative learning experience :

    

 

             
                            Are you familiar with Paper Raffia? 

We have some very special Paper Raffia crochet patterns, designed for use with "Wraphia II" Paper Raffia, available in our Crochet Shoppe in the M.E. Nolfi Designs  section.  Review the photos below!  Then click on any of the accessory photos to visit the M.E. Nolfi  section of our Crochet Shoppe.  

                   M.E. Nolfi Designs for Paper Raffia:



 

Crochet with Non-traditional Fiber 

Please check out our selection of Wraphia II Paper Raffia in 29 gorgeous colors.  Wraphia II is one fabulous, very non-traditional fiber. . . an all-time FAVORITE that M.E. Nolfi uses on a regular basis.  Hats and handbags come out exceptionally beautiful.  

Click on the photo to the right in order to visit the "Paper Raffia" category in our CROCHET  SHOPPE. 

 

The Crochet Asylum is a delightful sanctuary and shopping experience for all cutting edge crochet fanatics.  (And we know there are a lot of you out there.)  This website was created especially for you.  So, please let us know what you think.  Send us your comments, criticisms, compliments, or suggestions by visiting the Contact Us page.

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