I am Ana, a portuguese crochet designer behind One Skein of Love creations.

Crafts have always been part of my life. As far as I remember there were always hooks, needles, yarn and fabrics around me, as my mother and grandmother were devoted crocheters, knitters and quilters.

I live in a small village near the sea, called Cascais, in a “crazy” house with my husband, 2 grown up children and 4 cats. My studio is my happy and safe place. Is where I can find peace and some mental balance.

I am crazy about crochet blankets. I love playing with textures and colors and I lost count to all blankets I have made so far. There is nothing like a cosy handmade blanket and they are never too many, right?

Can you imagine how happy I was when I was invited to write a book about crochet blankets? “Cosy Crochet Blankets to Snuggle Under” was release in April 2020, by TUVA Publishing. It features 15 colorful blankets made using different crochet techniques. There is a blanket for everyone, no matter how experient crocheter you are.

When I joined Instagram, I created #mycrushonblankies hashtag. If you also love crochet blankets you can check it for inspiration, or you can inspire others by sharing pictures of your creations there.

I hope you like this crochet corner of mine. You can also find me in the places below and join my FB crochet group Oneskeinoflove.


You can support my designing work with a small Donation. Every penny will be highly appreciated and happily used to buy new yarn for new designs. (Click on the picture below)