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Interview with Carolina Guzman-One&Two Company!

Designer Interview and Pattern Review – Carolina Guzman, One & Two Company.

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It is my extreme pleasure to tell you all about a wonderful crochet pattern from One and Two Company – Scrappy the Happy Puppy Slippers. When I saw the pattern listing on Ravelry, I knew I had to make a pair of these darling slippers for my grandson, Jackson. I contacted the awesome designer, Carolina Guzman, the brilliance behind One and Two Company and asked if I she would accept my invitation for a pattern review and interview. She said “YES”!

TheHookedHaberdasherScrappyPuppySlippers5I promptly downloaded the crochet pattern for Scrappy the Happy Puppy Slippers and went to work, making a preschool themed “play & learn” pair! The pattern is so well-written with detailed text instructions, photo guidance and complete colored charts, it made it easy to make the pair in only a few hours. Jackson was thrilled with the results – now he is learning his right from left foot, his primary colors, along with ears, nose and eyes in a fun and entertaining way with his new Scrappy the Happy Puppy Slippers. A true test of a GREAT pattern is to ask “Would you use the pattern again”? My answer to that question for this pattern from One and Two Company would be a resounding YES! There are three size sets available; Baby, Toddler and Child. I made the toddler size.

Carolina was also gracious enough to answer a few interview questions – here is what she had to say:

  • Q: Would you tell us a little bit about yourself, Carolina?
  • A: I began to crochet when I was a child. My mother and my grandma taught me and soon it became my passion. I’m a nurse, I’m married and have two daughters, Clara 6 years old and Alice 18 months old. I live with my family in a small town in southern Spain. Currently I’m focused on One and Two Company, my crochet patterns store. I always try to be original and creative, I love making designs with bright colors and funny faces. I hope to improve more and more, with new and amazing projects, without losing the spirit that inspired me at the beginning.
  • Q: Where do you find your inspiration for your wonderful crochet designs?
  • A: Clara is my main inspiration. She’s very creative and she’s telling me tales and stories full of incredible characters… all the time. Many of them appear in my projects.
  • Q: What is your favorite crochet pattern you have designed to date?
  • A: I love my Zebra amigurumi, my Scrappy Lovey, my Little Me Playset… it’s very difficult… I think it’s impossible, I can’t choose just one design!
  • Q: Can you give us a hint of what/when your next design/pattern release will be?
  • A: I will publish my new design next week. I can only say that you will enjoy so much making it and it will be very colorful…

You can find One & Two Company crochet pattern designs by Carolina Guzman with the following links: One & Two Company website, Ravelry, Craftsy, Etsy, Facebook and Pinterest! Be sure to like One & Two Company on Facebook, so you won’t miss a new pattern release, discounts and even giveaways!

It has been such a delight to share with you my Pattern Review and Designer Interview with Carolina Guzman of One & Two Company today. Carolina has kindly extended a VERY generous offer to you, my loyal subscribers! She has set in place 40% off/discount coupon codes for individual pattern purchases of all sizes for her crochet pattern “Scrappy the Happy Puppy Slippers” on Ravelry, but be quick – the offer expires 11:59 p.m. PST 05/17/15.

Please be kind and refrain from sharing the discount codes on Social Media, instead refer your friends and family here so they can get the code too. 🙂

TheHookedHaberdasherScrappyPuppySlippers4To redeem your discount coupon code on Ravelry for Scrappy the Happy Puppy Slippers crochet pattern, follow these steps (it is crucial to follow these steps, as there is no refund on digital download purchases):

1. Do NOT click “buy it now”, instead add the pattern to your cart.

2. Enter and apply the following code to your purchase – you will see your discount after you press enter to apply the code. (pattern links and codes by size)

3. Pay for your purchase and download your pattern!

 

I want to thank Carolina Guzman from One & Two Company, and thank you for stopping by! I hope you enjoyed today’s post – be sure to subscribe before you leave, so you’ll never miss a post!

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Wishing you a “Scrappy the Happy Puppy Slippers” kind of Day!

WENDY sig

 

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About thehookedhaberdasher

I was blessed with two dear Grandmothers who were wonderfully gifted and loved all the arts of handcrafting. At their knee, a wee little blonde girl learned the fine art of crochet under their wise and talented tutelage. Now that little girl has grown up and enjoys a lifestyle that affords me the time to put hooks, yummy yarns and fibers back into my hands, returning to the joy and fun of the art of handcrafted crochet. I am awed by the talent and creative patterns of modern new designers, but still enjoy the beauty of vintage patterns as well. My mind and hands are never idle, designing and handcrafting stylishly beautiful, practical, cozy, comfy, sweet and cute wearables and loveables for old and young alike. As a very detail oriented artist, I design and crochet with love, embracing the virtues bequested to me by those two beautiful Grandmothers.

Posted on May 15, 2015, in FEATURED PATTERN REVIEW, on sale, PATTERNS and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. Pamela Emerson

    Jackson is adorable Wendy!!! I love that you made his slippers a learning tool!! What an awesome grandma he has 🙂 Great review too! One and Two Company has fabulous designs.

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    • thehookedhaberdasher1

      Thank you, Pammie! Yes, I do so love Carolina’s designs – the patterns are so wonderfully written! ♥

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