My dear friend Salena Baca is back on the Yarn Thing podcast. We know that she is a wonderful designer and author but today we are going to talk about her crochet education program, the American Crochet Association.
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American Crochet Association:
The American Crochet Association is your personal journey to crochet mastery. We offer a twelve course program that’s easily managed with one new lesson every week.
Salena found that there wasn’t a great resource for teaching crochet from step one. She wanted to make sure that everyone could have success when learning to crochet.
Rather than wait around for someone else to come up with a solution she took it upon her self to start an education program, the American Crochet Association.
The belief at the American Crochet Association is that good habits bring great results, and that’s why they offer one new lesson each week! They want their courses to be quick, fun, easy to access, and highly rewarding! In just 30 minutes a week, you’ll master every topic that is covered!
About Salena Baca:
Salena Baca learned to crochet before grade school and has been wildly obsessed ever since!
After crocheting “in the closet” most of her life, Salena burst out after finding Ravelry in 2009. Learning that an entire world of crocheters were available to connect with was life-changing. It determined her next career move; crochet design and networking.
She began designing patterns that appealed to her style, and has formed platforms such as Salena Baca Crochet, the Design Wars Challenge, Happily Hooked Magazine, The Pattern Pack, and the American Crochet Association.
She’s published over 200 patterns, has very strong ties in the crochet and fiber arts community, and is the author of Crochet for Christmas and My Crochet Closet. Salena currently lives with her family in Oregon.
Find Salena online in the following locations:
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Salena’s Past Episodes:
This is not Salena’s first time on the Yarn Thing Podcast. We are so happy that she could come back again. She was on the show for the first time to talk about her Craftsy class, Modern Crochet Afghans: Color & Texture and the last time she was on she talked to us about the ACA (American Crochet Association).
Watch to the Show:
Want to watch live on YouTube? Be sure to tune in at 10am MST on the Marly Bird YouTube channel. If you can’t watch live that is okay, just catch the replay for your chance to win. Towards the end of the live show you will hear how to enter to win some amazing prizes from our guests.
Be sure to watch the full episode to learn how you can enter to win a prize from Salena. You must comment on this blog post and use the keyword.
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