Hello and welcome to Lovable Loops! My name is Melissa Hassler, and I’m the creative mind behind the hundreds of free crochet patterns you’ll find here. I’m a passionate crochet designer, a proud mom to three amazing children, and a lifelong learner with a love for creativity and education.
I reside on the beautiful East Coast, where the change of seasons constantly inspires my designs. My educational background is a bit eclectic; I hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education. As you can see, I love to learn!
Crocheting entered my life as a self-taught skill when my children were young. What started as a personal hobby turned into a magical journey of creativity and sharing. I felt an immense joy every time I saw my visions come to life through yarn and hook, and I knew I couldn’t keep this happiness all to myself. That’s how Lovable Loops was born.
I’ve been incredibly fortunate to see my designs reach a broader audience. Some of my patterns have been featured in Crochet World Magazine, and I have had the amazing opportunity to freelance design for Lion Brand Yarn. My experiences have only fueled my passion for this age-old craft and propelled me to keep learning and designing.
While I enjoy various crochet techniques, Corner-to-Corner (C2C) crochet holds a special place in my heart. The method fascinates me because of its versatility and the stunning visuals you can create. I am so passionate about C2C crochet that I’ve developed an online course available through Retrieve.com to teach others this incredible method.
Where Else You Can Find Me
In addition to this blog, I have an Etsy shop where you can find digital copies of many of my patterns. I also share crochet tutorials on my YouTube channel, making it easier for you to follow along and create beautiful pieces yourself.
I hope Lovable Loops becomes your go-to resource for all things crochet, just as crocheting has become my oasis of creativity and joy.
Thanks for stopping by and happy crocheting!
Lovable Loops Creator & Designer