Amy Solovay

Amy Solovay is a professional writer and textile designer who covers crochet content and publishes patterns and needlecraft tutorials. She has been crocheting since she was a child and knitting since she was a teen. 


  • Professional textile designer with 20+ years of experience
  • Has designed and published hundreds of original crochet and needlecrafts patterns


Amy Solovay is a former writer for The Spruce Crafts, where she wrote for about crochet tutorials and patterns for five years. She has been crocheting since childhood, and as an adult, she became a textile designer. She designs knitted, printed, and woven fabrics for mass production. For a while, she collected vintage crochet patterns before she started sharing her own original crochet pattern designs online for other crocheters to enjoy on her own website and on the Knitting and Crochet newsletter.


Amy has two degrees. She studied textile design at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles, California, and mathematics at Sweet Briar College in Virginia.

Expertise: Crochet, Knitting
Education: Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Sweet Briar College

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