Andrea Lyn Van Benschoten is a former contributing writer for The Spruce who covered crochet. She has worked in digital content and publishing since 2006, serving in roles such as an e-content specialist and a marketing communication specialist.
- 13+ years experience in content editing
- Her patterns have been featured in multiple crochet magazines and websites
- Self-published her own crochet line
Andrea Lyn Van Benschoten is a former contributing writer for The Spruce who covered crochet. She has created patterns for many books, websites, and magazines, and she published her own line of crochet patterns. She has worked in digital content and publishing since 2006, serving in roles such as an e-content specialist and a marketing communication specialist.
Andrea Lyn Van Benschoten has a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and desktop publishing from Seton Hall University.
About The Spruce
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For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.