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Toni Lombardi has spent 40 years doing arts & crafts, including crochet. Once, she even paid her doctor bill by crocheting Christmas decorations for his office. She's been making her own patterns for as long as she can remember, but half the time she can't remember what she did. For all the crochet items that were simple enough, she was able to write them all down and share them with everyone.
Toni was raised during a time when most crocheting was done with thread and people made doilies and such. She was about 6 or 7 when her sister taught her how to make a chain and single crochet, and when she was in high school, she made a doily. After Toni had her second child, crochet was making a big comeback with yarn so she went to the library and checked out a book on crochet to learn how to make all the other stitches and then proceeded to copy pages of patterns. Toni proceeded to make her first granny square afghan, and from then it was on. She couldn’t get enough of crochet. Some days she would spend half her time sewing and making her kids clothes and the other half crocheting sweaters, slippers, and blankies.
Toni was 30 before she was able to go to college, and she graduated with an AA in Fine Arts. She moved from Oklahoma to Arizona where she was born and raised and became an Ordained Minister. She's now married to husband number three and enjoys the “without children” experience and is able to create something every day.
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