Amy O'Neill Houck




Kim
Kim
538 books | 175 friends

Jody
641 books | 169 friends

Barbara
1,898 books | 82 friends

Jennifer
2,560 books | 140 friends

Tara
1,338 books | 169 friends

Veronik...
123 books | 316 friends

Katherine
349 books | 19 friends

Dinty
109 books | 1,503 friends

More friends…



Amy O'Neill Houck

Goodreads Author


url

born
in St. Paul, MN, The United States
gender
female

website

genre

member since
August 2010


About this author

Amy O’Neill Houck is a writer and crochet and knitwear designer. She learned to crochet at the age of eight from her grandmother, Helen Markos Buschmann, and never stopped. Amy’s pattern line, AOH Designs is known for it’s patterns that beautifully balance fit, style and creative, fun construction. Amy is the former editor of Inside Crochet magazine. She writes about crochet technique, history and fashion for publications including Interweave Crochet, and Crochet Today magazines. Amy has appeared as a guest on Knitty Gritty.

Amy lives in Cordova, Alaska with her family where she's be able to make the most of her wooly stash. She's currently enrolled in the MFA program in creative nonfiction at the University of Alaska, Anchorage. Amy blogs a
...more


swink01


When the Knitty surprise came out last week with my newest pattern, Swink!, I was in the wilds of rural Alaska getting ready to go on a 4-day rafting trip with my daughter Selma. We had a little bit of Internet, enough for me to acknowledge the pattern on Facebook, but now that I’m home, I wanted to take a little time to chat some more about it and show you a few photos that didn’t end up in...

Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 31, 2015 22:38 • 2 views
Average rating: 3.72 · 25 ratings · 4 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
Knits for Bears to Wear: Mo...
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2008
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Color Book of Felted Cr...
by
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2008
Rate this book
Clear rating
Crochet for Bears to Wear: ...
3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2010
Rate this book
Clear rating

* Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. To add more, click here.

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Steam Laundry
Amy Houck is currently reading
by Nicole Stellon O'Donnell (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
The Artful Edit: ...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
The Practice of t...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Amy's Recent Updates

Amy O'Neill Houck wrote a new blog post





When the Knitty surprise came out last week with my newest pattern, Swink!, I was in the wilds of rural Alaska getting ready to go on a 4-day rafti... Read more of this blog post »
Amy Houck rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Point of Direction by Rachel Weaver
Point of Direction
by Rachel Weaver (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2015
Rate this book
Clear rating
Amy Houck is currently reading
Point of Direction by Rachel Weaver
Point of Direction
by Rachel Weaver (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Amy Houck wants to read
Mighty Ugly by Kim Piper Werker
Rate this book
Clear rating
Amy Houck entered a giveaway
Mighty Ugly by Kim Piper Werker
Rate this book
Clear rating
Amy Houck wants to read
The Field by Lynne McTaggart
Rate this book
Clear rating
Several Short Sentences About Writing by Verlyn Klinkenborg
"This book is nearly impossible to rate.
It's good.
It's really good.
But it reads like theoretical slam poetry
On the topic of writing.
An essay that could be in verse,
But isn't in verse.
And that might be off-putting to some readers.

Every sentence in t..." Read more of this review »
Amy Houck added
Out of the Wilderness by Deb Vanasse
Out of the Wilderness
by Deb Vanasse (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Amy Houck wants to read
Out of the Wilderness by Deb Vanasse
Out of the Wilderness
by Deb Vanasse (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Amy Houck liked a quote
13453
“The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.”
William Blake
More of Amy's books…
Kurt Vonnegut
“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.”
Kurt Vonnegut, Mother Night

Graham Roumieu
“It true, Bigfoot career been in hole lately. Bigfoot mania of the ‘70’s and ‘80’s but distant memory. I famous for ability to not be see but don’t think I not notice you not notice. I blame music television and internet. People too lazy and stupid to appreciate conceptual artist like Bigfoot who appeal is absence.”
Graham Roumieu, Me Write Book: It Bigfoot Memoir

Jarod Kintz
“The difference between me and a scientist is a little word called “Science.” I don’t believe in it. Science has yet to validate my disbelief in Bigfoot.”
Jarod Kintz, Who Moved My Choose?: An Amazing Way to Deal With Change by Deciding to Let Indecision Into Your Life

Jean Cocteau
“Living is a horizontal fall.”
Jean Cocteau, Opium: The Diary of His Cure

William Blake
“The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.”
William Blake




No comments have been added yet.