Coastal Crochet aka Eleonora Tully
Eleonora is a crochet designer and blogger who is passionate about crochet. Her Dutch mother crocheted her own wedding dress in 1974 and Eleonora was wrapped in crocheted blankets soon after she was born so crochet really has always been a part of her life! She grew up in a ‘handmade home’ with little crocheted curtains above the windows made by her mother and grandmother (very popular in The Netherlands in the 1970’s) and there were crocheted pot holders in the kitchen too.
Eleonora now lives by the sea along the south coast with her husband, three children and family dog, a Miniature Schnauzer called Salty. As a designer she draws a lot of inspiration from the coastline where she lives and shares this inspiration through her crochet blog 'Coastal Crochet' www.coastalcrochet.com
Eleonora has had many of her designs published in crochet magazines including 'Simply Crochet' ‘Inside Crochet’ and 'Crochet Now' and she posts regular crochet updates on her popular Instagram account @coastalcrochet In her day job she also works part time as a nurse and has hosted crochet workshops as part of local NHS wellbeing events.
As well as designing crochet patterns, Eleonora loves to share her passion for crochet and inspire others through workshops and teaching of th