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Welcome to, home of Dee Stanziano, well known as the Crochet Cheerleader, a CYCA Certified Crochet Teacher, a budding crochet designer, and overall crochet enthusiast.

If you're new to visiting with me, you will find lots of crochet information here, from crochet history, famous crocheters, and the most complete listing of the many, many Types & Techniques of crochet ever compiled!

I am always updating, adding on, or including something new here for my visitors to check out.  The most recent addition to the CrochetWithDee website is the ability to access the site easier on your mobile device.  To view your favorite CWD pages while on the go, in your mobile browser visit -- it is that easy! 

Recently there have been a few hiccups with my online store. While I'm researching the problem, to make shopping for my patterns easier, I have combined my free & for-sale crochet patterns under one link that can be found at CrochetWithDee ~ Dee Stanziano Designs


I have a new Facebook page that I utilize for posting what currently interests me in the yarn world.  If you decide to "like" the page and participate in commenting/discussing various topics, all I ask is to keep the discussions crochet related, use clean language, and to please honor copyright.  You can visit the Facebook page by clicking here:  I can also be found on Twitter:

If you wish to contact me for a crochet-related question, or to book me to teach for your group or organization, please fill out the form on the Contact Dee page and I will respond.


I hope you enjoy your visit and come back again soon!