Independent Belle



About Me


Sixteen years ago, I found myself starting a new life in the Windy City.  Many miles away from my home in Arkansas, I became what I call, an Independent Belle. Iā€™m cutting edge and crafty; big city smarts and small town hospitality.

I started making crochet animals as baby gifts for friends but once a few were posted to social media, I received inquiries from all over asking about these custom crochet friends. So rather than keep them all to myself I decided to share my homemade menagerie. I hope they bring you joy!



My first and forever muse - Henry!

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