Sharon Silverman has a new crochet book out called Tunisian Shawls. I showcased the book yesterday over on About.com, where I mentioned that there were four designs that stood out as favorites for me, although I’m a fan of all eight crochet patterns in the collection.
The weekly Instagram crochet roundup is a way to help connect the crochet community, provide a platform for showcasing the amazing work that people are doing and highlight some of the current crochet trends.
I recently wrote 3 different articles at About.com Crochet about the different fibers and alternative materials that you can use to crochet. Here is the list of 33 materials that I came up with.
Here is this week’s edition of crochet link love where I try to support the crochet community by sharing links to the best of the best in crochet art, crochet patterns, crochet fashion and more from around the web this week.
Daina Taimina is known for her discovery of hyperbolic crochet, a popular craft art form among mathematicians. Today I want to share the work of University of Wisconsin, Madison PhD lecturer Gabriele Meyer who also create hyperbolic crochet art.
Back in October I shared the work of 5 designers who put crochet into their Spring ’15 runway shows (Givenchy, Ryan Lo, Sibling, Pucci and and Proenza Schouler). But spring was so far away then and it’s getting closer now so I thought we could use some more inspiration. Here are more crochet looks from the Spring ’15 runways and designer collections.
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Catherine Richardson shares in this crochet health interview: “I never imagined I could be happy with a chronic illness, a feeding tube, no job and only able to go to school one class at a time, but I am, and I know without a doubt that crocheting is part of that!”