Happy Easter weekend! Here’s this week’s free crochet roundup of all of my favorite links from the blogosphere.
Adore this crochet eye chart! Found it through @donnasdecembers but it’s from Etsy’s ILiveonaFarm.
Hot Words About Cool Crochet
- What is indie and what is corporate? A Craftypod podcast with Lorna’s Laces on a smart topic. Somewhat related to this is a post by @crochetlibfront on “crochet is a business“.
- The Urban Edge Blog Tour. It is about a week long and started at Shibaguyz.@Crochetlibfront lets us know that “This is by far the best written, laid out, photographed crochet book I have seen to date and yes, it has class.”
- Mend it Better. A book review by @craftgossip that highlights the crochet mending options in this book.
Beautiful Things People are Crocheting
Amazing crochet pendant lamps from designer Naomi Paul via Dezeen
My Recycled Bags, the best source on the web for how-to info on crocheting with plarn and other recycled materials, shared this WIP plarn laundry bag
I’m loving this girly crochet pillow made by Scotty’s Place
Helpful Crochet Tips
- How to Wear Crochet Bows. Lovely photo tips from @masxalitsa
- 5 Ways to Wear Pantone’s Color of The Year. Nice post from @donnasdecembers. Need help finding tangerine yarn? Check this post.
Great Crochet Patterns and Tutorials
- Crochet or Knit Manga Spirits. I love that By Hook, By Hand did both a crochet and knit pattern for the same style of doll.
- Crochet Koala Pattern. @planetjune has created her first crowdsourced crochet pattern – of a super cute koala – and it’s now available for sale. I am happy to say I was one of the funders that made this happen.
- Hearts Cardigan. This adorable kids’ cardigan with built-in hearts is now for sale by @lindamade.
- Stashbuster Whirl Cowl. Cute new crochet pattern for sale from @ElevenHandmade
Crochet Yarn Stuff
- 3 Tips for Yarn Substitution. From @lionbrandyarns. Did you see earlier this week that Lion Brand is hiring in New York?
- My Life as an Indie Yarn Dyer. @tamiklockau did a series that looks into her daily life
Other Cool Crochet Blog Posts
- A fun video studio tour from Creative Carmelina
- Freeform crochet shares from Crochet Queen Gwen Blakley Kinsler
And Some Special Thanks This Week
- Thanks to SusanD1408 Crochet Addict … I won a crochet giveaway over at her blog recently and received a beautiful package that I’ll show off in my crochet corner on Monday.