Crochet Blog Roundup: March 2012

The big news from me this month was that I’m now available for hire to improve others’ craft blogs with unique blog critiques as well as blog posting services. Thanks to all my regular readers and commenters who make it such a joy for me to post every day. If you missed any of the posts during the month, you can find them in the recap below:

Most Popular March Blog Posts

My most popular post this month was my Pinterest Best Practices post. I thought my opinion on this topic would be controversial but it turned out it wasn’t really.

What I’m hoping will become popular is my new series on 1970’s crochet designers. I’m working on better research to flesh out these new weekly posts!

And my personal favorite post was my visual roundup of 100 Unique Crochet Scarves.

Crochet Art and Artists

I absolutely loved putting together a roundup of Olek art videos. Other art pieces I wrote:

Crochet Books

Yarn Stuff

Friday Open Crochet Discussions

On Fridays I pose a topic and we discuss it in the comments. Here were March’s open crochet discussions (your additional thoughts are still welcome on these posts!):

People Who Crochet

Interesting stories of people who crochet:

Crochet Fashion

For the designer crochet project I explored crochet in the lines of:

And of course there was the March roundup of celebrity and designer crochet which had some pieces I loved.

And finally I made a fun little tool that allows you to mic and match designer crochet items.

General Crochet News

My Crochet

I shared a cute crochet puppy hat that my Mom made as well as a few things I made myself like my small rag rug and my new granny square scarf.

I also shared how I upcycled fishnets to make crochet necklaces.

And I shared the Twitter showdown showing how my Twitter activity compares to five other crochet bloggers.

And finally I shared an update on my Swaddle crochet art project.

Crochet on Etsy

On Mondays I do themed posts using Etsy’s Treasury tool. March’s themes were:

On Fridays I share links to crochet patterns I like that are sold on Etsy. Those were:

Of the other individual Etsy crochet features on the other days of the week, I especially loved:

Daily Crochet Quotes

There were crochet quotes daily on the blog M-F all month long but some of my favorites were:

Other Regular Features

And some special thanks to my March sponsors: Bre-Aly Threads and Sara of Hooking for Cash. Want to be a sponsor? Learn more here!

Happy March everyone!

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Kathryn

San Francisco based and crochet-obsessed writer, dreamer and creative spirit!

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