Hooked on Ink: 10 Cool Crochet Tattoos

The person who crochets may be a granny in a rocking chair with an afghan on her lap or a big buff football player or anyone else in between. One of the options is a cool young woman with an edgy passion for self-expression, a hooking girl who colors her hair and inks her body. Fall into that category? Here are ten ideas for crochet tattoos you might like:

Red Velvet branded crochet tattoo; that’s a way to own your creative business! Via A Beautiful Mess

Via Craftster forums

Crochet Tattoo Via Handmade by Mother

Crocheter’s Tattoo by the//crafty//fox

Create Yarn Tattoo by NotYourAverageHooker. She also has a crochet specific tattoo.

Crochet in Action Tattoo by jesh\

The Pink Woobie made a goal to get a crochet hook tattoo and here it is. It’s life size.

Tattoo designed to look like knit or crochet flowers. Via Make and Do with Perri

Tattoo for the bicraftual (knit/crochet) person. From hattalahutta.

For the multicraftual kid. Via Craftster forums

Do you have a crafty tattoo? What and where? If not, what would you get if you got one?!


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


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  2. I don’t have a crafty tattoo yet, but you’ll have to make an addition to this post when I do: My plan for a new tattoo is a diagram for a granny square, done in three rounds (and three colors). I hope I can get this to work and look good! 🙂

  3. @MissMime_ Thanks for sharing the link to me post on crochet tattoos!

  4. I’m hoping to get mine this weekend… diagram of a flower doily. it’s gonna be amazeballs.

  5. supersiren1 I’d love to see it if you do!

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