Best Crochet Blog Links This Week

by Kathryn on June 16, 2012 · 13 comments

in Crochet Link Love

Here are my favorite posts this week from around the crochet blogosphere.

Something Special

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SIBOL accepts squares from crafters and they become blankets that are donated/sold for charity. This new Olympics blanket is amazing. Unfortunately, it can’t be sold because it has some Olympics logos in it that are trademarked. It’s too bad but I’m hoping people will share the photo anyway to send people to the SIBOL site and encouraging charity crafting!

Smart Crochet Words

Crochet Interviews

Beautiful Things People are Crocheting

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Laurinda (@ReCrochetions) made these “technicolor boobies” to donate to a lactation consultant for use in teaching breastfeeding in Haiti

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Love this granny square belt from Haken en Meer!

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New Crochet Tea Cozy from MemeRose who sells her work in the Etsy shop Dolly Daydreaming

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I am adoring the little ositos (bears) Es Un Mundo Amigurumi shared this week

Favorite Video of the Week

This is knit, not crochet, but I so love this video!! Thanks to Rayela for sharing it! I feel all of crafters “get it”. icon smile Best Crochet Blog Links This Week

Crochet Tips and Ideas

Crochet Patterns and Tutorials

Yarnbombing

International Yarnbombing Day was last weekend and we just wrapped up Knit in Public week so there’s been a resurgence of interest in yarnbombing. I know that I spent way too much time looking at cool outdoor yarn art this week; I even made a new Pinterest board for yarnbombing. Some of the best and biggest projects in yarnbombing right now:
  • MK Carroll shared: “ Honolulu’s inaugural yarn bombing crew, ArchiPURLago, Granny² and Hanasaurusrex, a.k.a. TheFuzz, and their super crew of volunteers and contributors, tagged the gardens of Spalding House.” (Click on “TheFuzz” link to see the images).
  • Stephen Duneier did a huge yarnbombed art tree on the Cold Spring Trail in Santa Barbara
  • Frenchtown (a small NJ town) got yarnbombed by about two dozen crafters

Other Stuff

  • @lionbrandyarns explained how to use their crochet group search tool to find a group to hook with in your area
  • If you’re on G+ I want to recommend following @sisterdiane because she and her followers do great weekly discussions on crafty business; this week’s was about craft books – why we buy them and why there’s a need for better reviews of them
  • Renate Kirkpatrick has made a beautiful pink freeform crochet piece in tribute to “sister & to all who are travelling the arduous cancer road”.

And Some Special Thanks

Happy reading!

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