Another month has come and gone. There were a few hiccups with the blog this month, with a little bit of downtime due to problems with my web hosting service. Thanks for hanging in there with me through that! Here’s the end-of-the-month roundup of everything that this blog had on it in June.
Popular June Posts
My most popular June post was, not surprisingly, a giveaway post in which I had the honor of offering a lucky reader the cute crochet chameleon pattern from Planet June.
Although not the most popular, my favorite post to write was the one on two different groups of crocheters that defy the stereotypes people sometimes have about who crochets. And I also enjoyed sharing some writing about how crochet can be helpful when trying to beat an addiction.
Crochet Ideas and Inspiration Posts
These roundup posts were designed to inspire; I hope they did!
Plus 12 Crochet Wedding Dresses
Foreign Language Crochet Blogs
I have fallen in love with looking at crochet blogs written in other languages and I’ve shared some of my favorites with you:
Crochet Art and Artists
I profiled the work of several artists:
In other crochet art news:
A Yarn Garden display opened in Northern California
Eco-art plarn project Something in the Water launched a version in Brazil
And I’ve been playing around with making some crochet art of my own
1970s Crochet Designers
I explored the work of some really terrific crochet designers from the 1970s:
I looked at the crochet items in the lines of several famous fashion designers:
And there was some crochet fashion news to share here and there:
Full-figure Designer Ashley Nell Tipton launched a new line that incorporates a few crochet details here and there
Michael Kors revealed that he used to crochet
General Crochet News
The big news this month was the issue about the Ravelympics so I had to do an overview of the issue.
A Fair Trade organization has a Kickstarter project to fund LED-light covered crochet Frisbees
Vickie Howell started the Purple Stitch Project to benefit kids with epilepsy
A teen pitched a crochet business to investors
TAFA offered a discount to my readers; the deal has ended but if you missed it the post still has the info about what TAFA is all about
The In Treble Afghan Square was a popular pattern with many people
I shared links to some of my creative writing about crochet. And …
I frogged a pillow and made it into an oversized crochet shrug
I hung my circle vests on the wall to make art
I showed you how my crochet blanket is being used as a tablecloth
I worked on lots of different granny square projects
I thought I’d add note, for those of you who are into Pinterest crochet things, that I also added some new pin boards:
Happy July everyone! Do you have any big crochet projects planned for this summer?