Link Love: This Week in Crochet Blogging

There are so many wonderful things going on in crochet. And there are so many great bloggers writing about them. Here were some of my favorites this week:

Quick Help?

sussle scholarship

If you have a moment to help me out in getting this scholarship while supporting the spread of crochet content then I’d love the help in getting votes for my content over at Sussle. Details here.

Something Special

winter design logo

Hurry … you still have a few days to enter to win $500 in the winter accessory design challenge from UncommonGoods.

In Crochet Art


A beautiful butterfly peacock crochet mandala by @winkieflash

crochet rubik's cube

Marcy Kraft did a great ComicCon weekend yarnbombing project of huge crocheted Rubik’s cubes.

upcycled crochet tablecloth lamp

See that lamp? It’s made from upcycled crochet / knit tablecloths.

Crochet hot dog pen stop motion video via @twinkiechan

In Crochet Design

crochet floats

I learned something new from Crochet; there’s something called “floats” in crochet. It’s a colorwork term.

crochet tunic

Doris Chan shares some insight into the crochet design process for Convertible Crochet using her zodiac tunic as an example.

intarsia crochet

Intro to Intarsia Crochet. Post by @crochethappycom on the @mooglyblog blog

Crochet Patterns

crochet bib pattern

Ladies Who Lunch bib free crochet pattern via @vickiehowell and @joann_stores

crochet dishcloth

@fiberflux shares a great free crochet dishcloth pattern

crochet owl pattern

MemeRose is having an owl CAL with pattern parts revealed piece by piece; this link is to the pattern for the owl eyes

crochet baby bumble bee

@repeatcrafterme shares a free crochet pattern for a cute bumblebee hat and baby bottom

stained glass crochet coasters

Stained Glass Crochet Coasters, tutorial by @sherjenks, spotted via @craftgossip

ruffle crochet

@allfreecrochet did a roundup of ruffled crochet patterns

In Crochet News

elderly crocheter

“Miss Mittie learned to crochet at the knee of her mother when she was only 8 using thread from fertilizer and feed sacks, some of which her mother would hand dye. She began making dollies and then advanced to shawls as her skill improved.” Learn more about Miss Mittie and the 500 prayer shawls she’s created.

crochet saved my life on kindle

Marie of @Ucrafter did a roundup of her @cgoa crochet book reviews including the review of my book Crochet Saved My Life

In Other Crafts and Creativity

button stool

I think that these stools designed to look like buttons would be the cutest thing ever for a craft room. Via @designmilk

This Week on This Crochet Blog

100 unique crochet sweaters

100 Unique Crochet Sweaters and Shirts


Crochet Spotted in My World

Crochet at Home - Jacket Art

Crochet at Home: 25 Clever Projects for Colorful Living

1970s crochet coat

20 Hot Examples of 1970s Crochet Style via 1971 McCalls Needlework & Crafts

stella mccartney crochet dress

Designer Crochet: Stella McCartney

lo lo bar maids

Interview with Artisan Crafter Kistmet of Lo-Lo by Bar-Maids

crochet blogger

I was Named a Favorite Crochet Blogger

Special Thanks and Other Things

clay and crochet doll

Thanks to Knot by Gran’ma, a new Crochet Concupiscence sponsor. Want to be a sponsor? Now is a good time because you can get 75% off ad spots using coupon code 75%OFF.

Image of Cover for Crochet Saved My Life

Thanks to Ancora Crafts for a book review of Crochet Saved My Life.

crochet hook yarn

Thanks to @lionbrandyarn for allowing me to do a guest post on the topic of crochet as meditation. Pop over to see my tips and share your thoughts about the healing benefits of crochet. And thanks to My Beautiful Mind for linking to this post.


It’s not really a crochet thing but I interviewed designer Lindsey Stephens (@poetryinyarn) about her opinion on the book Divergent for a fan page I’m now writing for.

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  1. It was my pleasure to read (and feel) your book! Hope you are getting some good attention for all your hard work.

  2. Thank you!!!

  3. As always, thanks for compiling all of these links. I’m amazed by the 100 sweaters/tops you found and compiled – there are tons of great ones I hadn’t seen before!

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