Link Love: This Week in Crochet Blogging

by Kathryn on July 27, 2013 · 3 comments

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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?

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Something Special

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In Crochet Art

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A beautiful butterfly peacock crochet mandala by @winkieflash

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

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

Crochet hot dog pen stop motion video via @twinkiechan

In Crochet Design

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

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Doris Chan shares some insight into the crochet design process for Convertible Crochet Link Love: This Week in Crochet Blogging using her zodiac tunic as an example.

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

Crochet Patterns

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

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@fiberflux shares a great free crochet dishcloth pattern

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

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

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

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@allfreecrochet did a roundup of ruffled crochet patterns

In Crochet News

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“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.

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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

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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

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100 Unique Crochet Sweaters and Shirts

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Crochet Spotted in My World

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Crochet at Home: 25 Clever Projects for Colorful Living

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

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Designer Crochet: Stella McCartney

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

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I was Named a Favorite Crochet Blogger

Special Thanks and Other Things

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

You can see what else I like in the crochet world by following me on Sulia or Pinterest.

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3 comments
undergroundcrafter
undergroundcrafter

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!

Catherine
Catherine

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

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