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:
Enter to Win
@crochettoday is doing a giveaway of @redheartyarns Boutique Unforgettable yarn – deadline 8/30
In Crochet Art
Fiber Projects created a crochet chart for this buffalo art that will be worked in thread
Behind the Scenes of crochet corn dogs via @twinkiechan
Lady Monster by @knotbygranma
In Crochet Patterns
Free Crochet Trivet Pattern from @7_alive via @craftgossip
Haak-en-stekie shares a free crochet tutorial for making a crochet basketball net
New free crochet baby blanket pattern from Lacy Crochet
Knot Your Nana’s Crochet shared a free crochet pattern for a blooming blanket
@twinkiechan has a new crochet pattern for sale: gummy sharks scarf!
Crochet How Tos
How to Make Crochet Beads via @crochetkitten
In Crochet Design
About.com Crochet had some nice tips for using turning chains as crochet design elements
In Crochet News
“The Chain-link Grannies, as they have dubbed themselves, are on a mission to beautify their neighbourhood’s parks by dressing up chain-link fences with colourful crocheted and knitted squares.” source
In Crochet Books
@dallasnews did an article about Meredith from @sheepishknit and I was excited to read there that @sixthandspring is publishing a book of her knit and crochet patterns next year.
This Week on This Crochet Blog
Special Thanks and Other Things
- Thanks to @crochettoday for letting me do some tutorials on tall stitches like the triple treble and the quadruple treble crochet stitches.
- Thanks to Lupey Loops for sharing the story of working with me on Jodie’s article about crochet and health.
- Thanks to my August crochet sponsors: Knot by Gran’ma, Lo-Lo by Bar-Maids and Oombawka Designs.