Link love is my way of giving back to the crochet community by highlighting the great work out there each week from crochet bloggers, designers, artists and more.
Something Special in Crochet
I was excited to see that @molliemakes did a craft interview with @idalifestyle
@crochetkween answers the question What is Freeform Crochet?
I’m loving the crochet mood blankets that a lot of people are working on this year, using different colors to represent their moods for each day. Check out Le Monde de Sucrette and @caseyplusthree (the latter’s is pictured above).
I’ve shared this crochet octopus video on this blog in the past but it was recently shared by @molliemakes and it’s such a good one that I thought I’d highlight it again.
Crochet Blocks Toddler Beanie, free crochet pattern from @olgalacycrochet
@fiberflux shared a free crochet clutch pattern done in Chevron Stitch
Free Crochet Flower Square Pattern from Color n Cream
Other Crochet Tutorials
@AboutCrochet shared Mirror-Imaging: An Intriguing Crochet Technique for Use With Shell Stitches along with some helpful tips for working with symmetrical crochet projects.
@websyarnstore shared a tip for keeping your crochet hook secure
@crochetmdaily shared 3 key tips for crocheting slippers; the ones pictured here were designed by Doris Chan
The new book by @hotlavacrochet continues on its blog tour with a variety of stops this week including a nice over on @pghknitcrochet. The book stops here on January 24th.
Seniors find community through crochet classes
Masontown’s January artist of the month has cachet in crochet
Other Crafty Things
Karabella Aeros yarn review via @crochetkitten
@CraftSanity fundraiser to benefit the Wes Leonard Heart Foundation; girls are weaving potholders for sale to help get AEDs into schools for the rare cases where children have heart attacks and an AED can save their lives. One way to help is to buy potholders but another is to donate used T-shirts to be made into yarn for the potholders.
Times Union Fiber Arts blog shared about PLY, a new magazine for yarn spinners
How to Make Frozen Soap Bubbles. What a Fun DIY from @apttherapy