Best Crochet Patterns and News (Link Love)

by Kathryn on January 11, 2014 · 1 comment

in Crochet Link Love

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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

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I was excited to see that @molliemakes did a craft interview with @idalifestyle

Crochet Art

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@crochetkween answers the question What is Freeform Crochet?

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Suz Place is playing with creating crochet inspired by aboriginal art and has started a Pinterest board for her inspirations.

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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 Fashion

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Kate Jenkins of Cardigan has been working on men’s crochet sweaters for Topman for the London runways

Crochet Patterns

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Crochet Blocks Toddler Beanie, free crochet pattern from @olgalacycrochet

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@fiberflux shared a free crochet clutch pattern done in Chevron Stitch

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Free Crochet Flower Square Pattern from Color n Cream

Other Crochet Tutorials

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@scandi_deko shares a basic crochet tutorial for the round stool covers in this photo which I saw in a post by @sfgirlbybay on how hot green is in home decor right now

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@AboutCrochet shared Mirror-Imaging: An Intriguing Crochet Technique for Use With Shell Stitches along with some helpful tips for working with symmetrical crochet projects.

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@websyarnstore shared a tip for keeping your crochet hook secure

Crochet Tips

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@crochetmdaily shared 3 key tips for crocheting slippers; the ones pictured here were designed by Doris Chan

Crochet Books

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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.

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I was so excited to see this week that there’s a new Craftivism anthology coming out. Looks so inspiring! Via @craftivista

Crochet News

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Seniors find community through crochet classes

 Best Crochet Patterns and News (Link Love)

Masontown’s January artist of the month has cachet in crochet

Other Crafty Things

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Karabella Aeros yarn review via @crochetkitten

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@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.

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Times Union Fiber Arts blog shared about PLY, a new magazine for yarn spinners

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How to Make Frozen Soap Bubbles. What a Fun DIY from @apttherapy

Special Thanks

Thanks to Grammy Dirlam for sharing a link and support of my 2012 article offering advice for a budding crochet designer.

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