Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

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. Here are this week’s links …

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Sponsor Love

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I’m loving the goodies that come in my Indie Gift Box monthly curated collections of artisan goods. So happy to have them as a sponsor!

Something Special

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Fox’s Lane is hosting a granny square hot water bottle CAL

Crochet Art

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BoredPanda had a post showcasing the crochet art by Nespoon

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Lace yarnbomb statue

Crochet Books and Magazines

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@crochetkitten reviews Learn Star Stitch Crochet by Jenny King

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@planetjune shared a week of posts about her new crochet book

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Knit Edge Magazine Issue #6 is out now. It includes a crochet health article from me.

Crochet Designers

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@mooglyblog did a crochet designer showcase of Kathy from @ElkStudio_

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@twinkiechan shares a recap of her Renegade Craft Fair experience

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Lots of great crochet designers were at the Knit and Crochet show and shared that experience on their blogs including @CrochetKween, @StitchStory and Moogly.

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Several crochet designers have work featured next week in the 100% Design expo in Africa; Moonbasket made these crochet bowls

Crochet Fashion

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Crochet Dress Street Style via @lookmagazine

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Crochet shoe line by Olek via @designboom

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Irish crochet cuff bracelet by Nothing but String

Crochet Patterns

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Newborn crochet teddy bear hat free pattern by Hopeful Honey

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Crochet zebra wreath free pattern by @repeatcrafterme

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Crochet garden gnome free pattern by @loopsancrafts on @CraftaholicAnon

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Crochet lion blanket free pattern by @RAKJpatterns

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Crochet heart square free pattern by Daisy Cottage Designs

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Crochet tote bag pattern for sale from @rakjpatterns

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Free sparkly crochet scarf pattern from @mooglyblog

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Free caravan applique crochet pattern by @JBHcrochet

Crochet Tutorials

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@crochetme suggests three crochet tutorials for blocking

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How to crochet spheres via Reve Dreams

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How to Crochet Post Stitches via Forever in Fibre

Crochet Tips and Info

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Illuminate Crochet shares info on front loop, back loop and both loops crochet

Crochet News

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9-year-old expanding his crochet monsters business

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10 year old crochets for needy

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Great Balls of Wool shared that Queen Victoria crocheted 8 scarves for soldiers in the South African War and they are on display at the Dover Castle.

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“Knitters, crocheters and felters are stitching up a storm in preparation for the inaugural 2014 Boorowa Woolfest Beanie, Beret and Tea Cosy Competition.”

Yarn Stuff

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Stitch and Unwind decodes yarn labels for us

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Beautiful handpainted yarn from Iria Yarn Co

Other Crafty Things

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Set of pickling spices to try pickling for the first time – over on Shoppe

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Cute and easy ballerina crafting tutorial from @repeatcrafterme

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Pom Pom Maker DIY Tutorial by @maddysaurus

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