I’ve been enjoying watching Creators of Tomorrow, a ten episode documentary show available on Vimeo that follows the journeys of three social enterprises that are trying to better the world. Specifically, I’ve been interested in the story of Haiti Babi, a fair trade knit and crochet organization started by two Seattle women that employs mothers in Haiti to help keep their children out of orphanages.
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Today is International Women’s Day. I want to talk a little bit about what that is and celebrate it through crochet.
I feel so lucky to be connected to the wonderful community of people that call themselves crocheters. I always love the opportunity to learn more about each of them, whether they are crochet designers, authors, artists or just lovers of the craft. That’s why I’ve always got my eye out for interviews and profiles of people who crochet.
Last week we looked at kitchen crochet patterns, which are great for gift giving. Sometimes it’s nice to just enjoy crafty eye candy to get inspiration so today’s roundup isn’t patterns but just more beautiful images of lovely crochet for the kitchen including crochet potholders, crochet coasters and more.
I always love when designer crochet hits the runway because this inspires other people to see what they can do with their own crochet skills to replicate some of the styles. Here are some of the recent shares in high fashion crochet, crochet on the runway and celebrities in crochet.
It’s been a long time since I did a roundup for my “100 unique” series, where I showcase 100 crochet items in the same category to highlight the vast creative potential that this craft has to offer. In the past we’ve looked at 500 unique crochet items – 100 each of hats, scarves, shawls, skirts and shirts/ sweaters. Today we’ll finally add to that collection with a look at 100 unique crochet dresses!