Hottest Crochet Posts from This Week (Link Love)

We’re in a new month and crochet blog posts continue to surprise and amaze me. Here were my favorites from around the hooky web this week.

Smart Words About Crochet

Terrific Crochet Interviews

  • Interview with @Vashtirama. Marie from Underground Crafter manages to offer another great insightful interview with a terrific crochet designer.
  • Interview with @KristinOmdahl. Kristin’s new seamless crochet book is out and this is a nice review of it by @crochetbyfaye along with an interview of Kristin. Actually @jimmybeanswool also did a nice interview with Kristin about the book and reading both of them together will give you lots of good info!
  • Freeform Crochet Interview with Renate Kirkpatrick. I love learning more about freeform crochet and this @crochetspot interview hits the spot. It also includes some great basic crochet tips.

Great Crochet People Are Making

Check out this adorable crochet dinosaur pillow from In the Loop

Adoring this openwork scarf that’s a free crochet pattern … this one is made by Room on the Left

I couldn’t stop looking at all of the terrific photos of Bunny Mummy’s Kaleidoscope blanket in her post. Do check them all out in that original post!

Helpful Tips and Tutorials and Adorable Patterns

Yarn and Yarnbombing Posts

Other Great Posts

  • Yvonne Beale Crochet Interview. @fashion_ie interviewed this woman who has designed crochet jewelry for Michelle Obama.
  • Kove Interview. @scoutmagazine interviewed Kyla Leslie of Cove, a successful Etsy crochet store.
  • Spotted Crochet Blogs. @momwithahook has a fairly new regular feature sharing some of her newly discovered favorite blogs. Always good links here.

And some special thanks this week:

  • Bridge and Beyond for sharing the award I sent over for best charity crochet blog
  • The Steady Hand for mentioning my health benefits of crochet book. Also I wanted to mention that @armazey and I did a cross-blog conversation over on my other blog this week. It’s not all crochet but some of it is. If you’re interested it’s at
  • Yarn Obsession for awarding me The Versatile Blogger Award. I’m gonna cheat because I received this award in August so I’ll link to that post instead of doing a new one. :)
  • @Handmadeology for sharing my post on Why Handmade Businesses Should Support a Charity.


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  1. oh my and it is still early… Help… I want to join crochet liberations site but there is one of those page error thingys. where are they? Love pintrest site thanxs Little orphan skein is a link i joined off of someone you linked me with… now I can’t remember who… my “Chain” of sites and bookmarks is a Library unto itself….. I deleted her note by accident last nite darn it…

    • @65mary65 The website for CLF is It’s a terrific site and Laurie, who runs it, is a real leader in crochet. I’m not sure why you had an error but it’s possible that it’s related to the fact that she’s been in the process of switching web hosts. I don’t know anything about her process for that but I know that sometimes when I do behind the scenes stuff for this blog the site goes down for a little while.

  2. great link to freeform…..It is my goal as we talked about to let my brain “Play-outside the box” (of my pattern stash) Perhaps just make a little pile of my just for me Lovlies, close eyes grab fiber.grab hook and go??????LOLmmmmmmmm

  3. thank you will dig into it 2morrow.. long day here in T. alabama.. all good though… loving this new way of communicating… makes me feel connected even with Time differences… like speaking with “hooky” friends for free YAYY for the ‘net….

  4. eyes wide open “k” you know my day starts with you and my coffee… (oops and a couple of other chainy early morning folks) LOL Alabama is looking forward to freeform… Goodnight San Fran……smiles and happiness in your morning…..

  5. Thanks for sharing the link to my interview with Vashti! I have never received so much excellent advice for free :).

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