Aki of KnitPurlHook is knitter and crocheter who loves to share what she makes with others. She taught herself both crafts using a combination of blogs, online tutorials and YouTube craft videos. You can find her under KnitPurlHook on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest and Ravelry. She also has a craft blog, where she shares that she loves “trying different patterns and imagining how to can be turned into wall art or home decor”. Her house is a bit like a gallery or museum of crochet – such a pleasure to look at all she’s making!
Jackie E., on Instagram as @joyfuljaxcrochets.and.knits, runs Northern Cottage Gifts, an Etsy and Ravelry shop that offers easy-to-follow crochet patterns for sale. Her crochet patterns include photos and are priced affordable to make them accessible to a wider range of people.
Holly of @holly_pips is a crochet lover living in Greenwich, London, where she’s a stay-at-home to Pip who thoroughly enjoys her family and her home. She’s currently pregnant with a little boy. It is so delightful to follow her on Instagram where she shares her children, her crochet and the other joys in her life.
HeartmadeBeanies, a small indie crochet shop based in Neumarkt-St. Veit, Germany, sells crochet beanies, headbands and other accessories online, sharing that work through Facebook and Instagram.
Hannah’s short-and-sweet IG tagline says it all: “colourful stuff and pretty things”. Beautiful crochet.
Rachel, known as @gooseberryfool on Rachel, is a mom of four who loves staying at home with her children and takes every opportunity that she can to crochet, make and craft. She says that she has a wonderful husband. And she also says (over on Facebook) that she “was inspired to sew and create by my amazing Mum, who is sadly no longer here. I love creating homemade items for those I love, and now wish to share some of my makes with you”.
Jane Feagans-King, who shares her work on Instagram as @gigididthis, says that crochet is something that she uses for renewal and meditation as she recovery from a brain injury caused by illness. She also finds recovery in time with the people that she loves. She’s a “wife, mom and nana” so she’s got lots of love.