2012 in Crochet: My Crochet Life and Home

All this week we’re looking back at the crochet posts from this blog in 2012. There was a lot that happened! In this roundup I’ll share all of the items I crocheted and shared from my own crafty life.

January

In January I debuted my project 365 Ways to Wear Crochet. I made my first donation to charity in crochet. I made a fresh YOP To Do List. And I showed some items:

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February

This is when I launched a new monthly newsletter. I’ve loved putting that together and my subscribers seem to enjoy what I share. Sign up today if you haven’t already!

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I shared how to upcycle old fishnets into sexy armwarmers with crochet. I also shared:

I also shared my February Plans for charity crochet and then later February’s Donation.

March

April

I shared my revamped beanbag chair.

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And I wrote about my Pinterest crochet boards.

May

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I made a new purple crochet dress

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And I repurposed an old crochet pillow into new ones

I shared my thoughts on different ways to style outfits using crochet. The outfits were:

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Bold Black and White Wrap Dress

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Boho Red Dress

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Styling a Crochet Dress

I also reviewed Jordana Paige tote bags for crocheters.

June

I shared links to some of my creative writing about crochet. And …

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I frogged a pillow and made it into an oversized crochet shrug

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I hung my circle vests on the wall to make art

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I showed you how my crochet blanket is being used as a tablecloth

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I worked on lots of different granny square projects

July

First was the post that I did sharing the brief bios of the women whose stories are in my new book, Crochet Saved My Life.

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I made this crochet dress and am trying to figure out how to style it

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I also tried to figure out how to style this purple crochet dress

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I finished my crochet rugs

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And I made some crochet headbands

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I reviewed my experience with Year of Projects and explained why I’m not participating again this year

August

I launched my new book, Crochet Saved My Life, which has received terrific support and some great reviews.

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Diary of a Month Spent Crochet Sharon Silverman’s Scarves

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Crochet around my fireplace

Sharon Silverman Crochet Scarves 2012 in Crochet: My Crochet Life and Home

Making scarves

September

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I tried to crochet with Mizuhiki paper cords

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I did a roundup of ten of my favorite crochet blogs

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I shared the links to sign up for my two different newsletters

Off-the-Blog News

Crochet Concupiscence and my book Crochet Saved My Life both got some great off-blog attention this month as well. Here are some of those links:

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Fresh Stitches Did a Terrific Review

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Interview with Seven Alive or read an excerpt

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GoCrochet Reviews Crochet Saved My Life

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Fiber Fashionista Interview on Jordana Paige

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Knit Edge Featured My Crochet Article

October

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New Crochet Cowl

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2D and 3D Crochet Art

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Decluttering Crochet

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My New Drop Spindle

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I Got Made Fun Of

November

I was honored to be compared to the CLF

My book was available at the Hudson Valley Yarn Crawl

I got Yarn Info From Spinchat

And my awesome readers helped someone find the pattern she was looking for. Thanks!

December

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Photo Tour of my Crocheted Home

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My New Broomstick Lace Cotton Scarf

I don’t have any specific plans for what I’ll be crocheting in 2013 but I have a few things in mind and I’m excited to see what develops and what I learn. Of course I’ll continue sharing that on the blog.

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Kathryn

San Francisco based and crochet-obsessed writer, dreamer and creative spirit!
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