Screen Shot 2014 09 11 at 2.58.50 PM 600x279 Maker Interview: Kate Taylor of Taylor + cloth

This week I’m sharing interviews with some of the wonderful makers whose beautiful work I’ve curated in my Great.ly boutique. You’ve already met The Core Catalyst and Assemble Shop and Studio. Today I’m happy to share an interview with the lovely Kate Taylor from Taylor + cloth.

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Meet Kate Taylor

Q: When and how did you learn to crochet?

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Each Wednesday I share posts that are part of the 52 Weeks Crochet Blog Challenge by Julie of Red Berry Crochet. Today’s prompt is to crochet leaves to celebrate the beginning of fall. I figured before I could make any, I needed to find some patterns. Here are 22 crochet leaf patterns:

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Crochet oak leaves pattern for sale from GoldenLucyCrafts who also sells several other crochet leaf patterns

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Free crochet leaf pattern from @Cre8tionCrochet

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Chunky Yarn crochet leaf free pattern from @creativejmom

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Screen Shot 2014 09 11 at 2.41.27 PM 600x240 Makers Interview: The Core Catalyst

Yesterday I shared an interview with Assemble Shop and Studio, one of the makers featured in my Great.ly boutique. Today I’ll share an interview with another great maker whose items I sell in my carefully-curated Great.ly shop. The Core Catalyst is a company that stocks the beautiful fair trade crochet mochila bags made from the Wayuu people of Colombia that I’ve mentioned on the blog previously. I stock these bags in my crochet boutique as well as my fair trade crafts boutique. Today I’ve got an interview for you with Ana Maria Eder of The Core Catalyst.

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Q: First of all, who is The Core Catalyst? What do you do?

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How to Crochet a Two-Color Wave Stitch

Crochet Tutorials September 16, 2014

Worked in two colors the wave stitch creates a beautiful undulating design. Here’s how to do it.

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How to Crochet a T-shirt Yarn Pet Bed for Your Four-Legged Friend

Crochet Tutorials September 15, 2014

Last month I showed you photos of the T-shirt yarn bed I crocheted for Miso, a friend’s chihuahua … but I didn’t tell you how I made it. Here’s how.

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Makers Interview: Assemble Shop & Studio

Crochet News September 15, 2014

We see Assemble as a gallery of inspiration and ideas: a place for people to assemble, make, and do.

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Unique Crochet Art from Robere Mertens

Crochet Artists September 15, 2014

I first looked at the crochet art of Robere Mertens back in 2011. I was intrigued by his unique perspective, incorporating sound into crochet art. Recently I took a fresh look at his work and I remain intrigued by what he does.

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