Lisa’s Crochet Contribution to Mandalas for Marinke + Forest Bathing

yellow edge crochet mandala

This crochet mandala is made using Wink’s standard twelve round crochet mandala free pattern. I love that it begins and ends with sunny yellow. And I also like that there are two rounds of each color in a row, making it unique from many of the other versions out there that change colors each row.

80 Best Crochet Patterns for the Home: Nominations for 3rd Quarter The Crochet Awards

crochet awards best blanket

As I mentioned previously, I’m happy to be one of the judges for this 3rd quarter of The Crochet Awards, formerly known as The Flamies. The judges’ nominations are all in now for the categories, which are all about crochet for the home. Take a look at what we chose, then it’s your turn to submit fan nominations and come September everyone can vote.

DEADLINE EXTENSION and other updates for #MandalasForMarinke

mandalasformarinke stack of crochet contributinos

First of all, thank you to every single person who has contributed already to the Mandalas for Marinke collaborative crochet art project, designed to raise awareness about depression and mental health issues while celebrating the creative work of Wink who succumbed to suicide earlier this summer.

Celebrate Texture with these 13 Bobble Stitch Crochet Patterns

bobble stitch crochet potholder pattern

The crochet bobble stitch is a great stitch that brings a lot of texture to your work. It is similar to the crochet popcorn and cluster stitches but seems to be the more common of the three in recently released crochet patterns. If you’re seeking to add interesting elements to your work, check out these thirteen crochet bobble stitch patterns.