Crochet lien d'amour pour tous les postes les plus élevés de la semaine

This week I was thankful for many, many things and one of those things was the terrific crochet blogging community that I get to be a part of. Here’s my roundup of the best posts of the week from that community.

Quelque chose de spécial

Wow – an entire city is being yarnbombed. Streetcolor explique: “in March 2013 the entire port city of Genova will be yarnbombed or as they say in Italybombarded with yarn” . The city has set up more than a hundred different locations for people to meet and knitincluding libraries, senior homes civil service buildings, youth organizations and even a prison.

Crochet-Actualités, Commentaires, Interviews and Thoughts

  • Hairpin Lace Trend. Stitch Story shared that hairpin lace seems to be a fashion trend right now in Saudi Arabia.
  • Chanel Cape Revealed. Crochet designer Ellen Gormley shared a short video of her design process for this new piece.
  • Revue Crochet Curvy Girl. Crochet designer Marty Miller shares her thoughts on this book by Mary Beth Temple that came out a few months ago.
  • On Ergonomic Crochet Hooks. @FreshStitches discusses what they are, some of the different styles and whether or not you need one. She mentions that hand pain is one reason people choosen ergonomic hooks. Aberrant Crochet also shared thoughts on ergonomic hooks this week in a video post with lots of great info about crocheters’ mains.
  • Crocheting with Mismatched Yarns. About.com Crochet shared a question from the past with an update with thoughts on using completely mismatched yarns in a project.
  • Interview with Rohn Strong. Lion Brand interviewed this crochet and knitwear designer.
  • All About Tunisian Crochet. Cat over at Craftsy shares a lot about this craft. If you enjoy tunisian crochet you might like the free Tunisian cowl pattern over on One Yarn After Another this week.

Crochet beau travail

I’m in love with the weekly crochet de mandalas that Un être créatif is still making and how she shares her inspiration for each one.

@thisiscarrie made one of the patterns in Long-Legged Friends

Je suis adorant cela textured owl blanket, pattern not yet available, that was being tested by @caseyplusthree

Comment crocheter

Crochet Patterns

Crochet citation

I loved that Cami of Art, Like Bread said this week:

One of the things I really love about crochet is how it makes me sensation. I love the entire process of creating something unique and useful. It may sound funny, but it actually makes me feel powerful!”

Fil

Crochet Chat Podcast. Another great episode from @freshstitches and this one is about the LYS where Stacey tells us about what a good yarn store should be like and how to comfortably enter one as a newbie.

I’m curious about the two cashmere yarns recommended in WEBS gift guide for knitters and crochetersespecially the washable cashmere!

Vidéo

Information on how to make one of these crochet singing birds yourself is available on Instructables.

Autres choses rusés

  • Congrats to Twinkie Chan who has opened her first online store called Yummy You.
  • Fox’s Lane shared fun photos of alpaca shearing season as they get started developing their own wool yarn. J'adore!
  • Craftys shared social media tips for indie makers and designers.
  • OMG Heart gives some love to Kollabara, a new online craft community you may want to check out if you haven’t already.

Et un merci spécial

Joyeux Thanksgiving, bonne fin de semaine, happy reading!

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Kathryn

San Francisco fondée et écrivain obsédé par crochet, rêveur et esprit créatif!

6 Commentaires:

  1. I tested that owl square too. Turning it into a pillow eventually. It was a test on Ravelry for dc2tog. Je l'aime!!!!

  2. Thanks for the link love Kathryn! I had no idea anyone else was talking about ergonomic and hooks too! Guess we’re all tapping into the same crochet consciousness right now. I have struggled with my 3rd and 4th videos here the last two weeks for my challenge series. Hopefully I will be able to get them presentable by the end of next week. Took far longer than I would have liked on the first two. :/

  3. Great links this weekthanks so much for including moogly! :D

  4. Merci pour le lien d'amour, Kathryn! I so look forward to these postsyou provide a real service to the crochet community!

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