There are so many wonderful things going on in crochet. And there are so many great bloggers writing about them. Here were some of my favorites this week:
In Crochet Art
SFist reported that @oleknyc would be here in San Francisco this week covering the Doggie Diner Heads landmark in her signature crochet art
Crochet Chiq has an interview with tapestry crochet artist Sarah Chapman
I was excited to see @foodnetwork pick up stories about crochet food, mentioning that three major yarn stores, including Imaginknit here in San Francisco, are launching food-based crochet classes. More crochet food here.
Hakelmonster shared The Andy Warhol Bridge Knit the Bridge project
In Crochet Fashion
Check out the great style crochet that @angystearoom is rocking
In Crochet Patterns and How Tos
@twinkiechan shared a crochet pattern gratuit for a grumpy octopus cup cozy – too cute!
Haafner shares a free crochet blanket pattern
Crochet Soap Doily pattern from @crochetdynamite
The Little Treasures has a tutorial for easy mini crochet flowers
Crochet Shell Stitch Tutorial via @mooglyblog
Harlequin Pattern Tapestry Crochet Tutorial from Little Woolie
In Crochet Health, History and Other News
Did you know that Patty Hearst used crochet to pass the time when she was in prison?
“When she discovered the stricken chicks lying on the road after their nest fell out of a yew tree, Janet Taylor got busy with her crochet hooks. Janet, a professional crochet pattern designer from Driffield, turned a hat she had been crocheting into a nest and sewed it into the tree.” Via @hulldailymail
“Abilene native Omar Johnson earned a $3,200 scholarship for a baby blanket he crocheted for the Beans for Brains scholarship contest.” (@jimmybeanswool) source
Gwen Blakley Kinsler shared some crochet history basics this week in an article worth checking out.
In Crochet Books