Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

by Kathryn on May 3, 2014 · 6 comments

in Crochet Link Love

Link love is my way of giving back to the crochet community by highlighting the great work out there each week from crochet bloggers, designers, artists and more. Here are this week’s links …

Do you enjoy link love? It takes a lot of hard work. Donations appreciated to keep it going. Every bit helps.

Something Special

love your yarn shop 600x656 Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

Today is Love Your Yarn Shop Day.

Crochet Quote

“The DIY movement is a form of creative expression using any type of medium to do that, whether it is painting, beading, jewelry making, paper, stamping, knitting, or crochet.” From an interview with Andrej Suskavcevic, of the Craft & Hobby Association.

Crochet Art

crochet art Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

Beautiful crochet piece shared at Wonderwool 2014 via Amanda’s Adventures in Wool Land

olek art 600x387 Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

Crochet artist Olek has collaborated with artist Miss Van on a new show opening May 9th

Crochet Books

crochet hats book 600x776 Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

More Mommy and Me Crochet Hats book reviews this week including @craftgossip and @poetryinyarn

collage crochet art book 600x740 Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

I’m so intrigued by this book, Collage Crochet Art, by Macarena Smartt reviewed by @crochetkween

craft book Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

Designs by KN shares Craft It Now: 75+ Simple Handmade Projects Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News by Shannon E. Miller, which includes some crochet projects

crochet knits new magazine Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

@hklmonster shared the new Chicago Knits quarterly magazine featuring knitting, crochet and spinning projects and info

Crochet Designers

fiberflux crochet Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

@mooglyblog featured design info and crochet patterns from @fiberflux

crochet interview Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

@MarkLipinski did a podcast interview of @stitchstory

Crochet Patterns

crochet ice cream 600x809 Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

Rainbow Sherbet Throw Pillow free crochet pattern by @twinkiechan

crochet fairy house 600x600 Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

Spring Fairy House crochet pattern free from @craftyiscool; this one reminds me of some of the pieces in my roundup of inspiring crochet gardens

crochet earrings 600x398 Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

Crochet peacock earrings free pattern from @whistleandivy

crochet costume pattern Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

Bird of Paradise crochet costume pattern for sale from @crochetkitten

Screen shot 2014 04 28 at 10.06.18 AM Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

Crochet T-shirt Sweater Pattern for sale from Glamour 4 You

crochet square pattern 600x310 Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

Grit Stitch Crochet Square Pattern by @repeatcrafterme who also shared how to join solid granny squares

flower crochet pattern 600x255 Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

Daisy granny square crochet pattern from Daisy Cottage Designs

Screen shot 2014 04 28 at 11.19.21 AM 600x464 Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

Daisy Centre Mandala Square free crochet pattern by Zooty Owl spotted via Tangled Happy

crochet hat pattern Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

Free crochet hat pattern via @lionbrandyarn

crochet hat patterns 450x900 Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

Parisian Sweetheart Slouch Pattern crochet toddler hat free pattern from @myhobbyiscroche

crochet hat pattern1 Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

Two Faces free crochet adult hat pattern from Cats Rockin

crochet baby wrap Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

Free crochet baby wrap pattern from @RAKJpatterns

Screen shot 2014 04 28 at 11.07.13 AM Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

@krwknitwear has released seven new/updated crochet patterns for sale

Crochet Tutorials

FHDC stitch Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

How to Half Double Foundation Crochet via @mooglyblog

crochet tutorial Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

How to Crochet: Foundation Linked Double Treble Crochet (Fldtr) via @crochetspot

crochet squares Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

How to Join as You Go Crochet by Color n Cream

crochet blocking Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

@FeltedButton offers a guide to blocking

Crochet Tips

Crochet symbols Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News Image via Marie’s Cozy Corner

6 Crochet Pattern Reading Tips from @gingerbreadbun

Crochet News

 Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

People in Bath and beyond have been crocheting roses to raise money for charity” (source)

marrakech crochet Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

Wood and Wool Stool shared the Marrakech Crochet Retreat; check out the beautiful photos of Day One

Yarn Stuff

reclaimed yarn 400x268 Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

@becraftsy shared a helpful article about the different types of common fibers in yarn. If you like wool best, check out this comprehensive wool article.

yarn 600x400 Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

Little Woolie shares Debbie Bliss Winter Garden, a lovely blend of llama, merino wool, silk, and linen

yarn1 Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

Emma Lamb shares silk merino lace from Hedgehog Fibres

yarns Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

@manosyarns shared Alegria yarn and explains how these yarns get named

yarns1 600x200 Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

@ravelry explained three kinds of variegated yarns: barberpoles gradient spins and fractals

Other Crafty Things

crochet twine Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

How to Make Fabric Twine via @mypoppetshop

maryanne moodie Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

@designsponge shared A Day In The Life of textile artist Maryanne Moodie (@houseofmaryanne)

Special Thanks

pinit fg en rect gray 28 Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

I'm studying how crochet helps people. Please help by taking this survey. Learn more from the press release.

6 comments

Previous post:

Next post: