OttLite is a unique lighting brand that specifically works to bring a style of natural daylight indoors, offering many benefits over other indoor lighting. OttLite offers a series of tools specifically for crafters who can especially benefit from natural indoor lighting. I had the opportunity to try their Ultimate 3-in-1 Craft Lamp and found it to be a great all around option for working lamp-side crochet.
This is a guest post by Mari McCarthy who has written a book called Journaling Power: How To Create the Happy, Healthy, Life You Want to Live. Bien que non spécifique au crochet, it relates to many of the issues I care about in terms of using creative self-expression to heal yourself and improve your life. In my book, Crochet pour guérir, I share tips for keeping a crochet journal and exploring “yarn for thought” questions that are an aspect of journaling to heal. This dovetails nicely with what Mari shares here today.
Sculptural crochet artist Nathalie Doolaard has been generous enough to offer us her free tutorial for creating a crochet art lamp.
Celtic Cable Crochet is a new book by Bonnie Barker who uses her extensive experience in the niche of Aran Isle crochet and cabling to bring us 18 beautifully textured clothing and accessories patterns.
Crochet de capots: 15 "BOLD" & Beautiful Designs is a cozy new book by designer Sharon Hernes Silverman who always impresses with her strong writing and crafting skills.
I had a backlog of crochet interviews for the longest time that I have finally almost completed. It is very important to me to give each interview my complete attention, even if that means it takes awhile to get it published. I firmly believe each story is important and that there is value in sharing it. And I’m ready to share more!
I realized that all of my clothes hangers are different from one another and look messy as a result. One idea is to crochet vintage-inspired coat hanger covers for all of them; they would be unique from each other but still cohesive. So I’ve been looking at different coat hanger crochet patterns and photos for inspiration. Voici quelques: