Back in the spring, when I interviewed designer Lena Skvagerson about the Annie’s Signature Summer Love Collection of knit and crochet patterns, I asked her if there would be future seasons to come. She responded, “We are hoping the first collection is welcomed by our customers, and with our full hopes in this, we are right now in the first phase of planning a follow up fall collection.” And here we are, headed into fall, with a brand new collection launching today: The Autumn Bliss Collection.
I always feel inspired when I take a look at high fashion crochet, whether it is designer crochet, crochet worn by celebrities, or exquisite one-of-a-kind crochet clothing created by someone for a special occasion. Here are ten more inspiring examples of crochet fashion.
Over the years I’ve seen a lot of different types of crochet swimsuits. As they become more popular in the mainstream, we get increasingly better information about how to make crochet swimsuits, what to wear them with and how to wash them. Here’s your guide to crochet swimsuits.
It’s always fun to see what kind of crochet makes it onto the runway. Sometimes it even inspires our own (lower-budget) couture designs.
I never get tired of seeing what Helen Rodel is doing in crochet art fashion! Her black and white crochet dresses are perfectly accented with her colorful new bobble purses featuring fabulous crochet hook handles!
Sunday was How Weird Street Faire here in San Francisco. This event kicks off the festival season in San Francisco – Haight Street Fair and Union Street Fair and North Beach Festival and Pride and so many other weekend street fair events and parades to follow but it all really starts with this one each summer. And this is the best one to spot amazing DIY fashion including lots of pretty crochet.
Last week I rounded up 30 Coachella crochet outfits that inspired me, but of course that was only the first weekend of a big event, so I wanted to make sure to check back in with all of the blogs and Instagram feeds and find the other great crochet fashion that happened at Coachella. This is what I found.