Crochet Blog Roundup: October in Review

by Kathryn on November 1, 2012 · 2 comments

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October included I Love Yarn Day and American Craft Week. It also included many other opportunities to highlight great crochet. Here’s the month’s roundup of all that was on the blog. If you really liked a post, share it so others can support it too!

Favorite Post

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My favorite post to write this month was 5 Crafters’ Homes I’d Love To Retreat To where I looked at the inspiring crafty homes of five people who crochet.

Crochet Art and Artists

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Crochet Artist Donna Rutledge-Okoro

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Portrait Crochet Artist Pat Ahern

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Alessandra Stabili Wire Crochet Jewelry

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Jerry Bleem’s Plarn Crochet Art

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Yarnbombing Italy Post-Earthquake

Crochet Designers

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Edgy 1970s Crochet Designers: Bonnie Meltzer

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1970s Crochet Designer Susannah Lewis

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1970s Crochet Designer: Susan Morrow

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Etsy Husband and Wife Team Craftypodes (Interview)

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The Crochet Kims

Crochet Books

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Crochet Boutique

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Crocheting with Lucy Loop

Crochet Patterns

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15 Beautiful Free Crochet Patterns for Kids’ Dresses

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15 Beautiful Kids’ Crochet Dress Patterns to Buy Online

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Small Projects, Large Hooks! 15 Quick Free Crochet Patterns for Holiday Gifts

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Cat and Mouse Crochet Pattern

Crochet Fashion

I did the monthly celebrity crochet roundup yesterday. Other fashion crochet posts included:

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Designer Crochet: Nina Ricci

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Designer Crochet: Prada

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Designer Crochet: Oscar de la Renta

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More Dolce and Gabbana Crochet

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Fair Trade Fashion/ Crochet by ZemZem Atelier

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Leah Eneas Launches Crochet Line

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ManieOne Crochet Shoes and Accessories

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Harriet Cole’s 108 Stitches Collection

Crochet and Health

I’m continuing to share posts about crochet and health as well as news about my book Crochet Saved My Life (which has its own new website now!)

Crocheting Through Grief: A True Story

Infographic: Crochet Hooks in Surgery

Are Simple or Complicated Crochet Patterns More Healing?

3 Positive Features of Crochet

Tools For Crocheters to Relieve Hand Pain

General Crochet News

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Crochet History: Canal Narrowboats

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Crochet Bridges Gap Between Inmates and Community

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Roundup of Crochet Wedding Favors

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A Chat: Value in Craft

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My Thoughts on Foreign Language Crochet Blogs

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Knitters Seem Welcoming to Crocheters

Yarn

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All About Fiber CSAs

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Fair Trade Yarn: Be Sweet

My Crochet

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New Crochet Cowl

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2D and 3D Crochet Art

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Decluttering Crochet

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My New Drop Spindle

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I Got Made Fun Of

Off-the-Blog News

Crochet Concupiscence and my book Crochet Saved My Life both got some great off-blog attention this month as well. Here are some of those links:

  • Jennifer Lafferty did two different, unique interviews with me about Crochet Saved My Life; one for Goodreads and one for Examiner.
  • Crochet Cabana did an interview with me all about crochet.
  • @sisterdiane of CraftyPod interviewed me in my very first podcast interview about Crochet Saved My Life.
  • Marinke of A Creative Being shared her experience contributing a story to Crochet Saved My Life.
  • Pardon My Chaos listed Crochet Concupiscence in a terrific roundup of great blogs.
  • The October 2012 issue of Inside Crochet reviewed Crochet Saved My Life, saying “this thought-provoking book is a must-read”.
  • Crochet Savvy featured an article about me in this month’s issue
  • Mom with a Hook and Twinkie Chan did book giveaways of Crochet Saved My Life.
  • Postpartum Progress wrote about Crochet Saved My Life and shared Rachel’s story from the book
  • Stacey of Fresh Stitches featured my guest post on crochet mindfulness

Happy November everyone! What will you be giving thanks for this month?

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@CrochetBlogger This is such a useful resource. Thank you.

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