This pretty package for Mandalas for Marinke comes from Elizabeth, who can be found as ProchetByEAS on Instagram and Etsy and as EASmith on Ravelry. She says, “I am an avid crocheter and recently began designing my own patterns. I live in rural Iowa with my husband and our two crazy little boys.”
Colorful Crochet: Over 60 Bright, Cheerful Projects for Home, Family, and Friends by Therese Hagstedt is a delight to look at if you enjoy colorful crochet. It’s the kind of color that’s clean – with lots of white to make it bright and soft at the same time.
I really want to get my hands on a copy of Vanessa Mooncie’s new book, Animal Heads: Trophy Heads to Crochet, but I haven’t gotten a copy, yet, so I thought I’d do a review of another recent book she authored, Crocheted Sea Creatures: A Collection of Marine Mates to Make.
Catarina of No Lugar Que Chamo Casa writes, “I am an expat SAHM of two boys. I was born in Portugal, but I live in Luxembourg. I’m a yarn lover! I make toys, dolls and fashion accessories, which you can see on my Facebook page.”
Thanks to the wonderful people who choose to support Crochet Concupiscence through Patreon, I’ve reached my next milestone and am able to bring back the monthly posts in my exploration of 50 Years of Vintage Crochet History. Here is our look at 1943 crochet!
These gorgeous pastel spring-colored crochet mandalas are from Sonia in Barcelona. They are part of the Mandalas for Marinke remembrance project.
Tapestry Crochet and More: A Handbook of Crochet Techniques and Patterns by Maria Gullberg is a crochet instructional book rich in colors and graphic elements.
Magnetic Mary, who can be found on her blog as well as on Facebook and Instagram, says she’s, “just somebody who enjoys crochet, yarn and hooks” and adds, “crochet and amigurumi keep me grounded and happy”.