Roundup of fun mermaid crochet patterns, fashion, dolls and art.
Katrina, who operates Cameos by Katrina, has suffered from Graves diseases off and on since the age of 17. Crochet helps her through the tough times.
October 15th is I Love Yarn Day … and from now until then you have the opportunity to participate in a fun online scavenger hunt for an opportunity to win lots of great prizes. You read that right – you might win things for looking at yarn online.
Crochet artist Olek has worked on a number of extreme projects as well as some great collaborations. This work is both of those things.
After recently sharing the steampunk crochet bunny created by artist Athena Field, I was compelled to round up some more awesome and inspiring examples of crochet inspired by steampunk.
I was browsing through YouTube recently, looking for things related to crochet that aren’t just tutorials, and I was thrilled to come across this adorable video. The woman in it uses crochet dolls and the metaphor of zombies to encourage people to diminish the stigma of mental health issues like depression by talking about the experience.
I recently had the opportunity to spend some time working on a crochet scarf kit from We Are Knitters as well as the luxury of playing with a little bit of their soft baby alpaca yarn. Let me share …
Mandy O’Sullivan of RedAgape and Craft as Therapy has written a beautiful introduction to the book Crochet to Calm, writing in part that crochet is, “an underutilized form of therapy that can produce real stress reduction and management”. I mulled over this line for a few moments, asking myself if it is truly underutilized … and I came to the conclusion that the answer is both yes and no. And furthermore, that this book is an important one.