Baby Shoes to Crochet by Lucia Forthmann is an adorable little book featuring fabulous patterns for fun crochet baby shoes of all kinds.
The duo behind Chetnanigans teamed up to identify numerous small problems that plague crocheters (and knitters) and to come up with wood-based solutions for resolving those problems. Their work is ingenious and I was really happy to get a chance to test out a few of their products for myself.
I’ve been enjoying watching Creators of Tomorrow, a ten episode documentary show available on Vimeo that follows the journeys of three social enterprises that are trying to better the world. Specifically, I’ve been interested in the story of Haiti Babi, a fair trade knit and crochet organization started by two Seattle women that employs mothers in Haiti to help keep their children out of orphanages.
I was going through crochet things on Vimeo recently (as you may have noticed from a few of the recent video-focused posts) and I spotted the Global Thinking Pod, an interactive art project by artist Viviane Le Courtois that combines crochet and community.
We should all like ourselves and celebrate ourselves in fun ways, and that’s why I love this video.
A lovely little yarnbombing video that’s relaxing and enjoyable to watch. Take a few minutes to breathe and enjoy!
In this video, Rev. Ian W. Riddell talks about the benefits of yarn crafting and how knitting is a form of prayer for him.
Take a simple pair of flip flops, which you probably already own, and personalize them with your own crafty sense of style using basic crochet skills. There are several ways to do this. Here are some ideas.