Vintage Crochet Hats and Accessories: 23 Classic Hats, Shawls, and Bags by Kathryn Fulton is a 2014 crochet book from Stackpole Books that I like for several different reasons.
Each week there are more than 100 photos that people choose to share with the Crochet Concupiscence community through tags on Instagram. Here is an inspirational roundup showing what people are crafting.
This week’s edition of crochet link love features hot new patterns from around the web plus new things in crochet art, fashion, news and more.
Earlier this month I showcased the work of designer fashion brand Marni, which includes a line of beautiful multi-media crochet necklaces. I recently came across a necklace by Lily’z Closet that reminded me of those beautiful necklaces. Lily’z Closet is a crochet design brand that creates jewelry as well as swimwear.
Lately I’ve been working on several different pieces using a crochet stitch pattern that you may not have seen before. Or maybe you have seen it, actually, and just hadn’t realized it.
Inside of the February 2015 issue of Happily Hooked magazine, you’ll find my crochet health interview with Rod Hardin who uses crochet to cope with PTSD sustained as a result of his experiences in the Vietnam War.
I do love the unique finds that Etsy offers and I thought I’d pop over there and take a peek at things I hadn’t seen, yet. That’s how I discovered Tanya, a knit and crochet designer who creates beautiful fashion sold in the shop called RuchkiKruchkI.
The second that I saw the press release announcing the work of Mady Gerard, I knew that she was someone I needed to know more about. She was a 1970s crochet designer, which I adore, and she’s an 84-year-old woman who is still going strong with her crochet work today, which I adore even more. I immediately delved into her informative website and fell in love.