The Welcome Blanket Project aims to connect people already living in the United States residents with our country’s new immigrants through stories and handmade blankets, providing both symbolic and literal comfort and warmth.
Classic Crochet Shawls is a crochet book by Interweave featuring 20 different crochet shawl designs by more than a dozen different crochet designers. They are among the most popular crochet shawl designers including Mary Jane Hall, Kristin Omdahl, Annette Petavy, and Karen Whooley.
Wilma Poot is a self-taught crochet artist in The Netherlands who makes figurative portraits of both people and animals using crochet. In this interview we learn more about who she is, what she makes and her process of crochet.
Andrea (Andy) of O&Y Studio is a North Carolina fiber artist who creates one-of-a-kind wool floral art. I have thoroughly enjoyed watching as her work develops into a signature style; she fills embroidery hoops with a crocheted background and then adds freehand, textured, organic embroidery atop the crochet to create inspiring works of art. She also combines crochet with driftwood for original wall hangings that would add cozy fun style to just about any home. I was thrilled when she agreed to an interview for the blog.
This Sonya Rykiel crochet dress is definitely wearable, fashionable and beautiful. It’s from the Resort 2018 collection as is a matching fringe dress I adore.
Anna Mykhailovych is a Russian crochet designer living in Bali. She makes beautiful crochet swimsuits as well as summer dresses with crochet tops under the brand name Goa Freedom. I love the creative, inspiring videos made to let us see the designs in 360 view. These videos offer a glimpse of summer relaxation.
Tamara Kelly of the blog Moogly has long been one of my favorite crochet designers, so it is no surprise that I’m a fan of her new book titled Quick Crochet for the Home: 20 Fast Projects to Liven Up Every Room.
This is the next post for the Endangered Animal Crochet Project, through which I hope to raise awareness about endangered animals and offer you ways to do the same. There will sadly be several different posts for the apes since so many of them are endangered; we will begin today with the orangutan. Learn a little more about the animal here and check out the cute orangutan crochet patterns I’ve collected.
Crochet portrait artist Katika does amazing some work that I’ve shared before so I was thrilled to notice she had recently uploaded some videos depicting the start-to-finish process of this work.
I came across this little video which is a trailer for a short video called “Table Dance” by Lindsay Arnold. I just thought it was a nice little moment of peace and wanted to post it here so you could relax for a moment and enjoy it as well.