Crocheting It Forward (Helen Wyatt in Crochetscene)

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You may or may not know that I write a regular column for Interweave Crochet magazine. It’s called Everyday Crochet and it shares articles that I write based on interviews with people who share their experiences of the craft. In addition to the regular seasonal issues, Interweave has special issues, including Crochetscene, which has just come out for 2015. In this issue I’ve shared my article about Helen Wyatt.

Crochetlovingcelticghirl’s Crochet Contribution to Mandalas for Marinke

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This contribution comes from Instagram’s crochetlovingcelticghirl who describes herself there as an: “Ageing teacher from the city, living in mid of nowhere, living the crafting way of life. I love my family, Celtic FC, crochet, my Bichon and a good cup of tea!”

Exploring Tapestry Crochet with 9 Patterns and Lots of Inspiration Photos

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Tapestry crochet is a unique niche of crochet that emphasizes colorwork and graphic patterns. It is made by carrying yarn colors along behind the work and switching out those colors to create your patterns. It can be done using just the very basic crochet stitches that you probably already know. This roundup has nine tapestry crochet tutorials/ patterns plus another 32 photos of tapestry crochet designed to inspire you with all that can be done in this craft.