For today’s 2013 Awesome Crochet Blogger Awards I’d like to give an award for the best blog from a crochet-related business. This year’s award goes to Wood & Wool Stool.
There’s currently a Kickstarter Project for a fair trade crochet company helping crafters in Cambodia. They’ve been doing fair trade knitting until now and recently decided to also launch a crochet section of their business.
What I loved immediately about Nyoki Handmade was the simple beauty of the work, which you can tell is crafted with care but not overworked.
Find out who has been awarded the blog award for the best insight into business through transparency from a crochet blogger in 2012.
Jason Ziolkowski learned to crochet from his mother. It was one of many handicrafts that she taught him. When he was in the sixth grade, he started trying to come up with ideas for making money and it was his mother that suggested he sell hand crocheted items.
Erik Hansen is the head of a business called Firehouse Headwear. He’s also a young guy who crochets in part because it helps him deal with his ADHD.
A new Women’s Center has just been built outside of Mzuzu, Malawi in SouthEastern Africa. This is a place where women can come to learn how to crochet, knit and sew. This isn’t just a ladies’ gathering place, though. It’s a place where these women can learn how to take these skills and make a business out of them in order to support themselves and their families.