Elevate simple crochet work into art by framing it for display in your home. This is an exercise in honoring the importance of your own creative self-expression – even if “all” you are making is granny squares!
Crochet lovers everywhere will tell you again and again just how addictive this craft can be. If you have a family and are addicted to crochet, it certainly won’t be long before your kids start asking to make their own scarves, sweaters, and doilies. Our solution? Teach them from home!
I am enjoying a lot of inspiring ideas from the book Make Your Own Ideabook with Arne & Carlos: Create Handmade Art Journals and Bound Keepsakes to Store Inspiration and Memories. The book isn’t really about crochet, although it mentions crochet and knitting, but it can be a great tool for people who crochet and just looking through is giving me even more ideas about my own crochet art journalling.
Crochetterie: Cool Contemporary Crochet for the Creatively Minded is a new English crochet book from Finnish designer Molla Mills, author of the book Modern Crochet. This new book, considered a sequel to Modern Crochet, continues to showcase the designer’s impeccable Scandinavian style, clean design aesthetic and great graphic appeal.
I am always excited to see a crochet book featuring many patterns, and 100 is different far more patterns than most contemporary crochet pattern books offer. It just feels like you’re getting more bang for your buck … but more than that, it also just floods you with inspiration, which can be the most important part of any crochet book for me!
I’ve been looking back at a bunch of my old articles and newsletters, and I realized that there are a lot of little tips sprinkled here and there. I wanted to share twenty of those quick tips with you today.
I am always astounded by what people are doing in crochet art, taking their skills with crochet and applying original ideas to create the most unique items!