I love exploring different crochet books, and it’s always interesting to see what other bloggers I respect think about different crochet books that interest me. In addition to some great recent book reviews, there are some new crochet magazines out on the market.
Check out some of the most fun, interesting, creative things happening in crochet including crochet patterns, art, fashion and more.
Crochet flowers can be used as appliqués and embellishments on all different types of projects. Or they can be the star of the show, as when they are used as motifs for a flower blanket. Celebrate the simple beauty of nature in the yarn of your choosing with these twenty new crochet flower patterns.
It’s been awhile since I collected the amazing free crochet patterns from all of the blogs that I follow to share them with you. Here they are!
Do you have a furry friend that you want to crochet for? Whether you want to dress your dog in a crochet sweater or make a catnip crochet toy for your cat, here are fifteen new animal crochet patterns.
Annie’s has always released knit and crochet patterns, offering many great designs over the years, but now they’re doing something a little bit different and it’s super interesting to see. Annie’s is working with leading knit and crochet designers, including lead designer Lena Skvagerson, to create a curated collection of patterns suited specifically for the summer season. It’s about more than just a pattern or even a set of patterns; it’s about evoking a mood or emotion that is relevant to the season of the year, similar to what we see in high fashion.
Over time we’ve looked at some wonderful examples of tiny teeny micro crochet, but it’s rare to see patterns for creating these little works of art. If you want those patterns, you can find some of them created by Uljana Semikrasa of DoubleTrebleTrinkets, who share some free on her site and offers others for sale on Ravelry.