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.
For those of you who are just joining in, this is the Sunday Instagram crochet roundup. Anyone who wants to is welcome to tag their own crochet photos on Instagram each week using the #crochetsavedmylife or #crochetconcupiscence tags. These are collected here, where I try to sort at least some of them into themes so that we can see what’s trending right now in crochet. They don’t all get posted (blurry images, doubles, private accounts are a few examples of some that don’t make the cut) but a large percentage of them do so feel free to join in!
I am endlessly surprised by the stunning beauty and creative innovation that courses through my Instagram stream each week, including those photos that people tag with #crochetsavedmylife or #crochetconcupiscence. You’ll find many of those photos here in this week’s roundup but be sure to check the tags to see them all!
At the beginning of this year I shared with you how much I love the crochet fashion in Etsy shop RuchkiKruchkl. I follow this designer regular on Instagram and have been so infatuated with all of the recent photo shoot photos in that feed that I just had to share a few with you here today!
Yesterday was Granny Square Day on Instagram, a holiday started last year by Susan of suregal27. It was really fun to follow along with that yesterday and you can see the photos on Instagram by checking the hashtags #grannysquareday and #grannysquareday2015. I’ll share some of those photos at the end of this post, but now let’s look at all of the other awesomeness shared on Instagram this week by the people who tagged in with #crochetsavedmylife and #crochetconcupiscence in order to be part of this weekly roundup.
Time slipped away from me and I didn’t get the Instagram roundup on the blog last weekend so here I am with two weeks of photos to sort through. It’s always so inspiring to see what people are creating in crochet – so much rich beauty there in so many different styles! You can see all of the contributions by checking out #crochetconcupiscence and #crochetsavedmylife on Instagram. Here were some of my favorites.
Let’s take a look at this week in crochet on Instagram. Thank you to all of the people who use the #crochetconcupiscence and #crochetsavedmylife tags each week to share their beautiful crochet work with us. Learn more here.