I shared this baby bereavement hat photo by Instagram’s amimami10 as one of the top ten photos of the week in yesterday’s crochet photo roundup. I’ve been so touched by the comments people have left on my Instagram share.
If you enjoy learning about crochet straight from the mouths of designers and makers then these interviews should interest you. Some are links to podcast interviews (by folks like Marly Bird) and others are written interviews (like those from my favorite interviewer, Underground Crafter).
Every person who crochets has a story. Every story is unique and special. Here are eleven of those crochet stories from people who crochet – young and old, famous and unknown. They are healing themselves and others with their craft.
Back in August I published the story of Joe, a disabled veteran who crochets for charity to help him through PTSD and other health issues. At the time, he was in need of yarn, and several of you stepped up and sent donations his way so that he could continue to heal himself and others through crochet. I thought that you might like an update about what he’s been doing since then.
Debbie is back to share some amazing photos with us of three outfits that she has crocheted for drag queen Katya to wear on stage. From evening wear to wearable art, these three pieces are stunning!
Linda D. is a 40-something mother, crochet designer and woman with Asperger Syndrome. In this interview, she shares what her life has like, how crochet has been therapeutic for her and why she didn’t learn the craft until just a few years ago.
All month long I shared the daily Awesome Crochet Blog Awards. Here’s a roundup of the winners in case you missed any!