Of all of the crochet-related posts I read this week, these were the ones I thought you shouldn’t miss!

Before we dig in, though, just a reminder that sponsorship / advertising opportunities are now available on Crochet Concupiscence.

Something Special

I want to draw your attention to one of my crochet blog sponsors today.

Knitting in Recovery – One Stitch at a Time is a 501(c)3 non profit outreach program dedicated to teaching knitting to those recovering from substance abuse or other self destructive behaviors.

This group knits and crochet items for others in need to help not only those people but also to help themselves!

Something Else Special

I also wanted to remind you that Crochetville is doing a huge blog tour for (Inter)National Crochet Month with stops on at least one, and sometimes two, crochet blogs daily. Worth checking out; you can see the full schedule here.

Smart Crochet Posts

Beautiful Crochet Makes

crochet clouds

@lastejeymaneje shared the crochet cloud brooches by Xau Xau

crochet words

I love what Creative Carmelina (@crea8ivegirl) is doing with crochet and text.

crochet star pillows

Just Do shared the crochet star pillows she recently finished

crochet squares blankets

Cosetes Petites shares photos of three crochet squares blankets sent to SIBOL

crochet food

Crochet artist Gwen Blakley Kinsler is working on Crochet Buffet, a CGOA chapter exhibit

crochet food art

Speaking of food, I’m adoring this limited edition art print of crocheted food from artist Kate Jenkins of Cardigan

Crochet Reviews

How to Crochet

Crochet Patterns

crochet scissors grip pattern

@sheepishknit shared the simple but smart free crochet pattern for making scissor grips

crochet mask pattern

365 Crochet shared the free pattern for this St. Patty’s Day masquerade mask

crochet easter hat pattern

Daisy Cottage Designs shared this free crochet Easter hat pattern

crochet hipster hat

Crochet Hipster Hat, a free crochet pattern from Cre8tion Crochet

crochet fox pattern

@vickiehowell has spotted a trend that foxes are back in home decor; if you agree then you might want to check out the free crochet pattern for this Fox Pajama Bag

crochet bedcover pattern

Easy Crochet Bedcover Pattern, free from Boocoos

crochet polka dot pattern

@mooglyblog did a creative roundup of 14 free crochet and knit patterns featuring polka dots!

crochet ripple patterns

Stitch and Unwind has updated their collection of free crochet ripple patterns

How to Crochet a Scarf With Red Heart Rigoletto Novelty Yarn. Video by @kristinomdahl, via @crochetattic

Quote of the Week

“I cannot say how much my art has helped me personally in this journey. Even if I’m just rewinding yarn, the effects of creating something (even if it’s a crap doll or a new ball of yarn) is soothing. Life’s stress of whatever is going on quells, and the sad/mad/angry/overwhelmed feelings lessen their hold a little. The more I think about it, the more I am sure that I would not be in this stage of my life without my craft. Busy hands really do shush busy minds.” – Crocheter Knot by Gran’ma said this in a really beautiful post about how life gets tough and yarn / art/ craft can help.


Other Crafty Stuff

Some Special Thanks

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San Francisco based and crochet-obsessed writer, dreamer and creative spirit!


  1. Marie/Underground Crafter Reply

    I’m loving those crocheted eggs and bacon (and I don’t think it’s only because I haven’t eaten breakfast yet). Thanks for finding exciting links for us each week, and for sharing the links to my NatCroMo posts :).

    • Kathryn Reply

      Thanks Marie! I’m loving the different things that you’re doing for NatCroMo this year!

      • Marie/Underground Crafter Reply

        I’m loving it, too, but every time I blog everyday for a month straight, I feel like I might need a vacation afterwards. I’m not sure how you do it!

  2. Kathryn,
    Thanks so much for mentioning me in your “special thanks” and my bedcover pattern. The bedcover post has an update now that’s just too coincidental! Check it out.
    Thank you for helping me and the jillions of people like me. You are truly inspirational.
    Crochet every single day,

  3. Creative Carmelina Reply

    Very creative! Thanks for sharing a link to all this inspiration…including my hummble crochet paper circles.
    I love your blog.

    Ciao Bellla
    Creative Carmelina

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