Link love is my way of giving back to the crochet community by highlighting the great work out there each week from crochet bloggers, designers, artists and more. Here are this week’s links …

crochet baby booties

This week’s link love is sponsored by Newborn Knots who is hosting a crochet pattern sale and giveaway. There’s still time to enter to win five free baby crochet patterns!

Something Special

Crochet Health Survey Logo

Have you taken my crochet health survey? If not, please do so now! Or learn more here.

Crochet Quote

“I crochet because it brings me enjoyment and I like to see my ideas come to life. I love making things, and find I am never bored or wondering what to do, as there is always another idea to try out.” – Little Woolie

Crochet Art

crochet dollhouse

Adoring the dollhouse crochet from By Hook, By Hand; see other tiny crochet here

Crochet Noir animated short film (trailer above) was screened at Sydney Film Festival

crochet lace history

“A group of women from Moyross have opened their exhibition Threads, under a City of Culture initiative to explore both the craft and history of Limerick Lace.” Learn more about this knitting and crochet history.

crochet flower

Crochet flower brooch by Nothingbutstring on Etsy

Crochet making video from @twinkiechan

Crochet Books

crochet red

Jo’s Country Junction reviews Crochet Red

crochet stitches book

@commuterknitter reviewed The Big Book of Crochet Stitches

crochet ebook

New free crochet ebook from @crochetme: Creating Lace, Picot, and Crochet Edges: Free Crochet Edging Patterns

Crochet Designers

crochet design

Designer Jenny King did a guest post on @gocrochet sharing her Annie’s Online Bavarian Crochet Class

thread crochet

Crochet designer Susan Lowman did a guest post over on @crochetbyfaye

custom fit tunisian crochet

@mooglyblog reviewed the new Tunisian Crochet @becraftsy class by Dora Ohrenstein

crochet hearts afghan

Illuminate Crochet interviewed Julie of Little Squirrel Designs

crochet etsy store

@BurgWeekly interviewed Cheryl Brian of 4thGenerationDesigns

crochet jewelry designer

@STLtoday interviewed crochet jewelry designer Dee Levang

Crochet Fashion

crochet style

@stonefoxstyle shares some great style ideas for her crochet top

crochet wire bracelet

Gorgeous crochet wire cuff bracelet sold by WireHandmadeJewelry on Etsy; she also sells wire crochet jewelry patterns and instructions

Crochet Patterns

crochet bunting pattern

Free crochet bunting pattern @Jessie_AtHome

crochet picture frames

Set of 5 free crochet picture frame patterns from @dailyfixweb spotted on @apttherapy

crochet cat pattern

Crochet cat cave pattern for sale from @knotbygranma

free crochet hat pattern

Free crochet hippo hat pattern via @repeatcrafterme

crochet mouse

Free crochet mouse pattern from Es Un Mundo Amigurumi (in Spanish)

crochet pattern

Crochet Pattern: Honeycomb Table Runner for sale via @crochetspot

crochet motif pattern

Bamboo lace motif free crochet pattern by @fiberflux; she also created a tutorial to turn this into wall art

crochet blanket

Crochet blanket pattern and yarn kit for sale from @warmpixie

crochet blanket pattern

Rainbow Sprinkles Crochet Blanket pattern for sale from @feltedbutton

crochet washcloths

Beautiful tapestry crochet washcloth patterns for sale from Little Woolie

colorful crochet fingerless gloves

Free crochet pattern for colorful fingerless gloves by @RAKJpatterns

crochet flip flops

Crochet flip flop socks pattern from Red Berry Crochet

crochet beach bag pattern

@winkieflash is hosting a beach bag CAL

crochet vest pattern

Outstanding Crochet shared the pattern charts for this crochet vest

crochet shawl pattern

Free crochet summer shawl pattern from @ElkStudio_

crochet baby shrug

Free crochet baby shell shrug pattern from @maybematilda

crochet shrug free pattern

Crochet shrug free pattern from @imtopsyturvy

crochet hat pattern

Crochet hat pattern for sale from @websyarnstore

crochet necklace pattern

Crochet necklace pattern for sale from Little Treasures

crochet dishcloth pattern

Free crochet star stitch dishcloth pattern from @myhobbyiscroche; see other crochet dishcloth patterns here

Crochet Tutorials

crochet magic ring

How to Crochet the Magic Ring by Forever in Fibre

how to crochet

@mooglyblog has put together a set of beginners’ crochet videos

Crochet Tips

ravelry tips

How to sort and filter projects on @Ravelry

crochet hooks

Starting Chain shares 7 tips for teaching crochet

Crochet News

pinterest crochet books

Awesome news: An IL library has gained a crochet collection. “The collection documents the history and practice of the craft through journals, patterns, samples, and manuals. The Tennyson Library of Crochet consists of over 7,000 items in all, ranging in date from 1843 to the present.”

crochet group

Crochet group’s mission is simple: Help make vets feel cared for. via @pbpost

Yarn Stuff

yarn

Yarn review by Gingerbread Bunny of a Hobbycraft Yarn; portions of each sale of this yarn will go to the National Federation of Women’s Institutes

yarn store

@gbreadsnowflake shares images of the new Portland Yarnia store

Other Crafty Things

upcycled sweaters

Upcycled sweater art via @recyclart by Etsy’s Fairytea. See more upcycled sweater ideas here.

textile art

@sfgirlbybay highlighted the work of textile artist Jane Denton, whose work I also share in my Great.ly boutique

weaving

3d woven textiles by Hiroko Takeda via Cool Hunting

Handmade Awards by @molliemakes

Special Thanks

Author

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

1 Comment

  1. Marie Rodd Reply

    Hello
    I find so many beautiful patterns online from Russia. The work is so intricate and I would love to be able to crochet these items. Unfortunately, Russian is not my language. Is there anywhere I could purchase patterns, or a pattern book, where the patterns have been translated? Online translations just do not recognize crochet terms. Your advice would be greatly appreciated.

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