Here is this week’s edition of crochet link love where I try to support the crochet community by sharing links to the best of the best in crochet art, crochet patterns, crochet fashion and more from around the web this week.
Wow! Check out the beautiful thread crochet necklaces from Nakkashe. This shop specializes in original, unique, handmade boho chic jewelry and accessories inspired by flowers and other amazing things in nature.
Shop my Great.ly store. You can buy huge yarn for extreme crochet, macrame and knit jewelry as well as lots of different types of DIY project kits.
“Time and time again I’m reminded of the beauty in simplicity. Don’t get me wrong – I love a complex, gorgeous, time-consuming project as much as the next girl….but those aren’t the ones that I end up coming back to over and over again. I’m much more likely to return to a simple, sweet, and quick pattern that I can whip out in just a few hours.” – Melody’s Makings
“Tina Fox has created Dolly, an immense, 3m-tall light-up doll made entirely from crochet, for Vivid Sydney.” She calls it crochet on an architectural scale and would eventually like to crochet an entire building.
Hello Hart highlighted the work of crochet artist Joana Vasconcelos in her terrific post on how knitting and crochet have influenced home decor
Hairpin lace interview with crochet designer Tammy Hildebrand (@hotlavacrochet) by @UCrafter. Tammy also shared some information over @crochetme about the wedding dress, shown above, that she designed for Interweave Crochet Summer 2015. See other crochet wedding dress here.
@kpwerker has a new @becraftsy online crochet class
@stitchstory reminded us that the @cgoaboard crochet design competition is coming up, with entries due July 1st and judging on July 22nd.
10 fashion designers who put crochet on the runway via @aboutathome @aboutdotcom; this one is Katie Jones Knits
Neoprene crochet bracelet by Neo. I’m doing macrame with neoprene yarn right now. Crochet in Paternoster noticed and posted about it and about Neo on Facebook, which led me to find their cool creations, which include crochet handbags, home furnishings and jewelry all in neoprene.
Flower square crochet baby poncho free pattern from creJJtion
Crochet baby blanket free pattern from Marly Bird
Free crochet shawl pattern from Undeniable Glitter
Boho purse free crochet pattern from @acreativebeing
Crochet granny bonnet free pattern @fiberflux
Crochet cloche hat pattern for sale from Hopeful Honey
Crochet cupcake pixel blanket free pattern @repeatcrafterme
Broomstick lace crochet shawl pattern free from @ucrafter via Stitch and Unwind
Basketweave pillow free crochet pattern from @LittleMCrochet
Spring crochet rug free pattern @squirrelpicnic
Free crochet necklace pattern from @jessie_athome
Crochet baby flip flops pattern for sale from @monpetitviolon
Crochet mandala free pattern from @RescuedPaw
T-shirt yarn crochet basket free pattern from Crochet in Paternoster
Men’s chemo cap free crochet hat pattern from @elkstudio_
Basketweave crochet baby hat free pattern from @olgalacycrochet
Barn owl baby toy set crochet pattern for sale from Illuminate Crochet
Woven stitch zippered crochet purse free pattern @myhobbyiscroche
Crochet mandala hoop free pattern and tutorial from @mamainastitch
Free crochet stitch pattern @monpetitviolon
Crochet wave stitch tutorial by @oombawkadesign
How to read a bead crochet pattern @freshstitches
How to make a crochet flower pot from @vickyfully of String Theory Crochet
10 Tips for Selling your Crochet Projects and Patterns @becraftsy
4+ tips about crochet terminology from @planetjune, author of this guide to crochet
Little Cosy Things shares what’s in her crochet toolbox that she recommends to others
Crochet News and Info
A woman named Joan lost her husband after almost 68 years of marriage. She’d cared for him when he lost his legs to diabetes and held his hand when he passed away in hospice. She used crochet to cope with the sorrow of losing him.
How to Make T-shirt Yarn for Cozy Knitting and Crochet Projects @becraftsy
14 yarn shops on Etsy via @NYAcrochet
Marly Bird interviewed Abby’s Yarns on the Yarn Thing podcast
Other Crafty Things
How to make a terrarium DIY via @apttherapy
Rope masks by Fontanel via Swiss Miss
Art for your Ear is a brand new art podcast from @jealouscurator
- I recently did blog ad swaps with the following wonderful sites: livialovia, Over the Moon, Tampa Bay Crochet, The Handcrafted Shop Hop, Oombawka Design and Yarn by Yarn Obsession. Thanks all for the trade!