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Here’s this week’s roundup celebrating the best new crochet pattern releases, both free and for sale. You’ll also find updates in crochet health, news, fashion, art, books and more from this fabulous craft.

From a Sponsor, For a Cause

cast off chemo

Jessie At Home shared Cast Off Chemo. “Cast-Off Chemo! is a charitable program established by yarn industry professionals with the purpose of raising a $1 million ($1,000,000) dollars to fund research that will end the need for chemotherapy in breast cancer treatment and, ultimately, cure potentially all cancers.”

Something Special: Autumn!

autumn crochet from yarnvalet

photo by YarnValet

It’s autumn. Here are ten ideas of what to crochet for autumn. And a roundup of October holidays to also inspire your crafting.

Crochet Art

sunflower yarnbomb

Art of Yarnbombing shared: “The ladies from Bruny Island Respite House BIRCH have been doing some great yarn bombing in the Jane Finn room at the Bruny Island Health Centre in Alonnah on Bruny Island, Tasmania”

woomi app

About the Woomi app: “from crochet to code

nathan vincent crochet art

Where to see Nathan Vincent’s crochet art on exhibit this season

Crochet Books and Magazines

caboodle magazine

Twinkie Chan is featured in the new Caboodle magazine (out of the UK)

tunisian crochet class

Planet June reviewed two of Kim Guzman’s Tunisian crochet books

crochet refresher

Crochet Refresher book review by Marty Miller

big acorn race crochet

Squirrel Picnic is crocheting like crazy for The Big Acorn Race book due out next spring

Crochet Health

crocheting hands

Andee Graves shared her experience with Repetitive Stress Injury and recovering to be able to crochet

pop art crochet hooks

Crafty Escapism shared how crafting with others has been helpful

Crochet Fashion

dolce and gabbana crochet purse

It looks like there were some new Dolce and Gabbana crochet purses on the runway in Milan … see some other D&G crochet purses

striped crochet dress

Milan Fashion Week, Arthur Arbesser, this striped dress is possibly crochet

Crochet Designers

just be happy crochet designer profile

Crochet designer profile: interview and pattern roundup of Alessandra from Just Be Happy Crochet for Hispanic Heritage Month series from Underground Crafter. Marie also interviewed crochet designer Olivia Silva this week.

underground crafter

And Marie herself is the featured crochet designer in Moogly’s showcase


Stacy of Fresh Stitches shared the most meaningful thing she’s ever crocheted with LoveCrochet

crochet designer accrochet

Meet ACCROchet on The Crochet Cafe

crochet bracelet pattern

Natalia from Outstanding Crochet has opened her pattern shop on Etsy

stitch fiddle crochet

Design Your Own Crochet using Stitch Fiddle site

Crochet Patterns

granite cowl free crochet pattern

Granite cowl free crochet pattern by Chaleur Life for My Hobby is Crochet

cluster rows scarf crochet pattern

Cluster Rows Scarf free crochet pattern from Family Craft Studios

crochet shrug pattern for sale

Rocket Shrug crochet pattern for sale from ACCROchet

crochet capelet pattern

Cadha’s Celtic Capelet crochet pattern for sale from Recrochetions

hexagon scarf free crochet pattern

Hexagon scarf free crochet pattern from Fiber Flux

stripes and blocks crochet scarf free pattern

Stripes and Blocks scarf free crochet pattern from Moogly

primary colors crochet blanket free pattern

Primary Colors crochet blanket free pattern from Underground Crafter

striped hot air balloon free crochet pattern

Striped hot air balloon free crochet appliqué pattern from Crochet Spot

pumpkin applique free crochet pattern

Pumpkin Applique free crochet pattern from Rescued Paw Designs

halloween doily free crochet pattern

Halloween doily free crochet pattern from Bella Crochet


The Perfect, Adaptable Crochet Christmas Blanket Pattern – designed by Repeat Crafter Me who also has a really cute free pattern this week for a crochet sun hat and rainbow costume.

Crochet Tutorials

yo-yo crochet

My guide to yo-yo crochet at Red Heart blog which includes an Adjustable Ring tutorial

how to corner to corner crochet

My c2c crochet tutorial at Craftsy blog

glover stitch crochet tutorial

How to crochet Glover Stitch from Meladora’s Creations

crochet granny stripes

How to crochet granny stripes from Fiber Flux

wire coat hangers

How to upcycle thick wire coat hangers with t-shirt yarn crochet from Lazy Daisy Jones

granny triangle crochet

How to Crochet a Granny Triangle and Use It For Bunting from Patchwork Posse

felting crochet

How to Knitfelt (Full) Crochet in the Washer/Dryer from Underground Crafter

vintage doily

10 doily ideas from @molliemakes; see more examples of upcycled doilies!

Crochet News

yarnbombed tree

“In the spirit of promoting awareness of the disease and celebrating the efforts of caregivers across Lincoln County who work with people that suffer from (Alzheimer’s), the Lincoln County Senior Center will celebrate “Caregiver Appreciation Day” and promote awareness with a “healing tree” that will stand in the front lot at the entrance of their facility. The tree will be swaddled with crochet and knitted strips wrapped around the tree trunk and limbs.”

mandalasformarinke article

An update on various projects honoring Marinke posted by her sister

Yarn Things

how to read a yarn label

How to Read a Yarn Label from Illuminate Crochet

Other Crafty Stuff

September Crochet Mandalas

September’s posts for MandalasForMarinke

Artizan: Made By Hand has a great article about the symbolism of circles in arts and crafts

milkpetal crochet colorful squares blanket

Photo by @milkpetal (Instagram)

Over the Moon has some posts on Colour Theory for Craft


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