crochet link love

After a brief respite, link love has returned. Here are all of the best crochet patterns and other things in the craft from this first week of 2016.

name labels

Get 15% discount on woven labels using coupon code “concupiscence” until January 15. These labels are a great easy way to add your brand to the items that you make!

Crochet Art

cross stitch on tunisian crochet

Stitch Story shared her newest cross stitch on Tunisian crochet inside of an eWoodStory frame; see more cross stitch + crochet here

crochet artist

Ashley V. Blalock creates objects and site-specific installations inspired by everyday artifacts from the domestic sphere. Through her work, she explores themes of discomfort and the coping mechanisms used to provide solace from the stress and trauma of modern life. Her current installation series, Keeping Up Appearances, can be seen in the Rosalie “Roz” Steiner Art Gallery at Genesee Community College beginning on January 28, 2016.”

cardigan crochet magazine art

Kate Jenkins was featured in Selvedge magazine for her crochet art

Crochet Fashion

celebrity crochet swimsuit

Abbey Clancey in crochet swimsuit

crochet swimsuit

Samara Weaving in crochet swimsuit

Crochet Designers

crochet hat free pattern

Crochet designer profile of Lisa Jelle of Kaleidoscope Art&Gifts via Melody’s Makings

crochet interview with kate eastwood

Crochet interview with Kate Eastwood at LoveCrochet

tapestry crochet mochila bag

Silvia Ferrari shares the Mochila Crochet tapestry bag story with Hello Hart

crochet lace book

@artlikebread interviewed crochet designer Kristin Omdahl for the Sheep Thrills Yarn Blog

Crochet Books

crochet book by twinkie chan

Twinkie Chan’s new crochet book (Twinkie Chan’s Crocheted Abode a la Mode: 20 Yummy Crochet Projects for Your Home) is ready for pre-order!

Crochet Patterns

rainbow shawl free crochet pattern

Rainbow shawlette free crochet pattern from Marie of Underground Crafter

crochet infinity scarf free pattern

Lacy chevron infinity scarf free crochet pattern from Undeniable Glitter

cabled crochet neck wrap pattern

Chunky cabled crochet neck wrap pattern for sale from Hopeful Honey

braided crochet cowl free pattern

Braided crochet cowl free pattern from My Hobby is Crochet

chunky crochet cowl free pattern

Jumbo Triple Luxe cowl free crochet pattern from All About Ami – coziness made with chunky yarn!

crochet mittens pattern

Crochet mittens pattern (for baby and bigger) for sale from Mon Petit Violon

crochet flower necklace free pattern

Pom and flower crochet necklace free pattern from Little Treasures

chunky crochet flower scarf

Chunky crochet flower scarf free pattern from Atty’s

crochet heart free pattern

Crochet heart free pattern from Rescued Paw Designs

crochet heart hat pattern

Valentine’s hearts crochet hat pattern for sale from Melody’s Makings

crochet heart video tutorial

Crochet heart sachet free video tutorial from Annoo’s Crochet World

crochet baby hat free pattern

Crochet baby hat free pattern from Lindsay Obermeyer

crochet hat patterns

2 new crochet hat patterns for sale from ACCROchet, both available in sizes child – adult

crochet scarf pattern for sale

Crochet scarf pattern for sale from Little Treasures

free crochet button cowl pattern

Free crochet button cowl pattern from Rescued Paw

crochet cowl pattern

Free crochet cowl pattern from Danyel Pink Designs – a v-stitch mobius twist cowl

crochet bonnet free pattern

Crochet bonnet free pattern from Just Be Happy Life, bilingual in English and Portuguese

Retro crochet candy free pattern from Mollie Makes

Retro crochet candy free pattern from Mollie Makes. The pattern is by Becky of Make Me Do. It includes several different types of retro candies.

retro crochet coasters free pattern

Vintage inspired cotton crochet coasters free pattern from Mama in a Stitch

crochet bowl cozy free pattern

Crochet bowl cozy free pattern from Jessie At Home

moroccan basket free crochet pattern

Moroccan basket free crochet pattern from Moogly; Moogly also started her 2016 Afghan Block CAL and shared the first square

crochet dishcloth pattern

Country granny dishcloth free pattern from My Recycled Bags

pixel crochet square free pattern

Pixel crochet square free pattern with photo tutorial from Colour and Cotton

vstitch crochet granny squares

v-stitch flower crochet granny square free pattern from Repeat Crafter Me

crochet lamp pattern

Crochet lantern free crochet pattern from ByClaire; see more crochet lamps here

crochet squares blanket pattern

Comfy squares crochet blanket free pattern from Little Monkeys Crochet; she also offers a free boot cuffs crochet pattern using the same textured pattern

crochet bobble skirt pattern

Crochet bobble midi skirt pattern for sale from Beautiful Crochet Stuff

crochet slippers pattern

Crochet slippers pattern for sale from Just Be Happy

Crochet Tutorials

foundation hdc

How to make foundation half double crochet via 1DogWoof

how to crochet winsome stitch

How to crochet winsome stitch via Meladora’s Creations

seed stitch beanie crochet tutorial

Seed stitch beanie crochet tutorial free from All About Ami

crochet bags tutorial

Cotton crochet bags tutorial by Spincushions

Crochet Tips

embracing color in crochet

Marie of Underground Crafter chose “color” as her crochet word of the year and so she gives us 5 tips for embracing color in crochet.

cozamundo crochet doily

Tips for crocheting your first doily from Molly @crochetspot; photo by cozamundo

Crochet Health

health benefits of knitting and crochet

Huge thanks to Red Heart for mentioning my work and research in their new article on the health benefits of crochet and knitting

Crochet News

crochet for autism awareness

Check out the story of this twelve-year old’s crochet scarves raising awareness about autism via Red Heart

Yarn Stuff

yarn dyed

Hedgehog Fibers Indie Yarn Dyer profile via Colour and Cotton

Other Crafty Things

maryann moodie

Jealous Curator chatted with Maryanne Moodie whose weavings I absolutely love following on Instagram


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


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